Washington D.C. – National Foreign Trade Council (NFTC) President Jake Colvin today announced that Anne Gordon has joined the NFTC as Vice President for International Tax Policy.
Ms. Gordon most recently served as Tax Counsel in the office of Senator Rob Portman, where she advised the Senator on tax policy and served as liaison to the Senate Finance Committee.
Throughout her career, Anne has held various jobs in both the private and public sector, having previously served as Tax Counsel for Senator Young, Manager for Tax Services at PricewaterhouseCoopers and in a number of roles at the Departments of Energy and the Treasury.
“Anne’s deep international tax expertise and experience with politics and policy across the Federal Government and private sector will be an asset to NFTC and our member companies,” said Colvin. “We are thrilled that she will lead our international tax policy work.” Anne’s full bio can be found below.
Vice President, International Tax Policy
Anne Gordon is Vice President for International Tax Policy at the National Foreign Trade Council, the leading business association dedicated solely to advancing the interests of U.S. companies in international commerce.
Anne previously served in the U.S. Senate as Tax Counsel to two Senators Rob Portman and Todd Young of the Senate Finance Committee. During her time in the Senate, Ms. Gordon was one of the lead staff involved in drafting the tax provisions of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.
She has also worked in the International Tax Services practice of PwC’s National Tax Services office, where she gained experience on a wide array of U.S. international tax issues including cross-border mergers and acquisitions and issues arising in the context of anti-deferral regimes, including Sub-part F. She also advised clients on debt issuance and modification, foreign currency issues, treaty benefits, GILTI, section 163(j), FDII and BEAT.
She has also held several positions in the U.S. Departments of Energy and the Treasury and clerked at the U.S. Tax Court for Judges Tamara W. Ashford, Mark V. Holmes, Richard T. Morrison, and Robert A. Wherry, Jr.
Anne graduated from The George Washington University with a B.A. in Classical Studies and Political Science, and an M.P.P. focusing on business-government relations. She received her J.D. from Boston College Law School and her LL.M. in Taxation with a certificate in International Taxation from Georgetown University Law Center.
About the NFTC
The National Foreign Trade Council (NFTC) is the premier business association advancing trade and tax policies that support access to the global marketplace. Founded in 1914, NFTC promotes an open, rules-based global economy on behalf of a diverse membership of U.S.-based businesses.