WALLACE FORTUNE | PARTNER
WALLACE FORTUNE provides expert advice and guidance to athletes, recording artists, executives, entrepreneurs, and other high net worth individuals on the management of their business and financial affairs. With over thirty-five years of experience in business management, with an emphasis on serving athletes and recording artists in early, peak, and post-career planning, he works closely with his clients to personalize strategies to maximize and preserve wealth and structure a sound financial future.
PRACTICE FOCUS & SPECIALIZATIONS
Wallace’s focus is on Business Management and his extensive experience lies in:
•Tax Planning and Compliance
•Coordination of Royalty Review and Audits
•Contract Review and Negotiations, in consultation with counsel
•Structuring Financial Futures, in consultation with counsel
•Coordination of Estate Planning
•Risk Management, in consultation with insurance professionals
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
Wallace studied accounting at California State University, Los Angeles and Business Management at the University of Redlands. He advanced within the ranks of prestigious business management firms and entertainment companies, including Guber-Peters Entertainment Company and SONY Pictures Entertainment, before launching his own firm, The Management Group, specializing in full service Sports/Entertainment representation. In 2001, he joined NKS/Assante, the precursor of NKSFB. He played an integral role spearheading the integration of the NKSFB Sports and Business Management divisions, thus merging the forces of the California and New York offices.
ASSOCIATIONS & COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
Wallace’s charitable work focuses on organizations that empower at-risk teens in the Los Angeles community where he was raised.