Holly Wise, Atlanta Managing Director

Holly is a Managing Director at Steele Consulting with over 16 years experience serving large, multinational companies primarily in the retail, technology, and industrial products industries.  Her top priority is developing a deep understanding of her client’s businesses and helping them develop strategies that allow the tax department to add value to their business.

Previously, Holly worked at PwC where she focused on assisting clients achieve tax function excellence through the simplification and standardization of processes by utilizing lean process improvement know-how and industry experience.  Her desire to assist clients with all phases of their tax technology and process improvement projects grew out of several long-term loan staff assignments.   When serving as “boots on the ground” Holly realized that the day job of ASC 740, compliance, governmental examinations, structuring, cash forecasting / planning and foreign team coordination was not often the driver to providing timely relevant information to management – it was the ability to have the right resources to quickly access and analyze the right information.

In addition to assisting clients on strategy projects, she has provided compliance, IRS examination, structuring, cash planning and ASC740 assistance services to multi-national companies. She has served as a resource to the audit team on tax matters, including tax accounting and tax planning opportunities.  Holly has also completed tours in PwC’s International Tax group and Mergers and Acquisitions group.  Additionally, she has taught local and national trainings regarding the audit of income taxes, advanced ASC 740 and IAS 12 topics.