Benefits of Becoming an ABV Credential Holder 

The Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV®) credential sets you apart from the crowd. It was created specifically for CPAs who specialize in valuation and demonstrate considerable expertise in valuation through their knowledge, skill and experience.

Why Become an ABV?

If you provide valuation services, you should consider obtaining the ABV Credential because it:

  • Provides access to all FVS Section resources and content
  • Positions credential holders as premier valuation service providers
  • Enhances practitioners’ images as competent, trustworthy valuation experts
  • Promotes a greater level of confidence for current and potential clients
  • Demonstrates commitment to continuously improving valuation skills and expertise, resulting in increased professional competency
  • Offers greater revenue opportunities
  • Expands opportunities for referrals from other practitioners, strategic partners, attorneys and clients
  • Opens up a community of CPA valuation professionals with similar interests and practices
  • Distinguishes your practice with the powerful combination of a CPA certificate and an ABV Credential

Credential Tools & Resources

As an ABV Credential Holder, you get access to many benefits. As a perspective ABV you can apply to become a mentee in the mentor program. 
  • Mentor program — Get matched with a mentor to help develop your skills. Apply to be a mentor or a mentee.
  • Champion program — Help spread the word about the benefits of the ABV credential.
  • Find an ABV directory — You will be added to this directory where the public is able to search for an ABV in their state. Browse the directory
  • Marketing toolkit — You can download this toolkit that includes information on how to market yourself and includes a press release, logos, brochure and presentation.
  • Use of ABV Logo — You will have access to download logos for use in your correspondence to enhance your brand recognition as a certified expert in your field.


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