Maria Severino becomes tax practice area leader


Toronto, ON – The firm is pleased to announce that Maria Severino will be assuming the role of practice area leader for the firm’s tax group, effective April 3, 2017. Enzo Testa will continue to be a senior advisor to Maria and an important member of the firm’s Management Committee.

Maria joined the firm in 2011 and has over 22 years of extensive experience advising both private, public and multinational corporations. In her new role, Maria will oversee the tax group, which includes domestic tax services, global tax services and tax advisory. She will continue to focus on achieving exceptional client outcomes in complex tax transactions, while setting the strategic direction for the group.

 “We congratulate Maria on this outstanding achievement and her ongoing commitment to our firm and offer our full support as she undertakes this important role. We are tremendously thankful to Enzo and the guidance and leadership he has provided to our firm and we will continue to benefit from his role as a member of our Management Committee,” says Managing Partner Harry Blum.

“Maria exemplifies entrepreneurial thinking and is an exceptional practitioner, delivering value in highly complex tax transactions. She instills valuable insights and a strong sense of collaboration in our staff – key qualities needed to develop innovative tax strategies to assist our clients and support the firm’s growth,” says Enzo Testa, partner, tax.

*At the time of this news release, RSM Canada was a member of a predecessor firm.