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Marsha Conrad, BCA, CMEA, CSBA

Certified Machinery and Equipment Appraiser in Phoenix, Arizona

Marsha is a partner in American Business Appraisers a firm located in Phoenix, Arizona. She holds numerous designations awarded by the International Society of Business Appraisers. Her “BCA” (Business Certified Appraiser) designation is bestowed on individuals, who have completed Level One and Level Two business valuation courses, successfully passed a proctored exam on business valuation and fulfilled the requirements in a demonstration report for peer review. She also holds the Certified Machinery & Equipment Appraiser “CMEA” designation from the NEBB Institute.

Marsha is a native of Wisconsin and was a small business owner for over 20 years and brings a distinctive set of skills in understanding the small business owner from their perspective. Marsha has had extensive training in developing an independent, unbiased business valuation or a certified machinery & equipment appraisal reports used for; Divorce, SBA Financing, Buy-Sell Transactions, etc.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Board Member of American Business Appraisers National Network.
  • Professional Responsibilities Board (Chairperson)- The Institute of Business Appraisers (2011-2014).
  • Risk Management Associates (RMA) – Phoenix Chapter.
  • Women in Banking – Phoenix.

Marsha Conrad is qualified by training and continuing education in the following appraisal curriculum:

  • 2017 American Business Appraisers National Network Spring Conference, Dallas, TX
  • 2016 American Business Appraisers National Network Spring Conference, Palm Springs, CA.
  • 2015 American Business Appraisers National Network Spring Conference, Myrtle Beach, SC.
  • 2014 American Business Appraisers National Network Spring Conference, San Francisco, CA.
  • 2012 American Society of Appraisers Advanced Business Valuation Conference – Phoenix, AZ.
  • 2012 American Business Appraisers National Network Spring Conference-Seattle, WA.
  • 2011 American Business Appraisers National Network Spring Conference-Los Angeles, CA.
  • 2010 American Business Appraisers National Network Spring Conference-New Orleans, LA.
    • Business Appraisal Review Accreditation Workshop.
  • 2009 American Business Appraisers National Network Spring Conference-Phoenix, AZ.
  • 2009 ICBC/NEBB Joint National Conference-Minneapolis, MN.
  • 2009 American Business Appraisers National Network Fall Conference-Providence, RI.
  • 2008 American Business Appraisers National Network Spring Conference.
  • 2008 NEBB/ISBA Joint National Conference-San Antonio, TX.
  • 2008 American Business Appraisers National Network Fall Conference-Philadelphia, PA.
  • 2007 Society of Business Analysts & NEBB Institute Joint Conference-Dallas, TX.
  • 2007 American Business Appraisers National Network Fall Conference-Fayetteville, AR.
  • Discounts & Premiums – Marketability vs. Liquidity.
  • 2007 National IRS Symposium on Valuation Issues-Cerritos, CA.
  • Latest Developments in Appraiser Professional Responsibility.
  • Estate & Gift Tax Compliance Update.
  • Professional Responsibility – Pension Protection Act (HR4).
  • Valuation Issues in IRS Audits & Appeals.
  • IRS Methodology for Valuing Fractional Interests.
  • 2007 IBA’s Business Valuation Symposium-Denver, CO.
    • Quantifying Company-Specific Risk.
    • Handling Historical Earnings.
    • Models for Tax-Affecting S Corporations.
    • The Business Appraiser and Federal Tax Practice.
    • Buy-Sell Agreements: Ticking Time Bombs or Reasonable Resolutions.
    • Ethics and Standards Exam.
  • 2006 Institute of Business Appraisers National Symposium-St. Louis, MO.
  • American Business Appraisers National Network 2006 Fall Conference.
  • 2006 Institute of Certified Business Counselors Conference-Newport Beach, CA.
  • 2005 Institute of Business Appraisers, 1020 Course “Business Appraisal for Divorce”.
  • American Business Appraisers National Network 2005 Fall Conference.
  • 2005 Institute of Certified Business Counselors Conference-San Antonio, TX.
    • Using “Qualified Small Business Capitalization Plans” to Finance Business Acquisitions.
    • Limiting Professional Liability.
    • Rules of Thumb – Perceptions vs. Reality.
    • Structured Installment Sales.
    • Personal Goodwill – How Can it Help You in Your Deal?
  • 2005 Institute of Business Appraisers National Conference, Orlando, FL.
    • Discounts for Lack of Marketability.
    • The Reasonable Investor – A Venture Capital Discussion.
    • Reconciling Values from the Three Approaches.
    • Creating Value in a Globalized World.
    • Divorce and Business Appraisal.
    • Reinvigorated Approach to Valuing Technology-Based Intangibles.
    • Case Law Update.
  • 2005 NEBB Institute – M&E Certification Training – San Diego, CA.
  • 2004 Institute of Business Appraisers National Conference, Las Vegas, NV.
    • Shareholder Dissent and Oppression.
    • Case Law Update.
    • Health Care Valuations.
    • Forecasting Net Cash Flow.
    • Appraisal in the Private Capital Markets.
    • Valuation for M&A.
    • Valuation of Pass-Through Entities.
    • Forensic Accounting.
    • Theoretical Problems “WACC, Capitalization & DCF”.
    • BV Case Study – When Goodwill Brings No Good.
    • FASB 141 & 142 – Valuation Report and Recent Developments.
    • Divorce Appraisals from the Attorney’s Point of View.
  • 2004 Institute of Certified Business Counselors National Conference – Chicago, IL.
  • 2003 Institute of Business Appraisers National Conference – Orlando, FL.
  • 2003 Institute of Certified Business Counselors National Conference – Scottsdale, AZ.
    • Transactional Databases for Valuing Small to Mid-Size Businesses.
    • Mediation/Valuation – An Alternative to “Battle of the Experts”.
    • Business Valuation – A viewpoint of the IRS.
    • Consulting from Concept to Reality.
    • Covering Your Assets.
  • 2002 Institute of Business Appraisers, 8001 Course “Mastering Appraisal Skills for Valuing the Closely Held Business”.
    • Business Valuation Assignments.

Marsha Conrad has performed professional valuation assignments for a variety of purposes; Buy-Sell Transactions, SBA Financing, Conventional Bank Lending, Marital Dissolutions, and Partnership/Corporate Disputes. We welcome the opportunity to help you establish an appropriate value for your business, business interest or other assets.

Industries for which Marsha Conrad has performed appraisal services in:

Construction – Professional Practices – Services – Retail Trade – Wholesale – Aviation – Aerospace

Phoenix, AZ Office
13225 West Wilshire Dr
Goodyear, AZ 85395
623-935-2112

Flagstaff, AZ Office
1055 N. Lakepoint Way
(by appointment only)
Flagstaff, AZ 86004
928-699-5155

New Mexico Office
3300 N. Butler Ave. #203
Farmington, NM 87401
505-258-8821

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