Art is a Partner with Daszkal Bolton and founder of the firm’s professional athlete and celebrity niche practice, Game Plan. Since the early 1980s, he has become one of the most experienced and respected sports accountants in the industry. Art develops comprehensive and coordinated financial plans, including cash flow management, tax planning and compliance, risk management, and business advisory services for his clients. He works in concert with his client’s advisors, including their attorney, agent and investment advisors to be sure that everyone is on the same page and working towards achieving the client’s goals. Art also assists his clients with second career planning, ensuring a smooth transition to their next profession from the sports industry. He continues to act as his clients’ trusted advisor beyond their sports and entertainment careers.
Art has advised and provided financial management services to hundreds of professional athletes and entertainers. Early in his career, Art recognized the unique accounting and financial needs of professional athletes and sought to develop a platform from which to provide those specific services. In 1987, he became a founding member and Chief Financial Officer of a full service Sports Management Company. With a desire to specialize solely in the financial and business consulting aspect of sports management, Art founded Game Plan Financial in 2003.