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Kerrie Merrifield has been given the "Outstanding Member Award" by NACVA

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National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts


NACVA NAMES Kerrie Merrifield

SALT LAKE CITY—June 8, 2020—The National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts® (NACVA®), 
the organization that has trained over 35,000 CPAs and other valuation and consulting professionals 
in the field of business valuation, financial forensics, and various related specialty areas 
serving the legal and business communities, today announced that Kerrie Merrifield has been named a 
member of its Executive Advisory Board (EAB), which handles strategic planning for the Association, 
working with NACVA’s other Board of Directors, and provides creative and informative oversight and 
guidance to these boards.

“The Executive Advisory Board provides the Association with critical guidance and important 
oversight,” said NACVA’s Chief Executive Officer, Parnell Black, MBA, CPA, CVA. “We are very 
pleased that Kerrie Merrifield has agreed to join the Board, share her insight with us, and help 
the Association as we assist thousands of members keep up with the demand of the profession and 
obtain the necessary training, certification, and credibility so they grow and thrive in their 
practice, while maintaining the highest of standards, and strengthen brands.”

The EAB has the authority to appoint or establish various NACVA Committees and Task Forces, and 
has, with approval from the Board of Directors, the authority to define the purpose and mission of 
the Boards, when needed and justified, to better serve the changing and evolving needs of the 

Additionally, the Board ensures the continuation of NACVA’s own requirements associated with 
attaining accreditation for the Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) designation through the American 
National Standards Institute (ANSI), and the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA)—   
a division of the Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE). The CVA designation is the only 
valuation credential that has gone through such a rigorous internationally recognized accreditation 
process. It also creates a clear and valuable market distinction for the CVA credential by 
satisfying the highest level of professionalism and credibility. Only four credentials in the world 
hold both the NCCA and ANSI accreditations.

About NACVA:
Headquartered in Salt Lake City, UT, the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts 
(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, risk fraud management, mergers and acquisitions, business and 
intellectual property damages, fair value, healthcare consulting, and exit strategies. Along with 
its training and certification programs, NACVA offers a range of support services, reference 
materials, software, and customized databases to enhance the professional capabilities and 
capacities of its members. The Certified Valuation Analyst® (CVA®) is the only business valuation 
credential accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) and the American 
National Standards Institute (ANSI). To learn more, visit

The Certified Valuation Analyst® (CVA®) is the only business valuation credential accredited by the 
National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) and the American National Standards Institute 

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