Anna Townsend, CPA/ABV, ASA

Title:Senior Manager, Advisory Services

Education:B.S. in Accountancy, Wake Forest University; Master of Science in Accountancy, Wake Forest University

Designations:CPA/ABV, ASA

Anna Townsend

A Senior Manager with the Valuation Services group at Cherry Bekaert, Anna has extensive experience providing business valuation and financial modeling services.

Prior to joining the Firm, Anna held business valuation and modeling roles with both Big Four and regional accounting firms where she performed financial reporting consulting activities, including purchase price allocations under ASC 805 and ASC 350 analyses, valuations for tax purposes, including legal entity valuations and non-compete valuations for 280(g), and litigation support consulting services, such as business valuations for divorce, cash flow assessments, and calculation of damages.

Anna has served primarily on large financial services clients valuing intangible assets, financial assets, and reporting unit/business enterprises. She has also worked as a senior analyst in the financial planning and analysis group for a global manufacturing company, where she prepared monthly management reporting, budgets, and forecasts as well as maintaining and managing transaction level data used throughout the organization.

Areas of Expertise

  • Business Valuation for Financial Reporting
  • Business Valuation for Gift and Estate Tax
  • Business Valuation for Litigation
  • Business Valuation for Consulting Purposes