HOUSTON, Oct. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — alliantgroup, the nation’s premier provider of specialty tax services, is proud to announce the promotion of Sam Keegan to Director. In his new role, Keegan will be responsible for the strategic direction of the firm’s Research and Development Tax Credit services. He will also serve as a key leader for alliantgroup’s expanding R&D Implementation Department.

“This promotion is an immense honor,” said Keegan. “Since joining the firm, I’ve invested countless hours over the years in service of our clients and in ensuring that our firm offers the best client service experience possible. To help build a company from the ground up, and then to be rewarded ten-fold for those efforts, that shows how truly special this place is.”

Prior to rising to his current position, Keegan began his career with alliantgroup as a project manager conducting R&D Tax Credit studies. He then rose through the ranks of the firm, first as an individual team lead before taking on that same role for multiple teams within the broader R&D Implementation Department.

As a director for the entire division, Keegan will be overseeing the firm’s largest service line. The R&D Implementation Department is comprised of both industry and tax experts that are charged with helping companies properly identify and claim the tax incentive opportunities created for their benefit. From his time as a project manager to his current position of leadership, Keegan and his team have helped U.S. businesses claim over $600 million in federal and state R&D tax credits.

“Sam fully embodies our core cultural tenets and has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to our clients and the raving fan mission since the day he joined the firm,” said Dhaval Jadav, alliantgroup CEO. “In his young career, he has already done so much to make alliantgroup the company that it is today. I’m looking forward to his future contributions and how he will take our firm to the next level.”

alliantgroup is a leading tax consultancy and the nation’s premier provider of specialty tax services. The firm specializes in helping U.S. businesses and their CPAs properly identify and claim government-sponsored tax incentives. These incentive programs were created by our government to help companies grow, hire new employees and remain competitive on a global scale. To date, alliantgroup has helped over 12,000 businesses claim more than $6 billion in federal and state tax savings. For more information, please follow alliantgroup on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.