Alvarez & Marsal expands transaction tax team in Atlanta
Alvarez & Marsal has announced it has expanded its tax advisory division.
Joining the Transaction Tax Practice of A&M Taxand in Atlanta is senior director, Cardell McKinstry, formerly of Deloitte & Touche, and director, Amanda Starr, previously with Ernst & Young.
Mr. McKinstry focuses on advising financial and strategic clients on the tax aspects and structuring of taxable and tax-free transactions. These include mergers and acquisitions, dispositions, restructurings, leveraged buy-outs and recapitalizations. Prior to joining A&M, Mr. McKinstry was a senior manager with the mergers and acquisitions transaction services group at Deloitte & Touche.
Mr. McKinstry holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting and a master’s degree in taxation from the University of Alabama. He is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Texas and Georgia and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).
Ms. Starr advises multi-state clients on various state and local tax matters, including income / franchise, sales and use, property and payroll taxes. She also has experience in identifying abandoned and unclaimed property issues for clients. Prior to joining A&M, Ms. Starr was a manager with the transaction advisory group of Ernst & Young. Earlier, she was with the sales and use tax group of Ryan & Company.
Ms. Starr earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration, magna cum laude, with a concentration in accounting, from Lincoln Memorial University in Tennessee. She is a Certified Member of the Institute (CMI) and a member of the Institute for Professionals in Taxation (IPT).