Supporting Strategies | Los Angeles

Supporting Strategies provides outsourced bookkeeping services, controller services and operational support to growing businesses.

Los Angeles Team

Mark Wald

Mark Wald

Managing Director
(310) 579-9206
[email protected]

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Mark founded Supporting Strategies | Los Angeles in 2014. His relationships with the Los Angeles business community run deep, and he has played an integral role in strengthening and supporting hundreds of growing companies. An innovative problem-solver focused on optimization and data analytics, he is Co-Founder and CFO of Ballparq, a seed-stage software-as-a-service (SaaS) and marketplace platform.
Loren Sweigart

Loren Sweigart

Manager of Strategic Accounts
(310) 417-1574
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Over a career spanning three decades, Loren has earned a reputation for accurately diagnosing companies’ problems and implementing appropriate solutions. He brings keen insights that are the byproduct of his experience in accounting, finance, marketing and sales. Prior to Supporting Strategies, Loren held roles including Senior Business Development Manager for a boutique CPA firm, Director of Strategic Accounts at a trade magazine for international logistics and National Sales Manager for a film production and media company. He has a Bachelor of Science equivalent in Finance from California State University.
Patrick Sergott

Patrick Sergott

Director of Strategy
(310) 554-6518
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For over a decade, Patrick has built a strong track record for enhancing accounting operations, finding creative solutions to complex challenges, and developing and executing business plans from inception through asset sale. Most recently, he was Principal of an investment fund targeting companies with untapped potential. Patrick’s prior positions include Chief Financial Officer of a family office, Accounting Manager with a leading boutique asset management company and two stints as a Staff Accountant. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance from the University of Nevada.

Hear From Our Clients


“Supporting Strategies is a fantastic partner. They understand a startup’s needs and they’re able to assist you every step of the way in all financial matters. They are lean, reliable, and easy to work with. Most importantly, they help you think strategically about your business decisions and always point you in the right direction. After struggling many years with different solutions, we finally found a true partner. Highly recommended!”
Elena Favilli, Co-Founder & CEO of Timbuktu Labs

“We have been very happy with the services that Supporting Strategies has provided over the past 5 years and would be very happy to be a reference to other businesses considering hiring you for services in the future.”
George Tierney, COO / EVP Product Development & Marketing of SnapMD

“We are very fortunate to have a first-rate bookkeeping team in Supporting Strategies | Los Angeles. They have done a terrific job with the four accounts they manage for us, and they adapted very quickly when we recently migrated the books from one of those businesses over to a new accounting platform to better integrate with our CRM software. Managing Director Mark Wald is acting as an indispensable fractional CFO, supporting my role as a strategic CEO to grow my company. My goal is to scale my business 4X in the next few years. This would be impossible without the expert, professional help and counsel that I get from Mark and his world-class team.”
Calvin Cummings, MAI, President & CEO Cummings Appraisal Group, Inc., d/b/aValbridge Property Advisors | Los Angeles

“I want to let you know how pleased we are with our Supporting Strategies team.

Our Financial Operations Associate is one of the most pleasant controllers I have ever met. She is smart, pays attention to detail and controls, meets commitments and is easy to communicate with. Of course, our Financial Operations Manager is an A+ as well, though we rarely have to talk to her now.

We may be setting up an additional company and will be sure to use your services should it come to pass. Thanks again to you and your team.”
Erik Bogaard, CEO, Task Force Lab

“One aspect of starting and running a business that is particularly challenging is accounting operations. One thing I can’t recommend enough is, if you don’t already have the tactical expertise yourself to record revenue, report and analyze financial results, and prepare for tax compliance, look for an outsourced solution. We have that with Supporting Strategies, and they are phenomenal.”
Mark Mallardi, General Manager, AMARUMAYU Superfruit Juices

“Supporting Strategies will forever be part of our story and journey from an idea to an efficacious, world-changing product. You provide an amazing foundation with incredibly patient people to deal with me and our growing pains. I’ve learned so much from the Supporting Strategies team and it’s been an honor working with them. I’m sincerely grateful for your flexibility, commitment and genuine interest in taking us on.”
Bethany Edwards, Co-Founder & CEO of Lia Diagnostics

“We’ve been working with Supporting Strategies for the last three years. The relationship has enabled us to focus on upgrading our time management and project tracking systems, doubling our senior management team and completing our first two international contracts along with a strong regional and national portfolio of work. We feel the Supporting Strategies staff to be an extension of our own, working closely with our Business Manager and CEO to provide solid bookkeeping, payroll services and counsel.”
Henry Pontarelli, Vice President/Secretary, Lisa Wise Consulting, Inc.

“As an entrepreneur navigating a constantly changing business and financial landscape, it’s been comforting to know Supporting Strategies is always ready to handle the next challenge. I have been very pleased with the services and support they deliver and look forward to working with them throughout my career. Whenever I come across a business professional looking for bookkeeping services or operational support, I don’t hesitate to recommend Supporting Strategies.”
Josh Dubin, CEO & Co-Founder of Finesse

“We have sincerely appreciated working with Supporting Strategies | Santa Monica. Your entire team has been wonderful, capable, responsible and efficient. We have been very happy with the services you have provided and are grateful for everything you have done to get our business’ ship sailing.”
Jennifer Wilde Anderson, COO of Wavemaker Genesis

“During the uncertainties of the pandemic and all the resultant changes that our medical practice went through, Supporting Strategies pulled through and was able to keep us afloat by facilitating loans and working with our vendors in order to maximize profit and reduce overhead during this difficult time. We couldn’t have done it without them.”
Danielle Aufiero, MD, The Orthohealing Center

“My team at Supporting Strategies absolutely helped! All the work that Supporting Strategies did for us helped us secure a very large business capital loan this year. Without our financials being in order, I don’t think we could have accomplished this. Thank you!”
Annie Kamiya, Owner of Curtis Kamiya Music, LLC

Offering Expert Bookkeeping Services In Los Angeles

Clients rely on our team for day-to-day bookkeeping services in Los Angeles, such as accounts payable, billing and accounts receivable, human resources support, payroll processing, bank reconciliations and financial reporting. But our expertise extends well beyond these core services.

Supporting Strategies | Los Angeles also excels at creatively solving problems and providing higher-level finance and strategic leadership. We understand that the most successful and rapidly scaling small businesses run on accrual-based, GAAP-compliant financial reports, insightful key performance indicator (KPI) metrics and tight cash-flow management.

All of our team members have college degrees in a related discipline, and many hold a Master of Business Administration degree and/or are a licensed Certified Professional Accountant. Each brings at least 15 years of experience across a range of industries. We believe the quality of our firm’s bookkeeping services in Hollywood and the San Fernando Valley is directly related to the experience and wisdom of each individual on our staff.

When Supporting Strategies | Los Angeles runs your back office, you can have the confidence to run your business off the numbers. You’ll collaborate with the same dedicated team day after day, which enables us to quickly become experts on your business and offer the bookkeeping services in Los Angeles that you need. Leveraging our powerful software and ample experience, we efficiently record transactions without ever compromising on controls.
 

A City with Something for Everyone

Los Angeles is a hub of cultural diversity, with nearly 10 million residents from just about every place on earth. The aerospace, computer systems and software publishing industries deliver a sizable talent pool for technology innovation. Meanwhile, globally recognized universities produce innovative scientists who drive the advancement of medical technologies across the region.

When not working to change the world, Angelenos might head down to the beach for surfing and sun or hike up the local mountain ranges for a breathtaking view of the city and Pacific Ocean. Our visitors enjoy shopping in the many local farmers’ markets, grabbing a bite from a gourmet food truck, touring neighborhoods of the rich and famous, perusing world-class museums or taking in concerts and sporting events. With its wide-spanning cultural diversity, Los Angeles has something for everyone.
 

Positioning the Region’s Businesses for Long-Term Success

Our economy is also diverse, interconnected and rapidly evolving, and our clients reflect the spectrum of businesses that make our region a center of industry and innovation: advertising, digital media, apparel, entertainment, event production and management, motion pictures and film, e-commerce, education, finance, healthcare, technology, market research, nonprofits, professional consulting, software development, SaaS, subscription box companies, fitness studios, health and wellness, manufacturing, medical practices, consulting and professional services.

Our team-based approach allows us to provide scalable bandwidth with consistent coverage for clients throughout metropolitan Los Angeles. We cover Los Angeles neighborhoods including Beverly Hills, Beverlywood, Burbank, Central Los Angeles, Century City, Downtown Los Angeles, Echo Park, Encino, Glendale, Hollywood, Koreatown, Los Feliz, Mid-City, Mid-Wilshire, Pasadena, Sherman Oaks, Silver Lake, Studio City, Tarzana, Toluca Lake, West Hollywood, West Los Angeles and Woodland Hills.

Ready to learn how you can strengthen your business with bookkeeping and controller services? Schedule your FREE Consultation with Supporting Strategies | Los Angeles today or give us a call at (888) 631-8922 .
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Frequently Asked Questions

A: Supporting Strategies provides a full suite of bookkeeping services and operational support to businesses across a wide range of industries.

A: All Supporting Strategies employees are based in the United States. Our team members have an average of 10 years of accounting/bookkeeping experience and a bachelor's degree in accounting or a related discipline. Many hold an advanced degree and/or a CPA designation. Learn more about our team members.

A: Supporting Strategies provides a full range of bookkeeping and controller services, including revenue and accounts receivable; expenses and accounts payable; HR and payroll; day-to-day bookkeeping and month-end close; and financials, planning and analysis. We ensure all transactions are accurately captured in the books and deliver a standard monthly financial package tailored to your organization's needs.

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