GBQ is pleased to announce that Stefanie Smith has joined the firm as a Valuation & Financial Opinion Services Manager based in the Columbus office location.
“We are excited for Stefanie to join our growing valuation practice at GBQ,” stated Brian Bornino, Director of Valuation Services. “Her prior experience with a leading international valuation practice, particularly in the complex areas of financial reporting and transaction advisory valuations, will immediately strengthen our valuation capabilities. He added, “We look forward to Stefanie being an invaluable member of our team for many years to come.”
Stefanie brings substantial valuation experience to GBQ, having previously performed or contributed to over 100 valuation assignments for various purposes, including purchase price allocation in accordance with ASC 805, goodwill impairment testing in accordance with ASC 350, stock option valuation in accordance with ASC 718, fairness opinions, solvency opinions, and mergers and acquisitions. Stefanie has also been involved in business appraisals of entities in several industries, including manufacturing, wholesale/distribution, fabrication, retail, construction, computer software, engineering/architecture, professional services, technology and healthcare.
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