J Richard Stamm

J Richard Stamm
Vice Chairman, Global Tax

Rick Stamm is the Vice Chairman, Global Tax. He was appointed to this role in October 2011. In his role, he is responsible for building the capabilities of Tax practices across the PwC network of firms, as well as for interacting on Tax and business issues with many of the firm's larger clients.

Prior to taking over leadership of the global Tax network, Rick served as the US Tax Leader and a Vice Chairman of the US firm since 2004. In that capacity he was also responsible for the network of Tax practices across the Americas. Prior to becoming the US Tax Leader, Rick served as the national industry leader of the Consumer and Industrial Products group and in various other roles in US Tax leadership.

Rick joined the firm in 1976, serving in the Baltimore Assurance practice. He transferred to the Tax practice in 1981 and moved on to spend a year in the firm’s Washington National Tax Services office. Rick was admitted to the partnership in 1986.

During his time with the firm, Rick has served a wide range of companies including large inbound and outbound multinationals, large domestic companies and family -owned businesses – all across a variety of industries including pharmaceuticals, mining, general industrial products, aerospace, real estate, insurance, investment management, and public utilities. Areas of technical emphasis during his career have included mergers and acquisitions, inventories, accounting methods, inbound investment matters, and consolidated returns.

A Certified Public Accountant, Rick is a graduate of Lycoming College. Rick is also a member of the Board of Advisors for the University of Southern California’s Leventhal School of Accounting.