Dr. G. William Kennedy is a Managing Director in the Boston office of Duff & Phelps. He has over thirty years of professional experience including serving as a partner with a Midwest regional CPA firm and holding managing director positions with global litigation consulting firms. For the past twenty years his practice has focused on business valuation and litigation support services where he has testified in numerous State and Federal courts and before international arbitration tribunals.
Additionally, he has held various academic positions, including the rank of Associate Professor of Finance (with tenure). He has substantial doctoral level training in statistics and econometrics and has taught statistics at the college and university level. He has presented numerous sessions on the use of statistics and time series analysis in valuation and litigation support engagements at the AICPA FVS and ASA Advanced BV conferences. He has recently co-authored a chapter on the use of statistics in litigation support engagements that will be included in an upcoming professional text on litigation support for financial experts. He has utilized sophisticated statistical and econometric methodologies and provided testimony on their use in litigation support engagements.<p>Dr. Kennedy is a 2003 inductee into the AICPA Business Valuation Hall of Fame. He is the former Chair of both the AICPA ABV Credentials Committee and the AICPA ABV Examination Committee, he was also a member of the AICPA M&A Disputes Resolution Taskforce. He is currently a member of the ASA's Business Valuation Review Editorial Review Board.
Dr. Kennedy has a Ph.D. in Finance from Saint Louis University and a B.S. and M.A.S. in accounting from the University of Illinois. He holds the ABV designation from the AICPA, earned during the inaugural year of the ABV program. He currently serves as Adjunct Professor for the graduate accounting program at Florida Atlantic University where he teaches a course on Fair Value measurement.