Leadership

Neeti Dewan

Global Practice Leader and Principal

Georgia

NeetiDewan

PRIVATE SECTOR EXPERIENCE

Current

  • Principal, Ryan, Atlanta office
    • Leads a global team of experts with focus on streamlining clients’ internal tax operations and providing best practices in tax administration, process improvement, and total tax performance. 
    • Specializes in indirect tax compliance, covering value-added tax (VAT), goods and services tax (GST), provincial sales tax (PST), sales and use tax (SUT), excise tax, fuels tax, telecommunications tax, and other indirect taxes.
  • Global Practice Leader, Transaction Tax Compliance, Ryan, Atlanta office

Previous   

  • National Practice Leader, U.S. Indirect Tax Compliance, national accounting firm
    • Led the compliance outsourcing practice with center locations in Chicago, Atlanta, and India, with responsibility for the practice P&L and growth. Client portfolio consisted of various industries, including telecommunications, retail, leasing, food and beverage, and hospitality.
  • Associate Vice President, Tax, Fortune 200 company
    • Served as vice president for all domestic companies. Worked closely with the C-suite in tax planning, budgeting, reserve analysis, tax reporting, and mergers and acquisitions tax analysis. Role encompassed strategic business and tax planning in state and local tax and international tax, compliance, and controversy management.
  • Director, State and Local Tax Services, Fortune 200 company
  • Chief Financial Officer and Board Member, women’s business leadership association (non-profit)
  • Board of Directors, international software solutions company

PUBLIC SECTOR EXPERIENCE

Previous

  • Auditor, California State Board of Equalization

PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS

Ms. Dewan speaks on various tax, strategy, and leadership topics for Ryan clients and the Ryan Professional Development Program. Additionally, she has appeared as a speaker for the following organizations:

  • Institute for Professionals in Taxation
  • National Association of Women Business Owners and Chief Financial Officer Forums  
  • National Diversity Council
  • Tax Executives Institute

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Institute for Professionals in Taxation
  • National Association of Women Business Owners
  • Tax Executives Institute
    • First Vice President and Treasurer - Los Angeles and Philadelphia Chapters (Past)

EDUCATION/ACCREDITATION

  • Master of Taxation Degree, Villanova University, Pennsylvania
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree, Economics, California State University Northridge
  • Certified Member of the Institute (CMI), Sales Tax
  • Certified Public Accountant, Licensed in California and Georgia
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