TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC US today announced the appointment of Brian Lukasik as the new Tax Leader for the firm's Florida market. Based in Tampa, Lukasik brings over 23 years of experience to the role having served a diverse set of clients across multiple industries, including automotive and industrial products, as well as clients in the firm's Private Company Services group.
"As a seasoned tax professional, Brian is fully invested in providing high quality services to his clients, as well as providing growth opportunities for his team members," said Mario de Armas, Managing Partner of PwC's Florida market. "Brian is a respected leader both inside and outside the firm and brings a wide breadth of experience with a strong motivation to build and leverage relationships. His appointment further demonstrates our commitment to our clients and the advancement of our people in the Florida market."
In addition to his role as Tax Leader for Florida, Lukasik will continue to provide global tax compliance and consulting services to Fortune 1,000 companies based in Florida. Throughout his career Lukasik has developed specialties in international tax, acquisitions and divestures, foreign structuring and IRS examinations and audits. Lukasik joined PwC in 2001 as a Tax Director in the firm's Detroit office and was admitted to the firm's partnership in 2004.
Lukasik earned his bachelor's degree in accounting from Wayne State University. He is a Certified Public Accountant in the states of Florida, Wisconsin and Michigan and a member of the Florida Institute of CPAs.
"We are fortunate to have such a strong leader in our market," continued de Armas. "With his leadership, we will continue to grow our tax practice and drive high levels of client satisfaction throughout Florida."
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