Partner, Tax, New Jersey Office Tax Practice Leader
KPMG in the U.S.
Chris currently serves as the Practice Leader for the New Jersey Tax Practice based in Short Hills, New Jersey, and has provided tax compliance and consulting services for clients in a variety of industries, with a significant focus on the Life Sciences Sector. She leads teams providing tax and advisory services to several global pharmaceutical companies and has been a member of KPMG’s Exceptional Women in Life Sciences leadership team, promoting the advancement of women in this industry.
Chris spends her time helping clients with tax reform - not just in terms of technical analysis and calculations but also as it has impacted tax and finance organizations from an operational perspective. Previously, Chris has served as one of the firm’s subject matter experts with respect to R&D Incentives leading multijurisdictional engagements to optimize, automate and defend these incentives. Further, she has assisted Fortune 500 companies with operational tax reviews of their Corporate Sustainability Programs and Strategies in order to identify and obtain global incentives for energy and sustainability related investments in the form of grants, investment tax and/or other tax credits, and current deductions.
Master of Taxation, with Distinction, DePaul University
B.S. in Honors Accountancy, summa cum laude, DePaul University
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants
New Jersey State Society of Certified Public Accountants
Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association
Women in Tax