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JOHN H. HEIDEBRECHT, ASA, CFE, MAFF, CDFA, CAC, MBA, is a Shareholder at ValuationUSA. John was previously the manager of the valuation and litigation support departments of two larger CPA firms and has obtained more than 25 years of extensive business valuation, management consulting and expert witness experience. John is frequently a featured speaker at conferences and seminars for legal, accounting and business organizations on a variety of topics. John’s practice includes the valuation of closely held businesses and intangible assets, valuation for financial reporting, high net worth non-marital tracing and property division, spousal maintenance and cash flow calculations, executive compensation analysis, lost profit analysis, damage calculations and related consulting.

John is recognized for his proficiency in managing highly complex engagements while making potentially confusing issues easy for his clients to understand. He has performed hundreds of business valuation and expert reports in a variety of venues related to privately-held companies and intangible assets in numerous industries with annual revenues ranging from $0 (start-up) to over $1 billion. John has provided expert testimony and functioned as the court-appointed FENE, neutral expert and financial mediator on numerous occasions.

John is often engaged to assist business owners in value enhancement, executive and management coaching, financial modeling and analytics, business owner and management alignment, succession planning, connecting company owners with business resources and people to implement business growth and profitability strategies, and transitioning businesses through a merger or acquisition. Most recently, John was interim COO of private-held company as an outside consultant, implementing operations efficiencies, integration of software platforms, revamping compensation structures, financial data analytics, acquisition of a subsidiary, sell-side analysis and assisting in the transition of the business through an eventual sale.

Professional Designations & Advanced Degrees

• Master of Business Administration (MBA)

• Accredited Senior Appraiser in Business Valuation (ASA)

• Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)

• Master Analyst in Financial Forensics (MAFF)

• Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA)

• Compensation Analyst Credential (CAC)