Fridays 3PM - 4PM PT
Jason A. Thomas, CPA Partner from Fair Anderson & Langerman and
Scott Taylor, CPA, Shareholder from Piercy Bowler Taylor & Kern
Leonard C. Wright, CPA/PFS, Money Doctor
from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
as co-hosts on this distinctive Las Vegas show for the benefit
of consumers of financial information.
(See more about the hosts below.)
THE SHOW WILL FEATURE THE FOLLOWING ISSUES FACING US ALL TODAY;
1. Provide you with the tools to share with friends, colleagues, and family about the finances of the United States.
What's at Stake ( an easy to follow 10 minute video)
A Citizen's Guide to the State of the Union's Finances
Citizen's Guide to the Financial Report of the United States
Budget of the United States
Financial Statement of the United States
2. The inevitable changes in the capital markets and relevant insight from local, national, and international practitioners, experts, and governmental regulators. You will also enjoy our weekly “Money Bytes” segment which will help shape perspective and pull you out of the day to day noise.
3. Dealing with the changing business landscape for employers and employees. What you can do to benefit yourself and your company if you are an executive, employee, or the employer. Valuable tips, tricks, and traps to avoid from the top local and national experts whose reach spans globally.
4. With some sites suggesting that up to 70 percent of global market capitalization is outside of the United States, we will bring you capital markets leaders to discuss the evolving environment that will impact us domestically and locally.
5. A targeted focus on Financial Literacy, where to go, who to see, and what resources are available. We will feature national thought leaders from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, California Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the Nevada Society of Certified Public Accountants who will deliver information and resources that could change your life.
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6. Feature national media who break financial stories in the most prominent financial publications in America. We are pleased that Peggy Collins from Bloomberg will be a recurring featured guest
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About The Hosts
"Ask Scott about how he has never
Scott W. Taylor,
Scott W. Taylor’s tax practice focuses on services for a wide range of clients including real estate partnerships, limited liability companies, large and small closely- held corporations and not-for-profit
organizations. He started with PBTK in 1992 and was made a Shareholder in January 2005. In addition to his tax work, he also provides services for business consulting, deal structuring, receivership and litigation support services.
Real estate investment and development, legal, healthcare, professional development, retail, not-for-profit, family-owned businesses and individuals
Tax deal structuring planning and consulting, business advisory services, tax preparation, tax review and representation before the Internal Revenue Service
Grant Thornton International; Peterson, Siler & Stevenson in Salt Lake City, Utah; Current Treasurer for the Las Vegas Zion’s Youth Symphony & Chorus; the former Treasurer for the Nevada Republican Party; Current Advisory Board member and former Treasurer for Families and Child Treatment of Southern Nevada (FACT); Former Treasurer for the Boys Chorus of Southern Nevada; Former Treasurer/co-founder of Suzuki Association of Nevada; Former Board member for the Foundation for Las Vegas Business Development
Bachelor of Science with Honors from Brigham Young University; Masters in Accounting with tax emphasis from Brigham Young University
CPA Certifications and Permits
Nevada and Utah Societies and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
"I am proud to be joined at our new
Leonard C. Wright, CPA/PFS,
– American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Leonard C. Wright holds the prestigious Personal Financial Specialist Credential (PFS), a financial planning credential issued only to Certified Public Accountants. He is also a Certified Financial Planner (CFP), Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC), and a Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU).
Leonard has appeared on and been quoted by various radio, television, and news outlets across America including Channel 8 locally in Las Vegas, Nevada. The print news outlets include, but are not limited to Bloomberg, The Wall Street Journal, MarketWatch, USA Today, Forbes, Time, MSNBC.com, and the Orange County Register. Financial Fridays continues the rich tradition of the show he co-hosted with Steve Wark at KMZQ.
Leonard is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ Personal Financial Planning Executive Committee and has recently been appointed to their Financial Literacy Commission. Leonard is also National Spokesperson through their Ambassador program.
Leonard has communicated to the press the positive impact for the investing public of Chairman Christopher Cox’s XBRL initiative which has been continued under the Obama Administration. He appeared as the first non-public retirement plan guest panelist presenting along side the Department of Labor out of Washington D.C. and the head of the Internal Revenue Service Audit Division for the Western United States.
Leonard has contributed articles to various outlets and is a contributing author to Tips from the Top, Targeted Advice from America’s Top Money Minds, and provides editorial insight for a variety of technical and consumer oriented financial planning articles, books, and papers.
Leonard is a member of the Nevada Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Leonard has served the California Society of Certified Public Accountants (CalCPA) as Chair of the State Personal Financial Planning Committee, Co-chair of the Investment Sub-Committee of the Finance Committee, Member of the State Finance Committee, President of the Orange County/Long Beach Chapter of CalCPA.
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"Jason’s vision for serving the Las Vegas community is to combine the commercial financial strengths of successful businesses with the ethical
Jason A. Thomas is a Certified Public Accountant and Chartered Global Management Accountant. He is presently the owner and President of J.A.T. Tax and Accounting Services, specializing in comprehensive tax planning, tax preparation and tax representation.
Mr. Thomas has worked for some of the largest tax accounting firms in the world and is currently working with Financial Fridays to get clients best in class solutions and ideas in a proactive and engaging media format. Other credentials include the following:
President of the Nevada Chapter of the Turn Around Management Association and Global Trustee of the International TMA Trade Association serving over 9,300 members worldwide.
Recipient of the IN Business Las Vegas 40 under 40 award.
Audit Committee Member for the YMCA of Southern Nevada.
Certificate of the Completion of the UNLV Lied Institute Commercial Real Estate Certification Program.
Alumni of Boise State University and the University of Las Vegas.
Certificate of Completion of the Interpersonal Neurobiology Mindsight Institute.
Mr. Thomas has also founded the Nevada Venture Capital Fund which includes portfolio assets in banking, real estate, oil and minerals, and media. Currently the fund curates and cultivates alternative and unconventional financing sources to deploy in the Nevada economy. In addition, it is the representative of interactive software applications that can produce custom reports to analyze a company’s financial health and potential to recommend necessary ideas and solutions.
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