Press Room

August 01, 2017

Stuart Ison Joins Andersen Tax as a Managing Director in Seattle

Andersen Tax announces the addition of Stuart Ison as a Managing Director in the Seattle office, joining the Commercial Practice group. He has 29 years of experience in tax and has strong knowledge in all aspects of U.S. and international tax planning and compliance, including complex cross-border projects, intellectual property migration, and tax treaty planning. Stuart’s other specialties include foreign tax credit planning, tax efficient supply chain planning, and advanced pricing agreements.

“The addition of Stuart to our team better positions us to service our commercial clients, and his ability to develop and implement global tax strategies enhances our offerings. Stuart’s sophisticated understanding of international tax matters is critical for our firm’s growing global footprint,” said Seattle Office Managing Director, Susan Swartz. 

“Stuart not only expands our skillset in Seattle, but also deepens our bench in a core practice area that is crucial to our firm’s success,” said Dan DePaoli, Andersen Tax Country Managing Director.

Prior to Andersen Tax, Stuart was a Senior Partner at KPMG, where he led a global tax services team. Before that, Stuart was a Senior Director of Global Tax Planning for Corning Inc. Earlier in his career, Stuart was an International Tax Partner at EY and worked in Hong Kong and Tokyo for five years, serving as the U.S. tax desk and local country international tax leader.

Andersen Tax CEO, Mark Vorsatz, commented, “Stuart’s knowledge of the marketplace offers enormous opportunities for our firm and our cross-border clients. He is a leader in the field and his background demonstrates our commitment to building our capabilities for the growth ahead for our firm.”

Stuart received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from Seattle University and his Masters in Taxation from Golden Gate University.