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Bruce R. Hutler

Principal, ASA, CFA, AVA

Bruce Hutler, principal with Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP, has been with the firm since 1998. He specializes in all aspects of business valuation, financial analysis, and damage analysis. Bruce assists business owners and their advisors in business planning, business transactions, and ownership succession. He is also active in the analysis and evaluation of information for litigation support including determination of economic damages in support of expert testimony.

Experience

  • Has served hundreds of companies in varied industries as an experienced business valuation expert since 1993
  • Prepared hundreds of valuations for such purposes as estate planning, gift planning, buy-sell agreements, S-corporation elections, ESOPs, shareholder disputes, transactions, and marital dissolution situations
  • Provides expert testimony for litigation support, damage analysis, lost profits, and other disputes

Involvement

  • American Society of Appraisers: ASA - Accredited Senior Appraiser, Business Valuation; Member of Board of Examiners
  • CFA Institute, CFA - Chartered Financial Analyst
  • CFA Society of Madison
  • National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts, AVA (Accredited Valuation Analyst)
  • Institute of Business Appraisers
  • The American Finance Association
  • Institute of Management Accountants
  • Madison Estate Planning Council
  • Wisconsin Planned Giving Council
  • Wisconsin Innovation Network
  • Speaker on business valuation topics to a variety of organizations and various trade organizations
  • Instructor for Professional Education Systems Institute (PESI) and National Business Institute, Inc. on business valuation topics
  • Author of numerous articles related to business valuation

Education

University of Wisconsin‒Milwaukee
Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and Real Estate ‒ magna cum laude

University of Wisconsin‒Madison
Master of Business Administration in Finance, Investment, and Banking