VRC Adds Financial Valuation and Operations Professionals

New York (February 25, 2021) – Valuation Research Corporation (VRC), a leading global provider of independent valuation support and advisory services, is pleased to welcome professionals in Boston, Chicago, Milwaukee, New York, Princeton and San Francisco.

Andrew Miller, CFA – Miller joined VRC’s Princeton office as a vice president. Prior to joining VRC, he was an analyst at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Guggenheim Partners Investment Management, and a Valuation Services Manager at RSM US. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from The College of New Jersey.

Subu Parmeswaran, CFA – Parmeswaran joined VRC’s Princeton office as a vice president. He earned his Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and Telecommunication from the University of Mumbai and his MBA from the University of Pittsburgh’s Katz Graduate School of Business. He served as director at CBIZ Valuation group for over a decade prior to joining VRC.

Jasmine CopelandCopeland joined as a vice president in VRC’s Chicago office. She graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies and summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from University of Missouri. Prior to joining VRC, she was the valuations and business analytics manager for BDO USA and a consultant for Deloitte.

Anshumita Agrawal, CFA – Agrawal joined VRC’s New York office as a vice president. She earned her Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting and Taxation from Delhi University’s Shri Ram College of Commerce and her MBA in International Finance from the Thunderbird School of Global Management. She has over a decade of industry experience prior to joining VRC, including roles as assistant vice president at Management Planning Inc. and senior associate at Sigma Valuation Consulting.

Tyler Wendorf, CPA – Wendorf joined Milwaukee’s office as vice president, controller. Prior to joining VRC, he was an audit manager at Baker Tilly Virchow Krause. He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and a Master of Professional Accountancy from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.

Kevin Gawron, CPA – Gawron joined VRC’s Boston office as an associate. He previously worked as a consultant at CFGI and as an audit associate at KPMG. He graduated magna cum laude from Boston College with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance.

Vivian Xiong, CFA – Xiong joined VRC’s San Francisco office as an associate. Prior to joining VRC, she was a senior analyst for Cash Financial Services Group, a private equity analyst for Riverland Capital and a senior valuation associate at Carta. She earned a bachelor’s degree in e-commerce from South China University of Technology and a Master of Economics from The University of Hong Kong.

Preston Chakara – Chakara joined VRC’s Princeton office as an analyst. Prior to joining VRC, he earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Palm Beach Atlantic University and gained industry experience at Deloitte Consulting, PwC, and NewSpring Capital.

Tim Lund – Lund joined as an analyst for VRC’s Boston office. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance from American University, Kogod School of Business. Prior to joining VRC, he gained industry experience through internships at Diligent Corporation and Seventy2 Capital Wells Fargo Advisors.

Joseph Wei – Wei joined VRC as an analyst in the Princeton office. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University of Michigan. Prior to joining VRC, he was an analyst for Knights of Columbus Asset Advisors and an associate at Stephens Inc. He is a Level III candidate in the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) program.

Michael Gilheany – Gilheany joined VRC’s New York office as an analyst. A recent graduate of the University of Albany, he earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in the financial honors program. During his studies, he was an intern for Ayco, a Goldman Sachs company. Prior to joining VRC, he was an analyst for Duff & Phelps.

Cameron Degan – Degan joined VRC’s Boston office as an analyst. He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and Economics from the University of Massachusetts Amherst Isenberg School of Management. He was an analyst at Brown Brothers Harriman before joining VRC. He is a Level III candidate in the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) program.

Ian Moore – Moore joined as an analyst at VRC’s Princeton office. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Business Analytics from Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business. Before joining VRC, he was an analyst for Macquire Investment Management and a para-planner for Ameriprise Financial.

Zach Sidwell – Sidwell joined VRC’s San Francisco office as an analyst. He recently graduated from Texas Tech University, Rawls College of Business, with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance. His previous industry experience includes internships at Vista Consulting Group and most recently a research analyst at Bespoke Partners.

“We’re pleased to bring in such a robust group of professionals across our offices,” said PJ Patel, Co-CEO of VRC. “We’ve identified both experienced and early career talent to add to our organization.”

About VRC

Valuation Research Corporation is a full-service, independent, global valuation firm. Since 1975, our network of over 1,300 valuation professionals, which includes VRC’s 160+ U.S.-based colleagues, has provided objective, supportable conclusions of value to domestic and international clients. VRC has locations in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Cincinnati, Dallas, Milwaukee, New York, Princeton, San Francisco, and Tampa; as well as international member firms operating as VRG in Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Germany, India, Japan, Luxembourg, Mexico, Singapore, Spain, and the United Kingdom.


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