Tax Digital Transformation and Innovation Leader and ESG Tax Leader
Dan serves as both the Tax Digital Transformation and Innovation Leader and ESG Tax Leader. He works with clients to build and deploy strategies that advance ESG tax goals, improve efficiencies, foster a culture of innovation and uncover opportunities to drive value.
Dan has over 27 years of experience working with clients to solve complex tax problems, including tax accounting method issues, obtaining business credits and incentives and international and federal tax planning. His dual role allows him to make connections between clients’ tax ESG and innovation strategies and recommend initiatives that advance goals in both areas. A major focus of his is helping clients break down data silos to improve tax transparency. Fewer data silos aid ESG reporting and allow tax and business professionals to glean more insights to inform decision-making.
As Tax Digital Transformation and Innovation Leader, Dan also leads the transformation of how BDO delivers tax services for clients, which includes nurturing strategic collaborations with technology companies.
As Tax ESG and Strategy Services Leader, Dan advises clients on tax ESG strategy, including how to develop policies around ESG in the tax context, manage their relationship with the IRS and develop their social responsibility posture for tax.
Dan also serves as BDO USA’s UK Tax Desk leader, is the interim leader of the Tax Automation and Innovation practice, and oversees various other BDO specialty tax practices.
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
- Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants
- B.S., B.A., Central Michigan University
Dan has served in leadership roles on the Grand Rapids Public Library Foundation, the Grand Rapids Broadway, Habitat for Humanity Board, Central Michigan University Accounting Advisory Board, and the Aquinas College International Business Advisory board.