Stephen Landry returns to Ernst & Young LLP, where he began his tax career in 1985 and became a partner in 1998 before his 2007 move to Marathon Oil Company. While at Marathon, he served as Vice President of Tax responsible for the coordination of worldwide income and transaction taxes. During his tenure at Marathon, Landry and his team helped successfully complete a tax-free spin-off of downstream operations. This transaction resulted in the creation of two separate tax departments to serve the needs of the newly formed Fortune 100 company, as well as its parent. Under his leadership, the tax department reporting relationships were re-assigned, the company implemented a new tax accounting and compliance system and developed and implemented tax planning strategies in several regions of the world. Previously at Ernst & Young LLP, he managed a three-state practice group and was actively involved in educational training for new hires. Landry is based in Houston.