Weaver, the 35th largest public accounting and advisory firm in the United States, has added Emilda Santiesteban as a director in its expanding national state and local tax services practice. Based in the firm’s Dallas office, Santiesteban will work directly with energy clients throughout the country on complex matters related to fuels and excise taxes. Her focus is on outsourced tax return compliance, audit defense and consulting, tax due diligence, refund identification and recovery, compliance evaluations and planning, and assistance with new or existing in-house tax technology solutions.
“Weaver is known for helping companies manage their evolving state and local tax compliance requirements,” said Shane Stewart, Partner-in-Charge of State and Local Tax Services. “Emilda’s strong technical skills and experience are a great fit as Weaver continues to grow.”
“We are excited to have Emilda join the firm as we continue expanding Weaver’s breadth of energy compliance capabilities for our clients,” said Wade Watson, Partner-in-Charge of Energy Compliance Services. “Emilda’s knowledge and deep understanding of the downstream market is a great addition to the team and further builds on our knowledge and experience.”