The State Tax Experts

Mitigating Financial RiskEnhancing State and Local Tax Compliance • Expanding Technology

Strategic Alliances

We focus on increasing your shareholder value and profitability by accessing, identifying, evaluating, and executing ways to reduce business cost. Our approach is to blend into your environment as an extension to the team and seamlessly guide and complete your initiatives from start to finish.

We have partnered with minority and women business owners to provide exceptional services throughout all of North America.

Tax Consulting

Project Management

Management Consulting

Small Business Financing and Capacity Building

Our Capabilities

We ensure you pay only your fair share of taxes.

We guide and implement large and small-scale projects aligned with your organization’s strategic goals.

We change your organizational structure to meet emerging business demands.

We implement automation solutions in the areas of tax and finance.

We provide the tools to help minority businesses gain access to capital.

Team of Experts

Strategic Alliance Team

Gwendolyn Evans

GSE is your state tax expert in the areas of sales and use tax, state income/franchise tax, and miscellaneous state taxes.

Randy Ellison

Cambridge Tax is your business personal property and real estate tax experts. The firm has developed a tax tool that allows for comprehensive insight to all rules, laws, and regulations for every state that imposes taxes on real and personal property.

Sheresa Norton

Moxcee Consulting Group, LLC provides on-demand management consulting services based on a company’s desired strategic goals and objectives. The firm is uniquely equipped to guide, manage, and implement strategic project initiatives.

Kevin Keane

Directed Action supports C-level executives on their most critical projects. They partner with clients to enable, support, and achieve strategic transformation.

Rodney Woods

PIN identifies, evaluates, educates, and introduces eligible diverse business owners to private equity, venture capitalist, family offices, and banking institutions actively seeking opportunities to support underserved markets; all while helping businesses extend capacity for job creation.

Our Solutions

Mitigate Financial Risk

Evaluate and identify appropriate savings on projects for bottom-line results.

Expand Technology

Provide project management services to strengthen financial systems.

Enhance Tax Compliance to Control Cost

Keep businesses compliant with state and local tax laws and regulations and represent their interest during tax audits.

Perform Financial Due Diligence

In partnership with PIN, conduct a financial review of diverse business owners to prepare them to scale and grow.

Meet Your Business Connector

Gwendolyn Standberry Evans, founder of Standberry Enterprises, Inc., is a professional with a unique combination of tax policy, management, and leadership skills.  She has multistate tax experience as a corporate employee and business owner. 

  • Nationally Certified by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), Women’s Business Council – Southwest, 2023 to current
  • Nationally Certified by the Dallas/Fort Worth Minority Supplier Development Council, 2021 to current
  • Small Business Enterprise Certification, 2021 to current
  • Texas Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) Certified, 2021 to current
  • Certified Member of the Institute for Professionals in Taxation
  • Diverse Organization of Firms Executive Board, 2020 to current
  • YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas Board of Directors, 2013 to 2019
  • Trumpets4Kids Foundation Board of Directors, 2011 to 2015
  • Institute for Professionals in Taxation Board of Governors, 2009 to 2012 and 2007 to 2008
  • Raytheon Finance Shared Services Diversity Council, 2007 to 2011
  • A & G Evans Management, Inc. Board of Directors, 2000 to 2010
  • Nubian Queens Investment Club Board of Directors and President, 1995 to 2005
  • Institute for Professionals in Taxation (IPT)
    • Chair of University Relations Committee, 2015 to current
    • Member of Annual Conference Property Tax Committee, 2021
    • Member of Outreach Committee, 2019 to 2021
    • Chair of Mentoring Committee, 2012 to 2014
    • Co-Chair of Advanced Sales and Use Tax Academy, 2012 to 2013
    • Member of Advanced Sales and Use Tax Academy, 2003 to 2011
  • Texas Taxpayers and Research Association (TTARA)
    • Member of Tax Policy Committee, 2011 to 2020
  • Louisiana Association of Tax Administrators (LATA)
    • Member of Industry Committee, 2013 to 2019
  • State of Texas
    • Member of Texas Aerospace and Aviation Advisory Committee, 2009-2013 (appointed by Governor Rick Perry)
    • Member of Texas Comptroller’s Tax Policy Committee, 2003 to 2006
  • Interstate Tax Corporation
    • Speaker at Annual Sales & Use Tax Planning Conference, 2015 to current. Topic: Ethics & Managing the Sales and Use Tax Function and Preparing for Audits and Litigation
    • Speaker at Advanced Sales and Use Tax Conference, 2018 to current.  Topic: Ethics and Procedural Issues
  • Institute for Professionals in Taxation (IPT)
    • Instructor and Breakout Facilitator at Sales and Use Tax School II, 2018 to 2022. Topics: Advanced Construction Contracting and Tax Planning
    • Session Leader/Facilitator at Advanced Sales and Use Tax Academy, 2013, 2008, 2005, and 2003
    • Instructor and Breakout Facilitator at Sales and Use Tax School II, 2009 to 2013. Topic: Tax Planning
    • Instructor and Breakout Facilitator at Sales and Use Tax School I, 2005 to 2008.  Topic: Contracting
    • Speaker at Sales and Use Tax Symposium, 2004
  • Council on State Taxation (COST)
    • Speaker at Great Issues Conference, 2006. Topic: Tax Planning when Partnering with Corporate Government Affairs.

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