Meet the Team

The Only Tax Platform built by
actual Tax Professionals
Headshot photo of John McGowan, CEO.
John McGowan
CEO
After 20+ years driving technology innovation & investment at Deloitte and KPMG, John launched a tax technology consultancy to develop next-generation solutions to modernize standard tax preparation processes. John then launched HubSync with the goal of changing how tax professionals work and how clients interact with CPA firms.

Prior to HubSync, John was the Partner-in-Charge of Tax Technology at Deloitte developing sophisticated Tax applications and platforms. He managed a team of technologists using the latest software engineering techniques and architectures to deliver business value and drive digital transformation. John started his career at KPMG where he was the Global Chief Information Officer and managed a technology team of over 500 professionals along with over 300+ vendor resources.
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John has a BSBA and Masters of Accounting from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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Betsy Weissman
CMO
Betsy has over 25 years experience in the tax & accounting industry, starting her career at KPMG in the State & Local Tax Practice.

As Senior Manager in the Washington DC National office, she overaw the development of many technology tools built for the entire US tax practice. Next at CCH, she was the Director in Charge of Innovation for North America.
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Betsy has a BA in Finance/Political Science from Penn State University and a Juris Doctorate from Duquesne University
Victor Soskin
Senior Director of Engineering
Victor brings 24 years of Architecture/Full Stack Software Development experience to HubSync. He has vast credentials in Enterprise design, Development, and Implementation of complex, large-scale, high-availability software systems.

Victor has held numerous roles – including Head of Product Development as well as progressing through the spectrum of technical roles as developer and architect. His passion is delivering high impact, high availability, leading edge systems and has done so for the who’s who of corporate America – including driving transformation of major tax platforms for Deloitte where he met and worked with John McGowan in his role as CIO.
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Victor is a graduate of Belarusian State University, where he also earned his Masters in Computer Science
Sarah Kleinfelter
Product Owner
Over her nearly 6 years consulting career, Sarah has worked with a variety of federal government clients, including the Department of Defence and most recently Department of State in International Security and Nonproliferation, Technology Division (ISN/TD).
Sarah has had many diverse roles to build her depth of experience. Her roles primarily focused on creating and building teams that are optimized to deliver fast, improving internal and external processes to align with best practices, providing tactical guidance and solutions for business change, and coordinating with Directors, Chief of Staff, and major stakeholders to ensure our bureau was strategically aligned.
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Sarah is a graduate of George Mason University with a degree in Operations Management and Information Systems Management

Sarah is Certified Scrum Product Owner and ITIL Certified
Josh Allen
Senior Product Manager
Josh has 15 years of Big Four experience and is ready to bring real solutions to real problems facing accounting firms today. During his tenure at KPMG, he provided both corporate and partnership tax services, served as a manager for offshore services operations in India and helped to build market leading tax technology in the asset management space. He is excited to bring the array of skills developed from these experiences to help HubSync revolutionize the tax compliance process.
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Josh is a graduate of the University of Illinois with a B.S. and M.S. in accounting with a specialization in taxation.
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Paul Madarasz
COO/CRO
Paul brings 30+ years of Software and Operational experience to HubSync. He has held C-Level roles in some of the largest companies in the Global 100, including President, AIG Technologies where he was responsible for Global Software and Technology Delivery for AIG’s 400+ operating units supporting 100,000+ Employees in 130+ countries; and COO of Siemens Business Services supporting technology deployment for over 1M+ end users in the Fortune 100 Marketplace.

Paul has also been President of two Software Product Engineering firms, bringing leading edge platforms to market for numerous household names in various industries. While North American GM for UST Global, Paul collaborated with John McGowan, when he was Global CIO at KPMG. In a span of 6+ years together they built a best-in-class Global Development center for KPMG with 150+ team members. Paul jumped at the chance to work with John in creating HubSync, believing his vision for an all-in-one digital, customer-centric platform would bring seismic transformational change to the Professional Services industry.
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Paul is a graduate of Boston College with a BA in Marketing
Tiffany Roussel
Senior Product Manager
Tiffany brings over 9 years of technology experience in the accounting and tax industry to HubSync. She was previously a business application manager for Honkamp Krueger & Co., P.C. where she led many firm-wide technology efforts.

As of recent, Tiffany was a lead technology product manager for Wolters Kluwer. In her role, she was dedicated to the needs and priorities of large firms for tax technology.Tiffany serves as a senior product manager at HubSync, helping to define requirements and build out new capabilities in the platform.
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Tiffany is a graduate from the University of Iowa with a BA in Communication Studies. In addition, she is a certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and a certified Technical Product Manager.
Jennifer Rodrigues
Senior Product Director
Jennifer brings almost 20 years of Big Four expertise in both tax compliance & tax technology. After more than 17 years at KPMG tax, she joined HubSync due to its vision for an automated future in the tax industry. She is excited to apply her professional experiences & knowledge and help grow a game changing product for tax preparers. With the unlimited opportunity for growth here, Jennifer is ready to add to HubSync's unique imprint on the tax compliance process.
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Jennifer has an MBA from Pace University with a Masters in Business and Accounting
Sita Likhite
Product Manager
Sita brings over 20 years of experience in Tax and Accounting technology. Previously she worked at Wolters Kluwer leading teams to bring innovative solutions to the market like CCH Axcess, CCH eSign and other solutions at the Innovation Lab.

Several of the products she has worked on have received awards at Wolters Kluwer and within the industry. Prior to Wolters Kluwer, Sita worked at Arthur Andersen in their Audit and Business Advisory division. Sita is a Chartered Accountant and a CPA. She was awarded the Gold Key by the Kansas Society of CPAs.
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Sita is a graduate of R. A. Podar College of Commerce & Economics, in Mumbai, Maharashtra with a Bachelors in Accounting & Finance

A Significant Focus on Engineering

Current Team Strength - 60
23
Development Team
7
Technical
Leadership
2
Business
Analysis
8
Quality &
Automation
3
Infrastructure/
DevOps
5
Mobile
Developers
2
User
Experience
3
Product
Management

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