Local Luncheon Groups & Chairs


The Institute has numerous Local Luncheon groups that meet throughout the year. These groups are organized by IPT members and function on an independent basis. 

Upcoming Local Luncheons  

IPT will update as information becomes Available.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018
 Local Luncheon Group  Date  Time   Place Speaker  Topic  Contact/Registration 
 Memphis May 23, 2018 11:30 am  International Paper Headquarters, 6400 Poplar Ave., Memphis TN 38119  Eddie Bringhurst, CMI and Brian McCuller, JD, CPA with LBMC “Wayfair v. South Dakota: Will Anyone Win?”   Anna Howell
 Milwaukee May 24, 2018 11:30 am  Holiday Inn Milwaukee Riverfront, 4700 N. Port Washington Road, Milwaukee  Tina Chitwood, Neil White & Kathryn Berger, 
Regional Economic Development Directors 
Advancing and Maximizing Economic Opportunities for Businesses, Communities and People  Paula Jung 
 San Antonio May 30, 2018 11:30 am  Silo @ 1604 San Antonio, Texas Kelly S. Mathews & Jennifer S. Draper  Excise Tax and Technology  Jessica Medellin 210-403-6402 
 Twin Cities May 30, 2018 2:30 pm
Cooper Pub, 1607 Park Place Blvd., St. Louis Park, MN (952-698-2000)

 Hjordis Gunnarsson (KPMG) VAT  Masha Yevzelman 
 Seattle June 13, 2018 11:00 am   The Columbia Tower Club on the 75th floor of 701 5th Avenue, Seattle, WA Norm Bruns, Partner, Garvey Schubert Barer; Bob Mahon, Partner, Perkins Coie; Rachel LeMieux, Partner, Peterson Sullivan; Bob Overstreet, Director, Ryan   Cities Gone Wild in Search of Revenue Sharon Simas
 Chicago July 18, 2018  Shot Gun start at 1:00pm  MAPLE MEADOWS GOLF COURSE
272 Addison Road, Wood Dale, Illinois 60191
(630) 616-8424

 Cost is $ 110.00 per golfer or foursome discount of $425.00.
Reservations are accepted on a first-come basis with a limit of 36 foursomes.
You will be sent an e-mail confirmation of your reservation.
 Steve Stallings
DFW   July 26, 2018  11:30 am Maggiano's Little Italy, 6001 W Park Blvd, Plano, TX 75093   TBD TBD Lynn Krebs 
 DFW  October 23, 2018 11:30 am  Cowboys Golf Club in Grapevine    TBD TBD  Lynn Krebs

Kathleen A. Foster, CMI

Chair, Local Luncheon Liaison Committee 
Dimension Data North America Inc.

2017-18 Luncheon Committee Chairs By State


Phoenix Area 
JoAnn F. Pierson
Ryan, LLC

Northwest Arkansas 
Juli D.  Dorrough
JB Hunt Transport Services, Inc.

San Diego Area 
Chad Straube
DuCharme, McMillen & Associates, Inc.

Silicon Valley Area 
Gus Rivera
Intel Corporation

Delaware Valley Group
Lawrence J. Mellon
Vertex Inc.

Billie-Jo Tozer Dodson, CMI
Global Tax Management, Inc.

Atlanta Area 
Adam Richmond
Preferred Tax Services

Chicago Area 
Donald F. Nesci
Abbott Laboratories

Laurie Albano
The Albano Group LLC

Twin Cities Area 
Masha M. Yevzelman, Esq.
Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.

St. Louis Area 
Randal A. Hilger, CMI, CPA, CMA
Ryan, LLC

New Jersey:
Northern New Jersey Area
Paul D. Roberts, ASA
International Appraisal Company Inc.



North Carolina: 
Charlotte Area 
Kathleen A. Foster, CMI 
Dimension Data North America Inc.

Triangle Area (Raleigh)
Kirk H. Neely, CMI
ABB, Inc.

Delaware Valley (see Delaware) 

Western Pennsylvania 
Pittsburgh Area
Caroleann Santa
Koppers Inc.

Memphis Area 
Anna Howell 
Evergreen Packaging

Nashville Area 
Ronnie V. Gregory, CMI, CPA 
Ryan, LLC

Michelle Coleburn 
HCA, Inc.

Austin Area 
Eric Hagenswold, Esq. 
Scott, Douglass & McConnico, L.L.P.

Dallas/Ft.Worth Area 
Lynn D. Krebs, CMI, Ph.D.
Tax Advisors Group, Inc.

Houston Area 
Samuel C. Kinslow, CMI 
Ernst & Young, LLP

Nola T. Newcomb
Boardwalk Pipelines, LLC

San Antonio Area 
Jamie Paul Stottlemyre, CMI, CPA 
Ryan, LLC

Seattle Area 
Darcy N. Kooiker, CPA 
Ryan, LLC

Tarah M. McLaughlin,  CPA 
Weyerhaeuser Company

Eric Siedentopf, CPA 
Costco Wholesale Corporation

Milwaukee Area 
Paula M. Jung
Johnson Controls, Inc.