San Antonio ABV appointed to AICPA’s Business Valuation Committee

The San Antonio-based public accounting and consulting firm of The Hanke Group, P.C., is pleased to announce that S. Todd Burchett, CPA, ABV, ASA has recently been appointed to the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants' (AICPA) Business Valuation Committee.

"I am honored to be part of this respected committee and I am committed to help carry out its mission," said Burchett. "The committee works hard to educate and enhance the skills of CPAs and valuation professionals while maintaining a high level of honesty, integrity, and dedication to client and member needs."

As a member of the Business Valuation Committee, Burchett will help maintain the quality of the Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) Program. He will also help identify, create, and maintain high quality educational offerings to provide credential and non-credential holders with timely and leading edge technical guidance. Other objectives of the Committee include providing technical and education guidelines to CPAs in public practice, or to those in the private sector who provide or seek to provide valuation services; working with the ABV Credential Committee to manage the ABV Credential Program and raise the visibility of the credential to practitioners and the public through ongoing communication efforts; and monitoring matters that impact the ability of CPAs to provide valuation services.

Todd BurchettBurchett is a principal and financial analysis and valuation consultant at The Hanke Group. He manages the firm's Financial Analysis and Valuation Consulting Services unit and is responsible for consulting clients on tax, accounting, business valuation, and economic damage-related matters. Burchett has 22 years of experience in accounting. He has worked on over 200 business valuation and litigation-related matters since joining The Hanke Group in 1999. Burchett has also made numerous presentations to various organizations regarding financial analysis and valuation of businesses.

In addition to his recent appointment, Burchett is a member of the American Society of Appraisers' International Board of Examiners and the PKF North American Network's Legal Services and Valuation Committee. He is also a former member of the BV/FLS Editorial Advisory Task Force and the AICPA's ABV Examination Review Task Force. Burchett holds two business valuation credentials including the ABV credential, provided by the AICPA, and the Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) credential.

The Hanke Group, P.C., has focused concentrations in the Commercial Service, Real Estate, Oil and Gas, Construction, Not-for-Profit, Wealth Strategies, Employee Benefits, and Service Industry sectors and represents many of San Antonio's most prominent businesses and families. The Hanke Group's staff currently consists of over 70 team members, including 9 principals.

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