Business Valuation

Bradley P. Burns, CVA, CFA (Principal)

T. 678.235.4616 | C. 770.380.2406

Mr. Burns has over 20 years of senior management, business development, and consulting experience. He has extensive experience providing transaction advisory services, advanced financial modeling, financial statement analysis, FP&A, business performance consulting, and business valuation reports/presentations to C-Suite Executives, Attorneys, Business Owners, and/or Shareholders. Core objectives supported: Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership/Marital Disputes, Sales / Divestitures, Strategic/Exit Planning

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Burns Valuation Consulting. Atlanta, Georgia (2011 – Present) 

  • Support clients with needs in business valuation (exit strategy, partnership disputes, marital dissolution, estate planning, etc.). Industries include Technology, Consulting, Engineering, Financial Services, Franchising, Real Estate & Related, Lodging, Restaurant, Manufacturing 
  • Develop and present financial models/calculation of value using the market -, asset - and income - based approaches. Prepare analytical reports to support findings and justify conclusion of value. 
  • Provide financial litigation/mediation support in marital disputes with respect to balance sheet division, cash flow/net worth projections, tax issues with key assets, and asset valuation analysis for small business and individual clients. 
  • Expert witness and/or Mediation Consulting – supported numerous cases in the State of Georgia Family Law Courts. Help clients to avoid litigation where possible through reports/presentation
  • Transaction Advisor – Valuation (Fair Market Value) for acquisitions in small cap market. Market and close businesses for sale. Negotiate and execute LOI, Purchase and Sale transactions.  

Corporate Experience (Valuation and Planning)

Inspire Brands Consultant, Corporate Acquisitions (M&A) - 2016 – 2018
Fiserv, Manager/Consultant, Valuation and Merger Integration - 2008 – 2010
American Safety Insurance, Sr. Manager, Corporate Acquisitions (M&A) - 2007 – 2008
HomeBanc, Vice President, Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) - 2006 – 2007
Accenture, Manager, Corporate Transaction Services (Deal Services) - 1998 – 2006

Professional Certification/Licenses 

Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) – November 2015 
Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA), June 2011 (Inactive)
Licensed in Georgia Real Estate, December 2009 
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation, September 2001 


Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, MBA in Finance & Decision Science, March 1994 
Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, BS in Chemistry, March 1991 

Professional Organization 

Member, National Association Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA) 
Member, the CFA Institute (ICFA) 
Member, National Association of Realtors (NAR)

Recent Blogs

The Importance of an Accurate Business Valuation in Divorce Negotiations 

Not many people enter into a divorce negotiation expecting things to go smoothly. But with careful planning and an understanding of the business value at stake, you can give yourself the best chance for a favorable outcome.

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Why Understanding Your Company's Valuation is a Key to Exit Planning

You’ve put in the hard work and dedication into building your business, but what if you’re looking for someone else to take the reins? If you're ever thinking about selling your business, you’ll need to know how much it's worth.

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