Los Angeles Succession Planning

Los Angeles Succession Planning2020-08-25T12:11:22-05:00
Satellite office in Los Angeles, CA and serve clients across the country

21021 Ventura Blvd., Ste 400
Woodland Hills, CA 91364
818.702.0889 x 1155 (T)
818.702.8850 (F)

Meet Our Entire Team
Image credit: Downtown Des Moines, by Mark Hesseltine

Jeff Bannon

Partner

Succession Advisor

jeffbannon@rawlsgroup.com
818.702.0889 x 1125
Los Angeles, CA

Executive Assistant

Stacey Philipsen
818-702-0889, extension 1158
stacey@rawlsgroup.com

Articles by Jeff

Jeff partners with the owners of capital-intensive businesses and their families helping navigate and attain their long-term business strategy and succession planning goals.

For more than a decade Jeff has collaborated with ultra-high-net-worth individuals and their other advisers such as attorneys, CPA’s and financial firms addressing complex personal financial and estate planning dynamics to ensure the business and family can thrive for future generations. Jeff has experience working in industries including multi-unit franchising, automotive retail and professional services addressing the sell/keep crossroad with business owners. ‘

Jeff melds his experience helping owners develop management bench strength and unraveling complex interpersonal issues with the knowledge acquired through being Series 7 and 66 licensed. He is a frequently requested speaker and has authored articles for a variety of industry and local publications about strategies owners can use to overcome the complexities facing business succession. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of California Santa Barbara and played professional baseball for eight seasons. He and his wife reside in Southern California with their two children where they can enjoy an array of outdoors sports and activities, including coaching little league.

hugh-roberts-the-rawls-group-family-business-succession-plannerHugh B. Roberts

Partner

Succession Advisor

hbroberts@rawlsgroup.com
818.702.0889 x 1155
Los Angeles, CA

Executive Assistant

Meg Snow
818-702-0889, extension  1141
msnow@rawlsgroup.com

Articles by Hugh

Hugh B. Roberts, a member of The Rawls Group since 1996, specializes in dealing with issues that must be resolved by clients and their families in order to preserve assets and develop succession plans for their organizations. Working in concert with the client’s other advisors, Hugh orchestrates the development of an integrated plan addressing the business, tax, financial, family and emotional issues, which must be overcome to ensure the preservation of businesses, estates and families.

Hugh has delivered seminars to over 60 Automotive Twenty-Groups, the North Carolina, Utah and Michigan Auto Dealers Associations, and many NADA Conventions over the past 20 years. Hugh has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Colorado, a Master of Arts from Fuller Seminary, and is a CFP® professional.

Resources

How Do You Navigate Business Transitions When Next-Gen Is Not Interested In The Family Business?

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When the next generation of family does not want to keep the business going, there are options available. You can liquidate, sell or keep the business long after you are gone. You first have to identify what your goals and vision look like, and then you need to rely on [...]

Unknowns Create Anxiety & Fear: Protect the Future of Your Franchise

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When a crisis hits the need for succession planning is emphasized that much more.  In our country’s current climate there are a lot of questions and concerns as to what the future holds. In a recent conversation with a franchise CPA with Citrin Cooperman and a franchise attorney with Einbinder and Dunn, we collectively [...]

Automotive News: Dealers need a succession strategy to avoid trouble

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Contemplating our own exit from the business is not an easy thing to do.  However, we argue that being a responsible and forward-thinking business owner, it is something you MUST do.  To put your life’s work into the business and then not consider the impact of your departure on your family, employees, community, and [...]

What Does the New Normal Look Like for Multi Unit Franchisee During and Post COVID-19?

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Flexibility and building trust are cornerstones as we move into the new normal. Safety protocols will continue to evolve and franchisees will need to be flexible in order to continue to navigate them. Kim Kraemer with Citrin Cooperman Accountants & Advisors, Michael Einbinder with Einbinder & Dunn LLP, Jeff Bannon [...]

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