PwC | Partner | Vice Chairman - Consumer Markets
PwC, Mid-Central Region
Barbra Bukovac (Barb) is the Vice Chairman of the Mid-Central Region of PwC. She leads all aspects of the Firm’s Assurance, Tax and Advisory service delivery and practice development within the region. With over 25 years of professional experience at PwC, she has served marquis clients across a variety of industries as both a senior relationship partner and global lead tax partner. She has extensive tax experience with cross-border transactions including acquisitions, divestitures, integrations, repatriation planning, global structure alignment/value chain transformation, global tax provision and compliance reviews.
Prior to becoming Vice Chairman, Barb was the US Tax Sectors Leader and member of the Core Tax Leadership team. In this role, Barb ensured that our tax teams delivered a unique client experience by providing global and in depth industry expertise. Barb also served as the Tax Leader for the US Retail & Consumer Products Industry. In this role, she partnered with and facilitated relationships with PwC’s clients and led specialist industry resources within PwC’s Washington National Tax Services, International Tax and State Tax network to provide critical knowledge management and thought leadership.
Barb is a graduate of the University of Illinois and is a Certified Public Accountant. Barb is a member of the AICPA, as well as the Illinois, Massachusetts and Ohio State Societies of Public Accountants. She is a member of the University of Illinois Gies College of Business Dean’s Business Council and serves as a Board Trustee for the Hadley Institute of the Blind and Visually Impaired. She is an active member of the Economic Club of Chicago, The Chicago Network, The Executives Club of Chicago. Her civic work and professional contributions have been recognized by many prestigious organizations including: Crain’s 2019 Notable Woman Executives Over 50, North Short Women In Business Women’s Leadership Award, Power 50 Award from the Illinois National Diversity Council and a participant of the CEO Perspectives Leadership Program.