Frank J. Vari, B.Sci.Acc., JD, MTax, CPA, is a progressive tax, finance, and legal professional with over 25 years of experience working with businesses ranging from technology start-ups, the world’s largest private equity investors, to multinational Fortune 100 corporations. His accomplishments in taxation and finance are providing unique and innovative solutions to complex international tax and business issues.
Frank began his career in international and corporate tax with Ernst & Young taking on increasing roles and practice leadership responsibilities with Deloitte and KPMG in the Midwest and Dallas, Texas offices. While in the Big Four, Frank was a leader of global tax teams designing and implementing complex tax planning strategies for both U.S. based and international clients. Frank coordinated the worldwide tax, accounting, finance, and cash flow aspects of these transactions as well as the coordination of client finance, legal, and audit teams. He also represented taxpayers on complex tax controversy matters, both tax audits and tax litigation, involving both U.S. and international governmental tax authorities.
In addition to his career in Big Four and private industry, Frank has also been an Adjunct Professor of Taxation to law school and graduate business students on international tax and corporate mergers and acquisitions. He has also a frequent speaker and author on complex international tax topics and issues.
Frank is a licensed attorney as well as a licensed CPA in Massachusetts and Ohio. His education includes a Bachelor of Science in Accounting, a Masters of Taxation, and a Juris Doctorate degree.