Shelley has over 20 years of public accounting experience. In addition to being a CPA, she is a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA), Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) and Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF), specialty credentials with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). Shelley earned a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Central Washington University. Focusing entirely on business valuation and litigation support, her specialties include business valuation (estate and gift tax planning, financial statement presentation, marital dissolution, shareholder disputes, purchase/sale consulting, etc.), pension and social security valuation issues, personal economic loss calculations (for personal injury and wrongful death cases) and fraud investigation. She has testified in Superior courts throughout the state of Washington, Federal Court and in the Superior Court of Clark County, Nevada. She has published several articles in her field of expertise and is a popular seminar speaker.
This topic will focus on the unique aspects of business valuation in the context of marital dissolution. What is the applicable standard of value, what methods should be used and what methods should be avoided and why. Shelley will include personal experiences and anecdotes.