About the Author
JAMES R. HITCHNER, CPA/ABV/CFF, ASA, is Managing Director of Financial Valuation Advisors, President of The Financial Consulting Group and CEO of Valuation Products & Services. He has over thirty-one years of valuation experience and is Editor in Chief of Financial Valuation and Litigation Expert journal. Mr. Hitchner is editor/coauthor of the books Financial Valuation Applications and Models, Third Edition, and Valuation for Financial Reporting: Fair Value, Business Combinations, Intangible Assets, Goodwill, and Impairment Analysis, Third Edition, both published by Wiley, and PPC's Guide to Business Valuations, published by Thomson Reuters. He has been recognized as a qualified expert witness and has provided testimony on valuations in numerous state and federal courts.
MICHAEL J. MARD, CPA/ABV/CFF, ASA, is managing director of The Financial Valuation Group of Florida, Inc., in Tampa, Florida. Mike has over twenty-five years of professional business valuation experience and has testified as an expert witness 125 times. He is lead or coauthor of eleven books, all published by Wiley, and numerous articles and courses. He speaks widely and is a contributor to the national bimonthly journal Financial Valuation and Litigation Expert.