W. Shane Glass
W. Shane Glass is a founding partner of Glass Malek LLP. He is a CPA and PFS (Personal Financial Specialist). He currently holds two masters degrees: a Master of Accounting from Tulane University and a Master of Business in Taxation from University of Southern California. Shane was previously a managing director of one of the nation’s largest accounting and business management firms. He is an expert on taxation and has developed a unique niche of tax aspects of the entertainment industry. Shane was previously the tour accountant for Paul McCartney’s US tour, which was one of North America’s highest grossing tours in history. In addition, he has done settlements and tour accounting for major touring artists all over the world. His clients include many of the world’s top musicians, touring artists, athletes, directors, producers, and entertainers.
Shane developed and teaches a course titled Touring, Tour Accounting and Merchandising at UCLA’s Extension Program. He has also taught a course on the Business of Music, which focused on all aspects of the music industry. He also guest lectures in other music business courses at UCLA Extension.
Shane has been listed as one of The Hollywood Reporter's Power Business Managers as well as one of Variety's Business Managers Elite.
Pam Malek is a founding partner of Glass Malek LLP. She is a CPA and previously was a managing director at one of the largest accounting and business management firms in the US. She has leveraged her strong knowledge of tax and accounting to maximize clients’ success. In addition, Pam currently services some of the world’s top grossing touring acts and Hollywood’s top talent. She is known to implement creative financial solutions for extremely complex situations.
Pam has been listed as one of Variety's Business Managers Elite.
Paul W. Glass
Paul Glass is a founding partner of Glass Malek LLP. He had previously created and managed a successful business management firm in Encino, CA. He operated this firm for over 20 years until the late 90s when the firm became part of one of the nation's largest accounting and business management firms, where he became a Senior Managing Director. In addition to his career as a business manager, Paul served as Chairman of the Board to a publicly traded bank that was successfully sold to a large public company. Paul is a CPA and PFS (Personal Financial Specialist). His long-term clients consist of many of the world’s top grossing touring acts, singer-songwriters, recording artists, directors, producers, actors, and entertainment executives. Many of his clients have been with him for over 30 years. Over the years, Paul has served as an officer for several charitable organizations.
Paul has been listed as one of Variety's Business Managers Elite.
Amir Malek is a partner at Glass Malek LLP. Prior to joining the firm, he was the founding partner of a prominent Los Angeles business management firm in the entertainment industry. He joined forces with Glass Malek LLP with a portfolio that includes top industry players ranging from musicians, writers, TV and film executives, actors, TV personalities, song writers, internet personalities and high-net-worth individuals. As executive business manager for his diverse clients, Amir supervises not only the daily financial affairs and business activities of each client with personal attention and trust, but works closely with his clients’ talent and financial team to meet their short and long term financial objectives.
Amir has been a Business Manager in the Entertainment Industry and a Certified Public Accountant for over 15 years. Amir has been listed as one of Variety's Business Managers Elite.