Max Blocker, US Forest, Paper & Packaging leader
US Forest, Paper & Packaging leader
Tel: +1 (678) 419 4180
Max is the Greater Atlanta (Greater Atlanta is inclusive of states of Georgia, Alabama and Tennessee) Assurance Leader and the Market Industry Leader for the Industrial Products and Utilities ("IPU") Practice based in Atlanta. In his role as the Greater Atlanta Assurance Leader, he leads a group of over 550 professionals who provide Attest, Transaction Services, Systems Process Assurance and Actuarial Services to a variety of Public and Private Companies.
Max has over twenty-three years of extensive experience in all aspects of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, as well as SEC filings and reporting. In addition, he has assisted both strategic and financial clients in spin, merger, acquisition, carve out, recapitalization, divestiture and joint venture transactions, both buy-side and sell-side, for domestic and multi-national companies. He has experience in a variety of industries including chemical, service, and various manufacturing industries.
Steve Terry, US Forest, Paper & Packaging tax leader
US Forest, Paper & Packaging tax leader
Tel: +1 (971) 544 4479
Steve Terry is a tax partner in the PwC Portland office and currently serves as the FPP tax leader. He has 32 years of experience advising a wide range of multi-national clients in various industries including industrial products, retail and consumer goods, technology, and forest products. He is integrally involved in delivering specialized advisory services, including planning for and structuring acquisitions, financing, divestitures, and other strategic issues, in addition to overseeing the provision of general tax services. His experience also includes assisting clients with accounting method issues and changes, preparation of ruling requests, assisting clients with federal and state tax authority examinations and appeals. Steve is a member of the PwC Tax Accounting Services group and consults on complex tax accounting issues.
Additionally, Steve is the Portland office leader with responsibility for a professional staff of 130 people who provide accounting, auditing, tax and advisory services to a diverse clientele.
Steve has a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Oregon.
John P. Tvrdik, US Forest, Paper & Packaging advisory leader
John P. Tvrdik
US Forest, Paper & Packaging advisory leader
Tel: +1 (314) 206 8195
John is an Advisory partner in the PwC St. Louis office and has 22 years of business advisory experience. John specializes in providing broad based consulting and internal audit services to a wide range of clients primarily in the industrial products and consumer goods sectors. Currently, John serves as the lead account partner for several Fortune 500 and other large companies. Within this role, John is responsible for maintaining executive level relationships and ensuring the delivery of PwC valued services across all parts of an organization.
The first 17 years of John's career were spent providing external audit services to the firms' clients ranging from middle market companies to large multi-national operations. During this period, John consulted with companies on many US GAAP technical areas, assisted companies with the assessment of their financial reporting control structure and assisted them during the raising of capital funds.
John received his B.S. in Accounting from the University of Missouri-Columbia and serves on the Board of Directors for the Missouri State Board of Accountancy and the Missouri Board of the March of Dimes.