Jim Budyak, CPA/ABV, CFA, ASA

Senior Vice President


  • Allocation of Purchase Price (ASC 805)
  • Fairness & Solvency Opinions
  • Financial Reporting Valuations
  • Goodwill Impairment
  • Litigation Support
  • Restructuring
  • Tax, Compliance & Planning

Tel. No. (414) 221-6238

Fax No. (414) 271-2294

330 East Kilbourn Avenue
Suite 1425
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202

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Mr. Budyak has over 32 years of valuation experience and specializes in allocation of purchase price engagements, fairness and solvency opinions, bankruptcies and restructurings, and litigation support. He has extensive experience with income tax and financial reporting audits and has been deposed on valuation matters. He has served clients in most major industries, studied dozens of countries and visited over 40.

Prior to joining VRC, Mr. Budyak held various financial valuation positions with American Appraisal Associates. He has authored numerous articles on valuation and is a regular speaker on valuation, tax-related topics and global due diligence and country risk analysis. Mr. Budyak is a past elected board member of the American Society of Appraisers (ASA) Business Valuation Committee (BVC) and Milwaukee Investment Analysts Society.

He holds the designation of chartered financial analyst (CFA), and holds an Accreditation in Business Valuation (ABV). He is also an accredited senior appraiser (ASA) and a certified public accountant (CPA). Mr. Budyak earned a master’s degree in business administration with dual concentrations in finance, investments and banking and computer information systems from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a bachelor’s in business administration with a concentration in accounting from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.