Salvatore Melilli is the national audit industry leader, Private Markets, for KPMG LLP in New York.
Entries by Salvatore Melilli
Getting a Start-up CFO Up to Speed
February 1, 2018
Developing a relationship with the CEO will be key to the CFO’s success, but shaping interactions with directors is similarly critical for growing the company.
A Stakeholder-Centric Approach to Private Equity Investment
March 27, 2017
Why a stakeholder-centric approach to private equity investing can generate returns at or above market expectations.
Taking Off the JOBS Act Training Wheels
January 24, 2017
Provisions of the JOBS Act lay the blueprint for good governance ahead of an initial public offering.
Building the "Right" Board
November 15, 2016
Private companies face a unique set of challenges when building a board that is best suited to its work.
A Delicate Balancing Act
September 12, 2016
Directors of private equity portfolio companies may want to consider these questions when assessing their role at the company.
Sustaining a Successful Family Business
July 11, 2016
Just like families, businesses change. Explore four best practices for family boards as they govern their way through innovation and business evolution.
Want to Avoid the Spotlight? Focus on Controls
May 23, 2016
If a startup fails, it should be due to business challenges, not to failure of controls. KPMG's Salvatore Melilli outlines pitfalls to avoid.
The Payoff of Better Financial Risk Management
March 28, 2016
Private company boards need to assess whether the costs of greater rigor in financial risk management pay off in terms of market valuation or access to capital.
The Argument for Yearly Board Evaluations
November 24, 2015
Explore several reasons why private company board evaluations can be critical to enhancing oversight and improving board effectiveness.
Three Years On: The Impact of the JOBS Act on Private Companies
September 17, 2015
Salvatore Melilli discusses the effects of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act on small companies three years after it was signed into law with Kate Mitchell, co-founder and partner of Scale Venture Partners.