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OSCPA Members - One hour FREE CPE offered at each knowledge network!
The business and industry focused knowledge network explores business management and consulting topics in one hour informational sessions with experts and peers.
Business & Industry Knowledge Network developed by the OSCPA Business Management & Advisory Services Committee.
Provide an overview and update of important issues impacting the business arena.
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Mark Prater graduated from Portland State University in 1981 with a B.S. in accounting. He also obtained a J.D. from Willamette University in 1984 and an LL.M. in Taxation from the University of Florida in 1987. Mr. Prater became a member of the Oregon and Washington State bars in 1984 and a certified public accountant in Washington in 1986. He practiced with Touche Ross from 1984 to 1986 and a Portland law firm, Dunn, Carney et al. from 1987 to 1990. From January 1990 through November 1993, Mr. Prater served as a tax counsel on the Republican staff of the U.S. Senate Finance Committee. Since November 1993, Mr. Prater has served as Chief Tax Counsel on the Republican staff of the Senate Finance Committee and since January 2007, has also served as Deputy Staff Director of the Republican staff.
In September of 2011, Mr. Prater was selected as Staff Director for the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, (“JSCDR”) i.e. the Super Committee. In this position, he frequently met with all 12 members of the committee to discuss a range of deficit reducing policies from which to choose. As part of this process, he hired an additional 14 policy and administrative staff to investigate these options and plan Congressional hearings. The JSCDR served from September 2011 through December 2011.