|[May 08, 2013]
Amy Roberts to Lead Grant Thornton's Minneapolis Tax Practice
MINNEAPOLIS --(Business Wire)--
Grant Thornton (News - Alert) LLP named Amy Roberts, 45, as leader of the firm's
Minneapolis Tax practice effective immediately.
Grant Thornton LLP named Amy Roberts as leader of the firm's Minneapolis Tax practice effective immediately. (Photo: Business Wire)
Roberts has served as the interim Minneapolis Tax co-practice leader,
along with Dan Bartholet, since fall 2011 and has been the Minneapolis
Federal Tax practice leader for five years. Bartholet will continue to
lead the Minneapolis State and Local Tax (SALT) and SALT Health Care
"Amy, with her vast knowledge and experience, has been integral in
leading the growth and driving the strategy of our Minneapolis Tax
practice while serving in an interim role during the past two years,"
said Jarod Allerheiligen, office managing partner of Gant Thornton's
Minneapolis practice. "We're pleased to welcome her into this new,
permanent role and also thank Dan for his efforts during his time as
interim co-practice leader."
With more than 20 years of experience at Grant Thornton, Roberts
provides a broad range of services to publicly and closely held
companies, including compliance, consulting and tax planning for both
business and individual tax issues. She has extensive experience working
with clients on tax structuring, acquisition and divestitures of
entities, and federal, state and local, and international tax
consulting. Roberts has served clients across a number of industries,
including medical device, manufacturing and distribution, technology and
She has served as the local office sponsor for the Women at Grant
Thornton initiative, whose mission is to enhance the recruitment,
retention and advancement of women into leadership positions. She is
also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
and the Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants. She is
treasurer of the Hopkins Education Foundation, former president of the
National Association of Stock Plan Professionals and former treasurer of
the Ronald McDonald House Upper Midwest Charities.
Roberts received a bachelor's degree in accounting from Mankato State
University and a master's degree in business taxation from the
University of Minnesota.
About Grant Thornton LLP
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Ltd. Grant Thornton International Ltd and its member firms are not a
worldwide partnership, as each member firm is a separate and distinct
legal entity. In the United States, visit Grant Thornton LLP at www.GrantThornton.com.
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