Marie Holliday, CPA, MBA

It is with great honor that Cover & Rossiter’s Managing Director, Marie Holliday, has accepted the responsibilities of being the vice chair and treasurer of the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce Board of Governors. In 2021, Holliday was recognized by the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce as its Board Member of the Year. The DSCC staff chose Holliday as the honoree for her leadership, guidance, and volunteer time towards the Superstars in Business awards program.

Holliday has agreed to serve as chair of the chamber’s board in 2022 following Nick Lambrow’s term. Holliday said, “I have enjoyed learning from Katie Wilkinson, outgoing board chair, and Nick as they have led the chamber. They have helped me feel prepared for this exciting challenge.”

Cover & Rossiter has been a long-term member of the chamber and been recognized multiple times by the chamber with the Marvin S. Gilman Superstars in Business (Superstars in Business winner 2018 and 2012; Award of Excellence Winner 2017 and 2011).

Holliday joined Cover & Rossiter in 1997 and quickly applied her extensive experience in tax research and corporate tax planning to assist numerous clients in addressing a wide variety of tax situations. She has always been focused on finding tax-advantaged solutions for clients to influence future growth and sustainability. Holliday’s client base includes medical professionals as well as medical practices. Most recently, she assisted clients with maximizing the opportunities made available to them as a result of the COVID pandemic. This included assistance with PPP applications, loan forgiveness applications, Employee Retention Tax Credits and other similar assistance programs.

Holliday has been Managing Director of Cover & Rossiter since 2016. She is responsible for the strategic direction of the firm as well as leading the firm’s tax and advisory services departments. She has guided the firm’s expansion and growth in business segments such as captive insurance, trusts, and Growth Management Consulting, the firm’s one-stop solution for developing sustainable growth strategies that help clients address the full range of challenges they face every day.

Holliday serves on the Board of Governors of the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce and the Professional and Personal Liability Insurance Program Committee for the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). She is also a member of the Delaware Banker’s Association, Delaware Society of CPAs, Estate Planning Council of Delaware, and Wilmington Tax Group. She is a sought-after speaker or panelist on the ever-changing tax laws, having presented to audiences at Delaware Technical Community College, Medical Society of Delaware, and the Delaware Trust Conference, to name a few.