Thomson Reuters Announces Corporate Winners of the Eighth Annual Taxologist Awards

Taxologist Awards recognize tech-related accomplishments for tax departments and professionals

NASHVILLE, TN., November 18, 2021 – Thomson Reuters announced the Taxologist Award Winners, a program that recognizes exceptional tax and trade departments and professionals who have added significant value to their organizations by embracing tax and trade technology. The winners of the Taxologist Awards were announced at SYNERGY 2021 — an in-person and virtual conference for users of the Thomson Reuters ONESOURCE tax and trade technology platform and Thomson Reuters Checkpoint — on November 14-17 in Nashville, TN. 

“We’re thrilled to recognize this distinguished group of tax and trade professionals who have driven innovation through technology, business process and stellar change management,” said Sunil Pandita, president of Thomson Reuters Corporates segment. “After a challenging year, these exceptional ‘Taxologists’ strived for excellence in tax, accounting, and trade by using data and insights to create value for their companies. I’m proud of all our customers have accomplished over the last year and a half!” 

The 2021 Corporate Taxologist Awards winners are:

Taxologist of the Year – Multi-National Corporate Tax Department

  • Donna Oakes, Senior Tax Manager, Johnson & Johnson
  • Joey Marsh, Federal Tax Reporting and Strategy, Vontier Corporation
  • Rob Newlin, Director of Global Transaction Tax, Informatica
  • Heather Drosner, Senior Manager, Tax Process & Technology, Mars Incorporated

Taxologist of the Year – Corporate Tax Department

  • Ari Shapiro, Senior Tax Analyst, Vontier Corporation
  • Michael Tufts, Senior Manager, Tax - International Tax, Mattel
  • Mike Camp, Vice President, Taxes, Clarivate
  • Sarajane Bonck, Senior Vice President, Tax, Hilton Grand Vacations

Taxologist of the Year – Trust Tax Management

  • Romaine Kocer, Senior Trust Accountant, Dorsey & Whitney Trust Company

Taxologist of the Year – Certified Implementer Program

  • Colin Delaney, Managing Director, Tax, Deloitte

Taxologist of the Year – Cutting Edge Award

  • Terri McDonald, Director, Domestic Tax, Ametek

Taxologist of the Year – New Customer of the Year Award

  • Christine Denny, Global Tax Lead, Qualcomm

Taxologist of the Year – Corporate Trade Compliance Department Award

  • Shannon Bryant, Director, Global Trade Compliance, Harley Davidson Motor Company

Taxologist of the Year – Partner of the Year

  • John Kuzy, Partner, Ernst & Young LLP

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