Darleen Armour, ASA
Darleen Armour is a Managing Director for the Financial Valuation and Consulting practice with Marshall & Stevens Incorporated.
Ms. Armour has been in the valuation business since 1987. Her experience includes valuation of businesses, intangible assets, and securities for financial reporting purposes (purchase price allocation and impairment), estate and gift tax reporting, deferred compensation/stock options (IRC 409A), fairness opinions, ESOPs, and litigation support. Ms. Armour specializes in the valuation of entertainment and media companies and their intangible assets including film libraries and music catalogs. Prior to joining Marshall & Stevens, Ms. Armour was a Director of BDO’s Valuation and Business Analytics practice, a Senior Vice President at FMV Opinions, Inc., a Principal at Cronkite & Kissell LLC and a Senior Vice President at Houlihan Lokey Howard & Zukin, Inc.
Ms. Armour holds a Bachelor of Arts from California State University, Fullerton and a Masters of Business Administration from University of California, Los Angeles. She is an Adjunct Professor at California State University, Fullerton teaching Graduate Level Business Valuation/Mergers & Acquisition Course. Ms. Armour holds the designation of Senior Accredited Appraiser from the American Society of Appraisers.
She is also on the Executive Committee of the Board for the Orange County Chapter of Association for Corporate Growth and is a member of the Membership Committee for the Los Angeles Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth. Ms. Armour is also responsible for founding the Women’s Professionals Affinity Group for Business Forum International in both Los Angeles and Orange County.