Windes & McClaughry, Partner & Chairman

Windes & McClaughry, Partner & Chairman Jim Cordova serves as chairman of the Tax and Accounting Services Practice at Windes and McClaughry. Jim has more than 15 years of experience in public accounting and specializes in analysis and selection of business entities, business dissolution, reorganizations, mergers and acquisitions, multi-state taxation, foreign parent and subsidiary compliance,…

Former Alabama Governor and U.S. Congressman; alliantgroup Director

Former Alabama Governor and U.S. Congressman; alliantgroup Director As the former Governor of Alabama, Bob Riley was credited with spurring economic development in his home state. One of his most significant contributions to that development was bringing into the state a $4.2 billion steel mill, which created 2,700 new jobs. Prior to his governorship, Bob…

Former Missouri Governor & U.S. Senator; alliantgroup Senior Advisor

Former Missouri Governor & U.S. Senator; alliantgroup Senior Advisor With more than 40 years of public service, Kit Bond joins alliantgroup’s team as a Senior Advisor. Bond brings his experience as Missouri State Auditor (1971-73), Missouri Governor (1973-77, 1981-85) and as Missouri Senator (1985-2011) to the table. He served as Chairman for the Committee on…

Former U.S. Congressman

Former U.S. Congressman Representing Tennessee’s 9th District from 1997-2007, during his five terms in office former U.S. Congressman Harold Ford, Jr. built a strong reputation as a bipartisan legislator willing to work across the aisle in the interest of his constituents. Taking over for his father Harold Ford, Sr., who served in the U.S. House…

Executive Director of the National Systems Contractors Association

Executive Director of the National Systems Contractors Association Chuck Wilson is the Executive Director of the National Systems Contractors (NSCA) and he has served in this capacity since 1996. Before being named Executive Director of NSCA, he served on the organization’s Board of Directors from 1988-1995. NSCA is a not-for-profit association representing the commercial low-voltage…

Former U.S. Congressman & CEO of Technet

Former U.S. Congressman & CEO of Technet alliantgroup’s Rick White, has a wealth of experience in the software and technology space having served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1995 to 1999 where he founded the Internet Caucus. Representing the First District of Washington State as Congressman, White became well known as one of…

President of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA)

President of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) Kenneth Wasch is the president of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), the principal trade association of the software and digital content industries. The Washington, D.C.-based organization represents more than 700 leading companies that sell digital intellectual property. SIIA provides global services in government relations, business…

Business Development Officer at iT SpeeX

Business Development Officer at iT SpeeX With an extensive background in manufacturing and association leadership, Tilstone brings his vast experience and global insight to alliantgroup’s Strategic Advisory Board. His proven track record of identifying opportunities and expanding business in publicly and privately held organizations will help best position alliantgroup as it continues forward with its…

Partner in the DiCicco, Gulman & Company’s Commercial Business Group

Partner in the DiCicco, Gulman & Company’s Commercial Business Group David is a Partner in the DiCicco, Gulman & Company’s Commercial Business Group. He has over 25 years of experience focused on the financial advisory needs of closely held businesses, equity investors, legal counsel and financial institutions. David works with clients in the architecture and…

2019 alliantgroup Houston ISD Elementary Science Teacher Award Winner; alliantgroup Director of STEAM Education

2019 alliantgroup Houston ISD Elementary Science Teacher Award Winner; alliantgroup Director of STEAM Education Deirdre Ricketts has been teaching for over twenty years. She is the lead science teacher and facilitator of the STEAM Lab at Stevens Elementary School, part of the STEAM magnet program, in Houston, TX. Ms. Ricketts was the winner of the…