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Expert in Economic Development Incentives, Tax Incentives, Corporate Tax Planning, Public Partnerships, etc.

Expert ID: 725032 Minnesota, USA

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Ms. Expert has 10 years experience in the corporate tax planning and tax incentives/location benefits field. She currently manages the Public Partnerships Program at Target Corporation, a program that she designed and implemented and which has assisted Target with its current aggressive build-out program. She has also recently taken over the Supplier Diversity Program at Target.

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

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Year Degree Subject Institution
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

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
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.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
International Council of Shopping Centers, International Economic Development Council, Admitted Illinois Bar
Licenses / Certifications
Illinois Bar
Medical / Professional
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Department of Revenue Summer Associate
Publications and Patents Summary
Several Speaking Engagements and Publications

Additional Experience

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

Fields of Expertise

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