Pam Malek, CPA

Co-President, Colony Business Management

Los Angeles, CA | Calabasas, CA
RECOGNITIONS

Variety Magazine’s Business Manager Elite 2017-2023

Los Angeles Business Journal’s Women of Influence: Accountants 2023

Billboard’s Women in Music Executive List 2024

Pam Malek, Co-President, Colony Business Management at The Colony Group, is passionate about implementing skillful financial solutions to complex situations and applying her keen knowledge of tax and accounting to maximize clients’ positive outcomes. She provides tax advisory and accounting services to major touring acts and Hollywood’s leading talent. With over 22 years of experience in music touring, budgeting, TV, film, production, and managing high-net worth individuals, Pam has represented some of the most recognized touring artists, entertainment executives and TV/Film personalities. She also has experience in selling multiple artists’ catalogs which included publishing catalogs and master recordings as well as public performance rights and SoundExchange.

Prior to merging with The Colony Group in 2019, Pam was one of the founding partners of Glass Malek LLP, a business management firm specializing in the entertainment industry. Formerly, she was a managing director at one of nation’s leading accounting firms ranking at No. 5.

Pam started her career as a CPA in an accounting firm, handling audits, complex tax returns, and traditional accounting. She found her passion of business management in 2001.

In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband at two daughters traveling and volunteering.

Disclosures:

Variety Business Managers Elite criteria: Variety profiles business managers who work with individuals in the entertainment industry. The profiles are based on information submitted by the business managers, including information the manager chooses to share regarding its clients and the background of the manager’s employees (name, title, number of years in the business, etc.). Awards are announced each November based on data submitted as of September 1st. No compensation or fee was paid for inclusion on this list. Pam Malek, and Amir Malek were featured on the lists from 2017 through 2023. Their recognition in 2017 and 2019 was based on information submitted by Glass Malek LLP prior to its merger into The Colony Group on October 1, 2019.

Los Angeles Business Journal criteria: Pam Malek was selected as a “Women of Influence: Accountants” for 2023. Individuals selected for inclusion were reviewed and chosen based on a demonstration of impact made on the accounting profession and on the Los Angeles community. for a supplemental issue from the Los Angeles Business Journal that highlights the people who are transforming the accounting industry. (2023)

Billboard’s Women in Music Top Executives: are selected based on an online nomination process and chosen by Billboard’s editors. The list highlights notable female executives in all sectors of the music industry. Pam Malek, Managing Director was recognized in 2024. No compensation or fee was paid for inclusion on this list.

Published Insights

The Colony Group Announces Elevation of Amir and Pam Malek to Co-Presidents of Colony Business Management

The Colony Group, an independent, national wealth and business management firm with approximately $33 billion in assets under management as of March 31, 2024, today announced that Amir Malek...

Billboard Names Pam Malek to the 2024 Women In Music Executive List

The Colony Group’s Pam Malek, CPA, Managing Director, has been named one of Billboard’s Women in Music Executive List 2024. This year’s list highlights the achievements of notable female...

Pam Malek Named a Woman of Influence by Los Angeles Business Journal

The Colony Group is excited to announce that Pam Malek was selected to the Los Angeles Business Journal’s “Women of Influence: Accountants 2023” list. “Women of Influence: Accountants” is...

Shane Glass, Paul Glass, Pam Malek, and Amir Malek Honored as Variety’s Business Managers

The Colony Group is proud to announce that Shane Glass, CPA/PFS, Paul Glass, CPA, Pam Malek, CPA, and Amir Malek, CPA, each have been named one of Variety’s 2022 Business...

Variety’s Business Managers Elite 2021

Congratulations Paul Glass, Pam Malek, and Amir Malek on being named one of Variety Business Managers Elite in 2021.

Variety’s Business Managers Elite 2020

Congratulations Paul Glass, Pam Malek, and Amir Malek on being named one of Variety Business Managers Elite in 2020. We're proud of all that you and your team do for clients.

Your Credit Today

Pam Malek and Amir Malek, of The Colony Group, talk to Angela Setters Bessard on her podcast, Your Credit Today, about what it's like to work and live together. They share the benefits of their merger with The Colony Group.