Kirk D. Kleckner, CPA MBA ABV ASA CFF Expert Witness

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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Business Damages and Automotive

Specialty Focus: Product Warranty Valuation, Dealership Valuation, Dealership Practices, Class Action Settlement Valuation, Business Interruption, Mining Interest Valuation, Minority Interest, Fair Value, Ownership Disputes, Estate and Gift Valuation, Lost Profits, Business Succession Planning, Automotive

Education: BA Accounting and Business, Wartburg College; MBA Finance, University of Minnesota

Years in Practice: 32

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 4

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Kirk D. Kleckner, CPA, MBA, ABV, ASA, CFF is the Managing Principal of ValuationUSA, a boutique Valuation / Litigation Support firm. He is also the current President of Automotive Group Capital and Consulting, LLC - a firm specializing in the dealership industry. Mr. Kleckner is a CPA, MBA and is professionally accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). He is also a Senior Appraiser of the American Society of Appraisers (ASA) and Certified in Financial Forensics from the AICPA (CFF). Mr. Kleckner is a Qualified Expert Witness with experience in complex business litigation. Mr. Kleckner's experience includes seven years as Chief Financial Officer for a well respected top 50 dealership group. He spent nineteen years with an accounting firm as its Chief Operating Officer, Director of Business Valuation and Litigation Support Services and Shareholder. Mr. Kleckner's expertise leverages both his professional and hands-on industry experience. His practical experience includes buying, selling and integrating of businesses and organization and owner tax planning. Mr. Kleckner has experience as an expert witness in various legal actions including class action product liability settlement valuation, ownership dispute valuation, business damage calculations, and estate and gift valuation. Areas of Expertise: Business Valuation, Litigation Economic Loss / Damage Analysis and Independent Opinions, Product Warranty and Class Action Settlement Valuation, Dealership - Valuation, Profitability and Practices, Business Interruption, Minority Interests and Fair Value, Ownership Disputes, Estate and Gift Valuation, Succession and Business Owner Wealth Transfer Planning, Acquisition / Merger Advisory, Mining Interest Valuation