Chris Mellen

Chris Mellen

Valuation Research Corporation (VRC)

Mr. Mellen has 28 years of experience across a wide range of industries providing valuation services in support of tax planning and compliance, strategic planning, financing, mergers and acquisitions, fairness opinions, post-acquisition purchase price allocation, financial reporting, estate planning, exit planning, buy-sell agreements, marital dissolution, shareholder disputes, and appraisal review. Mr. Mellen is the co-author of the book Valuation for M&A: Building & Measuring Private Company Value. He has also authored several published articles on valuation-related matters, led over 100 seminars, and provided expert testimony in court. He is an active member of the AITF and chairman of continuing education and instructor for the International Association of Certified Valuation Specialists (IACVS).

Prior to joining VRC, Mr. Mellen was the president and founder of Delphi Valuation Advisors for 15 years. He has also held senior-level positions in the valuation departments of two major accounting firms – CBIZ Tofias and KPMG.

Mr. Mellen holds a master of business administration degree in finance from Babson College in Wellesley, Massachusetts and a bachelor of arts degree in industrial relations and economics from McGill University in Montreal. He holds the industry designations of ASA, MCBA, CVA, ICVS, ABAR and CM&AA.

Panel Discussion – Impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on Business Valuation

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The TCJA represents the most significant tax reform in over 30 years. The impact has been significant in how businesses are valued. This panel will discuss both the upward and downward impacts TCJA is having on business value, how it is affecting past approaches to valuing businesses including the impact it is having on traditional […]