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Apple Growth Partners’ Jason Bogniard Joins AAML Foundation, First in Ohio

CLEVELAND, Ohio – (October 11, 2022) – Jason Bogniard, ASA, CVA, EA, MBA, has joined the prestigious American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) Foundation Forensic and Business Valuation Division. With fewer than 40 members in the country, Bogniard is the first business valuation professional joining from the state of Ohio. 

Bogniard is a principal in the business valuation and litigation support department of Apple Growth Partners (AGP), an award-winning accounting and business advisory firm.  

“Jason is an insightful leader not just within our firm’s business valuation and litigation support team, but also in the established legal community as an experienced valuator and partner for cases across the country,” comments Chuck Mullen, chairman. “Jason is well deserving of this honor, including representing the state of Ohio.” 

Per the AAML website, the AAML Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization designed to support the charitable mission of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers of protecting families, specifically children. Since its origination, the Foundation has provided financial assistance through grants to help families and children negatively impacted by the ending of the family unit, including support for physical, mental, or substance abuse, financial destruction, and abandonment. 

Bogniard has more than 20 years of experience valuating businesses and providing related domestic relations litigation consulting services. His expertise leads the firm’s services for fair market value opinions. Bogniard is courtroom tested as having served as an expert witness in countless cases, resulting in significant monetary judgements. Having completed more than 750 valuations of closely held businesses, Bogniard’s clients have successfully sold their businesses or benefited from his expert witness credibility. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration/Finance degree from Ohio University, Master of Business Administration/Finance from Case Western Reserve University Weatherhead School of Management, is an Accredited Senior Appraiser, a Certified Valuation Analyst and is an Enrolled Agent.  

About Apple Growth Partners 

Apple Growth Partners (AGP) is an award-winning accounting and business advisory firm with more than 77 years of creative solutions that deliver healthy, sustainable growth. AGP offers a full range of services for privately held businesses, including tax planning and compliance, audit and assurance, business valuation, litigation consulting, employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs), fraud prevention and detection, family office services for High-Net-Worth individuals, and transaction advisory. With more than 100 employees, AGP collaborates with business owners and partners across Ohio and beyond, extending client services through a remote workforce in 2020 while maintaining office locations in Akron, Canton, Charlotte (AGPN, PLLC), Chicago, and Cleveland. AGP’s professionals provide expertise in additional industries and services, such as employee benefit plans, bookkeeping, auto dealerships, manufacturing, construction and real estate, and Black-owned businesses. AGP’s mission statement is championing the Healthy Growth® of our people, our clients, and our communities through authenticity, world-class service, and taking care of each other. 

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