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2018 Las Vegas ESOP Conference & Trade Show


  • Caesars Palace Las Vegas Hotel and Casino 3570 South Las Vegas Boulevard Las Vegas, NV, 89109 United States (map)

November 8 - November 9 - Las Vegas, Nevada

Columbia Financial Advisors, Inc. principals Arlene Ashcraft and Donny Springer will speak at the 2018 Las Vegas ESOP Conference & Trade Show. Kathryn Aschwald, Robert Regis and Seattle Office Director, Nic Staloch are also attending. We hope to see you there!

Arlene Ashcraft will moderate the following presentation:

Friday, November 9th - 9:00-10:15am
"The Basics of Valuation":

How is my ESOP company valued? This session will explore the basics of ESOP valuation, including the fundamentals of financial statement analysis, and an overview of commonly-used valuation methods. This session is designed for the attendee who seeks to gain a basic understanding of valuation principals.

Donny Springer will moderate the following presentation:

Friday, November 9th - 9:00-10:15am
"Recent Tax Reform and the Impact on ESOP Valuation":

Now that ESOP companies and the valuation community have begun to digest recent U.S. tax reform, what impact is it having on ESOP valuations? This session will explore the potential impact of tax reform on ESOP valuations, and highlight the resulting factors to consider when valuing ESOP companies today.