Michael Gregory is an Accredited Senior Appraiser with the American Society of Appraisers, a Certified Valuators and Analyst with the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts and a Qualified Mediator with the Minnesota Supreme Court. Mike founded Michael Gregory Consulting, LLC over six years ago. This firm focuses on risk management issues with the Internal Revenue Service on valuation and other issues, alternative dispute resolution approaches to resolving issues, and other value added services such as reviews of expert witness reports in valuation. Mike is also an international key note speaker, work group facilitator and executive forum leader on collaboration and conflict resolution.
He was an IRS territory manager with responsibilities for 23 states with an emphasis in the business valuation and engineering issues arena nationally over his last eleven years at the IRS. In that role Mike championed a number of issues nationally including the technical areas of Discount for Lack of Marketability, S-corp valuations, reasonable compensation, penalties on appraisers and other business valuation issues.
Mike has mediated and negotiated over 2,500 cases from business to business, business to government and within businesses such as shareholder disputes and between owners.
Mike has a BS from Valparaiso University, a MS from the University of Wisconsin Madison, and a MBA from DePaul University. Mike has written 11 books. His most recent book, Business Valuations and the IRS: Five Books in One (2018) is the most comprehensive and up to date book on the topic with 38 examples, over 180 practical pointers. His books may be purchased through BVR and through his web site www.mikegreg.com.