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.

 Local Luncheon Group  Date  Time   Place Speaker  Topic  Contact/Registration 
 San Antonio  September 19, 2018 11:30am  Silo @ 1604 San Antonio, Texas   John A. Pelayo, Assessment Technologies Ltd 2018 Texas Ad Valorem Update and the expanding role of Big Data and Automated Valuation Models in Real
Property Taxation 
Jessica R. Medellin
 Atlanta September 26, 2018 11:30 am Maggiano's Perimeter Mall
Matt Burton of Chick-Fil-A, Inc 
 Tax Automation – The Future of Tax Register
 Chicago October 17, 2018 11:30 am Maggiano's Banquets, 111 West Grand Avenue, Chicago, IL 60610  Timothy E. Moran, Partner, Schmidt Salzman & Moran, Ltd.
Sarah Wetmore, Vice President & Research Director, The Civic Federation of Chicago
Whitney T. Carlisle, Partner, O'Keefe, Lyons & Hynes, LLC
 Civic Federation Analysis of the PTAB Backlog Don Nesci
 DFW  October 23, 2018 11:30 am  Cowboys Golf Club in Grapevine   Luncheon and Golf Club TBD  Lynn Krebs
 St. Louis October 23, 2018 11:30 am Maggiano’s Little Italy – St. Louis, Missouri   TBD TBD Amy Salamone

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.