As Executive Vice President, Tax & Strategic Planning, William Foster is responsible for all of Arbor’s corporate income tax matters, including tax structuring of transactions; management of effective tax rates; general tax planning; assistance with M&A structuring; and oversight for income tax compliance. This entails advising the Chairman and other Executives within the Arbor family of legal entities on complex tax structures and strategic planning initiatives to enhance shareholder value.
Mr. Foster comes to Arbor with vast expertise in taxation and building shareholder value. Prior to joining Arbor, he was the Founder and Managing Partner of Foster & Foley LLP, a tax consulting practice advising high net worth individuals and multinational companies on diverse consulting strategies to minimize tax liabilities and increase shareholder value. Mr. Foster began his career at Ernst & Young LLP, a global professional services firm.
Mr. Foster received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Adelphi University and has been a practicing CPA for more than three decades. He is also an active member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the New York State Society of CPA’s (NYSSCPAs).