Neil is a Managing Director with Alvarez & Marsal Valuation Services, LLC. Previously, he was the Global Lead of Complex Valuation with Grant Thornton LLP. He has over 25 years of experience analyzing both closely and publicly held companies. Neil has appeared as an expert witness across the country, is a frequent lecturer at local universities, an instructor for the AICPA's business valuation courses, and speaks nationally on business valuation with a special emphasis on early stage and high technology companies. He has served on a number of AICPA Committees and Task Forces. Neil has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics from Stanford University and a Master of Business Administration in Finance from National University. In addition to his formal education, Neil is a Certified Public Accountant, Accredited in Business Valuation, Certified in Financial Forensics, a Chartered Financial Analyst and an Accredited Senior Appraiser in business valuation from the American Society of Appraisers.