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Matt H. Connors CPA/ABV, CFE

P: 801.428.1605
F: 801.428.1613
mconnors@rockymountainadvisory.com

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Background & Experience

Mr. Connors is a Managing Member at RMA and leads RMA’s business and intellectual property valuation practice. His expertise includes expert witness services in complex commercial litigation disputes and valuing equity securities in and outside of litigation disputes. Mr. Connors is an expert in calculating economic damages, business valuation, intellectual property valuation, intangible asset valuation and damages related to such intangible assets. He has extensive expertise in preparing and rebutting expert opinions in the above areas and has testified numerous times. Mr. Connors’ practice also includes valuation of intangible assets and intellectual property for purposes of financial reporting. Mr. Connors has experience investigating fraud schemes as well as a background taxation. He has spent significant time investigating alleged fraud schemes including Ponzi schemes, misappropriation of assets, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act investigations, and evaluating business solvency.

He is an Accredited Senior Appraiser, Certified Public Accountant, Accredited in Business Valuation, and a Certified Fraud Examiner.

Employment History

March 2010 to present
Rocky Mountain Advisory LLC
Salt Lake City, Utah
Managing Member

October 2002 to March 2010
PricewaterhouseCoopers, L.L.P.
Salt Lake City, Utah
Forensic Services

January 2002 to October 2002
Call & Hartle, LLC
Salt Lake City, Utah
Tax Preparation and Financial Statement Preparation

Education

University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
Master of Business Administration, 2004

University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
BS Accounting, 2002. Magna Cum Laude, BS Information Systems, 2002. Magna Cum Laude

Professional Credentials

  • Accredited Senior Appraiser

  • Certified Public Accountant (Utah License)

  • Accredited in Business Valuation

  • Certified Fraud Examiner

Professional Memberships

  • American Society of Appraisers

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

  • Utah Association of Certified Public Accountants

  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

  • Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors

Publications

  • “How the Book of Wisdom Impacts Lost Profits,” Attorney at Law Magazine, Greater Salt Lake City Edition, Vol. 3 No. 1.

  • “Performing Business Valuations for Companies with Financial Difficulties,” Valuation Strategies, July/ August 2014.

  • “Litigating Business Value,” Attorney at Law Magazine, Greater Salt Lake City Edition, Premier 2013.

  • “How Business Valuation Methods Help Uncover Lost Profits,” Valuation Strategies, September/October 2013.

  • “Avoiding Ponzi Schemes: The Lure, The Fraud, The Reality, and The Agony,“ The Journal Entry, July 2011.

  • “Business Valuation Applications to Economic Damages for Lost Profits,” Utah Bar Journal, January/February 2011.

Language Proficiency

Speaks, reads and writes Portuguese fluently

Experience


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