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Business Valuation Economic Business Valuation Expert Witness


Expert Witness No. 156

EDUCATION:

  • Ph.D. 1989 University of California, Riverside
  • B.S. 1980   University of California, Riverside
  • Major: Economics

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

1991-Present

Consultant

Expert’s Private Consulting Group 

Sacramento, California

Providing consulting services for private and public sectors.

Areas covered include: economic impact studies, efficiency studies, benefit/cost analysis, cost-effectiveness analysis, modeling and            

forecasting, strategic management and planning, finance and public policy.

1992-Present

Litigation Consultant and Expert Witness

Providing expert witness and financial & economic consulting services in lawsuits concerning personal injury, wrongful death, discrimination, wrongful termination,           

business valuations, economic & financial research, profit loss and damages.

Consulted in approx 750 cases & for more than 200 firms. Testified on 124 occasions.

1999-Present

Lecturer

Department of Economics &

College of Business Administration

California State University, Sacramento

Teaching introductory macroeconomics and microeconomics, money and banking,

financial markets, investments, research methodology, econometrics, macroeconomic theory, the international economy, environmental economics, forecasting methods,business statistics, strategic management, microeconomic theory, business finance, business ethics, business communications, financial accounting, portfolio management, California economy, and United States economy. Advise students. Supervise research assistants and independent studies.         

2006-2012

Lecturer

Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics

University of California, Davis

Taught investments, personal finance and economics of development.

Advise students. Supervise independent studies, teaching assistants and readers.

2004-2011

Adjunct Faculty

University of San Francisco

Sacramento, CA

Taught international economics, managerial economics, public finance, macroeconomic and microeconomic principles.

EXPERT WITNESS TESTIMONY AND CONSULTATION:

Consulted in approx. seven hundred fifty cases. Testified on one hundred twenty-four occasions. 

Clients include State Farm Insurance, Bank of New York, Allied Electric Motor, General American Investments, California Attorney General, and numerous attorneys in San Francisco and surrounding area, Los Angeles, Sacramento and surrounding area, Las Vegas, Fresno, Iowa, Hawaii, New York City, British Columbia, Pennsylvania and Montana. More than 200 law firms.

Cases include: personal injury, wrongful death, wrongful termination, employment discrimination, housing discrimination, breach of contracts, business valuations, loss of profits, financial analysis, settlement issues, divorce, and public finance issues.

TECHNICAL REPORTS AND STUDIES:

RESEARCH CENTERS:

Winter 1995, visiting research fellow, Institute for Development Studies, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK.

Summer 1985, graduate research fellow, Centre of Planning and Economic Research, Athens, Greece.

MEDIA COMMENTARIES:

  • Interviewed by KXTV Channel 10 News on December 1, 2016 for a story on the increasing real estate prices in the Sacramento area.
  • Interviewed by Granite Bay Gazette on March 25, 2016 for a story on the economic impact of AB 1561 (2016).
  • Interviewed by KFBK News Radio (1530 AM & 93.1 FM) on December 22, 2015 for a story on the factors affecting gasoline prices.
  • Interviewed by the Sacramento News and Review on April 2, 2015 regarding a story on the economic impact of increases in minimum wage.  
  • Interviewed by the Sacramento Bee on October 2, 2013 regarding a story on the economic impact of the federal government shutdown.  
  • Interviewed by KFBK News Radio (1530 AM) on September 30, 2013 for a story on the economic impact of the potential federal government shutdown.
  • Interviewed by KCRA Channel 3 on March 25, 2013 for a story on the financing of the proposed sports and entertainment complex. 
  • Interviewed by KTXL (FOX) Channel 40 on February 28, 2013 for a story on the Sacramento  economy and its impact on the region. 
  • Interviewed by KOVR Channel 13 on May 3, 2012 for a story on the impact of unemployment insurance on the economy. 
  • Interviewed by KOVR Channel 13 on April 24, 2012 for a story on reducing outsourcing and increasing manufacturing jobs in the United States economy.
  • Interviewed by the Sacramento Bee newspaper on August 29, 2011 for a story on state government accounting issues. 
  • Interviewed by Capital Public Radio on March 24, 2011 for a story on rising food prices.  
  • Interviewed by KXTV Channel 10 News on March 7, 2011 for a story on the unemployment rates in Sacramento and the nation. 
  • Interviewed by KCRA Channel 3 on February 28, 2011 for a story on the higher oil prices.
  • Interviewed by Capital Public Radio on February 16, 2011 for a story on California state budget cuts and the economic impacts of Redevelopment Agencies.
  • Interviewed by KTXL (FOX) Channel 40 on January 21, 2011 for a story on the California and Sacramento economies, particularly unemployment and the State budget.
  • Interviewed by KOVR Channel 13 on January 4, 2011 for a story on Proposition 13 and the California State budget.
  • Interviewed by Capital Public Radio on May 21, 2010 for a story on job growth and the unemployment rate in the greater Sacramento area.
  • Interviewed by KTXL (FOX) Channel 40 on May 6, 2010 for a story on the stock market, Greek debt issue, and the financial crisis.
  • Interviewed by KCRA Channel 3 on May 6, 2010 for a story on the financial crisis, Greek debt issue, and the stock market.
  • Interviewed by KSRO (1350AM) on March 30, 2010 for a story on government intervention during the financial crisis, specifically the case of CitiGroup.
  • Interviewed by KCRA Channel 3 on January 30, 2010 for a story on the retail business closures and the California economy.
  • Interviewed by KUVS-TV 19 on December 18, 2009 for a story on the unemployment problem and the economy.
  • Interviewed by National Public Radio on August 14, 2009 for a story on the discounted prices at the State Fair, its economic impact for the State Fair and the regional economy.
  • Interviewed by Elk Grove Citizen newspaper on August 13, 2009 for a story on the bankruptcy of General Growth Properties, Inc. and the incomplete mall project in Elk Grove.
  • Interviewed by KCRA Channel 3 on July 27, 2009 for a story on the recession in California.
  • Interviewed by Bloomberg News on May 13, 2009 on the effects of the proposed plan to diversify the San Francisco economy with the introduction of incentives for bio-tech firms. 
  • Interviewed by Managerial Economics Newsletter, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California, Davis, in May 2009, regarding my financial advice for graduating seniors.
  • Interviewed by Inside publications on May 7, 2009 for a story on my work as an economist.
  • Interviewed by National Public Radio on March 20, 2009 for a story on the decline of call centers.
  • Interviewed by KTXL (FOX) Channel 40 on March 2, 2009 for a story on the stock market and the financial crisis.
  • Interviewed by State Hornet newspaper, California State University, Sacramento, in September 2008, for a story regarding teaching methods.
  • Guest of Fox40 In Focus, for a story on the economy and the tax rebate, on KTXL (FOX) Channel 40 on March 12, 2008.
  • Interviewed by KXTV Channel 10 News on January 17, 2008 for a story on the tax cut stimulus package proposed by President Bush and Congress.
  • Interviewed by National Public Radio on November 12, 2007 for a story on the impact of higher gas prices on the local and national economies.
  • Interviewed by National Public Radio on October 29, 2007 for a story on the projected budget deficits for the city of Sacramento.
  • Interviewed by National Public Radio on October 16, 2007 for a story on the rising cost of living in California.
  • Interviewed by KXTV Channel 10 News on April 3, 2005 for a story on the effects of higher gasoline prices on consumers and the economy.
  • Interviewed by KXTV Channel 10 News on September 29, 2004 for a story on the effects of higher gasoline prices on consumer retail spending.
  • Quoted and my analysis discussed in Comstock’s Business Magazine, July 2004, regarding a story on business cycles.
  • Interviewed by the Sacramento Bee for the March 3, 2002 story on the proposed Living Wage ordinance. 
  • Interviewed by KFBK News Radio (1530 AM) on January 30, 2002 for a story on Enron, Kmart, and bankruptcies in general.
  • Interviewed by National Public Radio on October 12, 2001 for a story on unemployment in the Sacramento region.
  • Interviewed by National Public Radio on September 25, 2001 for a story on the economic impact of the terrorist attack.
  • Interviewed by KOVR Channel 13 on September 21, 2001 for a story on the economic impact of the terrorist attack.
  • Interviewed by National Public Radio on September 10, 2001 for a story on the regional economy.
  • Interviewed by KTXL (FOX) Channel 40 on May 26, 2001 for a story on President Bush’s tax cut.
  • Interviewed by East Bay Business Times on December 22, 2000 for a story on the labor market for health care professionals.
  • Interviewed by KTXL (FOX) Channel 40 on December 18, 2000 for a story on the economy’s effect on holiday shopping.
  • Guest of Soapbox, a talk show on local public access channel 73 on March 15, 1999. The topic was the Social Security issue, budget deficits, and balance budgets.
  • Guest of Soapbox, a talk show on local public access channel 73 on January 27, 1999. The topic was the economics of the impeachment process.
  • Interviewed by KXTV Channel 10 News on October 8, 1998 for a story on the labor market.
  • Interviewed by National Public Radio in 1994 for a story on the economic impact of the military base closings.
  • Interviewed by KOVR Channel 13 News in 1993 for a story on the stock market.
  • Interviewed by KXTV Channel 10 News in 1991 for a story on unemployment.

SPECIALIZED FIELDS:

  • Economics of Development
  • Benefit-Cost Analysis
  • Forensic Economics
  • Econometric Modeling
  • Management & Strategic Planning
  • Public Policy
  • Business Cycle Analysis
  • Input-Output Analysis
  • Money and Banking
  • Environmental Economics
  • Applied Economics

AWARDS AND HONORS:

2012

Faculty Research Fellow Grant, Center for California Studies, CSU Sacramento

1991-2001

$300,000 approx in California State grants and contracts for applied research and analysis (as an individual and team member)

2000

Faculty Research Fellow Grant, Center for California Studies, CSU Sacramento.

1985-1986

Humanities Graduate Student Research Grant, University of California, Riverside

1985-1986

Chancellor's Patent Fund Grant, University of California, Riverside

1984-1987

Teaching Assistant Fellowship, University of California, Riverside

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:

  • Friends of Mount Athos Society
  • Association for Evolutionary Economics
  • American Economics Association
  • National Association of Forensic Economics
  • Sacramento County Bar (associate)

RELATED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

  • Advised California State Assembly and Congressional candidates on economic issues and policy.
  • Reviewed economic platforms for United States Senate and California gubernatorial candidates.

SPECIAL SKILLS AND LANGUAGES:

  • Working knowledge of and experience with computer statistical software, word processing and the internet.
  • Fluent conversational Greek

 

 

 

 

 


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