Business Licenses, LLC maintains a staff of over 100 employees, including experienced attorneys and paralegals who are intimately familiar with domestic and Canadian licensing requirements. Our staff excels in U.S. state and local government compliance, research, licensing laws and regulations as well as software development, systems, web development, and customer service.
David founded Business Licenses, LLC in 2004. Recognizing a need for business licensing solutions, David built Business Licenses, LLC into a powerhouse of business license compliance solutions, comprising data, software, and services. Prior to Business Licenses, LLC, David founded Data Publishing Company, where he created the pioneering line of sales tax compliance data and software known as ZIPsales, ZIPcomm and ZIPutil. These systems automate sales tax compliance for many of Fortune 500 companies, providing them with sales tax systems and data. David has a wealth of IT and compliance experience through previous work with organizations such as ExxonMobil, Pan American World Airlines, AIG, Telecordia Technologies, and the United Nations.
Abe co-founded Business Licenses, LLC in 2004. Abe is a dynamic professional focused on research and technology convergence with specialty in compliance solutions in the state and local tax and regulatory arena. Abe specializes in process and database design, business transaction structures, and risk analysis. Prior to Business Licenses, LLC, Abe co-founded Data Publishing Company, where he created the pioneering line of sales tax processing software known as ZIPsales, ZIPcomm, and ZIPutil acquired by CCH a Wolters Kluwer company. These systems automate sales tax compliance for many of the Fortune 500 companies, providing them with sales tax systems, data, and forms.
Andrea currently serves as Vice President of Operations for Business Licenses, LLC where she is responsible for corporate operations and manages a team of licensing professionals. Prior to Business Licenses, LLC, Andrea was the Chief Financial Officer for DoubleTree Hotels where she was responsible for day-to-day financial transactions as well as compliance with corporate, tax, and other financial reporting requirements. Andrea has also served as the Manager of Operations of the Sales Tax Group of CCH-Wolters Kluwer where she was responsible for operations, human resources, and site management. The group developed and supported sales tax databases utilized in ERP systems for retail, restaurant, grocery, telecom, and utility companies.
Lorraine is an accomplished attorney with significant experience in commercial litigation, insurance defense, antitrust, real estate and broker malpractice. Her background includes large law firm experience, substantial political and legislative experience, and extensive public speaking experience.
Dave manages the business license research department for Business Licenses, LLC. The department specializes in providing assistance to start-up and expanding companies with identifying all types of licenses that would be required for their business. He has been heading up the department for the past 6+ years. Dave has a BAIS degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University where he graduated in 2007.
Avi serves as the Technology Director for Business Licenses, LLC where he is responsible for the design and delivery of innovative technology solutions. His extensive understanding of business operations, infrastructure, and application development, as well as his knowledge of products, software, services and aptitude for partnering cross-functionally helps advance Business Licenses, LLC’s technology vision.
Sol is responsible for developing and managing the company’s business relationship with our major accounts. Prior to joining Business Licenses, LLC, Sol spent close to a decade on Wall Street as a licensed Investment Banker and assisted private and public technology companies with their finance needs. During the 1990’s, in collaboration with Dun & Bradstreet, Inc., he was the co-owner of one of the largest online database marketing companies in the United States serving the financial services sector.