7008C | OSCPA Live | November 1
Business Valuation Conference - VIRTUAL
Wednesday, November 1, 2023 8:00am - 4:30pm
This conference is offered in collaboration with the Minnesota Society of CPAs.
The valuation process involves many complicated strategies. Whether youâ€™re performing estate and gift calculations or involved in litigation situations, study the valuation playbook at this unique event. Learn about recent court cases, review best practices, examine market trends and hear from leaders in the industry.
- King Banaian (view bio)
- Richard Berning (view bio)
- Andrew Frew (view bio)
- Ronald L. Seigneur
- Jeffrey Wright (view bio)
King Banaian, Ph.D. is the interim dean of the College of Education and Learning Design and a professor in the Department of Economics at St. Cloud State University. He has consulted at central banks and ministries of finance in several developing countries. Dr. Banaian has authored two books and over 50 articles discussing monetary policy and political economy. He is co-author of the St. Cloud Quarterly Business Report, president of the St. Cloud Economic Development Authority and a commissioner of the St. Cloud Regional Airport. Dr. Banaian holds a Ph.D. in economics from the Claremont Graduate School and he is a former state representative for St. Cloud.
Richard C. Berning, CPA/ABV, CBA, CVA, CFF, CFP, CMA is a shareholder of ValuationUSA, a firm dedicated exclusively to providing business valuation and litigation support services. ValuationUSA has been involved in thousands of business valuations involving companies from start-ups to those with revenues over $1 billion. Richard is a frequent speaker locally and nationally on business valuation and litigation-related topics. He has acted as a court-appointed neutral expert and has provided expert witness testimony on more than 150 occasions.
Andrew Frew, ASA, ABV, has more than 23 years of experience valuing privately held businesses for estate and gift tax, financial reporting, buy/sell agreement and business succession and exit planning purposes. He has been an accredited senior appraiser (ASA) through the American Society of Appraisers since 2012 and held the accredited in business valuation (ABV) credential through the AICPA since 2018. Andrew has written articles for Mercer Capital's Financial Reporting Flash, Mercer Capital's Value Matters, BKD Thoughtware and SRR Journal.
Jeff Wright is the owner and principal of Corporate Finance Associates (CFA), Minneapolis. He brings more than 40 years of entrepreneurial management experience to his work advising company owners as an investment banker. Jeff joined CFA in 2011 and works with owners of private companies with annual revenue of $10 million to $150 million, to execute high value exits through a tightly managed, competitive process. He has managed dozens of transactions from due diligence to successful closing, with sophisticated company buyers. He understands the complexity and changing landscape of the due diligence process.