Mike Draper

Senior Manager- State Tax

North Dallas, Remote Only

13+ years of experience


  • 13+ Years of Tax Accounting Experience

    with progressive experience serving as a tax associate, tax supervisor, tax director, state tax director, and state tax consultant

  • Professional Partner to C-Suite Executives

    providing sound financial and operations counsel to inform decision-making.


  • Responsible for all state taxes at publicly-traded company primarily engaged in property & casualty insurance

  • Oversaw group of four team members and managed tax payments in excess of $40M annually

  • Served as Reverse Income Tax Audit (RITA) service offering champion for Texas region

  • Managed large state income/franchise tax compliance engagements for corporations and flow-through entities.

  • Provided various consulting services to clients in various areas including sales tax, mergers & acquisitions, nexus, voluntary disclosures, audit defense & controversy, ASC 740, refund reviews, etc.

  • Served as an instructor for the firm’s internal state and local tax training courses.

  • Served as a career coach for senior associates and associates.

  • Responsible for all state taxes at privately-held company with $2B in annual revenue


  • Serve as a State Tax Consultant focusing on Independent state tax consulting projects focused on compliance and audit defense.

  • Oversaw group of four team members and managed tax payments in excess of $40M annually.

  •  Led the Dallas office’s state and local income/franchise tax compliance for designated key clients.

  • Conducted internal firm trainings and developed training materials.

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