HOUSTON, Aug. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — alliantgroup, the nation’s premier provider of specialty tax services, is proud to announce the promotion of Francesca Montenegro to Associate Director of the firm’s Tax Controversy Services division. In her new role, Montenegro will be leading a team of experienced attorneys responsible for defending clients from audits from the IRS and state taxation agencies.

“I am so honored to be part of such a fantastic organization,” said Montenegro. “I have seen first-hand how the work of our TCS team has helped companies facing an unfair or difficult situation stay in business. In my new leadership role, I will continue to invest in the success of our clients and my fellow employees.”

An experienced lawyer with a JD from the University of Arizona, a Bachelor’s Degree from Loyola Marymount University and a strong background in complex commercial litigation, Montenegro first joined alliantgroup’s TCS department as a Senior Associate in February 2015. Since then, she has worked with a wide-range of U.S. businesses, helping to defend and navigate clients through the audit process. In her time with the firm, Montenegro has helped sustain eight figure audit results while giving clients a better understanding of IRS processes and guidelines. In her new position, Montenegro will be serving as a mentor and leader for the TCS team.

“Francesca embodies so many of the core values that make alliantgroup the best company in the world,” said alliantgroup CEO, Dhaval Jadav. “She continuously invests in not only the people around her, but in every client that walks through our doors. Francesca creates raving fans through her unceasing professionalism with clients in audit and her commitment to our employees. This promotion could not be more deserved.”

alliantgroup is a leading tax consultancy and the nation’s premier provider of specialty tax services. Headquartered in Houston, and with offices in New York, Chicago, Boston, Indianapolis, Orlando, Sacramento, Orange County and Washington D.C., alliantgroup offers a range of services, from helping to identify and claim government-sponsored tax incentives to other complex tax advisory and controversy services. For more information on alliantgroup, please visit us on FacebookLinkedIn and Twitter.