August 4, 2014 [Cleveland, Ohio] Skoda Minotti, a national CPA, financial and business advisory firm headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, announced the promotions of Robert D. Coode and Sean A. Saari to partners of the professional services firm.
“We are proud to appoint Robert and Sean as Partners of the firm. Their dedication to helping our clients grow and build their business together with a strong work ethic and outstanding financial acumen is what makes them key members of our team. Our clients will continue to benefit by their leadership and financial advisory,” said Gregory J. Skoda, CPA, and chairman.
Coode, with over 20 years of financial management experience, leads the Financial Services group which specializes in asset management, financial planning, insurance consulting, college planning, estate planning, retirement planning, senior services and 401(k) rollovers.
His expertise has been widely recognized and, in 2014, Robert was named a Cleveland Five-Star Wealth Manager. Robert graduated from the University of Dayton, received his Executive Certificate in Financial Planning from John Carroll University and is a graduate of the Leadership Lake County Program, and the Skoda Minotti/Growth Partnership Leadership Program. He serves on the Lake Health Foundation Board of Trustees.
Saari has been with the Firm ten years. He manages the Valuation and Litigation Advisory Services group, is Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) and is a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA). Sean specializes in valuations for business transitions, divorce and domestic relations, financial reporting, litigation, tax and mergers and acquisitions, and has authored more than 50 articles, e-books, blogs and whitepapers. He is a regular columnist to Cleveland, (Ohio)-area monthly business magazines. He was recently named a “40 Under Forty” honoree by The National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA) and he has received national recognition for writing in the business valuation field, including the NACVA’s Jeffrey R. Salins Award for report writing. Sean earned his MBA with honors from Case Western Reserve University where he was presented the Dean’s Award for Academic Achievement and his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Notre Dame.
Skoda Minotti provides accounting, tax, business and financial advisory services, professional staffing, risk advisory, strategic marketing and technology solutions. The Firm also has offices in Akron and Westlake, Ohio and Tampa, Florida. To learn more about Skoda Minotti and the family of services, visit online at www.skodaminotti.com or call 440-449-6800.