Mr. Tarbell is a Director in Houlihan Lokey's Financial Advisory Services business. He has more than 24 years of experience providing valuation and financial opinions to private and publicly traded companies. Mr. Tarbell is an accredited senior appraiser (ASA), certified in business valuation, of the American Society of Appraisers and an officer of its Business Valuation Committee. He holds the designation of Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) of the CFA Institute. Mr. Tarbell is a member of the Executive Committee of the International Institute of Business Valuers (IIBV) and the chair of the Valuation Advisory Committee of The ESOP Association and a member of its Board of Governors.
Mr. Tarbell earned a B.S. from the University of Oregon (1990) and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business (1997). He develops and teaches valuation content for various organizations, including the IIBV (IIBV103 and ASA204) and the American Society of Appraisers (BV204). He has testified in various legal forums, including state and federal courts, the U.S. Tax Court, the U.S. Congress, and the U.S. Department of Labor, as well as in arbitration, mediation, and deposition proceedings.