AICPA Business Valuation School 

With the tools acquired during the five intensive days of
the AICPA’s Business Valuation School, you’ll build new
skills, advance your knowledge and learn how to translate
your mastery into a newly expanded client portfolio.

The school features a collegial atmosphere that’s
perfect for sharing ideas and interacting with prominent
experts and thought leaders. They’ll demonstrate how
standards, techniques and approaches are incorporated
into everyday practice. And you’ll get a head start on
the learning requirements to pursue the ABV® credential
during this event.


Attendee Profile

Conference Brochures

Who should attend this Conference? 

-Practitioners with intermediate business valuation knowledge looking to grow a valuation practice within their firms.

-Professionals in business and industry seeking to increase their technical expertise in valuation.

-Professionals working with private equity firms, participating in mergers and acquisitions, or assisting clients in divorce matters.



Past Speakers

James R. Hitchner, CPA/ABV/CFF, ASA, is Managing Director of The Financial Valuation Group which is a national financial advisory services firm specializing in valuation and litigation services. He is a founding member of the Financial Consulting Group, L.C., a national association of professional services firms dedicated to excellence in valuation, financial and litigation consulting.


He is an inductee in the AICPA Business Valuation Hall of Fame and a member of the AICPA task force on Business Valuation Standards. Mr. Hitchner is a past chairman of the Business Valuation Committee of the GSCPA, past member of the AICPA Business Valuation Subcommittee, past member of the AICPA ABV exam committee, past chairman of the ABV exam review course committee.

Robin E. Taylor, CPA/ABV, CFE, CVA, CBA, is a partner in the regional accounting firm of Dixon Hughes PLLC, where he specializes in business valuations and fair value for financial reporting. He is the current chair of the AICPA Business Valuation Committee, and teaches valuation and forensic courses for the AICPA. Robin has provided expert witness testimony in the area of business valuations, and testified in other areas, including government contracts and damages quantification. He has written articles for professional publications such as the CPA Litigation Service Counselor, the National Litigation Consultant’s Review and other business journals, and is a co-author of Financial Valuation: Applications and Models, published by Wiley Finance.

  Mark Zyla, CPA /ABV, CFA, ASA, is a Managing Director of Acuitas, Inc., an Atlanta-based valuation and litigation consultancy firm. He is a frequent presenter and author on valuation issues. He is the co-author of the course, “Fair Value Accounting: A Critical Skill for All CPAs” and author of Accounting for Goodwill and Other Intangible Assets, published by the AICPA. Mark is also the co-author of Fair Value Measurements: Valuation Principles and Auditing Techniques published in 2007 by Tax Management, Inc., a division of the Bureau of National Affairs. He recently completed Fair Value Measurements: Practical Guidance and Implementation, published by John Wiley & Sons.


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