Stelzman Named To NACVA And CTI "40 Under 40" List

Monday, June 23, 2014

The National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA) and the Consultants’ Training Institute (CTI) named Matt Stelzman, CVA, MAFF, to their inaugural ‘40 under 40’ list of professionals for his accomplishments to the profession, and his community.  Matt serves as a business valuation, litigation support and financial forensics expert at Henderson, Hutcherson & McCullough, PLLC. 

“Matt is a great asset to our Forensics, Litigation and Valuation team at HHM,” said Randall Hebert, Partner at HHM. “We are extremely proud of his latest accomplishments." 

NACVA and the CTI are founded on excellence, superior quality, and the spirit of pioneering. In a statement released from NACVA, it was said that: “we have a rich history of partnering with visionary leaders across all spectrums of the accounting and financial consulting professions regardless of their affiliation with NACVA and the CTI. We look for the best of the best among our group of subject matter experts and leaders. Forty under forty is giving voice and opportunity to the next generation of industry mavericks. 

Mr. Stelzman was also named as a member of the NACVA litigation forensics board. The board has the responsibility of evaluating the content of NACVA’s litigation and forensics related curriculum to provide assurance that course content remains objective. The board also oversees credentialing criteria for NAVCA’s Master Analyst in Financial Forensics (MAFF) designation. 

Mr. Stelzman is a Certified Valuation Analyst and Master Analyst of Financial Forensics with experience in business valuation, litigation support and forensics. He has performed valuations for companies across a multitude of industries. His experience in litigation work includes personal injury, economic damages, lost profits, wrongful death and marital dissolution. He obtained his MBA and BS in Finance from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga where he now serves as an adjunct instructor in finance as well as Bryan College.  In addition to his time in the classroom, Mr. Stelzman also serves on the editorial board for the Valuation & Litigation Briefing/LVR which is a national business valuation and litigation support publication produced by PDI Global, a division of Thomson Reuters.  Mr. Stelzman resides in Hixson with is wife Amanda and their three children.

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