ACT Announces New Executive Director and Director of Marketing and Development

February 16, 2009

PHOENIX, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ — The Association for Computers and Taxation (ACT), the preeminent association focused on advancing corporate tax operational excellence through the broad use of technology, today at the opening session of the Winter Conference announced the appointment of Riza Cebula to Executive Director and Brenda Jameson to Director of Marketing and Development.

At ACT, Riza will be overseeing the daily operations, while focusing efforts on developing organizational strategy, policy and growth plans, relationship cultivation, and staff management. Cebula comes to ACT from Campbell Soup Company where she was both a Manager and IT Project Lead within the Federal Tax group. During her 20 year career at Campbell’s, she was involved with business process re-engineering, and also had primary responsibility for tax compliance automation. Her previous experience includes Tax Associate at Coopers & Lybrand, LLP. Cebula earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Drexel University and a Masters in Taxation from Villanova University.

Brenda will be focusing on the growth and development of the ACT organization, including membership, vendor relationships, public relations, and development and management of conference programs, webinars, and other educational opportunities for corporate tax professionals. Jameson has been in the tax technology industry for 15 years where she performed business process re-engineering and system implementations for corporate tax departments. Her previous positions include Director of Tax Solutions at Planitax, Inc. and Consulting Manager at Vertex, Inc, and Arthur Andersen, LLP. Jameson earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Western Illinois University.

“Riza and Brenda’s reputations within our industry are top-notch. Both women are well respected and are proven achievers, which is critical in today’s economic environment,” said Suzanne Moss, President of ACT. “We are excited to have Riza and Brenda on board to continue the growth of our organization and allow us to meet the needs of even more corporate tax professionals.”

About ACT

ACT is a nonprofit, national organization that assists its members in identifying and solving problems related to automating corporate tax functions. ACT provides its members with newsletter publications, conferences and webinars, and informational exchange forums. ACT is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.

For more information, please visit http://www.taxact.org.

SOURCE Association for Computers and Taxation

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