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Ron Shackelford

Managing Director

As Managing Director within GTM’s Tax Automation Services practice, Ron provides tax and technology leadership across customer markets nationwide. Ron’s blend of industry and Public accounting experience, along with his leadership in the implementation, delivery, and execution of tax technology solutions for global Fortune 500 and Fortune 100 companies, uniquely qualifies him as a leader of GTM’s TAS team.

Ron is committed to providing clients with technology-enabled services in a practical and value-added manner. This includes the implementation of corporate tax software applications and enterprise technologies that fuel business intelligence related to tax processes, data management, and collaboration between general accounting and tax.

Prior to joining GTM, Ron spent 17 years with TaxStream/Thomson Reuters, where he ultimately served as Head of Services for the Eastern Region and Latin America. In this role, he maintained global ownership of the implementation, consulting, services, sales support, and staff management of direct and indirect ONESOURCE products for clients within those regions. Ron’s expertise helped the company achieve substantial growth, leading to a #51 spot the Inc. 5000 list fastest growing private companies and increasing revenues by 2378% over a three-year period.

Ron also held roles with Duke Energy and Pan Energy, where he was responsible for the implementation of technology platforms including Business Objectives XI, Hyperion Essbase/Hyperion HFM, and FMIS, and SAP R3.

A Florida native, Ron resides in Houston, Tx with his two daughters, and son.  He enjoys spending time with family and friends, working out/weightlifting, cheering for Florida sports teams, and golfing.

DESIGNATION: Thomson Reuters ONESOURCE Certified Implementer

EDUCATION:      B.S in Computer Science, Minor Financial Accounting; Texas Southern University

AWARDS:             McKinsey and Company Black Leadership Program Certification CGMA (non-active)