D’Arcangelo Employee Earns Designation

Allison B. Greco, CPA, Tax Manager at D’Arcangelo & Co., LLP, a regional Certified Public Accounting and consulting firm, has successfully completed the certification process with the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA) to earn her designation of Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA).

NACVA Chief Executive Officer, Parnell Black, MBA, CPA, CVA, noted: “The designation is an indication to the professional community that Mrs. Greco has met the association’s rigorous standards of professionalism, expertise, objectivity, and integrity in the field of business valuation, litigation support, and related consulting disciplines. She can be proud of the fact that NACVA’s CVA and AVA (Accredited Valuation Analyst) designations are the only valuation credentials accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA),” Black added.

Requirements to earn the Certified Valuation Analyst designation include being a licensed Certified Public Accountant, completing NACVA’s five-day training program, and successfully completing the association’s comprehensive examination.

To maintain her certification as a CVA, Mrs. Greco will be required to periodically obtain continuing professional education in areas related to business valuation and/or litigation consulting and participate in programs sponsored by NACVA that promote quality and adherence to industry standards.

Business valuations are most commonly required in conjunction with the purchase or sale of a business, succession planning, buy/sell agreements, charitable contributions, estate and gift taxes, and initial public offerings. In the litigation arena, valuations are often necessary in situations of business disruption, dissenting shareholder actions, divorce, and partner disputes.

Mrs. Greco has over ten years of public accounting experience with an extensive background in corporate taxation, individual taxation, and business consulting. She is a graduate of the State University of New York Institute of Technology at Utica/Rome with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. She was born and raised in Utica, New York, and lives with her husband and three children. Mrs. Greco is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA), and the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA).

Allison Greco, CPA, CVA