Valuation and Litigation Support

Masten Valuation 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.

We 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 services.

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.

Ms. 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.  

Ms. 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 thirteen 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. Selected as the primary instructor for teaching the International CVA program sponsored by the European Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts, 2016 to present.  

Recent and Upcoming Speaking Engagements by:

Director of Masten Valuation: Lari B. Masten, MSA, CPA/ABV/CFF, CPVA, CVA, MAFF, ABAR

Master of Science in Accounting
Certified Public Accountant
Accredited in Business Valuation
Certified in Financial Forensics
Certified Patent Valuation Analyst 
Certified Valuation Analyst
Master Analyst in Financial Forensics 
Accredited in Business Appraisal Review  


November 20 - 22, 2019 "Application of the Income and Asset Approaches", "Market Approach - Exploring the Pricing Component", and "Valuation in Action - Case Studies: Applying the Principles and Techniques", 2019 Business Valuation Certification and Training Center, San Diego, California.


December 5, 2019 EACVA "Crossing the Bridge to Liquidity - DLOM and DLOL", EACVA's 13th Business Valuation Conference, Berlin, Germany.


November 18, 2019; December 5, 2019; and January 17, 2020 "Industry Standards and Ethics", CTI Training Center, Webinars.


Various dates 2019 and 2020 "Online CVA Report Writing Clinic - Days I - VI", CTI Training Center, Webinars.


December 9-11, 2019 EACVA "International CVA Training", Berlin, Germany.


July 6-11, 2020, EACVA "International CVA Training", Frankfurt, Germany.