Maria Severino becomes Tax Practice Area Leader
Collins Barrow Toronto is pleased to announce that Maria Severino will be assuming the role of Practice Area Leader for the tax group, effective April 3, 2017. Enzo Testa will continue to be a senior advisor to Maria and an important member of the firm’s Management Committee.
Maria joined Collins Barrow Toronto in 2011 and has over 22 years of extensive experience advising both private, public and multinational corporations. In her new role, Maria will oversee the firm’s tax group which includes transfer pricing, international, and U.S. tax, as well as government incentives and indirect tax practices. She will continue to focus on achieving exceptional client outcomes in complex tax transactions, while setting the strategic direction for the group.
“We congratulate Maria on this outstanding achievement and her ongoing commitment to our firm and offer our full support as she undertakes this important role. We are tremendously thankful to Enzo and the guidance and leadership he has provided to Collins Barrow Toronto and we will continue to benefit from his role as a member of our Management Committee,” says Managing Partner Harry Blum.
“Maria exemplifies entrepreneurial thinking and is an exceptional practitioner, delivering value in highly complex tax transactions. She instills valuable insights and a strong sense of collaboration in our staff – key qualities needed to develop innovative tax strategies to assist our clients and support the firm’s growth,” says Enzo Testa, Partner, Tax Advisory.