Dr. Stan Feldman
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Stan is our chief valuation officer and has overall responsibility for Axiom Valuation content development.
He is an expert in the theory and practice of small business valuation and financing.
Stan is also an Associate Professor of Finance at Bentley Unversity, a well-respected, business-centered college in the Boston area.
As president of SJF Associates
for the last ten years, he
has consulted on complex business valuation situations.
has written on business topics for a number of publications.
From 1980 to 1989, Stan built and managed the industry forecasting services at DRI/Standard & Poors, the leading U.S. economic analysis and industry forecasting firm.
He led the development of several, path-breaking expert system applications that enabled non-expert users to perform complex industry financial analyses.
Prior to that, Stan was Associate Director of Pension Management for the Prudential Insurance Company.
has both small and mid-sized company management experience.
At DRI, he rose to Senior Vice President of Industry Services and he served on DRI's Executive Committee.
He received a B.A. in Economics from the City University of New York, Hunter College, a M.A. in Economics from the New School for Social Research, and a Ph.D. in Economics from New York University.
Dr. Feldman is an expert in the valuation of privately held businesses.
has extensive real world experience in valuing both private and public firms.
experience and academic credentials in business valuation meet the standards for expert testimony set down in Daubert v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and affirmed in Kumho Tire Company, Ltd.
has litigation experience in cases centered on valuation related issues, conducted over the last decade as president of SJF Associates, LLC.
As an Associate Professor of Finance at Bentley University (Waltham, MA), Dr. Feldman teaches courses in firm valuation and strategy.
has also written extensively on valuation issues in both the lay press and in professional and academic journals.
is co-author of the book, What Every Business
Owner Should Know About Valuing Their Business (McGraw-Hill), 2003.
frequently teaches continuing professional education courses on valuation related issues running the gamut from valuing the business for estate purposes to what is an acceptable marketability discount.
helped draft FAS 157, the fair value standard, as a member of the Financial Accounting Standards Board's (FASB) Valuation Resources Group
, an external advisory committee on valuation issues.
Related Experience and Education
Industry Analysis and Forecasting:
Dr. Feldman is an expert on industry revenue and profit forecasting.
He served as Senior Vice President for Industry and Regional Services at DRI/Standard & Poors in the late 1980s.
successful expansion into detailed industry forecasting by region and by state for private sector and government clients.
currently teaches courses in corporate finance, business and financial policy, and investments at both the graduate and undergraduate levels at Bentley University
has written extensively on issues related to business valuation and small business financing for both the Boston Herald
and the Boston Business Journal
is currently engaged in research related to firm valuation and analysis of commercial damages related to breach of contract, bankruptcy and shareholder/bondholder claims.
Prior to joining DRI/Standard & Poors, Dr. Feldman was a senior economist with Prudential Insurance Company.
In this capacity he
analyzed financial markets, forecasted interest rates and helped develop asset allocation strategies for those retirement assets that were actively managed by Prudential
Before joining Prudential, Dr. Feldman was an economist with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
Dr. Feldman received a B.A. in economics from Hunter College, City University of New York, and a Ph.D. from New York University.