Press Room

July 25, 2013

Ellen MacNeil Joins WTAS as Leader of the National Tax Office

Ellen MacNeil recently joined WTAS in Washington, D.C. as Managing Director and leader of the firm’s National Tax Office.

Ellen has over 30 years of experience in tax consulting for major U.S. businesses and previously held several key leadership positions within the public accounting industry. Before joining WTAS, Ellen was a Partner with Deloitte Tax LLP in the Washington National Tax Office.  Prior to Deloitte, she led the National Office Domestic Tax Practice at Arthur Andersen. Ellen was a member of the Board of Directors of the Tax Council. She also served as Chair of the ABA Taxation Section’s Tax Accounting Committee and of the AICPA’s Tax Accounting Committee. Ellen also chaired the ABA Taxation Section’s Committee on Government Submissions and served as a member of the Executive Committee of the AICPA’s Tax Division.

“Ellen is a terrific addition to our National Tax Office. She has an outstanding reputation in the tax community and great relationships in Washington, D.C. and with IRS National Office. In addition, she has been a leader in the national offices of two multinational public accounting firms and tax committees including the AICPA and ABA,” said WTAS CEO, Mark Vorsatz. 

Ellen received her undergraduate degree in accounting and finance from Drexel University and her J.D. from George Washington University Law School.