Biography

Scott M. Sachs’ career includes significant experience in both initial and secondary public offerings, debt and equity financing, and acquisition and divestiture analysis. He is actively involved in such organizations as the Boys & Girls Club of the West Valley, the Los Angeles Jewish Home, the Girl Scout Council, The Entrepreneurship Institute, and Junior Achievement. Scott is also a member of the Ernst & Young LLP Alumni Association of Southern California board of directors. A graduate of the University of California at Berkeley, Mr. Sachs is a member of Certified Public Accountants and the California Society of Public Accountants.

Articles By Scott

Embracing the DCX

Five tips on how to capitalize on the digital customer experience and maximize profits
By Scott M. Sachs, CPA | Regional Managing Partner West Region & Executive Board Member

The Powerful New Role of Family Offices

The changing landscape of the finance world finds the family office competing directly with private equity
By Scott M. Sachs, CPA | Regional Managing Partner West Region & Executive Board Member

Airplanes, Artwork, and Vacation Homes

The tricks of the trade when buying, selling and investing luxury transportation, art and second homes.
By Scott M. Sachs, CPA | Regional Managing Partner West Region & Executive Board Member

Solid Fundamentals Point to Another Strong Year for Commercial Real Estate

Solid job growth and the continued influx of Millennial Money leave reason for optimism
By Scott M. Sachs, CPA | Regional Managing Partner West Region & Executive Board Member

Growth Companies Benefit From Final Crowdfunding Rules

On the heels of a landmark SEC ruling, what’s next for investing?
By Scott M. Sachs, CPA | Regional Managing Partner West Region & Executive Board Member

Not-for-Profit Governance and Risk Management

Expert opinion on managing financial risk and governance as a non-profit
By Scott M. Sachs, CPA | Regional Managing Partner West Region & Executive Board Member

Estate Planning for High Net Worth Individuals

Debugging the myths and phobias of estate planning
By Scott M. Sachs, CPA | Regional Managing Partner West Region & Executive Board Member

Demographic Changes Are Key to Commercial Real Estate Success

With shifting lifestyle choices from generation to generation, real estate investing is more critical than...
By Scott M. Sachs, CPA | Regional Managing Partner West Region & Executive Board Member

Achieving Your Multiple

10 key drivers to boost enterprise value prior to a funding round or liquidity event
By Scott M. Sachs, CPA | Regional Managing Partner West Region & Executive Board Member

Changing Tax Reform for Exempt Organizations

Looming comprehensive tax reform will affect business, individuals, and non profits alike
By Scott M. Sachs, CPA | Regional Managing Partner West Region & Executive Board Member

Film and Entertainment Tax Incentives

The tax incentives in the film industry drive tourism throughout our country
By Scott M. Sachs, CPA | Regional Managing Partner West Region & Executive Board Member

Strategic Choices Maximize Green Investments

Strategize around your property to maximize the environmental benefits of LEED certification and your ROI
By Scott M. Sachs, CPA | Regional Managing Partner West Region & Executive Board Member

Financing Early-Stage Companies

Listing the five ways to raise money - financing and funding - your next bright idea
By Scott M. Sachs, CPA | Regional Managing Partner West Region & Executive Board Member

Private Equity Firms and Portfolio Companies

Spotlighting the role a risk management firm plays on portfolio analysis for private equity firms
By Scott M. Sachs, CPA | Regional Managing Partner West Region & Executive Board Member

Complying with the Affordable Care Act

Assessing healthcare costs employers face and examining best first steps to reducing costs
By Scott M. Sachs, CPA | Regional Managing Partner West Region & Executive Board Member

Investing in Real Estate Private Equity Funds or REITs

Realistic reasons to invest in real estate as an alternative asset class
By Scott M. Sachs, CPA | Regional Managing Partner West Region & Executive Board Member

Innovative Leadership Maximizes Results Using the Best Tools Available

Steve Jobs excelled in part due to his technology, but mostly due to his leadership
By Scott M. Sachs, CPA | Regional Managing Partner West Region & Executive Board Member