Leadership

Driving Excellence Forward

Leadership

Meet IPT's Officers and the Board of Governors

Our Board of Governors is a dedicated leadership team of tax professionals who define the Institute’s mission and principles.

Member
Allan Wells, CMI
Allan Wells, CMI
President
Trisha C. Fortune, CMI, CPA
Trisha C. Fortune, CMI, CPA
First Vice President
Donald L. Lippert, Jr., CMI
Donald L. Lippert, Jr., CMI
Second Vice President
April Marie Nevarez, CMI
April Marie Nevarez, CMI
Immediate Past President
Michelle DeLappe, CMI, J.D., LL.M.
Michelle DeLappe, CMI, J.D., LL.M.
Member
Joshua E. Estes, CMI, Esq.
Joshua E. Estes, CMI, Esq.
Member
Vicki C. Harris, CMI
Vicki C. Harris, CMI
Member
Carlos V. Hernandez, CMI
Carlos V. Hernandez, CMI
Member
Gene Johnson, CMI
Gene Johnson, CMI
Member
Mark A. Loyd, CMI, Esq., CPA
Mark A. Loyd, CMI, Esq., CPA
Member
Jan Nash, CMI
Jan Nash, CMI
Member
John M. Schindler, CMI
John M. Schindler, CMI
Member
Daniel L. Thompson, CMI, CPA
Daniel L. Thompson, CMI, CPA
Member
Leadership

Meet the IPT Staff

Our staff carries out the Board’s vision by overseeing the organization's daily operations and ensures that you have the resources you need to advance your career in taxation.

Member
Chris G. Muntifering, CMI
Chris G. Muntifering, CMI
Executive Director
Brenda A. Pittler
Brenda A. Pittler
Deputy Executive Director
Emily Archer
Emily Archer
Deputy Executive Director
Aga K. Aburto
Aga K. Aburto
Finance Manager
Cassandra Albert
Cassandra Albert
Administrative Assistant
Emily Frederickson
Emily Frederickson
Education Specialist
Ellie Gonzalez
Ellie Gonzalez
Membership & Accounting Administrator
Lecretia Gorman
Lecretia Gorman
Graphic Design & Publications Coordinator
Helen Johnson
Helen Johnson
Administrative Supervisor
Jake Lipps
Jake Lipps
Certification Manager
Toby G. Miller
Toby G. Miller
Director of Technology & Registration
Jennifer Newman
Jennifer Newman
Manager of Marketing and Communications
Joanne Pollak
Joanne Pollak
Administrative Assistant/Finance
Christina Webb
Christina Webb
Director of Education