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Acclaro Welcomes New Managing Director

Acclaro Valuation Advisors, LLC, is pleased to welcome Wayne D. Fjeld, CFA, ASA, to our firm as a Managing Director. Wayne has provided valuation services since 2001 and previously worked for 15 years at Moss Adams, LLP, where he was a Senior Manager of Valuation Services. He has extensive experience with employee stock ownership plans, and providing services for operating companies, limited liability companies, and family limited partnerships. Wayne has been the financial advisor to more than 100 ESOP-owned businesses and also has experience in estate and gift planning, S corporation elections, and corporate planning.

Wayne earned a Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Small Business and Entrepreneurship from the University of Victoria, British Columbia. He also has the Accredited Senior Appraiser designation from the American Society of Appraisers and is a CFA charter holder from the CFA Institute. He is a member of the American Society of Appraisers, the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute, the Chartered Financial Analyst Society of Seattle, the National Center for Employee Ownership, and The ESOP Association. He is currently a member of the Valuation Advisory Committee of The ESOP Association and is a past president of the Seattle Chapter of the American Society of Appraisers.

In addition, Wayne has spoken at national conferences of The ESOP Association and the National Center for Employee Ownership, presented webinars for the Construction Financial Management Association and the National Association of Surety Bond Producers, has had articles published in numerous print and online publications, and recently presented at a regional ESOP-Owned S Corporations in America (ESCA) conference in Santa Monica, California.

Wayne will be based out of Seattle and can be reached at 206-455-8995 or by e‑mail

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