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Rob Metcalf


Rob Metcalf specializes in business valuations and litigation support services. Since 1995, he has been involved in over a thousand valuations of companies in a wide variety of industries for a variety of purposes. The companies he has valued have ranged in size from small family-owned businesses to large companies with national holdings.

Litigation support services that Rob provides include calculations related to economic damages, lost profits, bankruptcies, business interruption claims, shareholder/owner disputes, and municipal annexation actions.

He has served as an expert witness regarding business valuations and litigation support issues. In addition to business valuation and litigation support services, Rob’s experience includes financial accounting, tax compliance, and tax planning. Rob has been a practicing CPA since 1985. Before joining MarksNelson in 1995, he was employed by Laventhol & Horwath, Ernst & Young, and Morgan and Van Nortwick, an Alaskan CPA firm. He became a member in 2001.

SpecialtiesCommunity InvolvementSpeaking EngagementsPublicationsProfessional DesignationsProfessional AssociationsEducation
  • Business valuations
  • Litigation support services
  • Expert witness testimony
  • American Society of Appraisers – Region 4 Governor
  • Kansas Society of Certified Public Accountants – Business Valuation Conference Steering Committee
  • Cedars Homes Association – Treasurer
  • Harvard Club – Schools Committee
  • National Business Institute, Business Valuation Methods in Buying and Selling Businesses, February 17, 2012 and May 20, 2013, February 21, 2014
  • National Business Institute, Valuation in Divorce, January 12, 2006, May 12, 2008 and January 26, 2011
  • The Blue Chip Networking Group, How to Assess the Value of a Business and Prepare it for Sale, December 9, 2010
  • Foland, Wickens, Eisfelder, Roper & Hofer, P.C., Business Valuation, October 11, 2010
  • Johnson County Bar Association, Understanding Business Valuation Reports, October 24, 2008
  • Kansas Bar Association, What in the World Is This Business Worth?, April 11, 2008
  • Edward Jones, Selling Closely-Held Business, February 21, 2008
  • Probate Law Committee, Probate Valuation Issues, January 10, 2008
  • Bank of Blue Valley, Getting Your Business Ready for Sale, January 24, 2006
  • Commerce Bank, Valuation of Closely-Held Businesses, August 25, 2005
  • National Business Institute, Valuing and Dividing Pension and Retirement Plans, January 14, 2004
  • National Business Institute, Valuation of a Closely-Held Business Asset, January 14, 2004
  • Johnson County Bar Association, Financial Analysis and Valuations of Closely Held Businesses for Litigation Purposes, April 2, 2003
  • Johnson County Bar Association, What Attorneys Need to Know about Business Valuations, July 16, 2002
  • Annual Plaza Lights Institute, Valuation of Family Limited Partnerships, November 30, 2001
  • Johnson County Bar Association, Valuation Issues in Business Sales, Estate, and Divorce, December 19, 2000
  • National Business Institute, Valuing and Dividing Pension and Retirement Plans, August 18, 2000
  • National Business Institute, Valuation of a Closely-Held Business Asset, August 18, 2000
  • Bank of America, How Much Is a Business Worth? June 20, 2000
  • Mechanical Contractors Association, How Much Is Your Business Worth?, February 9, 2000
  • National Business Institute, Valuation of a Closely-Held Business Asset, August 26,1999
  • Family Lawyer Magazine, Business Valuation and the Double Dip Problem, March 22, 2017
  • National Business Institute, Buying and Selling a Business: Start-to-Finish – Lessons from a Business Appraiser, May 11, 2015
  • National Business Institute, Business Ownership Succession Planning – Valuing Closely Held Companies, April 17, 2015
  • National Business Institute, Handling the sale of a Business-Business Valuation: What an Attorney Needs to Know, February 26, 2015
  • Adding it up – The MarksNelson Newsletter, Five Drivers to Increase the Value of Your Business, March, 2014
  • Sensible Separation, Business Valuations in Divorce: The Double Dip Problem, Spring, 2014
  • Adding it up – The MarksNelson Newsletter, What is a Business Valuation? February, 2011
  • Journal of Accountancy, Never Underestimate the Opposition, August, 2001
  • Certified Public Accountant – Kansas & Missouri
  • Accredited in Business Valuation
  • Certified in Financial Forensics
  • Chartered Global Management Accountant
  • Certified Valuation Analyst
  • Certified Business Appraiser
  • Accredited Senior Appraiser
  • Master Analyst in Financial Forensics
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Kansas Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts
  • Institute of Business Appraisers
  • American Society of Appraisers
  • Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, M. Div.
  • University of Alaska-Anchorage, Accounting coursework
  • Harvard University, AB in Economics

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