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Seiler LLP Appoints Ron LaVelle to Lead Family Office Practice

Redwood City, CA,  Apr 13, 2013

Seiler LLP, one of the San Francisco Bay Area’s largest regional accounting and advisory firms, announced today that Ron LaVelle has joined the firm as Managing Director of its Family Office practice. In his new role, Mr. LaVelle will lead Seiler’s Family Office team in providing a wide range of personal financial services to affluent individuals and multi-generational families.

Seiler LLP, one of the San Francisco Bay Area’s largest regional accounting and advisory firms, announced today that Ron LaVelle has joined the firm as Managing Director of its Family Office practice. In his new role, Mr. LaVelle will lead Seiler’s Family Office team in providing a wide range of personal financial services to affluent individuals and multi-generational families. Seiler’s Family Office professionals function as personal Chief Financial Officers, providing services such as succession planning, beneficiary education, bill payment, philanthropic advisory, implementation of trust and estate strategies, household staff coordination and management of other special projects.

With more than 20 years of experience in the accounting and finance fields, including 14 years in senior, CFO-level positions, LaVelle brings extensive expertise in tax, estate and financial planning to Seiler’s ultra high-net-worth clients.  “We’re pleased that Ron has joined the Seiler team,” says Managing Partner, Jim DeMartini.  “His broad experience in finance, real estate and family office will be a powerful asset in helping us to enhance the sophisticated family office services we offer to Bay Area clients.”

“I’m very excited to join such a highly-regarded firm,” says LaVelle. “I look forward to working with Seiler’s talented group of professionals and continuing to deepen the firm’s Family Office services.”  Prior to joining Seiler, LaVelle served as Chief Financial Officer of Pacheco Company, Inc., a family office management structure providing oversight to more than 60 family entities.  Previous positions include Chief Financial Officer of the Oakland Raiders and Tax Consultant at Ernst & Young. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and finance from the University of California, Berkeley Haas School of Business.


About Seiler LLP: 
Established in 1957, Seiler is the pre-eminent accounting firm serving affluent clients, closely held businesses and non-profit organizations throughout the United States and the world. From our offices in San Francisco and the Silicon Valley, we offer highly sophisticated solutions and innovative thinking in the areas of tax and estate planning, charitable gift planning, family office, litigation support and real estate. At Seiler, our mission is to provide the advice and guidance our clients require to navigate the complexities of their financial worlds not only today, but also for the many years to come.

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