Neil Beaton

Neil Beaton

Neil Beaton

PROFESSIONAL EMPHASIS

Managing Director at Alvarez & Marsal Valuation Services, LLC, specializing in the valuation of businesses, business interests and intangible assets for purposes of financial reporting, incentive stock options, litigation support (marriage dissolutions, lost profits claims), mergers and acquisitions, buy-sell agreements, and estate planning and taxation. Also performs economic analysis for personal injury claims and wrongful death actions.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Alvarez & Marsal Valuation Services, LLC (2012–Present)

Grant Thornton LLP (2003–2012)

Brueggeman and Johnson, P.C. and predecessor entity (1989–2002)

Dun & Bradstreet Corporation. National Business Analyst (1981–1989) — Responsible for analyzing large, publicly traded corporations and assisting in large-scale credit decisions. Specialized in banking, insurance and financial services industries.

Banking and Financial Services, Bankruptcy, Information Technology, Insurance and Reinsurance, Intellectual Property, Mediation

Certified Public Accountant (CPA): Washington, 1990
American Institute of CPAs and Washington Society of CPAs
Former Co-Chair of the AICPA Valuation of Private Equity Securities Task Force
Former Member of the AICPA ABV Exam Committee
Former Committee Member of AICPA Business Valuation Subcommittee
Former Chair of the AICPA FAS 141/142 Task Force
Former Member of the AICPA National Accreditation Commission for Business Valuation
Former Member of the AICPA Merger & Acquisition Disputes Task Force
Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV)
Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF)
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), 1992
Past President and Trustee of Seattle Society of Financial Analysts
Member of the CFA Institute
Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA), 1994
American Society of Appraisers
Member of the Business Valuation Update Editorial Advisory Board
Panel of Experts, Financial Valuation and Litigation Expert
Editorial Board of the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts, Value Examiner
Former Member of the FASB Valuation Resource Group

Master of Business Administration, Finance, National University, 1983
Bachelor of Arts, Economics, Stanford University, 1980
Numerous continuing education classes in the areas of accounting, taxation and business valuation

English, Spanish
1111 Third Avenue, Suite 2450
Seattle