University of Pittsburgh Katz School of Business, Pittsburgh, PA 1999 - 2001, Masters in Business Administration
Concentration in Finance, Accounting, and New Business Development. Chosen team leader in every team project completed. Co-Recipient of the 2001 Brosius Creativity and Innovation Award. GPA 3.9
Robert Morris College, Pittsburgh, PA 1980 - 1984, Masters in Taxation
Concentration in Corporate, Individual and Compensation Taxation. GPA 3.6
Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA 1973 - 1977, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
Majored in Accounting. Comprehensive Evaluation – Passed with Distinction. Tutored in Finance, Intermediate Accounting and Marketing for the Department of Management. Elected to Delta Mu Delta and Phi Eta Sigma Honor Societies. Dean’s list 7 of 8 semesters. Graduated Cum Laude with a GPA of 3.67.
ALLEGHENY TECHNOLOGIES, INC., PITTSBURGH, PA 1984 - 1999
(Formerly Allegheny Ludlum Corp and Allegheny Teledyne, Inc.)
Managed entire Federal Tax Accounting Compliance function for the Allegheny Ludlum group of companies.
ALLEGHENY INTERNATIONAL, INC., PITTSBURGH, PA 1982 - 1984
Responsible for all facets of tax compliance - tax returns, quarterly and year-end financial accounting reports, audit administration.
COOPERS AND LYBRAND, CPA, PITTSBURGH, PA 1977 - 1982
Prepared and reviewed tax returns, and researched client tax issues. Directed the firm’s 1980 and 1981 annual individual tax return function
Supervised staff in the evaluation of clients’ systems of internal control, documenting and reviewing issues of concern with clients