William B. Weatherford is a Senior Director with Alvarez & Marsal Taxand, LLC in Chicago, focusing on transactional, corporate and partnership tax. Mr. Weatherford has extensive experience in private equity, corporate and partnership taxation and accounting matters, including mergers and acquisitions (M&A), tax planning, and tax compliance solutions. Mr. Weatherford’s experience also includes performing tax due diligence, drafting opinion letters and ruling requests, and tax controversy resolution.
Prior to joining A&M, Mr. Weatherford was the Vice President of Finance for eVentures, a global venture capital firm, in San Francisco. In his capacity as Vice President of Finance, Mr. Weatherford was responsible for the financial reporting of the firm’s investment funds as well as the day-to-day management of all finance, tax, regulatory, treasury, human resources and accounting matters. In addition, his responsibilities included investor and limited partner relations, SEC reporting, and other operational/regulatory compliance matters.
Mr. Weatherford previously worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in San Francisco in the Asset Management and M&A practices. His experience included serving some of the San Francisco Bay Area’s largest venture capital, private equity and real estate funds, as well as Fortune 500 companies.
Mr. Weatherford earned a masters in taxation from the University of Denver. Mr. Weatherford also earned a bachelor's degree summa cum laude in business administration with a concentration in public accounting from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. Mr. Weatherford is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the State of California.