Jason Pierce is a partner with Edelstein & Company LLP in Boston. Prior to joining the firm in 2010, he was a partner at an Anchorage, Alaska, CPA firm and a valuation manager for an RSM McGladrey network firm. He is a graduate of the University of Tennessee (BS) and the University of Alaska Anchorage (MBA). Jason has also been an adjunct professor for three universities in a variety of subjects, including business valuation. Jason is currently a lead instructor for the Forensic Accounting Academy. He has also contributed as an instructor or technical reviewer for the following courses: Business Valuation Training Center, Business Valuation Fundamentals for CPA’s, Current Updates in Valuation, Fundamentals, Techniques and Theory (FT&T), Calculations and Applications of Income and Asset Approaches, and the Comprehensive Checklist for Valuation Engagements. Jason has received multiple Instructor of Great Distinction Awards. He is a past member of NACVA’s Valuation Credentialing Board and served on the Recertification Committee.
He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Alaska Society of Certified Public Accountants (Past Board Member), Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants (Business Valuation Committee), Institute of Management Accountants (Past President – Alaska Chapter), and the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (Past President – Alaska Chapter). Jason is a frequent speaker on valuation and forensic accounting issues for the Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE). Jason specializes in performing business valuations and forensic accounting engagements such as: matrimonial dissolution, financial litigation, gift & estate, ESOPs, shareholder disputes, damages, wage claims, loss investigations, fiduciary violations and other purposes. He has served as an expert witness for business valuation and forensic engagements.