BDO Consulting Expands Valuation & Business Analytics Practice

September 2014

Gordon Porter
Bliss Integrated Communication
(212) 212-4521
Gordon@blissintegrated.com

NEW YORK, NY September 23, 2014 BDO Consulting, one of the nation’s leading professional services organizations, today announced the expansion of its Valuation & Business Analytics practice with the addition of Hill Johnson as a Director in the Dallas office. Mr. Johnson, who is an Accredited Senior Appraiser (“ASA”) in Business Valuation from the American Society of Appraisers, brings significant experience working with companies and their owners to provide business valuation appraisals and valuation consulting services, as well as to render independent opinions of value on a range of transactions.
 
“Understanding the growing need for valuation services in today’s business environment, Hill’s credentials and experience in business valuation make him a key asset to enhance the national practice’s ability to serve the needs of our clients,” said Carl W. Pergola, Executive Director of BDO Consulting.
 
“Working extensively with closely held companies and their owners across a range of sectors, Hill brings a depth of knowledge in the complex business challenges that our clients face,” said Anthony Alfonso, Senior Managing Director and Valuation & Business Analytics Practice Leader.
 
“I am very pleased to be joining the high-caliber team of seasoned professionals at BDO,” said Mr. Johnson. “I was drawn to the firm’s entrepreneurial culture, as well as its depth of national resources across assurance, tax and consulting, enabling me to expand the services that I can bring to my clients.”
 
Mr. Johnson has rendered opinions of value for matters involving estate & gift tax planning, buy/sell transactions, financial reporting, employee stock ownership plans, litigation, intellectual property and commercial damages. He has experience across numerous industry sectors, including oil and gas, manufacturing, biotech, chemical, healthcare, medical equipment, retail, restaurant/franchises, real estate, family limited partnerships and professional services. He is also experienced in performing due diligence assessments and completing offering memoranda. 
 
Mr. Johnson joins BDO from Hartman Leito & Bolt (HLB) where he served as the Director of Business Valuation. The partners and staff of HLB combined with BDO in June 2014.  Mr. Johnson has also served as an Analyst at Creston Petroleum Corporation and as a Compensation Manager at VarTec Telecommunications. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Texas at Dallas, and Master of Business Administration in Entrepreneurship from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX.
About BDO Consulting
BDO Consulting, a division of BDO USA, LLP, provides clients with Financial Advisory, Business Advisory and Technology Services in the U.S. and around the world, leveraging BDO’s global network of over 55,000 professionals. Having a depth of industry expertise, we provide rapid, strategic guidance in the most challenging of environments to achieve exceptional client service. For more information, please visit www.bdoconsulting.com.
 
About BDO
BDO is the brand name for BDO USA, LLP, a U.S. professional services firm providing assurance, tax, financial advisory and consulting services to a wide range of publicly traded and privately held companies. For more than 100 years, BDO has provided quality service through the active involvement of experienced and committed professionals. The firm serves clients through 52 offices and more than 400 independent alliance firm locations nationwide. As an independent Member Firm of BDO International Limited, BDO serves multi-national clients through a global network of 1,264 offices in 144 countries.
 
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