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 past lead instructor for the Current Update in Valuations course. He is also an instructor for the Intermediate Business Valuation Training Center.