| Susan M. Saidens CPA, CEIV, ASA, ABV (Bio:
Vitae) is Managing Director at SMS VALUATION and Financial
Forensics, a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania based valuation consultancy
firm. Susan is an experienced valuation professional with deep expertise
in the valuation of business enterprises and intangible assets. She
has a strong knowledge of valuation financial reporting requirements
for both public and private businesses.
Susan graduated from Douglass College, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey. Susan is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA). Susan’s accreditations as a business valuator include the prestigious Certified in Entity and Intangible Valuations (CEIV) credential, the Accredited Senior Appraiser – Business Valuation Discipline (ASA) accreditation and the Accredited in Business Valuations (ABV) accreditation.
Susan is presently serving her second 3-year termas an elected Member-at-Large of the Business Valuation Committee of the American Society of Appraisers. She is also a member of the Education Committee of the American Society of Appraisers and most recently served as the Chairperson of its Webinar Education sub-committee. Susan is proud to have been appointed by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants as the ABV Champion for both the Commonwealth Pennsylvania and the State of Delaware. Susan has previously served on the Executive Advisory Board of the National Association of Certified Valuators and is a past recipient of its Outstanding Member Award.