Founder Stephen Mayer has worked as a business advisor
in the restaurant industry since 1980

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (March 29, 2018) — SD Mayer & Associates LLP, an accounting, technology, and financial advisory services solutions provider, announced today that its founder, Stephen Mayer, will present at the Golden Gate Restaurant Association Industry Conference on April 9, 2018. He is set to speak on the “Surviving As Costs Rise” panel, providing insights on how restaurants can expand their reach, cope with rising costs, and more.

“With nearly 40 years of experience working as a business advisor to the restaurant industry, I have a uniquely intimate perspective on what it takes to thrive in this climate,” said Mayer. “This restaurant conference is a must-attend event for restaurateurs who are grappling with the challenges of operating restaurants in the San Francisco Bay Area, and I’m looking forward to sharing the best practices I’ve learned and implemented.”

Mayer has founded and co-owns multiple restaurants, including Bay Area staples such as Aqua, Scott’s Seafood, and Café de la Presse. He has also advised more than 15 restaurant groups on acquisition, dissolution, expansion, financing, systems, accounting, and tax services.

The Golden Gate Restaurant Association Industry Conference has been featured in publications such as Restaurant Hospitality, FSR Magazine, NerdWallet, OpenTable’s Open for Business blog, Yelp’s blog, and the Huffington Post. The restaurant conference will host more than 60 speakers and 350 attendees, and the program will include keynote addresses, public policy updates, business panel discussions, networking receptions, and hands-on demonstrations for employees looking to further develop their professional culinary skills.

About SD Mayer & Associates LLP
SD Mayer & Associates LLP ( is a fast-growing, full-service, community-minded technology, accounting, advisory and wealth management firm. The firm can also help clients plan for their future through retirement and wealth management services. SD Mayer has the expertise to help clients in a variety of industries, including creative services, financial services, hospitality & leisure, professional services, manufacturing & distribution, nonprofits, real estate & construction, retail, technology and public companies.

SD Mayer is based in San Francisco, with offices in Menlo Park and Seattle, along with consultants located in key locations throughout the United States. The firm can also tap into its global resources through its membership in Enterprise Worldwide, an international association of accountants and advisors.

The firm has also been named a “Best Places to Work” three years in a row, was listed as a “Fastest Growing Private Company” and was named one of the Top Accounting Firms in the Bay Area.

Managing partner, Stephen D. Mayer was a former CEO and co-founder of Burr Pilger Mayer, prior to founding SD Mayer in 2012. Steve brings his core values and over three decades of experience to his new firm: helping clients be successful in business and in life, investing in and serving the community and having fun.


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