Alerding Consulting, LLC
9425 N. Meridian St. #283
Indianapolis, IN 46260
(317) 439-1857
jim@alerdingconsulting.com

A Member Firm of the Financial Consulting Group

 

Alerding Consulting was established in 2012 by Mr. R. James Alerding, CPA/ABV to provide a wide range of valuation and forensic consulting and general business consulting services. Mr. Alerding has over 45 years of experience working with businesses in various consulting matters and over 30 years of experience working with complex valuation and litigation support matters. He lectures frequently on business valuation and forensic services and has testified many times on valuation and economic damages in a variety of Federal and State courts. Jim has published numerous articles on business valuation and related subjects. He is the author of Valuation of a Closely Held Business and Purchase or Sale of a Closely Held Business as part of the Tax Advisors Planning Series published by Research Institute of America, and he co-authored "The Handbook for Divorce Valuations" and "Financial Valuation: Applications and Models," a treatise on business valuation published by John Wiley & Sons. He was one of the three individuals selected by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants task force that wrote the Statement on Standards for Valuation Services issued in 2008 that provides the valuation standards for the AICPA's 300,000+ members.

Accordingly, Jim is a "Qualified" Appraiser, as defined under the Pension Protection Act of 2006 and the applicable treasury regulations for valuations submitted to the Internal Revenue Service.

Please contact Jim directly by phone or e-mail if you are interested in his consulting services.

Jim's summary biographical information is as follows:

EDUCATION
Bachelors of Science, Business Administration (Accounting), Summa Cum Laude,
  Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1967

PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATIONS
Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Indiana (1971)
Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV), American Institute of Certified
  Public Accountants (1998)
Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) National Association of Certified
  Valuation Analysts (1992-2012)
Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA), America Society of Appraisers (1994-2012)
Fellow, American College of Forensic Examiners (1997)
Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF), American Institute of Certified
  Public Accountants (2008-2012)

PROFESSIONAL/CIVIC MEMBERSHIPS & ACTIVITIES (Current)
AICPA, Member (1969–present)
AICPA BV Hall of Fame, Member
AICPA BV Committee, Member
Indiana CPA Society, Member (1971–present)
National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts, Member (1992–2012)
American Society of Appraisers, Member (1994-2012)
Stanley K. Lacy Leadership Association, Member (1984-2012)
Cathedral High School, Indianapolis, Indiana; Member, Board of
  Directors (1985–present) [Emeritus since 2002]
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Member, Business
  Valuation Standards (Three-Person) Task Force that wrote the
  Statement on Standards for Valuation Services (2001–2008); Charter
  Panelist, Technical Advisory Panel for ABV E-Valuation Alert (1999–2008);
  Business Valuation Hall of Fame (AICPA) since 2002
United Way of Central Indiana; Treasurer (1993–1996), Audit Committee
  Chair (1998–2006); Executive Committee (1998–2006); Member, Board
  of Directors (1993–present) (Emeritus since 2009)