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. 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. 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 a Chief Financial Officer in the DoubleTree Hotel chain 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.
Avi 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.
Joe joined Business Licenses LLC in 2013. He has a background in government administration and law. He leads a staff of more than thirty employees, including corporate compliance analysts, researchers and customer support specialists. He has extensive experience in federal, state and local business tax compliance. His department handles all aspects of general regulatory matters and licensing. Joe is also responsible for overseeing filing and research operations for our corporate partners.
Jessica Taylor started at Business Licenses as a filer. In addition to her varied experience with highly regulated and “bleeding edge” licensing areas, such as crypto-currency and other finance related licenses, she is now managing a team of 12 filers. She helps to improve each of her team members’ knowledge bases and confidence in the licensing industry. With 9 years of experience in the licensing industry, Jessica has an array of expertise areas in the field.
Alan has been working at Business Licenses, LLC since 2013. He is responsible for B2B marketing initiatives brand awareness, and customer satisfaction analytics for Business Licenses, LLC. His team executes inbound and outbound marketing campaigns targeted to the largest enterprises in America along with a growing portfolio of brand new small businesses.