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Dr. Shannon Pratt Joins The ISBA Board of Advisors

Guiding Business Valuation Education For Small to Main Street Businesses

IRVING, Texas, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The International Society of Business Analysts (ISBA) in Irving, Texas announced that Dr. Shannon P. Pratt, CFA, FASA, ARM, ABAR, MCBC, CM&AA, has become a member of the BCA (Business Certified Appraiser) Board of Advisors.  Dr. Pratt is the foremost authority in the field of business valuation and has written numerous books that articulate many of the concepts used in modern business valuation around the world. 

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ISBA's Business Certified Appraiser (BCA) valuation courses deliver comprehensive and intensive study to candidates focused on small to Main Street business valuations through providing hands on service, support, and a document vault of tools and research references. "The small to Main Street business valuation is vital and has been overlooked through the years," states Dr. Pratt.

Dr. Pratt joins the five member BCA Board of Advisors whose purpose is to advise the Directors of ISBA on matters that address BCA education, accreditation, and strategic planning.

"The gap that the BCA credential fills in extending credentialing opportunities in a nurturing environment to a large number of professionals who want to enter the business focusing on valuing small to Main Street businesses, will be achieved with Dr. Pratt's experience, wisdom, and guidance," states Howard A. Lewis, Executive Director of ISBA. 

Dr. Shannon Pratt is the founder, Chairman, and CEO of Shannon Pratt Valuations, Inc., a business valuation firm headquartered in Portland, Oregon. He is also a member of the board of directors of Paulson Capital Corporation, an investment banking firm that specializes in small cap IPOs.

Since 1994, ISBA has attracted over 700 highly trained, experienced, and credentialed business professionals.  It is committed to achieving the highest level of educational programs, service, and support for its members while preserving the public trust and "best practices" in the business valuation profession.

Media Contact: Debra Baker, International Society of Business Analysts, Inc., 866-290-2284, [email protected]

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