VFP is pleased to be affiliated with the following professional organizations:
American Business Appraisers (ABA)
American Business Appraisers is a nationwide network of credentialed business valuation appraisers. ABA members provide business appraisal and consulting services in taxation, litigation, transaction, and regulatory compliance matters.
The National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA)
NACVA is a global, professional association that delivers training from the nation’s leading experts in consulting fields such as business valuation, financial litigation forensics, expert witnessing, forensic accounting, fraud risk management, mergers and acquisitions, business and intellectual property damages, fair value, healthcare consulting, and exit strategies.
The Institute of Business Appraisers (IBA)
The IBA is the oldest professional society devoted solely to the appraisal of closely-held businesses. Established in 1978, the Institute is a pioneer in business appraisal education and professional accreditation.
Association of Divorce Financial Planners (ADFP)
The ADFP is an interdisciplinary association of professionals who research and analyze personal and business financial issues as well as tax implications related to divorce. The association develops outreach programs, training opportunities and continuing education to financial practitioners, allied divorce professionals and the general public. The organization is a key role player in policy making regarding divorce financial issues and holds members to high standards in professional and ethical protocols in the U.S., Canada and other countries.
American Society of Appraisers (ASA)
The American Society of Appraisers is a multi-discipline, non-profit, international organization of professional appraisers representing all appraisal disciplines: Appraisal Review and Management, Business Valuation, Gems and Jewelry, Machinery and Technical Specialties, Personal Property and Real Property. Our mission is to foster the public trust of our members and the appraisal profession through compliance with the highest levels of ethical and professional standards.
The Lilac Tree
The Lilac Tree is a resource and haven for women contemplating divorce, in the process or post-decree. Our mission is to provide education, support and guidance to women in the divorce process, so that they can move confidently towards independence.