Chris Treharne, ASA, CVA
Chris Treharne is Managing Director of Gibraltar Business Valuations in Longmont, Colorado, and has been practicing as a business appraiser for more than 30 years. He earned the Accredited Senior Appraiser and Certified Valuation Analyst business valuation designations from the American Society of Appraisers and the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts, respectively. He also is a licensed Colorado Professional Engineer and Real Estate Broker.
Having prepared numerous presentations and authored papers on S corporation valuation issues, Chris is nationally recognized as an expert on the topic. At the request of the Honorable David Laro of the U.S. Tax Court and Dr. Shannon Pratt, he co-authored a chapter on the topic in their book, Business Valuation and Taxes: Procedure, Law & Perspective. His S corporation valuation model also appears in Financial Valuation Models and Applications, Fannon’s Guide to the Valuation of Subchapter S Corporations, and other textbooks A white paper he co-authored was presented to the Treasury Department by the S Corporation Association, and he has co-hosted national programs on the subject, including a private program for IRS business valuation employees.
Chris is a faculty member for the American Society of Appraisers’ Principles of Valuation training courses and on the Editorial Review Board for the peer-reviewed professional journal Business Valuation Review. Additionally, he testified before the Treasury Department regarding the proposed IRC Section 2704 regulation.
His academic background includes a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Iowa and a Master of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Colorado at Boulder.