GBQ is pleased to announce that our Valuation and Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) Advisory teams will now operate and do business as GBQ Capital Advisors. This change is a major milestone for the team, having built a reputation throughout the country for its efforts in preserving companies’ legacies and employees’ loyalty through various transaction advisory services.

Brian Bornino, CPA/ABV, CFA, CBA, Director of GBQ Capital Advisors, shared, “This name change not only reflects the exponential growth of our valuation and ESOP advisory practices but our commitment to assisting clients with all types of transactions and ownership transition events. GBQ Capital Advisors best represents who we are and what we do best – empower growth.”

To learn more about the GBQ Capital Advisors team and the services they provide, click here.


About GBQ Capital Advisors

Nationally recognized and among the fastest growing valuation practices in the country, GBQ Capital Advisors specializes in the valuation of businesses, business interests and intangible assets in the context of transaction advisory, financial reporting, ESOPs, shareholder transactions and buy-sell agreements, equity-based compensation, estate and gift planning, and various corporate-related matters. Members of the team are nationally recognized thought leaders in the valuation, financial and ESOP industries and serve as frequent speakers for professional organizations and educational institutions.

About GBQ

At GBQ, our purpose is clear: we empower growth; growth of our people, our communities and our clients’ businesses. A top tax, accounting and consulting firm for 69 years, we’re driven by the outcomes that we know can change the lives of those we work with and for. We’ve learned that this is what matters most to our stakeholders. It is this purpose that drives and inspires us every day. It’s why we exist.

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