Kevin McCarthy has served ATRA since 1986. A recognized expert in the public finance and taxation field, Kevin has extensive experience representing taxpayers before policy makers at the state and local level. He has been appointed to and served on numerous legislative and executive committees. He currently serves on the Arizona State Retirement System Board and the Property Tax Oversight Commission.
Since joining the ATRA staff in 2000, Jennifer has covered countless taxation and spending issues for ATRA, specializing in county and municipal government finance. She has over 12 years of experience in property taxation and assessment as well as an academic background in Economics. She currently serves on the Arizona State School Facilities Board and Debt Oversight Commission.
Ben Nowicki joined the ATRA staff as a Research Analyst in August of 2010. Ben is a recent magna cum laude graduate of Youngstown State University where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics and a minor in Finance. A long time Arizonan, Ben attended Youngstown State on a football scholarship where he was the Penguin’s starting punter for three years. Ben lives in Gilbert with his wife Samantha.
Maria joined the ATRA staff in January of 2008. Her primary duties include financial operations of ATRA, membership recruitment and retention, conference planning, website maintenance and a variety of general office duties. Maria has extensive experience in all areas of office management.