Don holds the coveted Chartered Financial Analyst® or CFA® designation and is also a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA). Prior to founding Gryphon Valuation Consultants in 2003, he spent over 20 years in the investment industry as a global equity strategist & portfolio manager with his own firm and also served as an advisor to other investment management companies.
Don has been engaged in literally hundreds of valuation assignments world-wide involving various types of companies and industries. In addition to providing expert witness services in cases of bankruptcy, commercial litigation, economic loss and corporate restructuring, he has been at the forefront of providing precedent-setting valuation opinions and expert testimony relating to the budding business of legalized cannabis.
Don is a member of the CFA Institute, National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts, the Southern Nevada Estate Planning Council and the Clark County (NV) Bar Association. He has served as president of the CFA Society of Nevada and the Financial Planning Association of Nevada and is also a past president of the Summerlin Rotary Club.