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The Untapped Workforce Helping a Radnor Corporate Tax Firm

March 27, 2017

GTM Intern Makes Path for Untapped Workforce

When Global Tax Management hired a part-time intern last year from The Pathway School, a private school for young adults on the autism spectrum, company officials expected him to be a great fit for filing and other basic administrative duties.

They didn’t expect that in less than two months, the 20-year-old would be working with the company’s in-house programmer to help design automated tax management software.

“It was a perfect match,” said Dave Laurinaitis, GTM’s CEO, who is now preparing to offer the student, Shawn Luther, a part-time programming position.

GTM’s experience echoes those of other companies in the region and around the world as more and more enterprises tap into the untapped workforce potential of people on the autism spectrum.

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