Business Consulting and Accounting
A visionary accounting and finance executive with validated experience in multiple industries and all phases of operations and finance, including public companies and those aspiring to go public. Accomplished by way of communication, a strong work ethic, a hands-on approach, integrity, accountability, leadership, technical competence and teamwork methodology, while focusing on growth and profitability.
Jeff received his Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from CSU Stanislaus and his MBA Certificate from the UCLA Anderson School of Management with focus on Merger & Acquisitions. He has over 30 years of experience providing strategies to closely held and publicly traded companies such as, Guess Jeans, DC Shoes, Lucky Brand Jeans, Smith & Wesson Guns, The Oakland Raiders, and the Los Angeles Unified School District. He uses his expertise to guide clients through highly regulated markets.
Garrison + Company
Garrison + Company - 2011 to Present
Since its inception, Jeff has utilized its team of consultants and expertise to bridge the gap between a company's resources and their needs.
Stonefield Josephson, Inc. - Marcum LLP via a merger (Click to go to site)
President 2002 to 2010
As president, managed the national accounting (CPA) firm, which included five offices in California and Hong Kong (for our international clients), with approximately 200 employees at its peak. Focused on CPA firm management, growth and diversification of service revenue sectors, including client service. Industries included import, export, manufacturing and wholesale in consumer goods, publishing, electronics, agriculture, health care, entertainment, environmental and service enterprises.
New Game Compliance (Click to go to site)
Consultant February 2018 - Present
New Game Compliance focused in the Cannabis Industry focuses on cannabis industry regulatory compliance strategically and offensively by deploying a proprietary approach to delivering compliance protocols unique to your business and environment.
BGP Advisors (Click to go to site)
Advisor February 2018 - Present
Companies that want to win are turning to BGP Advisors. BGP brings decades of best-in-class experience working with some of America’s greatest companies across a variety of high-growth and established sectors to the emerging potential of the cannabis industry. From raising capital for first-movers like Yahoo, Dell Computer and Wired, to creating brand identity and marketing strategies for industry leaders Nike and FAO Schwarz, to developing sales strategies for giants such as Oracle, to working with start-ups in emerging growth sectors, our partners and advisors have the background and experience to ensure your success.
February 2014 to January 2015
Assisted company in achieving its public company event, via a reverse merger. Company is a digital lighting importer focused in the cannabis industry. Implemented systems and controls, created auditable accounting records, withstood an IRS audit with 'no-change' results, all accomplished while mastering the industry's complex regulations and tax issues in the cannabis industry.
SIVA Enterprises (Click to go to site)
President September 2015 to February 2018; Consultant - present
SIVA Enterprises is a full-service cannabis business development firm that provides consulting, full application support, operations management, strategic partnerships, brand and product development, integrated operations and much more across the United States. Their wide range of experience and expertise helps SIVA clients capture opportunities in all segments of the cannabis industry and provides scalability for existing companies.