Joe Orlando Joins Exit Strategies; Portland Office Opens
Portland, Ore.— Exit Strategies Group, Inc. (ESGI) has announced that Joe Orlando, ASA, has joined us as Vice President of Valuation Services. Joe will perform a broad range of business valuation services for our clients and provide technical leadership for our team of accredited valuation experts.
Over the past 15 years Joe has valued hundreds of early to late stage companies in various industries. Some of his focus areas have been technology (software, ecommerce and online content), wineries, craft beverages and sports. For the past 11 years Joe has led the business valuation practice for Frank, Rimerman + Co. LLP, a large Northern California public accounting firm focused on tax, financial reporting and stock option valuations. Joe’s earlier professional background includes technology investment banking, strategic planning for a public company and multiple entrepreneurial endeavors.
Joe is an Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA). He has served as President, Vice President, Treasurer and Business Valuation Discipline Director for the American Society of Appraisers’ NorCal chapter, and he is a founding member of the Fair Value Forum. Joe has an MBA in Finance from Georgetown University and a BA in Economics from St. Lawrence University. He lives in Camas WA across the Columbia River from Portland OR with his wife and twin boys.
We’ve known Joe as a business valuation colleague and referral partner for years. Joe’s talents, leadership and wealth of valuation knowledge will enable ESGI to build our valuation services team, expand services to the Pacific Northwest, and continue our journey from good to great. With Joe on board, I will have more time to focus on M&A engagements and supporting our team of seasoned M&A advisors.