Expert in Economic Development Incentives, Tax Incentives, Corporate Tax Planning, Public Partnerships, etc.
Ms. Expert has personally negotiated with local authorities for a wide variety of incentives, from tax increment financing agreements to sales tax sharing agreements to training funds for both Target Corporation and Sears, Roebuck and Co. Her expertise has assisted Target in building and remodeling stores that might otherwise not have been feasible due to growing site and construction costs.
Prior to joining Target Corporation, Expert was an attorney in the Sears, Roebuck and Co. Tax Department where she was primarily responsible for negotiating incentives for all of the Sears entities.
Designed and implemented Public Partnerships program for Target Corporation
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Minneapolis, Minnesota - Saint Paul, Minnesota - Rochester, Minnesota - Burnsville, Minnesota - Saint Cloud, Minnesota - Eden Prairie, Minnesota - Minnetonka, Minnesota - Eau Claire, Wisconsin
|Year: 1998||Degree: Juris Doctor||Subject: Complex Taxation and Business Issues||Institution: Rutgers School of Law|
|Year: 1993||Degree: BA||Subject: Sociology||Institution: University of Wisconsin|
|Years: 2003 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Sr. Group manager, Public Partnerships||Department: Property Development||Responsibilities: Responsible for managing the groups dedicated to researching, negotiating, implementing and tracking the various economic development and tax savings opportunities for stores, distribution centers and corporate locations on a nationwide basis.|
|Years: 2001 to 2003||Employer: Sears, Roebuck and Co.||Title: Tax Counsel||Department: Tax||Responsibilities:|
|Years: 1998 to 2001||Employer: Deloitte & Touche||Title: Multistate Tax Consultant||Department: Tax||Responsibilities:|
|Years: 1996 to 1997||Employer: Rutgers School of Law||Title: Research and Teaching Assistant||Department: Federal Income Tax||Responsibilities: Researched various federal income and estate tax issues. Met with students on an individual basis to assist them with the basic concepts of Federal Income Taxation and conducted weekly group tutoring and study sessions.|
|Associations / Societies|
|International Council of Shopping Centers, International Economic Development Council, Admitted Illinois Bar|
|Licenses / Certifications|
|Medical / Professional|
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Department of Revenue Summer Associate
|Publications and Patents Summary|
|Several Speaking Engagements and Publications|
|Training / Seminars|
|Experienced in training groups on economic development incentives, New Markets Tax Credit, Tax Increment Financing|
|Other Relevant Experience|
|Experienced in presenting projects to corporate executive level management|