Valuation Analysts & Exit Transaction Advisory Team

Rebecca Crowley, CPA, Senior Valuation Advisor

Rebecca Crowley is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with more than twenty-five (25) years of accounting and consulting experience.  She is registered in the State of South Carolina and has been a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants since 1993.  She was in public practice for five years, including two years with KPMG in Botswana where she worked primarily in audit and management consulting services.  Ms. Crowley also spent several years at private manufacturing firms where she performed internal audit, reporting, budgeting and analysis functions.  She has been working as a senior business valuation analyst for NBVS since 1999 and completed innumerable valuation assignments for virtually all purposes including: buying and selling of businesses, gifting and estate tax planning, built-in-gain, corporate restructurings, buy/sell agreements and SBA financings.

Amber Widener, CPA, Valuation Analyst

Amber Widener, is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) registered with the State of Texas since 2002.  She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Texas A&M University in 1999 with a B.B.A. in Accounting and a B.B.A. in Finance.  Her experience includes public audit practice with Arthur Andersen, LLP and small business and personal accounting and tax preparation. She also served as an adjunct accounting and finance instructor for the University of Arkansas.  As a Valuation Analyst, she has assisted on valuations for purposes such as SBA lending, gift and estate planning, and corporate restructuring.

Reanne M. Perley, CA, Valuation Analyst

Reanne Perley is a Chartered Accountant (CA) with 15 years of accounting experience. She is registered in Canada and has been a member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants since 1991. Ms. Perley worked in public practice for four years with Coopers & Lybrand in Mississauga, Ontario as an audit supervisor. She spent five years in the private sector with a focus on business analysis, financial reporting and wholesale finance and planning.  She also served two years as the Director of Finance for a biotech firm. The past 2 years have been spent working as a part-time CA for a tech company in Austin, Texas.

Paige Browne, CPA, Valuation Analyst

Paige Browne is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with eight years of accounting experience.  She is registered in the state of Texas and has been a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants since 1991. She worked in public practice for 2 years with Ernst & Young where she worked primarily in audit services. Ms. Browne spent 4 years in private practice with Perot Systems and MCI Telecommunications where she worked in reporting, budgeting and analysis.  Ms. Browne is a graduate of Oklahoma State University.

Monty Walker, Exit and Transition Advisor

Monty Walker is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with a diversity of experience in the closely-held business arena.  Having come from an entrepreneurial family, Monty has a comprehensive business background spanning over 24 years which includes experience in both start ups and established entities.  Monty served as the CFO of an Investment Trust for a high-net worth family operation and he has owned and operated several of his own businesses.  His practice focus is on helping small business owners plan especially in the development of Tax, Exit, and Transition Strategies.  Monty’s flag ship and most sought after service from clients throughout the country is his Business Transaction Advisory Services.  He works with Business Sellers, Business Buyers and their various advisors, such as Business Intermediaries, Accountants and Attorneys, to manage the unique financial, tax, planning and procedural matters associated with Buying and Selling a business.  Monty is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Texas Association of Certified Public Accountants, the International Business Brokers Association, and the Texas Association of Business Brokers.

Jodi Stiegelmeyer, CMEA, Valuation Analyst, Administrative Assistant

Jodi received her Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology from Houghton College in New York State. After a brief stint as a Foster Care Case Manager in Chicago, she entered the world of commercial real estate. She quickly worked her way up from entry-level Administrative Assistant to Executive Assistant and beyond. She has been the Property Manager for office buildings with up to 100 tenants as well as a Construction Project Manager for retail shopping centers in the North Dallas area, overseeing contractors, budgets and even leasing. Jodi left the workforce to raise a family for 10 years and joined NBVS in August of 2013 as the Administrative Assistant and Valuation Analyst where she works to keep things flowing productively. She is also a Certified Machinery & Equipment Appraiser (CMEA) through the National Equipment & Business Builders (NEBB) Institute.

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