Joe Orlando is an Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) and is Vice President of Valuation Services for Exit Strategies Group, Inc. a mid-size business valuation and M&A brokerage firm serving the Western U.S. Joe leads Exit Strategies’ business valuation practice working primarily with private companies and owner-operators in all industries with a strong focus on the craft beverage space.
Joe has appraised equity securities, enterprise values, and intangible assets for every size company for tax and financial reporting compliance, strategic planning, business development, private and public equity financings as well as family law and litigation testimony.
Over the last 30 years, Joe has worked in M&A, corporate finance, public company strategic planning, and, for the last 18 years, in fundamental business valuation. Joe started his career in investment banking working within a small M&A team at C. J. Lawrence, Morgan Grenfell. Before joining Exit Strategies in 2019, he led the Business Valuation practice for Frank, Rimerman + Co. LLP, a growing Northern California accounting firm. Before joining Frank, Rimerman, Joe was the first outside hire for Silicon Valley Bank’s (SVB) Analytics group.