Caliber Advisors is pleased to announce that Jimmy Mar, Akila Narayanan and Dan Rubin have each been promoted to Vice President. The three new Vice Presidents have an average tenure of 7 years with Caliber and have been an integral part of the firm’s success.

“Jimmy, Akila and Dan have been instrumental in serving our clients and growing the company over the past several years. Equally important, their personal style, commitment and care as team members makes Caliber an especially great place to work.” said Ken Nunes, Managing Director of Caliber’s San Diego office.

“Jimmy, Akila, and Dan possess the expertise and deliver the high-quality work Caliber is known for and exemplify the firm’s core values through their professionalism, dedication, and commitment to client service. I congratulate them on their new leadership roles and wish each of them continued success as they take the next step in their careers at the firm.” said Heather Grove, Managing Director of Caliber’s Chicago office.


Jimmy Mar

Jimmy Mar has provided economic and valuation opinions for financial reporting, tax, litigation and board advisory since 2007. Mr. Mar has extensive experience with the appraisal of equity securities and intangible assets for companies domestically and abroad. Mr. Mar is a frequent guest lecturer at the University of California, San Diego on matters of business valuation and is a member of the CFA Society of San Diego.

Mr. Mar is active in his local church and has recently taken up scuba diving. In his private time, he enjoys cooking and playing video games.

CAD-5954EAkila Narayanan

Akila Narayanan is a seasoned valuation professional with a wide range of valuation experience for financial reporting and tax purposes. Ms. Narayanan specializes in the valuation of complex securities including privately-held debt, warrants, embedded derivatives and convertible debt. Ms. Narayanan has been engaged with a variety of clients in the valuation of intangible assets, spanning various industries involving both domestic and global acquisitions.

Ms. Narayanan is a member of the Appraisal Issues Task Force (AITF) and the CFA Society of Washington, DC.

Ms. Narayanan is an active member of the community volunteering with school PTAs and youth sports groups. She is an avid traveler with a keen interest in exploring global culture and cuisine.

CAD-6048eDan Rubin

Dan Rubin provides valuation opinions and financial advisory services to organizations both domestically and globally. Mr. Rubin’s recent experience includes advising on the arm’s length ownership percentage for a foreign joint venture and providing litigation support for the successful defense against an eight-figure lawsuit. Mr. Rubin graduated from the University of California, San Diego with a Bachelors’ of Science in Management Science and enjoys guest lecturing and advising students at his alma mater.

Mr. Rubin is an avid sports fan. Although he has lived in California for nearly two decades, he has Chicago roots and maintains his allegiance to the Bulls, Bears and Cubs.