Geralyn Hurd - Large

Geralyn Hurd

Partner, Tax Strategy and Transformation Leader

225 West Wacker Drive

Suite 2600

Chicago, Illinois 60606-1224

United States

Geralyn Hurd is a partner in the Crowe LLP federal tax services group and specializes in services for healthcare systems, educational entities, trade associations, cultural arts organizations, private foundations and other not-for-profit organizations. She is the inventor and patent holder of the Crowe Tax Risk Assessment and Control (C-TRAC®) solution.

Geralyn has more than 20 years of experience providing tax services related to:

  • IRS audit counseling and defense
  • Coordinated examination program (CEP) audits
  • Compliance questionnaires, limited scope audits, and other activities involving the IRS
  • Excess benefit transactions and intermediate sanction reviews
  • Restructuring

Geralyn has also assisted clients with establishing for-profit subsidiaries, joint ventures, and legal structures to help safeguard exempt status and minimize overall tax liability.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Health Lawyers Association member
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants member
    • Technical Resource Panel member
  • Illinois Society of Certified Public Accountants board member
  • National Association of College & University Business Officers member


  • Bachelor of Science, Marketing
    University of Illinois at Champaign
  • Advanced Accounting Certificate
    Northwestern University