Professional Experience

Sean manages the firm's Valuation & Litigation Advisory Services group and  is responsible for helping clients address their valuation, litigation support, tax, financial reporting, strategic planning and business advisory needs. He joined Skoda Minotti over 10 years ago and assists a diverse client base. He has authored more than 50 articles, e-books, blogs and whitepapers and is a regular columnist to Cleveland-area monthly business magazines.

Areas of Expertise

Valuation & litigation advisory services

  • Damages analysis and modeling
  • Divorce and domestic dispute-related valuations and financial expert analysis
  • Financial reporting valuations
  • Forensic analysis
  • Litigation and dispute-related valuations and financial expert analysis
  • Merger and acquisition valuations
  • Strategic and business transition planning valuations
  • Tax-related valuations

Tax, financial reporting, strategic planning and business advisory services

Education and Certifications

  • Case Western Reserve University, Master of Business Administration with Honors; Dean’s Award for Academic Achievement
  • University of Notre Dame, Bachelor of Business Administration, with Honors
  • Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV)
  • Certified Public Accountant, Ohio
  • Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA)

Professional Associations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA)

Awards, Honors, and Recognitions

  • NACVA “40 under 40” Inaugural Class, 2014
  • NACVA Jeffrey R. Salins Award for Report Writing, 2010

Community Involvement

  • Lake Catholic Marketing Committee Chair (2009-2015); Advisory Board Member (2009-Current)
  • Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program
  • United Way Day of Giving, Volunteer
  • Outrun Ovarian Cancer, Volunteer
  • B.R.I.C.K., Volunteer for the Cleveland school-based mentoring program

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