John serves as a Managing Director of Tax at BPM, with nearly 30 years of public accounting and private industry experience in State and Local Taxes (SALT). John helps his clients respond to SALT issues, with a specialization in sales tax and use tax that's currently in high demand after the Supreme Court's decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. (2018). He’s a leader in BPM's SALT group, which serves as a single point of contact for clients to analyze their state and local tax liabilities, as well as state and local tax deductions. John listens to client needs to plan and implement strategies that minimize identified liabilities.
John, a third generation Japanese-American, grew up in St. Louis, Missouri.