River Paison, CFA, ASA

Vice President


  • Allocation of Purchase Price (ASC 805)
  • Brand Valuation
  • Fairness Opinions
  • Financial Reporting Valuations
  • Gift & Estate
  • Goodwill Impairment
  • Intellectual Property & Other Intangible Assets
  • International Business Combinations
  • IPO Readiness & Equity Compensation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Section 409A
  • Stock Option Plans (ASC 718)

Tel. No. (781) 349-7152

Fax No. (781) 269-5086

220 Norwood Park South
Norwood, Massachusetts 02062

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Mr. Paison specializes in valuations for business combinations (ASC 805), impairment testing (ASC 350), employee equity compensation (ASC 718 / §409A), gift and estate tax reporting, and fairness opinions. He also has experience with valuations for mergers and acquisitions, shareholder litigation, and economic damages.

Prior to joining VRC, Mr. Paison was a corporate development and strategy analyst at The Hanover Insurance Group. Prior to Hanover, he was a consultant at Delphi Valuation Advisors, which was acquired by VRC in 2015.

Mr. Paison holds the designations of both chartered financial analyst (CFA) and accredited senior appraiser (ASA). He earned a bachelor of science degree, summa cum laude, from Bentley University, where he majored in finance and liberal studies.