DiSalvo and Bell Appointments

Jan 13, 2010, 09:42 ET from Meaden & Moore

CLEVELAND, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The regional accounting and business consulting firm of Meaden & Moore has elected David DiSalvo as Vice President – Principal and appointed Lloyd W.W. Bell III to Director, Corporate Finance Group.

Resident in the firm's Akron office, Mr. DiSalvo has been a key member of the firm's Tax Services Group since joining the firm in 2005. He is a graduate of The University of Akron with a bachelor's degree in accounting and a master's degree in taxation. He has more than a dozen years of experience providing strategic tax, finance, accounting and business advisory services to companies and their owners in a variety of sectors, including manufacturing, wholesale, construction, medical, veterinary, real estate and technology. He assists taxpayers through proactive business consulting, tax planning, and compliance with taxing authorities.

Mr. DiSalvo has developed a particular expertise in state and local tax matters, especially multi-state taxation, nexus analysis and operational planning, voluntary disclosures, and state tax credits and incentives. He frequently represents taxpayers before tax authorities in federal, state and local tax controversies.

An active member of his community, Mr. DiSalvo is a board member and treasurer for the Tallmadge Foundation, a board member and finance committee member for Community Support Services Inc. of Summit County, and a member of the Italian American Professional and Businessmen's Club and the Akron Tax Club. He also is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Mr. Bell is resident in the firm's Cleveland office. As Director of the firm's Corporate Finance Group, he advises business owners on strategies that build long-term value for shareholders. These strategies often include buying or selling a business, securing capital to achieve growth, or optimizing existing capitalization.

Mr. Bell's range of expertise extends to all aspects of business valuation and financial management. His knowledge of the middle-market capital marketplace enables him to value and structure transactions in a manner most advantageous to his clients. In addition, he provides business owners with advice on financial management, including forecasting and financial benchmarking.

A graduate of Denison University with a degree in economics, Mr. Bell also holds a master's in business administration from the Case Western Reserve University Weatherhead School of Management. He serves on the Advisory Board of the Alliance of M&A Advisors and has achieved its Certified Mergers and Acquisition Advisor designation and has earned his Certified Business Appraiser designation from the Institute of Business Appraisers. Mr. Bell also serves on the Board of Trustees of the Ohio Venture Association and FutureHeights.

Headquartered in Cleveland, Meaden & Moore is a regional accounting and business consulting firm with additional offices in Akron, Wooster, and Columbus, OH; Chicago and Naperville, IL; New York, NY; Pittsburgh, PA; Charlotte, NC; Atlanta, GA; Los Angeles, CA; and Orlando, FL.


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