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Tax Prodigy Welcomes New Board Member, James Markham

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Tax Prodigy is thrilled to announce the addition of James Markham to its Board. As a former Big 4 partner and leader at Ernst & Young, LLP (EY), James will bring his extensive experience managing and coordinating global engagements to help guide Tax Prodigy through its next phase of growth as a leader in the corporate income tax provision technology space.

During his 35-year career at EY, James held significant leadership positions including Global and Americas Strategic Growth/Middle Market/Private Tax Leader, Americas IPO Tax Leader, and Sacramento Office Tax Managing Partner. In these roles he applied his expertise in cross border acquisitions and sophisticated tax planning and structuring to fast growing pre initial public offerings (IPOs), and public and private global companies. James served several Fortune 500 and Russell 3000 companies across the technology, life sciences and service sectors.

“James’ experience shepherding some of the most dynamic companies in the world through their early growth makes him the perfect fit for Tax Prodigy,” says co-founder, Nick Frank. Tax Prodigy CEO, David Kovar shares, “James brings critical thinking, deep insights and a passion for success. He is a tax professional, like us! He has already made a huge impact.” In his role on the Board, James will provide guidance on all key aspects of the business including strategic direction, product roadmap, market expansion and alliance networks. James’ unique background of tax-technical expertise and focus on global middle markets will provide Tax Prodigy perspective to continue providing technology solutions that improve tax professionals’ lives.

“As my time wound down at EY, I knew I wanted to find the right company with a vision I could support, a team I could work with and best-in-class product offerings. Tax Prodigy checks all the boxes and I am so pleased for the opportunity to join the team,” says Markham. “Tax Prodigy tackled one of the most difficult processes for any tax professional providing an audit-ready tax provision engine that is simple, powerful, fast and secure!”

About Tax Prodigy

Tax Prodigy is a SaaS company dedicated to providing tax professionals solutions that will allow them to spend more time thinking and working through tax issues instead of fighting historic spreadsheets or using high learning curve software that still doesn’t quite understand the endgame. The Tax Prodigy Team is made up of tax and technology professionals with years of experience. The company’s flagship product, Tax Prodigy Provision, is the only ASC 740 calculation engine designed, built and delivered in the cloud.

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