Licenses/Accreditations:

Wouch, Maloney & Co., LLP maintains licenses to practice in the states of Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Florida.

John F. Maloney, a Certified Valuation Analyst, is a member of the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA). He leads the firm’s business valuation practice.

Wouch, Maloney & Co., LLP staff are members of the:
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA)

NACVA Credentials:

Certified Valuation Analyst — The National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA) trains and certifies Certified Valuation Analysts (CVA) to perform business valuations as a service to both the consulting community and the users of their services. Through training and rigorous testing, CVAs demonstrate they are qualified to provide capable and professionally executed valuation services. NACVA recommends specific training as a prerequisite to certification to assure that practitioners have the knowledge and understanding necessary to perform competent services, and to assure a level of consistency and continuity in their work product. Users of valuation services benefit by having greater confidence that the service they receive is professional in quality, adheres to industry standards of practice, and meets a level of expertise the Association deems credible and worthy of one of its certified members. A primary requirement for becoming a CVA is to hold a valid license as a Certified Public Accountant.

Accredited in Business Appraisal Review – The ABAR designation is the valuation profession’s only credential certifying competence in the review of business appraisal reports. As such, the ABAR credential is specially designed for business valuators whose work involves the review of valuation reports and analysis performed by others—a select group that includes managers, expert witnesses, attorneys, coaches, mentors, trainers, and government appraisers. An important added benefit of the ABAR credential is that preparing for and maintain the designation helps appraises significantly improve their own report-writing skills.

AICPA Credentials:

Certified in Financial Forensics — The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) established the Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) credential in 2008 for CPAs who specialize in forensic accounting. The CFF credential is granted exclusively to CPAs who demonstrate considerable expertise in forensic accounting through their knowledge, skills, and experience. The CFF encompasses fundamental and specialized forensic accounting skills that CPA practitioners apply in a variety of service areas, including: bankruptcy and insolvency; computer forensic analysis; family law; valuations; fraud prevention, detection, and response; financial statement misrepresentation; and economic damages calculations.

Affiliations:

In order to enhance its knowledge of various industries, Wouch, Maloney & Co. has affiliation with numerous trade associations:

Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC)
A national association representing 23,000 merit shop construction and construction-related firms in 70 chapters across the United States. ABC’s membership represents all specialties within the US construction industry and is comprised primarily of firms that perform work in the industrial and commercial sectors of the industry.

ABC Eastern PA Chapter
The Eastern PA Chapter is a member run organization which exists to enhance members’ competitive advantage and enrich lives of their employees. It promotes merit shop philosophy.

ABC New Jersey Chapter
ABC’s mission is the advancement of the merit shop construction philosophy, which encourages open competition and a free-enterprise approach that awards contracts based solely on merit, regardless of labor affiliation.

Bucks County Estate Planning Council (BCEPC)
The Bucks County Estate Planning Council is a non profit organization dedicated to the advancement of the field of Estate Planning.

Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA)
CFMA is “The Source & Resource for Construction Financial Excellence” and the only nonprofit organization dedicated to serving the educational needs of today’s construction financial professional.

Montgomery County Estate Planning Council (MCEPC)
The purpose of the Council is to promote cooperation, understanding and working relationships among the members of all Professional Disciplines in the field of estate planning.

National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA)
NECA is the voice of the electrical contracting industry, working to promote higher standards, quality workmanship and training for a skilled workforce.

Subcontractors Association of Delaware Valley (SADV)
SADV is an organization of construction subcontractors, specialty trade contractors, suppliers and vendors committed to improving the professionalism and competitiveness of its member companies through educational programs, government advocacy and industry liaisons, while providing opportunities for networking and leadership.

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