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Jeffrey M. Risius, CPA

Jeffrey M. Risius, CPA

Managing Director

Stout
Michigan, U.S.A.

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Profile
Jeff Risius is a Managing Director, co-leads the firm’s Valuation Advisory group, and is the Head of Client Service. He has over 30 years of experience in providing valuation consulting services and is one of the country’s leading experts in the field.

Jeff has extensive experience in providing transaction advisory services to companies in a wide range of industries and valuation consulting to shareholders, including for estate planning purposes. Jeff also sits on Stout’s Fairness Opinion Committee, which sets internal policy for Stout and also reviews the draft opinions that are reached by members of Stout’s Transaction and ESOP Advisory practices. Jeff is frequently engaged as an expert, consultant, or third party neutral on high-stakes litigation involving complex valuation issues including shareholder disputes, fraudulent conveyance matters, transaction disputes, and bankruptcy related valuation litigation.

Jeff has lectured and presented numerous continuing education seminars on the subjects of valuation, litigation advisory services, succession planning, and transaction advisory services.



Education

Mr. Risius earned an MBA with a concentration in Finance from Indiana University. He also earned a BS with Honors in Accounting from Indiana University's School of Business.
Areas of Practice
Professional Career

Networks

Mr. Risius is a past Board member and a past President of the Financial and Estate Planning Council of Metropolitan Detroit. He is also a past Vice President of the Michigan Chapter of The ESOP Association and a past member of the Valuation Advisory Committee of The ESOP Association. He is a senior member of the American Society of Appraisers (ASA) and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Association of Insolvency & Restructuring Advisors (AIRA), the Michigan Association of CPAs (MICPA), the CFA Institute, the CFA Society of Chicago, and the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI).


Professional Activities and Experience

Prior to joining Stout, Mr. Risius was a senior manager with Price Waterhouse in its Valuation Services Group in Chicago. During his tenure with Price Waterhouse, he planned, performed, and supervised valuation and litigation consulting engagements.



Articles

Among other publications, Mr. Risius authored a book titled Business Valuation: A Primer for the Legal Professional, published by the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association. Mr. Risius has lectured and presented numerous continuing education seminars on the subjects of valuation, litigation advisory services, succession planning, and transaction advisory services. In addition, Mr. Risius has testified as an expert witness at trial in state and federal courts, public service hearings, arbitration, and in deposition.


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