Chris Bergin, president and publisher of Tax Analysts, is an authority on federal tax policy. He joined Tax Analysts in 1991, serving as the editor of its flagship publication, Tax Notes, for eight years before taking control of the overall operations of the organization. Tax Analysts has grown significantly under Bergin’s leadership, becoming recognized as an influential and nonpartisan source of tax news, analysis, and commentary. Bergin is also at the forefront of the fight for transparency in tax systems, not just in the United States, but around the world. For more than 30 years, he has written extensively on federal tax issues and is often quoted for his bold opinions. Before joining Tax Analysts, he managed several federal tax products at Prentice Hall Inc. Bergin has a BA in history from Boston College and a JD from Pace University School of Law. He also completed the Senior Executive Program at the Columbia University Graduate School of Business.
Cara Griffith, oversees Tax Analysts’ editorial department, which includes managing and providing strategic guidance for its daily news publications, Tax Notes Today, State Tax Today, and Worldwide Tax Daily, and its weekly magazines, Tax Notes, State Tax Notes, and Tax Notes International. Griffith also contributes regularly to Tax Analysts’ blog and has written for a broad range of tax policy publications, including State Tax Notes, The Tax Adviser, The Hedge Fund Law Report, and The Hill. She regularly speaks at tax conferences and other events on state tax issues. In particular, Griffith has widely spoken about the need for transparency in tax administration. Griffith has a BA in political science and a BA in international studies from the University of Evansville and a JD from the George Washington University Law School.
Michael Berkeley, chief technology officer at Tax Analysts, has over 25 years of experience managing IT operations and the development of technology solutions in a broad variety of organizations. Before joining Tax Analysts, Berkeley was the chief information officer for ASCD, a nonprofit publisher and membership association in the education space. His career leading up to ASCD was in information systems consulting, helping organizations in both client-facing and internal operations roles. Berkeley has implemented several enterprise resource planning solutions and Web content delivery platforms, and overseen the creation and operation of effective internal IT operations. Berkeley has his MBA from the University of Arizona's Eller College of Management.
As chief marketing officer, Libby Powell manages sales and marketing for Tax Analysts. Powell has over 25 years of experience in diverse industries, including consumer packaged goods, licensing, and publishing. She has created and implemented best practices at Fortune 100 companies and has successfully built entrepreneurial companies at early growth stages. She has extensive experience in strategic planning, new product development, branding, marketing research, cross-functional team management, and contract negotiations. At Tax Analysts, Powell is focused on supporting Tax Analysts’ mission, understanding and meeting the needs of our customers, and driving growth. Key growth initiatives include expanding global readership and launching new products and ventures. Powell holds a BA from Trinity College, Hartford Conn., and an MBA from Georgetown University.
Colette Brooks has over 20 years of diverse experience leading strategic human capital initiatives in the banking, retail, technology, and nonprofit industries. She also has international experience and has served in both Fortune and start-up environments. Among her many achievements, Brooks has experience in leading large-scale projects, integrating newly acquired organizations, reengineering business process, HRIS implementation, and succession planning. She holds a BS in business from Regis University, a master’s in education and human resource development from George Washington University, and a variety of certifications to include change leadership and executive coaching.
Anthony Hebron leads Tax Analysts' efforts to share with all taxpayers, via traditional and social media, the in-depth tax news and analysis being published by the tax policy thought leaders at Tax Analysts. Previously, Hebron led his own integrated marketing and communications firm. His career includes having worked for Battelle Memorial Institute and three Fortune 500 companies. Hebron has a BA in political science and an MSJ from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.