Evolve or Die

By Paul Wonch, MBA, CPA/ABV, CVA, MAFF

The best book I read in 2017 was Principles by Ray Dalio, published by Simon and Schuster in 2017. In it he uses the phrase “evolve or die.” What he is talking about is the idea that everything is evolving over time. For businesses it suggests that successful ones have found […]

January 18, 2018, Business Valuation Association of Chicago—Annual Capital Markets Panel & Discussion

The Annual Capital Markets Panel & Discussion occurs every year sponsored by the Chicago BVA and ASA. Panel members include Elliot Farkas, Managing Director at William Blair & Company, and Rick Mattoon, Senior Economist and Economic Advisor at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Elliot will give us an update on mergers and acquisitions activity, […]

February 1, 2018, Business Valuation Association of Chicago—Social Media Valuation

The speaker for this program is Mark L. Zyla, CPA/ABV, ASA, Managing Director of Acuitas, Inc. Mark will describe how social media creates value and explain the seemingly unrealistic valuations.

November/December, 2017—Interview of Paul Wonch appears in the November/December issue of the Value Examiner.

The Value Examiner is a publication of the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts. It is an independent, professional development journal dedicated to the exploration of value and its ramifications for consultants. It is the singular source of timely, technical, in-depth articles written for consultants by practitioners and academics at the top of their […]