Brandi L. Ruffalo
Valuation & Forensic Partners, LLC
Brandi L. Ruffalo, MBA, CVA, CBA, CDFA, AIF, has 25 years of experience in valuation and financial consulting. She provides support and expert witness testimony in litigation matters including shareholder disputes, divorce, and damages calculations. Brandi's work ranges from standardized business valuation to complex financial modeling and analysis involving simulations and options models. Brandi's ability to take complex topics and make them understandable allows her clients to make informed decisions.

Brandi has earned the designations of Accredited Valuation Analyst as awarded by the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA), the Certified Business Appraiser (CBA) from the Institute of Business Appraisers (IBA), the Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA) from the Institute of Divorce Financial Analysts, and she is a Fellow of the Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois.

Brandi participated and led various NACVA teaching and course authoring teams for over ten years. She was honored 7 times with the Instructor of Distinction / Instructor of Exceptional Distinction Awards. She continues to lecture to professional groups, attorneys and parties considering divorce through various organizations. Brandi also a co-authored of the Wiley Guide to Fair Value Under IFRS.

Brandi holds licenses and credentials in financial disciplines outside of valuation. This allows her to maintain a broad perspective on the market and investors' perceptions, which helps her to bring a “live” market perspective into her work as a litigation support professional. Brandi has testified in various state courts in marital dissolution, commercial litigation, and personal injury cases.

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