The Institute honored Thomas E. Hilton, Eva M. Lang, Harold G. Martin Jr. and Ronald L. Seigneur at its National Business Valuation Conference in Orlando for their contributions to the advancement of the business valuation (BV) discipline.
Hilton and Lang earned the 2004 AICPA Business Valuation Hall of Fame Award in recognition of their lifetime achievements and contributions. Hilton, a partner of CPA and consulting firm Anders Minkler & Diehl LLP in St. Louis, is a recent past chairman of the AICPA Business Valuation Committee and a member of the Business Valuation/Forensic and Litigation Services Executive Committee. Lang is chief operating officer of the Financial Consulting Group—a nationwide alliance of independently owned accounting, BV and financial services firms—and an expert in BV- and litigation-support-related electronic research.
Martin and Seigneur were named 2004 Business Valuation Volunteers of the Year for advancing the ABV credential and the business valuation profession for CPAs through their extraordinary service. Martin served on the AICPA Business Valuation Executive Committee and is editor of ABV eAlert and principal in charge of business valuation and litigation services at Keiter, Stephens, Hurst, Gary & Shreaves of Glen Allen, Virginia. Seigneur is chairman of the AICPA ABV Credential Committee and a principal in Seigneur Gustafson Knight LLP of Lakewood, Colorado.