Ronald L. (Ron) Seigneur is managing partner of Seigneur Gustafson LLP, based in Lakewood, Colorado, where he specializes in business & intellectual property appraisal, economic damages, financial forensics, professional services firm consulting and taxation.
Ron has significant experience working with complex valuation, commercial damages, forensic accounting, and related litigation support matters, with significant experience as a testifying expert in numerous jurisdictions. Ron has served as court appointed Special Master, trustee, receiver and arbitrator. As a co-author of one of the leading treatises on business valuation, he frequently speaks and writes on valuation related issues. He is a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) with the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA), a Senior Appraiser in business valuation (ASA) with the American Society of Appraisers, and holds the AICPA specialty designations of Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV), Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF), and Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA). Ron is also a member of the Association for Corporate Growth and Colorado Association of Business Intermediaries, working closely with business intermediaries, bankruptcy trustees and other advisors in merger & acquisition transactions, receiverships, ESOP plans and related succession planning strategies. In 2014, Ron was inducted as a charter member of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Business Valuation & Forensic Services Division.
Ron is co-author of Reasonable Compensation: Application and Analysis for Appraisal, Tax and Management Purposes, published by Business Valuation Resources and co-author of Financial Valuation: Applications and Models, Fourth Edition, a 1300+ treatise on business valuation published by John Wiley & Sons. Ron is a past chair of the AICPA ABV Credential Committee, NACVA Professional Standards Committee, and has been a member of the AICPA Business Valuation Committee, and the AICPA Consulting Services Executive Committee. Mr. Seigneur was the 2009-10 chair of the Board of Directors of the Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants and was inducted in 2006 as a member of the AICPA Business Valuation Hall of Fame. Ron is a fellow of the College of Law Practice Management, and is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Denver, Sturm College of Law and Daniels College of Business, where he teaches leadership and business appraisal courses.
Ron has a Bachelor of Arts in Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Management from Michigan State University, and a Master of Business Administration in Corporate Policy and Accounting from the University of Michigan.