WTAS Promotes Valuation Services Practice Managing Director in Los Angeles

Jan 03, 2013, 08:02 ET from WTAS LLC

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- R.J. Starr was recently promoted to Managing Director for WTAS Los Angeles after seven years of service with the Valuation Services Practice. 

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Starr has more than 12 years of experience in delivering valuation analyses to both individuals and corporate enterprises.  He has specialized in the valuation of closely-held businesses, business interests, intangible assets, intellectual property, debt instruments, derivatives (including stock options and option-embedded securities) and capital equipment assets.  These engagements were conducted for a variety of purposes, including financial reporting, tax planning and reporting, strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, litigation support, restructuring and bankruptcy.

"R.J. has been instrumental to the success of our valuation practice in the Los Angeles office and will be a key contributor to the growth of the practice in 2013," said Bill Amon, the firm's Office Managing Director for Los Angeles.

Prior to joining WTAS, Starr was a manager with a national professional services firm where he focused primarily on corporate valuation issues related to mergers and acquisitions, litigation and strategic consulting.

Starr holds the Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA-BV) designation.

The Los Angeles office of WTAS announced a total of nine promotions in January 2013, including Starr.

Other promotions in Los Angeles include Director: Brian Reichert with the Valuation Services Practice; Senior Managers: Daniel Roberts and Nick Kuo; Managers: Chantha Dinelli and Humayun Riaz; and Senior Associates David Amurao, Jeremy Marcus and Vince Ying.

WTAS promoted a total of 51 employees this January including 4 Managing Directors, 12 Directors, 6 Senior Managers, 13 Managers and 16 Senior Associates.

For additional information about WTAS, contact Megan Williams or visit www.wtas.com.

About WTAS
WTAS LLC is one of the largest independent tax firms in the United States, providing a wide range of tax, valuation, financial advisory and related consulting services to individual and corporate clients across the country. The firm is comprised of over 500 personnel located in fourteen major cities and encompasses top advisors with previous experience in the international accounting firms, law firms, IRS, and state taxing authorities.  Many of our advisors hold multiple professional credentials and have depth in a wide range of capabilities allowing us to provide clients with comprehensive, integrated solutions.

WTAS has offices serving Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Greenwich, Harrisburg, Los Angeles, New Jersey, New York City, Palo Alto, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Seattle, Washington, D.C., and West Palm Beach.