Warren Averett’s Heather Scott Becomes Certified Valuation Analyst

Written on April 2, 2013

BIRMINGHAM, AL – April 2, 2013 – Heather Scott, a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) recently became a Certified Valuation Analyst® (CVA).

In his announcement, National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA®) Chief Executive Officer, Parnell Black, MBA, CPA, CVA noted, “The designation is an indication to the business, professional and legal communities that Heather Scott has met NACVA’s rigorous standards of professionalism, expertise, objectivity and integrity in the field of business valuation, litigation support and related consulting disciplines. She can be proud of the fact that NACVA’s CVA and AVA (Accredited Valuation Analyst) designations are the only valuation credentials accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA),” Black added.

To become accredited by NACVA, the candidate is required to successfully complete an intensive training and testing process. Certified Valuation Analysts provide business valuation and litigation consulting services, mostly on behalf of attorneys. They are uniquely qualified by virtue of the knowledge they’ve gained earning their CPA and CVA designations, their experience in tax, audit accounting for small businesses and financial analysis they have developed in dealing with the complexities involved in providing business valuation and litigation consulting services.

About the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA)

NACVA offers the Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA), the Accredited Valuation Analyst (AVA), and Certified Forensic Financial Analyst (CFFA) designations. Through its Consultants’ Training Institute, NACVA has trained more than 20,000 CPAs, IRS officials, and other financial professionals in one or more of more than 80 courses the Association offers. To learn more about other benefits of NACVA membership, visit www.nacva.com.

About Warren Averett, LLC

Warren Averett has grown substantially over the last few years to become one of the largest accounting firms in the Southeastern region, ranking among the top 30 firms in the United States. With more than 800 employees and 350 CPAs, Warren Averett offers clients depth and experience in a variety of industries including healthcare, manufacturing, financial services, construction, real estate, aerospace and defense, life sciences and technology, nonprofit and public sector, with services that span beyond audit and tax to include wealth management, staffing and recruiting, technology consulting, financial outsourcing and retirement plan administration and investments. Our 16 office locations include Birmingham, Huntsville, Montgomery, Cullman, Anniston, Auburn, Foley and Fairhope, Alabama; Pensacola, Fort Walton Beach, Destin, Crestview and Tampa, Florida; Atlanta, Georgia; and affiliate offices in Houston, Texas and the Cayman Islands. To learn more about our firm visit www.warrenaverett.com.

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