John Abernethy currently serves as Vice President of our Sales & Use Tax Department. He graduated with a Masters in Tax and Federal Income Tax from Texas A&M University. Mr. Abernethy has worked in Tax since 1995. He specializes in Sales & Use Tax for all 50 states and is an expert when it comes to understanding each state’s tax code. Prior to KEA, Mr. Abernethy worked at PwC, as VP of Tax at Triton Energy, and VP of Tax Americas/West Africa at Hess Americas. He manages a team of SUT experts that specialize in manufacturing, oil & gas, and retail. He oversees our Sales & Use Tax reviews that over the years have garnered millions of dollars back in over-payment of Sales Tax for our clients.