Steve Reed, CPA, ABV, CFF - Partner, Business Valuations

Experience

Steve focuses his practice on assisting closely held businesses in the firm’s Accounting and Business Advisory Services area. Having been in public practice since 1985, Steve’s background is working with closely held businesses and their owners.

Steve’s client base includes a wide variety of industries, including professional practices, assisted living facilities, manufacturers, online retailers, distributors, and real estate and construction clients. Involved with many of these clients from formation, Steve is well versed in many of the obstacles facing a development stage entity and working in combination with the owners to develop systems, relationships, and practices that will serve the entities as they grow.

Steve also co-manages BGBC Partners’ business valuation practice. He has provided valuation and litigation services in shareholder disputes, reorganizations, marital dissolution proceedings, and estate and gift cases. Steve has also assisted clients with business sales and acquisitions. Steve has also been recognized as an expert witness on various business valuation and damages matters.

A CPA licensed in Indiana, Steve holds the appellations ABV (accredited in business valuation) and CFF (certified in financial forensics) through the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Education

Indiana University, B.S.

Professional and Civic Organizations

Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Member, Indiana CPA Society

Board of Directors, Horizon Bank, Michigan City, Indiana (2012 to present)

Board of Directors, Heartland Community Bank, Franklin, Indiana (2006 to 2012)