322 Lamar Avenue, Suite 210
Charlotte, North Carolina 28204

Education, Credentials and Special Training

  • Accredited Senior Appraiser, American Society of Appraisers (ASA)
  • Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV), American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) as a non‐CPA finance professional
  • MBA, Rochester Institute of Technology
  • BS, Management, State University of New York at Geneseo

Professional Affiliations

  • Charlotte Business Exchange (CBEX)
  • Cabinet of Professional Advisors, The Foundation For The Carolinas
  • Charlotte Estate Planning Council
  • National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO)
  • Exit Planning Exchange (XPX)


“I believe in working closely with a client to understand “the story” behind the numbers. If you don’t know the story, you can make the numbers say anything.”

Professional Overview

Robert (Rob) is the founder of South Park Advisors, an independent business valuation firm that caters to business owners, attorneys, accountants, commercial bankers, trust departments, insurance agents, and financial planners. He has more than 20 years of experience providing valuation services to private and public companies ranging in size from less than $1 million to $1 billion in sales. His diverse portfolio of valuation services includes estate & gift tax reporting, ownership transition and advisory, dispute resolution, employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs), equity sales, buy/sell agreements, recapitalizations, stock option plans, charitable foundation reporting, and lending purposes. Furthermore, he has extensive knowledge in business and financial research.

Professional Experience

  • South Park Advisors – Founder and Managing Director, 2014-present
  • Elliot Davis – Manager, Business Valuation, 2012-14
  • Pesta Finnie & Associates – Manager, Business Valuation Services, 2011-12
  • Empire Valuation Consultants – Manager, 1996-2011

Industry Expertise
His experience is diverse and includes, but is not limited to, the preparation of hundreds of valuation reports for the following types of businesses:

  • Real Estate Holdings
  • Retirement Communities
  • Manufacturing
  • Investment Companies
  • Advertising/Printing
  • Distribution
  • Life Insurance Policies
  • Prof. Staffing/Exec. Search
  • Retail/Service
  • Art Galleries/Artwork
  • Architectural/Engineering
  • Govt. Contractors
  • Hedge Funds
  • Energy/Utilities
  • Professional Services
  • Start‐up Companies
  • Construction
  • Pharmacies
  • Info. Technology/SaaS
  • Apparel/Textiles
  • Pro Motorsports
  • Homeland/Public Safety
  • Foodservice
  • Healthcare-related

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