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NEWS RELEASE: MarksNelson Partner Elected to Board of Governors of American Society of Appraisers

Kansas City accounting and consulting firm MarksNelson LLC is pleased to announce that Partner Robert Metcalf will serve a four-year term as Region 4 Governor of the American Society of Appraisers. The ASA is a nonprofit organization which serves as a professional affiliation of appraisers of all disciplines, working cooperatively to elevate the standards of the field.

Metcalf will bring over two decades of appraisal experience to the Board of Governors.  At MarksNelson, he 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. He has also testified as an expert witness in district courts regarding business valuation and related issues.

“I count it as a privilege to serve as Region 4 Governor,” said MarksNelson Partner, Robert Metcalf. “The ASA is one of the most respected appraisal organization nationally and increasingly internationally. I look forward to helping grow membership both locally and globally while maintaining its high accreditation standards.”

Region 4 of the ASA includes Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Utah, Wisconsin, Wyoming and the country of Mexico.

Metcalf has been a member of the ASA since 2003.  He earned an Accredited Senior Appraiser designation in 2004 in business valuation and has been involved with the Kansas City Metropolitan Chapter for more than a decade.

In addition to his Accredited Senior Appraiser designation, Robert has earned an “Accredited in Business Valuation,” “Certified in Financial Forensics,” and “Chartered Global Management Accountant” designations from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants; the “Certified Valuation Analyst” and “Master Analyst Financial Forensics” designation from the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts; and the “Certified Business Appraiser” designation from the Institute of Business Appraisers.  He is a member of all these accrediting organizations.

Metcalf received a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Economics from Harvard University and is a licensed CPA in both Kansas and Missouri.

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MarksNelson LLC works with clients to help safeguard and grow their businesses. Our ultimate goal is to help our clients to Move Forward. The firm provides Assurance, Accounting Services and Business Advisory, Business Valuation, Consulting, Cost Segregation, Employee Benefit Plan Audits, Litigation Support, Forensic Accounting, International Tax, State and Local Tax and Tax planning, advisory and compliance services. MarksNelson is a member of The Leading Edge Alliance, the second-largest international professional association of independently owned accounting and consulting firms, serving clients who need additional resources on a national or international level. MarksNelson has significant accounting and business advisory experience in the auto dealership, construction, insurance, manufacturing, distribution and real estate sectors. The firm was named among the 2014 Best Accounting Firms for Leadership Equity by the 2014 Accounting MOVE Project for its dedication to gender equity.