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Aaron Goforth

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Aaron Goforth, principal of Baker Tilly Capital, LLC, the wholly owned FINRA broker dealer subsidiary of Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP, is an industry leader in preparing economic analyses and business plans for regional centers working with the EB-5 program. Aaron has broad experience in helping clients and organizations identify, prioritize and execute on strategic goals to drive top-line growth.

Prior to joining Baker Tilly, Aaron served as president of Wright Johnson from 2010 to 2016. During his tenure as the president of Wright Johnson, he consistently facilitated expediential year-on-year growth while diversifying the organization to ensure sustainability. He’s also worked for Merck & Co., Inc. in various capacities, including manager of strategic planning and customer marketing. He left Merck as one of their leaders in U.S. commercial operations and was responsible for Merck’s U.S. primary care portfolio. With his combination of business education, widespread economic knowledge and practical EB-5 experience, Aaron is well-regarded in the industry and sought after as a speaker for EB-5 conferences, both domestically and abroad.

Experience

  • Supervised the successful completion of more than 450 EB-5-related economic analyses and more than 600 business plans
  • Oversaw the successful development of more than 200 Regional Centers
  • Helped raise more than $3 billion in EB-5 capital for clients
  • Proficient in both RIMS II and IMPLAN

Thought Leadership

  • Investment Immigration Summit East Asia, Hong Kong, November 2016
  • Think Realty Global Conference, San Francisco, August 2016
  • EB-5 & Investment Immigration Convention, New York, July 2016
  • U.S. Investment Executive Training Program, Chicago, June 2016
  • U.S. China Investment Forum, Chicago, June 2016
  • EB-5 Investments Unique Opportunities & Challenges, Baruch College, City University of New York, June 2016
  • Alternative Finance Seminar, New York, June 2016
  • 4th Semi-Annual Overseas Investment & International Wealth Management Forum (OIIF), Beijing, May 2016
  • EB-5 Conference, Las Vegas, January 2016
  • Global Investment Immigration Summit Forum & Exhibition, Guangzhou, January 2016
  • 3rd Overseas Investment & International Wealth Management Forum, Beijing, November 2015
  • Bisnow Lodging Investment Series (BLIS) Summit, Washington DC, October 2015 California EB-5 Conference, August 2015
  • 2nd Overseas Investment & International Wealth Management Forum, Beijing, March 2015
  • 3rd Immigration Abroad Agent Congress Beijing, March 2015
  • EB-5 Conference, Las Vegas, January 2015

Education

Grand Valley University (Allendale, MI)
Bachelor of Business Administration