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Holds Spring Federal/International Conference and Scholarship Presentation
Pittsburgh Chapter

TEI’s Pittsburgh Chapter hosted its annual federal/international all-day conference on April 18. PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) sponsored and hosted the event, which is one of the Chapter’s two annual major all-day programs and complements a SALT program offered in the fall. Attendees enjoyed a sitdown luncheon, during which the Chapter awarded… Read more »

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Holds Winter Seminar
New Jersey Chapter

Getting out ahead of the four nor’easters that hit the East Coast in March, TEI’s New Jersey Chapter held its daylong winter seminar on February 23 at Meadow Wood Manor in Randolph, New Jersey. The seminar, sponsored by Ernst & Young LLP (EY), started with a robust plenary session during… Read more »

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Introducing the 2018–2019 Executive Committee

Though they won’t officially be sworn in until the Annual Meeting of Members in August, we want to introduce you to the new Executive Committee. Jim Silvestri will be the new international president; Katrina Welch, senior vice president; James Kennedy, secretary; and Mitch Trager, treasurer. The remaining members of the… Read more »

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2018–2019 Technical Committee and Task Force Chairs

TEI’s technical committees and task forces have already begun their work for the 2018–2019 year, including session planning for the Annual Conference and working on advocacy initiatives. If you are interested in joining a committee or task force, contact the chair listed here.

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TEI Holds Annual Liaison Meetings in Washington

With the portrait of TEI founder Paul Smith in the background, the Institute’s leadership delegation gathered in Washington, D.C., for annual liaison meetings with the Internal Revenue Service and the Treasury Department’s Office of Tax Policy. Attendees included Katrina Welch, TEI secretary; Jim Silvestri, senior vice president; John Mann, chair… Read more »

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Atlanta Chapter
Presents Award for Service

Current Atlanta Chapter president Alice Riviezzo presented last year’s president, Jaime Doronio, with the Chapter’s presidential plaque for service at its annual social on February 17. Members and their guests spent the evening with good food and even better company as they relaxed and had fun.

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Oklahoma City Chapter
Presents Scholarship and Award

TEI’s Oklahoma City Chapter (TEI-OKC) recently began a scholarship program and awarded its first scholarship to Rachael Murphy of the University of Oklahoma on September 13, 2017. Rachael will graduate in May 2019 with a B.B.A/M.Acc., with an emphasis in taxation. She currently interns with KPMG’s tax practice. The Chapter… Read more »

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San Francisco Chapter
Awards Scholarship

TEI’s San Francisco Chapter awarded its most recent scholarship to Ellen Swain of the University of San Francisco. Josette Castagne-Kwok, the Chapter’s scholarship chairperson, presented Ellen with the award during the Chapter’s tax seminar held at USF.

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Philadelphia Chapter
Holds Annual Wine Tasting and KPMG Continuing Education Event

TEI’s Philadelphia Chapter recently held its annual wine tasting and KPMG continuing education event at Grace Winery in Glen Mills, Pennsylvania. KPMG opened the event with an excellent, informative CPE program on the federal tax reform initiative underway in Washington, D.C., and financial reporting. After the CPE program, members adjourned… Read more »

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Cincinnati-Columbus Chapter
Holds Annual Student Night

The Cincinnati-Columbus Chapter held its 2017 Student Night on Monday, November 13. James D’Ippolito, the Chapter’s academic committee chair, awarded scholarships to students from the University of Dayton, Xavier University, Northern Kentucky University, Ohio State University, and Capital University. On Student Night, a longtime tradition of the Cincinnati-Columbus Chapter, scholarships… Read more »

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