Chris is a nationally recognized presenter and speaker on business valuation topics, having presented for the Institute of Business Appraisers, the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts, the ESOP Association, the National Center for Employee Ownership and the Society of Financial Service Professionals.
Chris is the developer and instructor of a course on ESOP Valuations for the Institute of Business Appraisers. In addition, he teaches other courses on advanced business valuation topics for the Institute of Business Appraisers and other organizations.
His career has taken him to South Dakota, Minnesota, and North Dakota where he held positions at various CPA firms in tax, audit, and consulting. He founded Acclaro Valuation Advisors (formerly known as Best Business Appraisals) in 1999. Since he began his career, Chris has prepared more than a thousand valuations.