Harold G. Martin Jr., CPA/ABV/CFF, ASA, CFE, is the partner-in-charge of Keiter’s Valuation and Forensic Services Group in Richmond, VA, and a member of the Firm’s Executive and Partner Compensation Committees. He is also an adjunct instructor for The College of William and Mary Raymond A. Mason School of Business.
Prior to joining Keiter, he was affiliated for 13 years with two international accounting firms, serving as a Director of the Financial Advisory Services practice for Coopers & Lybrand’s Richmond, Virginia office and as a Senior Manager in Management Consulting Services for Price Waterhouse. He also served as a Direct Loan Officer in retail banking at First & Merchants National Bank.
He has over 35 years of experience in valuation, forensic accounting, public accounting, and financial services, has performed over 1,500 valuation and forensic accounting projects, and has presented testimony at trial, arbitration, and deposition over 70 times. He has qualified as an expert witness before U.S. District Court, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, various circuit courts, the American Arbitration Association, and the National Association of Securities Dealers. He has been named as an expert in disputes subject to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. He has been appointed by U.S. District Courts as a forensic accountant and collaborated with the SEC and the FBI, and was also appointed by the U.S. Office of the Federal Public Defender as a consultant on fraud cases. He has been retained by the U.S. Department of Justice as a consultant in a litigation in U.S. District Court. He has served as a guest instructor at the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia.
He is an inductee in the AICPA Business Valuation Hall of Fame and a two-time recipient of the AICPA Business Valuation Volunteer of the Year Award. He is an instructor for the AICPA National Business Valuation School and AICPA Expert Witness Skills Workshop, and is a former instructor for the AICPA ABV Exam Review Course. He is a former member of the AICPA Business Valuation Committee, a former Chair of the AICPA National Business Valuation Conference Committee, former commissioner for the AICPA National Accreditation Commission, former editor of the AICPA ABV e-Alert, and former editorial adviser and contributing author for the AICPA CPA Expert. He created and serves as chair of the VSCPA Business Valuation, Fraud, and Litigation Services Conference.
He is a co-author of Financial Valuation: Applications and Models 1st - 4th ed., a contributing author to Cost of Capital: Estimation and Applications, 2nd - 4th ed., an expert panelist for Financial Valuation and Litigation Expert, an Editorial Board member for Business Valuation Update, and a member of the Editorial Task Force for VSCPA Disclosures.
He received his A.B. degree in English from The College of William and Mary and has a MBA degree from Virginia Commonwealth University.