An Inside Look: feat. Rose Burden of Ernst & Young LLP

Rose Burden

Rose BurdenRose Burden is an Executive Director and the Southeast Leader for the Business Tax Credit and Incentives Practice at Ernst & Young LLP, a US member firm of the global EY organization.

Rose assumes a leadership role in identifying business incentive opportunities for clients in the six-state region.  She has secured millions of dollars in savings for clients with facility or capital investment expansion projects.  Rose has also helped clients realize significant benefits in areas such as state and local grants, local property tax reductions, training program grants and tax credits, expedited permitting, reduced land costs, sales and use tax abatements, enterprise zone benefits, income tax credits, infrastructure grants and utility rate reductions.

Rose has more than 25 years of project management and economic development experience in local and statewide development.  She has served as the lead project manager on numerous corporate relocation and expansion projects in industry sectors such as financial services, telecommunications, technology, broadcasting and entertainment networks and manufacturing and distribution.

Rose has facilitated the approval of property tax and other incentives for more than 200 Fortune 100 projects in North America and globally.  She has an exceptional track record of establishing relationships and building support teams with key government officials and the private sector, delivering positive economic impact projects for clients and communities.  A primary goal is to maximize business incentives and bottom line savings for clients.

Prior to joining the firm, Rose directed economic development and corporate expansion programs for Fulton County (Atlanta based), and was a former senior site selection project manager for Oglethorpe Power Corporation.

Rose received her BS in Business and Marketing from Florida State University.  She is a graduate of the Economic Development Institute – University of Oklahoma.  Rose completed economic development certificate requirements from Georgia Institute of Technology.  She is a Real Estate Licensed Professional in the state of Georgia.