Gina Pizzo
Managing Director
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13 years of experience in sales and use tax
Primary specialty in the energy industry
Significant experience in TX, ND, OK, LA, WY, PA and KS
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Gina Pizzo is a Managing Director with Alvarez & Marsal Taxand, LLC in Houston. She advises clients on sales and use tax matters, including reverse audits, managed audits, audit management and controversy, ASC 450 calculations, nexus studies, system implementation projects, sampling methodologies and tax planning.

With more than thirteen years of sales and use tax experience, Ms. Pizzo has advised companies representing a variety of industries such as, multinational integrated exploration and production companies, electric and gas utilities, refining and marketing, pipeline and transportation, and diverse manufacturing operations.

Ms. Pizzo has a primary specialty in the energy industry and more specifically those jurisdictions with oil/gas plays such as in Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas and Wyoming. She has also assisted clients in other industries including paper manufacturing, contractors, retail, telecommunications, and entertainment.

Prior to joining A&M, Ms. Pizzo was a Senior Consultant with the Sales and Use Tax consulting practice of Ryan & Company.

Ms. Pizzo earned a bachelor's degree in marketing and a master's degree in finance from Louisiana State University. She is a certified member of the Institute for Professionals in Taxation ("IPT") and a co-chair and board member for the A&M Women's Leadership Connection. Ms. Pizzo is a frequent speaker at various tax and energy related organizations, such as TEI, ETA, IPT, and STARTUP.

NOTE: Alvarez & Marsal employs CPAs but is not a licensed CPA firm.