Kiernan, with over 30 years of experience in international taxation and transfer pricing, will expand and strengthen the firm’s international tax and business advisory capabilities. “We are truly excited to welcome Kevin to our team,” commented Emilio Colapietro, Managing Partner of DiSanto, Priest & Co. “We look forward to leveraging his extensive industry experience to serve our clients’ growing needs for international tax and cross-border business advisory services.”
Prior to joining DiSanto, Priest & Co., Kevin led the international tax function for two U.S.-based, multi-billion-dollar multinationals where he was responsible for international tax and transfer pricing planning, compliance, financial reporting, and tax controversy. In addition to his many years in the industry, he has also worked with the international accounting firm KPMG.
Kevin has extensive experience with U.S. international tax compliance matters and brings practical experience and understanding of U.S. and foreign transfer pricing rules. He has led numerous transfer pricing design and implementation projects focusing on integration and alignment of business and tax objectives while limiting tax controversy risk.
Kevin received his undergraduate degree with a concentration in accounting from Western New England University as well as a Master of Science in Taxation from Bryant University, graduating from both programs summa cum laude. He is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants (RISCPA).
DiSanto, Priest & Co. serves as business advisors for today’s leading privately-held companies, with teams dedicated to serving the manufacturing, distribution, retail, real estate, construction, professional services, and technology industries.