Ron Seigneur is Managing Partner of Seigneur Gustafson LLP CPAs, located in Lakewood, Colorado. He holds the Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) and Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) designations from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Senior Appraiser (ASA) from the American Society of Appraisers, and is also a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) from the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts. Mr. Seigneur is a past chair of the AICPA ABV credential committee and also past chair of the NACVA Professional Standards committee. He is a co-founder of YS Advisory, a co-author of the 1300+ page treatise on business appraisal titled Financial Valuations: Applications and Models, 3rd edition published in 2011 by John Wiley & Sons; and co-author of Reasonable Compensation: Applications and Analysis for Appraisal, Taxation and Management, published by Business Valuation Resources in 2010. Mr. Seigneur has written over 100 articles on valuation, leadership, commercial damages and related subjects. He was the 2009-2010 chair of the Colorado Society of CPAs and was inducted into the AICPA Business Valuation Hall of Fame in 2006. He is a charter member of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Business Valuation and Financial Forensics Divisio and has been an adjunct professor at the University of Denver, College of Law for over 20 years, where he teaches finance, leadership and management classes.