Mark Calvert, Managing Director, Cascade Capital Group, “White Collar Crime in Seattle”
Cascade Capital Group (CCG) is an investment banking firm that buys, sells, and restructure firms. CCG has six employees and an office in Seattle. Managing Director Mark Calvert will review two Ponzi cases and explain why fraud is a business risk, not just a finance issue, and why steps should be taken every year to review for fraud.
Mark has more than 35 years of accounting, finance, operations, and consulting experience. He has successfully risen over $500 million in capital in various positions, and his clients are in both public and private sector markets. He has restructured over $5 billion in debt across the United States since the economy down turn in 2009 and has overseen two of the larger Ponzi cases in the Seattle area in the last eight years.
Mark’s experience with Ernst & Young includes accounting, auditing, and consulting assignments. He has participated in bank loan loss analysis, organizational viability, valuations, and financial restructurings.
Mark is a graduate of the University of Washington with a B.A. in Finance and Accounting.