Jason Bogniard, ASA, CVA, EA, MBA, is a Principal in the Business Valuation department. Jason has more than 20 years of experience valuating businesses, litigation consulting and ESOP valuation and advisory services. As a principal, Jason’s expertise leads the firm’s services for fair market value opinions. Jason 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, Jason’s clients have successfully sold their businesses or benefited from his expert witness credibility. Jason delivers experience and integrity to all business valuations, developing sincere relationships with clients as a trusted advisor. Jason 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 and is an Enrolled Agent. He is a founding member of the Young Professionals of Akron (Ohio), past treasurer and board member of the Autism Society of Greater Akron and a past board member for Torchbearers and the Imagine Akron Kindergarten Academy. He is also a Northeastern Ohio advisory board member for A Kid Again. Announced October 2022, Jason joined the prestigious American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) Foundation Forensic and Business Valuation Division. With fewer than 40 members in the country, he is the first business valuation professional joined from 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.