Mark Arrigo is the new leader of Grant Thornton Atlanta’s SALT practice
Grant Thornton LLP has named Mark Arrigo as leader of the firm’s Atlanta State and Local Tax (SALT) practice, effective Aug. 1.
Most recently, Arrigo was based in Grant Thornton’s Tampa office and led the Florida SALT practice since 2010. He will continue to serve as the Southeast region SALT leader after his relocation to Atlanta. He has nearly 25 years of experience providing both public and private companies with a variety of services, including controversy resolution, analysis of mergers and acquisitions, tax provision consulting and state tax planning and restructurings.
“Mark has been instrumental to the success of the firm’s Florida SALT practice for the past four years,” said Mike Stokke, office managing partner of Grant Thornton’s Atlanta practice. “We’re confident that his vast experience and proven leadership skills will be key to leading the growth and driving the strategy of the Atlanta SALT practice. He will be an invaluable asset to our office, our clients and the Atlanta business community.”
Prior to joining Grant Thornton, Arrigo served as the partner-in-charge for the Florida SALT team at KPMG LLP. He is a frequent speaker at SALT conferences, including the National Multistate Tax Symposium, the Georgetown State and Local Conference and various Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA) Tax Conferences.
Arrigo is a certified public accountant in Florida and Louisiana, a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and past chair of the FICPA State Tax Section. He serves on the Florida State University accounting advisory board, is a graduate of Leadership Tampa and a board member and first vice-chair of Tampa’s Museum of Science and Industry.
He received a master’s of business administration degree from Tulane University and a bachelor’s degree in finance from Florida State University.