John F. Spude is a Principal, Executive Managing Director, and National Practice Leader for the Financial Valuation & Consulting Practice of Marshall & Stevens Incorporated. Responsibilities include participation in the internal Fairness Opinion and Solvency Opinion Review committees.
Active in the valuation profession since 1983, Mr. Spude has managed and performed thousands of analyses including the valuations for public and closely held companies, the valuation and lifting of intellectual properties and intangible assets, the quantification of economic obsolescence in tangible asset valuations, and the analysis and valuation of reporting units, debt and equity securities, and tangible and intangible assets.
Mr. Spude is engaged to assist with analyses for financial reporting, tax planning and reporting, buy/sell consideration, ESOP reporting, and dispute resolution. He has provided expert witness testimony in valuations and economic damage assessments in the states of Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Minnesota, Tennessee, and Texas.
Mr. Spude earned an M.B.A. in Accounting from DePaul University, and a B.A. in Mathematics and Business Administration from St. Norbert College. He is an Accredited Senior Appraiser (“ASA”) of the American Society of Appraisers and a member of the Business Valuation Association. Mr. Spude has been an instructor of the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP).