This annual event brought together construction industry leaders to discuss what businesses are doing to remain on top during a tumultuous economy and how to build a strong foundation for continued success.
If you missed the live event, a recording may be found below.
John Gallo | National Construction Practice Leader | UHY LLP
John Gallo is an active member of the Tax Department and leading member of the firm’s National Construction Practice. He has extensive knowledge of tax compliance issues, federal tax planning, state and local taxation, business forecasts and projections, strategic planning, and business plan preparation for startup and distressed companies. John specializes in Internal Revenue Code Section 460 guidance and construction revenue recognition methods such as percentage of completion, completed contract, and accrual less retainage. Additionally, he develops internal programs to train professional staff in regard to various accounting and taxation matters in the construction industry.
John is Host and Chairperson of the UHY LLP Annual Construction Outlook, and Executive Editor and Contributor of the UHY LLP Construction Insider quarterly newsletter. He is also a frequent presenter and speaker.
John Moore PhD, CPA | Chair of Finance and Economics Department | Walsh College
Dr. John Moore originally joined the Walsh faculty as an adjunct professor in the finance and economics department in 1994, later becoming a full time member in 2008. Dr. Moore has taught nineteen different courses during his tenure at Walsh in the finance, economics and accounting programs. His research interests include business and economic history, economic policy and the State, trade policy, business cycles, the history of capital markets, monetary and fiscal policy, and commercial real estate.
Dr. Moore earned his CPA license and worked for the international accounting firm of Coopers & Lybrand. He spent most of the following twenty-five years in the private sector in an executive role, being named chief financial officer at age thirty-one to the largest industrial real estate developers in Michigan and later serving as CFO of other private commercial real estate entities holding investments throughout the United States. During this time he was, among other duties, primarily responsible for debt capital financings exceeding $750 million and commercial real estate acquisitions and divestitures exceeding $250 million.
He has been previously involved as faculty advisor to Walsh’s ACG Cup program and is presently the faculty advisor of the College’s Investment Club. John also presently serves as president-elect of the Economic and Business History Society, in international organization of scholars founded in 1975. He also serves on the boards of Cedar Real Estate Investments, LLC, a Michigan based commercial real estate investment company, and the Center for the Study of Citizenship.
Kane Polakoff | Principal | UHY Advisors
Kane Polakoffhas over 25 years experience in delivering high value integrated solutions globally, and leading consulting and business process services engagements. Career achievements in building new lines of business from the ground up as well as reinvent organizations to be more competitive within the marketplace by deploying cutting edge technology, robust processes and creating a center of excellence.
Kane is the National Practice Leader for UHY Advisors’ Client Accounting Advisory Service (CAAS). The UHY CAAS mission is to provide high value solutions and exceptional customer service to clients by allowing client management additional time to run their enterprise.
Jeremy Falendysz | Managing Director | UHY Corporate Finance
Jeremy Falendysz is a leading member of the firm’s Corporate Finance practice. In his twenty years of investment banking experience, Jeremy has completed more than 70 corporate finance transactions and represented in excess of $60 billion in total transaction value.
His engagements include sell-side and buy-side mergers and acquisitions transactions for private/public enterprises and private equity funds, corporate separations, equity/equity-related capital raises (including IPO and follow-on issuances), as well as debt capital raises, valuation services, and other pre-sale preparation services.
Wiley Lane | Analyst | UHY Corporate Finance
Wiley Lane is a member of the firm’s Corporate Finance practice. He has four years of investment banking and consulting experience. As a consultant, Wiley has worked with over eight different companies across several industries to streamline their business and marketing strategies. Some engagements include strategic positioning analyses, facilitating management presentations, organizing company fundraising and developing timelines for rolling out new marketing and advertising plans. His experience includes working with companies in the consumer products, sports media, staffing business services technology, and automotive industries, which range in size from small startups to Fortune 500 Companies.