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Gary M. Wells

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(973) 549-2500
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New Jersey
18 Columbia Turnpike
Suite 220
Florham Park, NJ 07932


Education

J.D., cum laude, University of Illinois, College of Law, Champaign-Urbana, IL, 1999

  • Member of Elder Law Journal

M.S.T., Taxation, George Washington University, Washington, DC, 1990

B.A., cum laude, Accounting, George Washington University, Washington, DC, 1989

  • Member of Beta Alpha Psi (Accounting Honor Society)

Gary Wells has over 25 years of experience as member of several Big 4 National Accounting firms and large financial institutions. He has served 15 years as a Vice President and Tax Director for two large financial services corporations. Gary has extensive background in mergers, acquisitions, spin-offs, finance and banking. Most recently, he was the Managing Director of Corporate Tax for Navient Solutions, Inc. and its predecessor Sallie Mae, Inc. He managed the tax planning and federal controversy function for both companies. Having worked hands-on in many areas of federal and state income taxation, law and accounting both as an officer and trusted legal, tax advisor, Mr. Wells provides in-depth tax planning advice, including accounting (ASC 740) that affects many facets of operating and structuring businesses for global markets. He understands how to ask the tough questions and the importance of explaining the difficult answers in an easy to understand manner. He holds a license to practice as a Certified Public Accountant in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Admissions

New York
New Jersey
District of Columbia

Memberships

Northern Virginia Technology Council
Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA)
Northern Chapter, VSCPA
New York State Bar Association

Community Involvement

Former Treasurer for Arlington Little League
Baseball Coach for Arlington Little League
Reflections Coordinator (art contest) for Arlington Special Education PTA

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Contact

(973) 549-2500

gwells@grsm.com


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New Jersey

Education

J.D., cum laude, University of Illinois, College of Law, Champaign-Urbana, IL, 1999

  • Member of Elder Law Journal

M.S.T., Taxation, George Washington University, Washington, DC, 1990

B.A., cum laude, Accounting, George Washington University, Washington, DC, 1989

  • Member of Beta Alpha Psi (Accounting Honor Society)

Gary M. Wells

Of Counsel

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Gary Wells has over 25 years of experience as member of several Big 4 National Accounting firms and large financial institutions. He has served 15 years as a Vice President and Tax Director for two large financial services corporations. Gary has extensive background in mergers, acquisitions, spin-offs, finance and banking. Most recently, he was the Managing Director of Corporate Tax for Navient Solutions, Inc. and its predecessor Sallie Mae, Inc. He managed the tax planning and federal controversy function for both companies. Having worked hands-on in many areas of federal and state income taxation, law and accounting both as an officer and trusted legal, tax advisor, Mr. Wells provides in-depth tax planning advice, including accounting (ASC 740) that affects many facets of operating and structuring businesses for global markets. He understands how to ask the tough questions and the importance of explaining the difficult answers in an easy to understand manner. He holds a license to practice as a Certified Public Accountant in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

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Admissions

New York
New Jersey
District of Columbia

Memberships

Northern Virginia Technology Council
Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA)
Northern Chapter, VSCPA
New York State Bar Association

Community Involvement

Former Treasurer for Arlington Little League
Baseball Coach for Arlington Little League
Reflections Coordinator (art contest) for Arlington Special Education PTA

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