Taxnologi Featured Tax Consultants

  • Diana DiBello

    Diana DiBello is a Principal Consultant at Taxnologi Solutions, LLC.. She has over 20 years of experience in numerous tax disciplines and is currently specializing in tax technology solutions. An accomplished public speaker and author, Diana has developed numerous papers and presentations on the topic of taxation. Her primary tax disciplines are Sales, Use and Telecommunications Taxes. Within those disciplines she has developed further industry recognized expertise in the areas of tax technology, leasing, and tax technology solution design.


    Location: Philadelphia, PA


    Years of Related Experience: 24


    Tax Software: Vertex O, Q and L Series, Vertex SMB, Vertex Returns, Vertex Communications Tax, CCH Sales Tax SaaS, Taxware, OneSource (Sabrix), PTMS


    ERP Systems & Platforms: Oracle, SAP, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Netsuite, Sage, Quickbooks


    Industries: Leasing, Telecommunications, Manufacturing


    Education: Pennsylvania State University

    Master of Science, Information Sciences

  • Tasneem Esmael

    Tasneem Esmael is Principal Consultant and Training Lead at Taxnologi Solutions, LLC.  She has over twelve years of Financial Business, IT and Consulting experience helping clients with ERP implementations.





    LocationSunnyvale, CA


    Years of  Related Experience: 12


    Tax Software: Vertex O Series, OneSource (Sabrix) - US, Canada, EMEA, APAC


    ERP Systems & Platforms: SAP, Oracle, Retalix, CRM, Siebel and SingleView


    Software & Other Skills: RDBMS, Access and Business Objects (including  SQL, XML, Visual Basic, HTML, Java Script),  Data Modeling, MS Project, Visio and SAP Project Systems.


    Clients: Equinix, Target, Best Buy, Caterpillar, Merck and AIG


    Industries: Retail, manufacturing, telecommunications, pharmaceutical and insurance -  Fortune 100 companies


    Hobbies: Gardening, painting landscapes, writing, helping in the soup kitchen, social work or just spending time with family and friends.

  • Lance Johnston

    Lance Johnston is the Senior Lead Consultant at Taxnologi Solutions, LLC. He has four years of experience specializing in state and local tax.  His primary focus has been on sales and use tax consulting and sales tax controversy.  Prior to working in accounting Lance served in the U.S. Navy where he was a member of Naval Special Warfare and he is a decorated combat veteran.

    In his free time, Lance enjoys many different Colorado outdoor activities including skiing, camping, and mountain biking to name just a few.

    He is an active member of both the Wyoming and Colorado Bar Association as well as their respective tax sections.


    Location: Aurora, CO


    Years of Experience: 4


    Industries: Manufacturing, healthcare, and energy.


    Education:  Western State Colorado University, B.A. in Business Administration & Accounting (Summa Cum Laude); University of Tulsa, Juris Doctor.


    Licenses: Member of the Bar in Wyoming and Colorado