US Forest, Paper & Packaging leadership

Max Blocker, US Forest, Paper & Packaging leader

Max BlockerMax Blocker
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.

Erin Sleeth, US Forest, Paper & Packaging tax leader

Erin Sleeth
US Forest, Paper & Packaging tax leader
Tel: +1 (971) 544 4609

Erin Sleeth has over 16 years of public accounting experience providing tax services to public and for-profit multi-national companies in a variety of industries, including manufacturing, technology, utilities and retail. She assists her clients with a wide-scope of services, including assistance with accounting for income taxes, tax compliance, and specialized tax planning in areas such as accounting methods, acquisitions and dispositions, and compensation and benefits. Erin also has significant experience working with clients on alternative and renewable energy incentives.

In addition to her client service responsibilities, Erin helps lead PwC's Industrial Products Sector. In this role, Erin serves as a tax technical specialist on issues important to the industrial products industry. She also liaises with PwC’s National Tax Office on issues related to thought leadership and market coordination.

Erin has a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree with a concentration in accounting from Walla Walla University and a Master of Science Degree in Taxation from Golden Gate University. She is a member of the Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants and American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. She is a certified public accountant in Oregon and California.

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.

Global practice contact

Joseph P. Herron, Global Industrial Products leaderr

Joseph P. Herron
Global Industrial Products Leader
Tel: +1 (860) 241 7007