Marc Bello is a nationally recognized expert in business valuation and forensic accounting. He has appeared as an expert witness in the United States Tax Court as well as Massachusetts superior and probate courts. Attorneys seek Mr. Bello’s expertise in the area of business valuation, litigation support, forensic accounting, lost profits, business interruption, economic damages, and taxation.
Mr. Bello is a partner at Edelstein & Company and is the leader of the Business Valuation and Forensic Accounting Team. Prior to joining Edelstein, his experience includes working at an international pharmaceutical global enterprise based in Boston, in addition to handling tax engagements for public and private companies and other accounting firms.
He regularly provides business valuations in the context of marital dissolution, shareholder and partner disputes, financial reporting, gift and estate planning, business planning, and decision-making. Divorce situations often present an array of sensitive financial matters; Mr. Bello has extensive experience with complex compensation issues in divorce, such as stock options, restricted stock, phantom stock plans, double dip factors, determining annual income, and assisting attorneys with calculating support orders. His forensic accounting experience includes finding and identifying hidden income and assets that can be pivotal to divorce resolutions.
Mr. Bello has authored numerous articles related to divorce, forensic accounting, and family business operations. He is a frequent lecturer on issues of business valuation and forensic accounting at conferences around the country. A regular instructor for the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts™ (NACVA®), Mr. Bello has been the lead instructor for the Current Update in Valuations course since 2007. He is also an instructor for the Intermediate Business Valuation Training Center.
Mr. Bello is the co-editor in chief for Around the Valuation World® and is serving a three year term on NACVA’s Forensic Litigation Board. He currently sits on the Family Law Advisory Committee for Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education and is the treasurer of Camp Bauercrest in Amesbury, Massachusetts.
Mr. Bello is the past chair of NACVA’s Executive Advisory Board, Valuation Credentialing Board, and Educational Quality Assurance Board.