specializes in valuation and litigation support consulting services of businesses, closely-held stock, and intangible assets
as they apply to both private and public companies.
have provided business valuation, economic damages and lost profits calculations for companies operating in a variety
of industries including real estate development and management, healthcare, manufacturing and distribution processes, exploration
and production of natural resources, agriculture and related service sectors, wholesale and retail sales, and personal/professional
Ms. Masten has been qualified as an
expert witness in both federal and district courts, and her valuations and expert witness testimony have been for purposes
of estate and gift tax planning, buy-sell agreements, purchase/sale transactions, goodwill impairment, damages, marital dissolution,
and Rule 702 (Daubert) Hearing opinions.
Masten is currently serving as Chairman of the editorial board for The Value Examiner, a contributing member of the editorial
board to the Journal of Business Valuation and Economic Loss Analysis, and is an officer of the Colorado NACVA State Chapter.
Ms. Masten is also an adjunct professor at the University of Denver, teaching a Masters' level capstone course in the
valuation of privately held businesses.
Masten is an instructor for the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts' (NACVA) National Training &
Development Team for the CVA designation, which is presented throughout the country approximately 18 weeks per year. She
is also an instructor and development team member for the preparation course that provides the foundation for the Master Analyst
in Financial Forensics (MAFF) designation. Ms. Masten has received numerous awards over the years, including the NACVA Instructor
of Exception Distinction honor for each of the past eleven years. In addition, Lari is the recipient of the Institute of
Business Appraisers (IBA) 2011 Best Accredited in Business Appraisal Review Report award as well as the 2015-2016 NACVA Circle
of Light Award, which is the highest distinction awarded to NACVA instructors. In 2016 Lari Masten was recognized as one of
eighteen Industry Titans: Business Valuation and Financial Forensic Masters by the NACVA.
Recent and Upcoming Speaking Engagements by:
Lari B. Masten, MSA, CPA/ABV/CFF, CPVA, CVA, MAFF, ABAR
Master of Science in Accounting
in Business Valuation
in Financial Forensics
Certified Patent Valuation Analyst
Certified Valuation Analyst
Master Analyst in Financial Forensics
Accredited in Business Appraisal Review
26 - 30, 2016 "Fundamental Techniques and Theory", "The Income and Asset Approaches", "What's That
Mean”, and “Report Writing Review and Analysis 2-Day Clinic”, 2016 International Business Conference, Toronto,
16, 2016 "Avoid the Hot Seat - 11 Common Pitfalls in Lost Profits and Business Damages Analysis", CTI Training Center,
November 18, 2016
"Industry Standards Update”, CTI Training Center, Webinar.
December 1-2, 2016 "Fundamental Forensic
Knowledge, Damages, and Valuation", "Practical Approaches to Financial Forensic Engagements" CTI Webinar Week.
January 4, 2017 "Business Valuation and Pass-through Entities", Law Education Institute, 34th Annual National
CLE Conference, Snowmass, CO.
January 13, 2017 "Industry
Standards Update”, CTI Training Center, Webinar.
January 25-27, 2017 "The Income and Asset Approaches", "The Market Approach”,
“Case Analysis”, “Special Purpose Valuations” and “The Valuation Process: Facts to Conclusion”,
CTI Training Center, Scottsdale, AZ.
Cherry Creek North Drive, Suite 575 Denver, CO 80209