Local CPA earns Certified Valuation Analyst designation

Dimitri Yimga, MBA, CPA, CVA, CGMA has successfully completed the certified process with the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA®) to earn his designation of Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA). 

In his announcement, NACVA chief executive officer, Parnell Black, MBA, CPA, CVA, noted, “this designation for CPAs is an indication to the professional community that Dimitri Yimga has met the association’s rigorous standards of professionalism, expertise, objectivity, and integrity in the field of business valuation, litigation support, and related consulting disciplines. He can be proud of the fact that NACVA’s CVA and AVA (Accredited Valuation Analysts) designations are the only valuation credentials accredited by the national commission for certifying agencies (NCCA),” Black added. 

Requirements to earn the Certified Valuation Analyst designation include being a licensed Certified Public Accountant, completing NACVA’s five-days training program, and successfully completing the association’s comprehensive examination. 

To maintain his certification as a Certified Valuation Analyst, Dimitri Yimga will be required to periodically obtain continuing professional education in areas related to business valuation and/or litigation consulting and participate in programs sponsored by NACVA that promote quality and adherence to industry standards. 

Business valuations are most commonly required in conjunctions with the purchase or sale of a business, succession planning, buy/sell agreements, charitable contributions, estate and gift taxes, and initial public offerings. In the litigation arena, valuations are often necessary in situations of business disruption, dissenting shareholder actions, divorce, and partner disputes. 

The National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts is a global, professional association that supports the business valuation, litigation support, and fraud deterrence consulting discipline within the CPA and professional communities. Along with its training and certification programs, NACVA offers a range of support services, marketing tools, software programs, reference materials, and customized databases to enhance the professional capabilities and capacities of its members.

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