Newsmaker: Charles "Chuck" Potter Jr.
Noteworthy: Received the Tax Executive Institute of Pittsburgh's Distinguished Service Award on Dec. 5 for furthering the principles and progress of tax administration and the profession.
Residence: Mt. Lebanon
Family: Wife, Linda; son Jeffrey, 38.
Occupation: Shareholder and tax attorney at Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney law firm, Downtown.
Background: Treasurer of the British-American Business Council. Member of the state and local tax committees of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Member of the American, Pennsylvania and Allegheny County bar associations.
Education: Law degree from University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 1973. Bachelor of Arts degree in business and accounting from Monmouth College, Monmouth, Ill., in 1968.
Quote: “I've always had an interest in taxes, going back to college and law school, because it's a way to help people. People who have tax problems need help.”
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