Mr. Van Kirk is a practice leader for closely-held company valuations (estate, FLP, Section 409A) and financial reporting related valuations (ASC 805, ASC 350/360, ASC 718). He also specializes in the valuation of business enterprises, underlying intellectual property and financial opinions of fairness, solvency or capital adequacy. Mr. Van Kirk is an industry leader for such major industries as energy, healthcare, death care services, hospitality, lighting, life sciences, pharmaceuticals and amusement parks.
Prior to joining VRC, Mr. Van Kirk held the position of manager with the Valuation Services Group for the Great Lakes Region of Arthur Andersen. In this capacity, he was responsible for client development, and procurement and management of engagements. He also was an integral member of a team of experts servicing global utility clients.
Mr. Van Kirk holds a master of business administration degree in finance/accounting from the University of Pittsburgh, and a bachelor of business administration degree in economics from Xavier University.