THR's Power Business Managers 2012
What started as a business management practice that attracted big music acts in the 1980s (Poison and Belinda Carlisle, to name a few) and then expanded to actors like Keanu Reeves now is growing once again with European imports such as Piers Morgan and horror director Mikael Hafstrom.
What Alan Goldman offers his clients is truly eclectic, from normal tax and accounting duties to such tasks as restructuring contracts and even overseeing litigation. “I quarterbacked a lawsuit for a client [video game director Keith Arem] whose entire sound library was destroyed by a fire in the studio,” he says. The CPA worked with lawyers and insurers to deal with the mess and was able to recover $6.3 million in the case.