Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities (ACT) Member Biographies

Michael Engle, Kansas City, Missouri
Michael has extensive experience working with exempt organizations and governmental entities on various tax issues including employment tax. He has direct experience working with non-profit hospitals and colleges and universities. He has written a number of technical articles and has been a presenter for conferences and webinars. He is a CPA and actively involved with the AICPA. He serves on the BKD, LLP non-profit committee and is the leader of their health care committee. He is involved with the AICPA and Missouri Society of CPAs.

Andrew Lipkin, New York, New York
Andrew is an attorney and now Senior Tax Counsel for New York City and has management responsibility for other attorneys. He provides counsel to his employer, and is familiar with issue affecting Federal State and Local Governments.

Jean Swift, Mashantucket, Connecticut
Jean is a tribal leader with diverse experience in business management, administration and establishing strategic partnerships. She is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Connecticut and a Certified Credit Union Financial Counselor. She is currently the Treasurer of the first Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Council 7.