Patricia Fouts and Glenn Dance join Grant Thornton’s Metro DC office
Patricia Fouts has joined Grant Thornton LLP as an International Tax Services Principal and National Transfer Pricing leader. Based in the firm’s Metro DC office, Patricia will be responsible for managing the firm’s Transfer Pricing service offerings.
She has nearly 25 years of experience spanning all aspects of transfer pricing, including holding senior leadership and technical positions in the private sector and the U.S. government. This includes serving as lead partner on numerous global planning and documentation projects for Fortune 500 companies while in the private sector. While at the U.S. Internal Revenue Service’s Advance Pricing and Mutual Agreement Program (“APMA”), Patricia served as the country leader for multiple treaty relationships focused on transfer pricing controversy resolution, including negotiation of Advance Pricing Agreements and resolution of double tax cases.
Prior to joining Grant Thornton, Patricia served 6 years in APMA, beginning at its start-up at the IRS. Before that, she was a principal at KPMG LLP for 11 years, where she developed a U.S. South Regional transfer pricing and valuation practice.
Patricia received her doctorate and master’s degree in economics from the University of Maryland and a bachelor’s degree in mathematics, economics and business statistics from Canisius College.
Glenn Dance has joined Grant Thornton LLP as a Partnership Taxation managing director. Based in the firm’s Metro DC office, Dance will be responsible for overseeing the firm’s partnership tax offerings.
Dance has more than 35 years of experience in Master Limited Partnerships, Oil & Gas and Real Estate. Prior to joining Grant Thornton, Dance served as a legal and technical consultant to the Associate Chief Counsel (Pass-throughs and Special Industries) of the IRS, working with some of the most complicated and difficult legal matters arising in the administration of the tax code. Before that, Dance was partner at Ernst & Young LLP and a partner and head of the Partnership Tax Specialty Group at Arthur Andersen LLP.
Dance is a certified public accountant in Washington, D.C. He received a juris doctor degree and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Temple University. He also currently teaches as an adjunct professor at both the Georgetown Law Center and Villanova Law School.