Sean R. Saari

Sean R. Saari

Professional Experience

Sean is a partner in the firm's Valuation and 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 75 articles, e-books, blogs and whitepapers and is a regular speaker, both locally and nationally, on valuation, litigation support, accounting and tax issues.

Areas of Expertise

Valuation and 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 (CPA), 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

  • AICPA Forensic and Valuation Services (FVS) Standing Ovation Award, 2016
  • NACVA “40 under 40” Inaugural Class, 2014
  • NACVA Jeffrey R. Salins Award for Report Writing, 2010

Community Involvement

  • Lake Catholic: chair, Marketing Committee (2009 – 2015); Advisory Board member (2009 – 2017)
  • Volunteer, Income Tax Assistance Program
  • Volunteer, United Way Day of Giving
  • Volunteer, Outrun Ovarian Cancer
  • Volunteer, B.R.I.C.K. (Cleveland school-based mentoring program)

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