University of Southern California

Richard Stamm
Vice Chairman

J. Richard Stamm is PricewaterhouseCoopers' Vice Chairman, U.S. Tax Leader. Rick is also a member of the U.S. Firm's Leadership Team and PricewaterhouseCoopers' Global Tax Leadership Team.

Rick’s background is broad-based, having served a wide range of companies including large inbound and outbound multinationals, large domestic companies, as well as family-owned businesses. Rick's clients have been in a number of industries, including chemicals, pharmaceuticals, mining, general industrial products, aerospace, real estate, insurance, investment management and public utilities. Areas of technical emphasis during his career have included mergers and acquisitions, inventories, accounting methods, inbound investment matters, and consolidated returns. Rick’s management roles have included leading the Philadelphia Office Tax practice, national leadership of an industry Tax practice, and various roles in U.S. Firm Tax Leadership prior to becoming the U.S. Tax Leader.

Rick joined the Firm in 1976 in the Baltimore Assurance practice. In 1981, he transferred to the Tax practice. He spent a year in PwC's Washington National Tax Services office in 1983-1984. Rick was admitted to the partnership in 1986 in Baltimore and then transferred to Philadelphia in 1988. In 2004, Rick assumed his current role as U.S. Tax Leader. He is a C.P.A. and earned his B.A. in Accounting, Summa Cum Laude, from Lycoming College in Pennsylvania (1976).