KBF Manager Additions

Please join us in welcoming to KBF our new tax managers.


Tamara Ward – Senior Tax Manager

Tamara joins KBF as a senior tax manager, based in Portland.  Prior to joining KBF, Tamara worked at Nike, focusing on global tax accounting and reporting and federal tax compliance.  

Tamara will focus on assisting KBF clients with tax accounting matters. 





Sue Lin – Tax Manager

Shuyi (Sue) joins KBF as a tax manager with the middle market team. Prior to joining KBF, Sue worked at Ernst & Young for six years where she provided tax compliance services to high-net-worth individuals and their family businesses. She has experience in individual, hedge fund investment partnership, trust, and gift tax compliance. She also has experience with foreign disclosure such as Form 5471, Form 5472, Form 8938, and FBAR.
Sue will focus on assisting KBF clients and colleagues with high-net-worth individuals and their family business tax matters. Sue is based in Las Vegas.



Curtis Springfield – Tax Manager

Prior to joining KBF, Curtis spent seven years with Grant Thornton LLP in their Houston and Dallas offices.  Curtis is currently located in Dallas, Texas. 

Curtis has spent most of his career delivering a full range of State and Local Tax compliance and consulting services to various clients across a wide variety of industries.  Curtis’ experience in both Houston and Dallas has led to significant involvement with the Texas Franchise Tax including refund review and audit support services.