16 Apr April 16, 2020 – More Covid-19 Entrepreneurial Advice
Joshua Jenson – Business Analyst and CPA Firm Founder
CPA and Business Analyst Joshua Jenson, known as “JJ the CPA“, has over 27 years of public accounting experience in the area of tax. He is Managing Partner of Jenson & Company, CPAs, P.C., which he founded nearly 23 years ago. His firm is known for a boutique service approach, with a focus on tax planning and strategies with individuals and small businesses. JJ is also a licensed insurance professional specializing in life insurance, and owns an insurance practice, Jenson Insurance. He is a national speaker for Surgent CPE presenting 25 tax seminars annually across the country to CPAs. He also writes and presents a monthly tax webinar for Surgent called Trending in Tax with JJ THE CPA, and has recently become the national co-host of Surgent’s podcast called The Surge. JJ has also authored a book, JJ THE CPA HERE! which reveals the Top 60 questions from his clients, and his solutions, over his 27 years in practice covering issues related to banking, business structure, insurance and taxes. In these uncertain times, JJ has also set up a website filled with lots of free resources and COVID-19 Tax Help.
Toby Mathis – Founding Partner of Anderson Law Group and Business Tax Expert
Toby Mathis is a founding partner of Anderson Law Group and current manager of Anderson’s Las Vegas office. He has helped Anderson grow its practice from one of business and estate planning to a thriving tax practice and national registered agent service with more than 18,000 clients. In his work as an attorney, he has focused exclusively in areas of small business, taxation, and trusts. In addition, Toby was the past director and host of the longest-running local business radio program on KNUU in Las Vegas “The BOSS Business Brief”. He sits on the board of directors for several companies and was recently appointed to the local board of Entrepreneurs’ Organization, a worldwide association of owners of successful businesses. He has authored more than 100 articles on small business topics and has written several books on good business practices, including first, second and third editions of Tax-Wise Business Ownership and 12 Steps to Running a Successful Business.
Toby Cappello – Vice President in IBM’s Data and A.I. business
To support communities, IBM is offering a Watson-based virtual agent dubbed “Watson Assistant for Citizens” to government agencies, healthcare and academic institutions free of charge for at least 90 days so they can provide their citizens/constituents with answers to their questions about the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. Toby Cappello is the Vice President of Industry Architecture and Client Success within IBM’s Data and AI business. In this executive leadership role, Toby is responsible for engaging their customers in discussion about industry use cases and proof points to better leverage the data they have for business value and differentiation. Done correctly, their customers will unlock previously unattainable value from their Data Assets and Business Processes. Toby has focused on working with customers to drive business value through enablement and building competencies around transformational and disruptive technologies. He has done this by aligning people, processes, and technology ensuring organizations are prepared to realize value from technology investments and business transformation.