Rick Gray has specialized in the fields of business valuation and litigation support services full time for over 20 years. He received a bachelor of science degree from the University of Maryland in 1978 and a master’s degree in Business Administration from Loyola University in Baltimore in 1982. After a number of years in the healthcare industry, Mr. Gray entered public accounting, earned his Certified Public Accountant license in 1988, and began his career as an auditor and consultant with Deloitte & Touche. He is currently licensed as a CPA in both Florida and Maryland.
He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants® (AICPA®), the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts™ (NACVA®), and the American Society of Appraisers (ASA). He is also a member of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants, where he is an instructor in their state-wide ethics program. Mr. Gray serves as an adjunct professor at Florida Atlantic University in their graduate degree programs and has taught for the Becker Professional Review Course, instructing candidates in the preparation of both the CPA and CFA examinations.
Mr. Gray has qualified as an expert witness for litigation engagements in federal and state courts in Maryland, Florida, Georgia, Nevada, and Virginia. He has made a number of presentations at both the local and national level and has authored articles in the areas of business valuation and litigation support. He is very active in NACVA, serving as past chairperson for the Valuation Credentialing Board, Executive Advisory Board, and most recently, the Education Quality Assurance Board. In addition to his board duties, Mr. Gray is a member of NACVA’s Speakers Bureau, the Examination Grading/Mentoring Team, and serves as an instructor for the Consultants’ Training Institute™ (CTI™). He was awarded Instructor of the Year in 2008 and received NACVA’s Circle of Light award in 2009.