M.S. in Taxation
University of Denver
B.B.A. in Accounting
University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Years of Experience
Life Sciences, Technology
Big Four Alma Mater
Alec Goolsby, CPA
Director – Tax
Alec brings more than nine years of corporate income tax accounting, compliance, planning, and consulting experience to WilliamsMarston. While at WilliamsMarston, Alec’s primary practice areas have included preparing and reviewing complex income tax provisions under ASC 740, federal, state and international taxation, mergers and acquisitions, valuation allowance assessments, uncertain tax positions and accounting for stock-based compensation. Alec’s industry experience includes biotechnology, software, life sciences and manufacturing.
Prior to WilliamsMarston, Alec was in the mergers and acquisitions tax practice at KPMG LLP, where he advised private equity firms and multinational strategic acquirers on due diligence and complex tax structuring of potential acquisition targets. Prior to KPMG, Alec spent 7 years in the corporate tax practice at RSM US LLP, where he rose to the level of Senior Manager. While at RSM, Alec provided corporate tax consulting and tax compliance services to both private and publicly held middle-market companies.
Alec is a Certified Public Accountant in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and holds a Master of Science in Taxation degree from the University of Denver. He also holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree with a concentration in accounting from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where he graduated summa cum laude and was a Commonwealth Honors College Scholar with greatest distinction.