Name Glenn Ballard, CPA (contact affiliate)
CompanyMarpé Finance & Accounting
Primary Address
923 Pasceo Avenue, San Jose, CA 95125
Phone
(408) 203-7981
Biography

GLENN C. BALLARD, CPA

Services

M&A Support

Business Valuation

Buy-Side Due Diligence

Sell-Side Due Diligence Support

Contract Review & Negotiations

GAAP Financial Statements

Pro-forma Financial Statements

Quality of Earnings Reports

“Cleaning up the Books”

Accounting Support

Audit Preparation

Technical Accounting Consulting

Glenn Ballard is an expert in accounting and finance matters related to corporate mergers & acquisitions, including business valuation, due diligence, financial terms of contracts and deal structuring, equity instruments like common stock and preferred stock, debt and convertible debt instruments, GAAP financial statements, pro-forma financial statements, quality of earnings are reports, “cleaning up” the books, audit preparation and technical accounting consulting.

After 20 years in a corporate career, which included stints on Wall Street and in Silicon Valley, Mr. Ballard founded Marpé Finance & Accounting in 2011 with one objective in mind: to provide the best possible accounting and finance consulting services to smaller companies that tend to get overlooked and underserved by the big accounting firms, and to do it at prices tailored for them.  We remain committed to our guiding mission: to provide, far and away, the best value in the world in accounting and finance support services to our clients.

Representative Clients – Past & Present (not exhaustive):

 

Media

PTA Network

Timeline

Pop Up Archive

Internet Security

Imperva

SonicWall

Defend7

Ed Tech

Magoosh

TeachBoost

Sokikom

Internet

Adesso

NexTag

Five

Chatous

BioTech

Deltagen

diaDexus

ACLARA

Manufacturing

Dionex

Omnicell

Sonos

ZELTIQ

Eko Devices

SunPower

Trimble Navigation

WJ Communications

Cytic

Georgia-Pacific

Scientific-Atlanta

Restaurants

Outback
Morrison’s

Retail

Blockbuster

Movie Gallery

Software and SAAS

ACLARA

Marin Software

Proto.io

Valicert

Egomotion

Funnely

Telecommunications

Intermedia

Services

LECG

Language Line

Kibin

Networking

Meraki

Fin Tech

Algorithmic Lending

Data Management

NetApp

Education

University of California, Berkeley

Walter A. Haas School of Business

Master of Business Administration

Georgia State University

Master of Taxation

Bachelor of Business Administration (Accounting)

Cum Laude

University of Alabama

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering

Prior Work History

Connor Group, Agilent Technologies, SupportSoft, Symantec, Tellme, Deloitte, PwC, Ernst & Young Financial Advisory Services, Arthur Andersen, Milliken & Company

Testimonials about Glenn

 “Verdigris is a start-up green energy company. As we began getting more attention from potential investors it became clear to us that we needed more than a financial summary, but a full-on model that would hang together and support our business vision. Glenn worked with us to pull together a financial model, create supporting documentation and ensure that our financials supported the business and also were internally consistent. And he did it quickly. Glenn was a significant help to us in getting our financial house in order.”

~  Craig Norris, Member of the Board of Directors at Verdigris Technologies

“Glenn is an excellent finance and accounting professional with fantastic business acumen. While working with him on bringing new products to market at SupportSoft, I always found him pushing the envelope to ensure that we did the right things to make the business successful. He always had customer experience in mind and passionately advocated his views. It was refreshing to have Glenn, who was very solid in his knowledge of accounting also demonstrate a good grasp of current trends and business needs. I highly recommend him and would be happy to work with him again.”

~  Rajeev Shrivistava, VP of Marketing at SupportSoft

“Glenn is level-headed, perceptive and thorough, without exception. He is mindful not just of the problem at hand, but where it fits into the “big picture” for the company. In addition to detailed and accurate written work, he is also a capable verbal advocate, in both internal and external communications.”

~  David Laser, Assistant General Counsel at SupportSoft

“I worked with Glenn as an advisor to the Haas Business Plan competition and saw Glenn’s work in depth. Glenn displays a very powerful combination of innovation and detail orientation that should give great confidence to any company with which he works. He is able to originate creative solutions to problems and at the same time develop well-crafted plans for execution.”

~  Cullen Coates, Adviser to the Berkeley Business Plan Competition