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DANA BAROOSHIAN: Entrepreneur & Financial Expert

Dana Barooshian is a creative, resourceful professional with proven track record over 35 years building, managing and selling successful businesses. He is a long-time partner in a CPA firm. He is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Internal Controls Auditor(CICA) and MBA specializing in risk assessment, internal control, audit and assurance and individual and corporate tax. Career accomplishments include: 

  • Building successful audit practice twice, resulting in successful, profitable sales.

  • Performing high profile financial and performance audits, including Executive Office of the President of the United States-White House Travel Office, Panama Canal Commission and Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac on behalf of U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development.

  • Advising clients on creating efficient and effective business processes and financial operations to manage risk, measure performance and accomplish objectives.

  • Distilling complex, disparate information into decision ready data.

Partner, Martin & Associates, Ltd. October 1996 – Present (partner since 2003), Las Vegas, NV (formerly Washington, DC): Work with business owners to provide sound advice and professional tax services. Work with broad range of clients to improve performance, manage risk and achieve mission. This includes designing financial and tax strategies supported by robust accounting processes, systems and controls.


Board Member and Shareholder of Innovative Bottling dba Sovereign Vines, 2016-Present, Johnson City, NY:America’s first hemp infused wine company.  Provide strategic advice on sales and marketing, product cost contain and growth and scaling plans.


Senior Advisor to Assemblyman Andrew Martin, District 9, Nevada, November 2012-November 2014: Assisted the Assemblyman with public policy research, drafting of legislation and development of public policy recommendations.  Areas of focus included: government accountability and transparency, anti-corruption laws, health and human services, judiciary, election laws and education.


Research Coordinator, United Brotherhood of Carpenters & Joiners of America, July 1989-October 1996, Washington, DC: Developed a state-of-the-art corporate and financial research operation to support collective bargaining and organizing campaigns. Worked with Council of Institutional Investors and union pension funds to develop and present corporate governance and executive compensation shareholder proposals.  


Education & Professional Certifications:

Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), March 1999, Member Number 689980

Certified Internal Controls Auditor (CICA), August 2010

Master of Business Administration, Loyola University, Baltimore, MD, January 1995.

B.A. Sociology, May 1989, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY

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