Marla brings with her a wealth of expertise honed through her extensive career, during which she navigated intricate tax challenges and delivered tailored solutions to complex tax situations. Her track record of leadership, coupled with her comprehensive understanding of tax compliance and regulatory requirements, positions her as an invaluable addition to the SN team.

Marla has over three decades of extensive expertise across both public and private sectors, with a focus on law and taxation. Prior to joining SN, Marla served as the Managing Tax Director at BDO USA’s National Tax Office, specializing in accounting methods, tax controversy, and risk management. Additionally, she managed hundreds of tax matters that resulted in large reductions of tax liabilities and audit findings; and served as a well-known tax thought leader as a result of her numerous presentations, articles, and interviews.

Marla spearheads the operations of SN’s National Tax Office, providing strategic direction and oversight to ensure unparalleled client service and solution delivery.


  • Master of Laws, Taxation from Penn State Dickinson Law
  • Juris Doctorate from Penn State Dickinson Law
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Shippensburg University
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA), Accounting from Shippensburg University

Professional and Community Highlights

  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Bar Membership, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • American Institute of Public Accountants, Member
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member