Kristin Maeckel Named Partner at Habif, Arogeti & Wynne, LLP
Maeckel dedicated to the success of international clients and businesses
Feb. 19, 2015- Habif, Arogeti & Wynne, LLP, (HA&W) the largest Georgia-headquartered tax, accounting and business advisory firm, announced today that Kristin Maeckel has been named a partner at the firm.
Maeckel is a native of Germany who specializes in advising multi-national corporations in the manufacturing, distribution and service industries, on U.S. tax planning and compliance. Kristin has 12 years of experience serving German inbound companies, including many start-ups, with their U.S. subsidiaries’ tax and accounting matters.
HA&W’s International services group has over 60 international professionals who speak more than 25 different languages. In addition, the group drives over 30 percent of the firm’s growth each year through services such as transfer pricing, international tax compliance, the structuring of foreign operations for tax efficiencies and the conversion of financial statements to U.S. GAAP and IFRS. Today, HA&W’s international team does business with companies in over 40 countries, and partners with German clients in the manufacturing, technology and real estate industries.
“Kristin works hands-on with her clients, putting them first and helping them with aspects of their businesses, beyond their taxes,” said Richard Kopelman, CEO and managing partner. “Her clients trust her because of her years of experience working with companies facing similar challenges, and she is able to provide them with down-to-earth, pragmatic advice that makes them a better business.”
In addition, over the past four years, Maeckel has successfully grown and led a German practice, working with manufacturing and distribution companies as they expand into the U.S. She demonstrates a level of confidence and expertise that allows her to quickly connect with and understand the international business challenges that international clients and prospects face.
Maeckel received the German equivalent of a Masters degree in Accounting at Universität Mannheim in Germany. She is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and is also actively involved with the German American Chamber of Commerce and the Advisory Council of the German Studies Department at Emory University.
About Habif, Arogeti & Wynne, LLP (HA&W):
HA&W has been recognized as a “Best of the Best Accounting Firm” in the United States. Since 1952, clients throughout the U.S. and in more than 40 countries have counted on HA&W to build value, manage risk and drive growth. As the largest tax, audit and business advisory firm headquartered in Georgia, our expertise across a broad range of services and industries provides clients with winning financial practices and insights to help them grow at every stage of their business lifecycle.