Marla Miller National Tax Office Managing Director, BDO
Marla has more than 20 years of experience in both the public and private sectors and practices in the areas of federal and state and local tax. She is a member of the firm’s National Tax Office – Accounting Methods Group and its Fixed Asset Advisory Services practice. She consults with clients in the areas of large-scale fixed asset projects, deferred tax balance reconciliations, and development of internal controls and procedures. Marla works with both multinational and domestic companies in various industries, including real estate, financial services, retail, food and beverage, and heavy and light manufacturing.
Marla is a frequent presenter at the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Tax Executives Institute (TEI) and state accounting society conferences. She has authored numerous articles on fixed assets topics for various CCH publications, as well as The Street and The Tax Advisor.
Throughout his 35-year finance career, Al has been an advocate and practitioner for positive social impact investing at scale. As CEO of CapZone, Al combines his expertise and experience to develop a new asset class, Opportunity Zones, to convert profits to purpose nationally. Previously, as an investment banker, private equity investor, strategic financial advisor and creator of market based government related partnership initiatives, he has invested and advised domestic and international parties on complex strategic financial assignments, including corporate mergers, acquisitions and restructurings; loan portfolio monitoring, infrastructure finance, securitization and credit portfolio risk management.
Recently, Al served as CEO of Capitol Peak Asset Management, and prior to that, Managing Director for Moelis & Company in New York, overseeing Public Sector initiatives. He was Co-Founder and Managing Director of Signal Equity Partners, and spent his early career at Lazard Freres and Morgan Stanley. Al holds a BA cum laude from Yale University, a JD From Georgetown University, an MA in Economics from New York University and is a member of the New York Bar.
Von Sanborn advises affluent American and international families as well as single- and multi-family offices on U.S. tax, estate planning and art law matters. He counsels clients on structuring their inbound and outbound business, real estate, passive and personal investments to minimize their overall U.S. tax burden. He also counsels individual and corporate fiduciaries on the U.S. tax consequences of trust investments and issues arising from trust administration and management. Von also provides guidance on U.S. estate and gift tax planning techniques to high and ultra-high net worth families on issues relating to all of their asset classes, and advises beneficiaries and fiduciaries of non-U.S. trusts on the U.S. tax consequences associated with foreign trust and corporate structures.
In the area of art law, Von assists clients with matters involving risk management, the formation of trusts including art assets, sales and use tax voluntary disclosures and the purchase and sale of works of art.
Von is the author of numerous publications and lectures worldwide on all aspects of his practice.