About Joshua Gottesman
Joshua Gottesman has spent the majority of his 28 year career in public accounting, obtaining his CPA license in 1986, although after joining B2B CFO®® he surrendered his license, wanting to focus on the work about which he is most passionate, which is assisting companies to reach a higher level of success. While practicing as a CPA, Joshua worked for both local and national firms, and served clients in many industries. He possesses the ability to see beyond the numbers and used this talent to assist companies in reaching their goals. His desire has always been to help business owners reach financial peace of mind. In addition to his past work in public accounting, Joshua has also served as the Chief Financial Officer for both start-ups and publicly traded companies.
Joshua has worked with many industries including retail, real estate acquisition and development, mortgage bankers, medical practices, manufacturers, promotional product suppliers, entertainment venues, prosthetic equipment suppliers, wineries and service industries. His skills include financial planning and analysis, assisting with securing and renegotiating financing, developing operating procedures, strategic planning, tax planning and analysis, contract review and mergers and acquisitions.
Joshua also prides himself in being able to see issues from the client’s point of view. He believes that “all people make sense all the time” and that if he can understand his client’s sense, then he can communicate more effectively with his clients and understand what really drives them. He believes that this understanding is critical to helping clients meet their goals. He thrives in environments that present him with challenges to be solved and is always willing to think outside the box to find these solutions. Joshua believes that the improvements that he can help companies achieve go far beyond an increase in the bottom line. He possesses the leadership skills to bring together teams with diverse backgrounds.
Joshua grew up in Baltimore and earned his BA in Accounting from Towson State University (now Towson University) in Baltimore in 1986. He later obtained a Masters in Taxation from the University of Baltimore. He held a CPA license from 1986 – 2017.Joshua has lived in Las Vegas since 1996 and was a member of the Leadership Advance class of 2016 sponsored by the Las Vegas Metro Chamber Foundation. He spends his off time playing board games and relaxing with his dog and two cats.
- University of Baltimore (Masters of Science in Taxation)
- Towson State University (Bachelor of Arts in Accounting)
- Exit Planning Institute
- Las Vegas Jewish Chamber of Commerce