Leadership

Grant Smith

Principal and Practice Leader, Tax Technology

Georgia

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PRIVATE SECTOR EXPERIENCE

Current
  • Principal, Ryan, Atlanta office
    • Specializes in helping clients evaluate and enhance their current tax processes and systems environment to identify opportunities to optimize the management of their global indirect taxes through more effective investment of their resources and capital.
  • Practice Leader, Tax Technology, Ryan
Previous
  • Director, Global Tax Assessments, International Tax Technology, Ryan, Atlanta office
    • Led a team of managers and consultants to provide global tax optimization strategies and services to multinational clients.
  • Director, Business Development, Ryan, Atlanta office
    • Provided integrated sale and delivery of multi-disciplinary tax services to global companies.
  • National Account Manager, national consulting firm
    • Provided SALT minimization and recovery services and strategies.
  • Senior Global Account Manager, global logistics firm
    • Provided cycle time reduction, supply chain management, and cost reduction services and strategies to a multinational account base.

PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS

Mr. Smith is a regular presenter for several tax technology forums where he outlines the benefits that can be realized through the deployment of global tax engines and provides insight into the most effective means to successfully launch and manage internal initiatives for global automation. Additionally, he has appeared as a speaker for the following organizations:
  • Association for Computers and Taxation
  • Ryan/Sabrix Tax Seminars
  • Thought Leader Global Indirect Tax Exchange
  • Vertex Exchange

BOARD & PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Association for Computers and Taxation
  • Institute for Professionals in Taxation

EDUCATION & ACCREDITATION

  • Bachelor of Arts Degree, Economics, Colorado State University
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