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Tax Institute Speakers

Alan Gregerson

Alan Gregerson is a Senior Stakeholder Liaison Specialist with the Communication and Liaison Division of the IRS. He partners with various practitioner, payroll and business organizations in outreach tax topics, and engage partners on IRS policies, procedures and practices in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa and Montana. Alan has spoken at Taxpayer Practitioner Institutes for over fifteen years on tax updates, IRS topics and various other tax topics.  He has been a member of IRS Webinar Team, Taxpayer Practitioner Institute Team, Issue Management Resolution Team, Data Breach Team and Industry Team over the years. 

He has previously held positions as a Revenue Agent in field examination, Taxpayer Service Specialist answering technical calls at the St. Paul nationwide call site, assisted the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program with technical and electronic filing expertise. 

Alan has a Bachelor Degree from University of Minnesota. He received his Certified Payroll Professional designation in 2011. He has over 31 years of IRS experience.          


Robert 'Chris' Province

Chris ProvinceRobert 'Chris' Province is a highly sought-after, award-winning discussion leader delivering dynamic and engaging CPE seminars to CPA's and business professionals across the country. State CPA societies and firms alike consider Chris to be their trusted provider of CPE and often comment he was "asked for by name" by many seminar attendees. Chris consistently receives outstanding evaluations for the courses he instructs. Chris has authored and co-authored many CPE courses throughout his career. He was a founder and co-owner of Garverick Province, LLC. Chris currently serves as a technical writer and reviewer of seminars materials for various tax and financial seminar companies. Chris received the California CPA Education Foundation's "Discussion Leader of the Year" Award, has been featured in several business publications, and has appeared in various CPE webinars and broadcasts.

In addition to his speaking, Chris is currently a self-employed CPA specializing in taxation of high net worth individuals and closely held businesses with clients located in many states throughout the United States. Chris has also served as a tax partner and senior tax member for several local, regional, and national CPA firms.

Chris earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Finance from California State University Northridge. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the California Society of Certified Public Accountants. Chris is currently a member of the national AICPA S-Corporation Technical Resource Panel. He has also served as a member of the Qualifications Committee for the California Board of Accountancy. Chris is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in California and North Carolina.

Roger McEowen