As the founder and Chief Executive Officer of the company, Mr. Walters brings a wealth of experience and education to Brian Walters and Associates. More importantly, in his role as the primary valuation specialist and consultant, Mr. Walters is the face of the company to you, the client.Mr. Walters has held several positions of increasing responsibility in a professional career that has spanned over 2 decades. He has progressed from multi-unit retail management to general management of wholesale and manufacturing operations, and finally to business valuations and management consulting.
In his role as the company's primary valuation expert, Mr. Walters performs valuations in support of a variety of situations, including (but not limited to):
Divorce/marital asset division; business interest valuation related to partner buyout/buy-in; estate planning/gifting considerations; family limited partnership interest valuation; "sanity check" valuations related to buying or selling business interests.
Alternatively, if the dispute regarding the value of a business needs to be settled in a courtroom, he has experience testifying as an expert witness in multiple court cases, providing clarity to the court and assisting with understanding the complicated but necessary process of performing a business valuation.
Selected affiliations and achievements:
Member, American Society of Appraisers
Member, Society for Industry Leaders, Gerson Lehrman Consulting Group
Contributor, Department of Small and Minority Business Resources, City of Austin
Trainer/Consultant, Division of Continuing and Innovative Education, The University of Texas at Austin
Adjunct Professor/Targeted Trainer, Austin Community College
Expert Witness, Travis County Court, Austin, Texas
Expert Witness, Williamson County Court, Georgetown, Texas
Expert Witness, Brazoria County Court, Pearland, Texas
BBA in Human Resources Management and an MBA in Finance from the University of Houston, University Park.