Mark Haas, CMC, FIMC, is President and Founder of Research and Organization Managment, a Washington, DC based strategy and performance management consulting firm. Mark advises clients on strategy, operations and culture to increase transparency, accountability, agility and sustainable growth. He also is an international trainer and facilitates high profile sessions like WWIV military strategy, recovery from nuclear terrorism, STEM policy and CEO retreats. He holds degrees from Colgate and Harvard Universities and is a Chair of the AEG Board.

Chasing After Health Savings Accounts?

However, before you rush to urge your clients to offer HSAs, there are layered complexities to understand. Remember that an HSA must be paired with a high deductible health plan (HDHP). A plan advisor who doesn’t already have a relationship with a health plan advisor should get very familiar with HSAs’ quirks, of which there are many.

Tax Planning for Real Estate Under the TCJA

Of all the massive changes included in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, those affecting real estate owners, investors and developers may be the most difficult to navigate. This article offers a preliminary take on how the new §199A deduction, the new 30% limit on business interest expense, changes to the like-kind exchange and cost recovery rules and other provisions work and interact to inform real estate investment and development decisions.

Nonworking Model

If you read business management journals, you’d be forgiven for believing that the best ideas on management come from academia or consulting firms. What used to be the province of executives reporting on business results has

Intangible Value

Intangibles have come to dominate corporate value. Land, labor and capital are declining in importance. Fast growing companies rely on business models, designs, patents, intellectual property and relationships more than bricks and mortar.

Mark Haas Leadership Development for Tanzanian Executives

Mark Haas Trains Tanzanian Executives in Leadership

Mark Haas, AEG Board Chair, recently spent two weeks in Dubai, developing capabilities of Tanzanian energy and mining executives in leadership and strategy. Tanzania is rich with rare earths, uranium, minerals and recently discovered huge natural gas deposits. The training was to help the country prepare for significant development and management of these natural resources.…

Taking Advice

Taking Advice

By definition the knowledge economy means more people are in need of advice. So too are people required to give that advice. For advice itself to be effective, however, both the receiver and giver need specific skills.

Mark Haas Speaks to Texas Economic Development Council

Mark Haas, AEG Chair, has been invited to address the Texas Economic Development Council (TEDC) at its Midyear Conference in Galveston, TX on June 4. 2015. TEDC is the largest statewide association dedicated to the development of economic and employment opportunities in Texas. Mark will be describing the AEG approach to integrating advisory services to…