H2R CPA announced that Steven M. Dotterer, JD, MBA, CVA, was promoted to Director, Business Valuation & Litigation Support, effective January 1, 2022. In his new role, Steve oversees the day-to-day operations of H2R CPA’s Business Valuation & Litigation Support department. He will continue working closely with Alex M. Kindler, CPA/ ABV/ CFF/ PFS, CVA, MBA, Partner, to ensure the highest level of quality client service.
“Steve has made a great contribution to our Business Valuation & Litigation Support team in his three years with the Firm,” said Paul K. Rudoy, CPA/PFS, Managing Partner of H2R CPA. “He is a fast learner and has handled some complex cases very efficiently,” he added. “We look forward to Steve continuing to take a greater leadership role at H2R.”
“I’ve enjoyed the opportunity to work with a great team at H2R CPA on valuations of closely held businesses of all sizes, from small enterprises to billion-dollar ventures,” said Steve. “I look forward to expanding upon my leadership role while working alongside professionals from H2R’s various service areas to meet client needs,” he continued.
After completing his bachelor’s degree summa cum laude at Baldwin-Wallace University, Steve went on to obtain his JD and MBA degrees as part of a four-year joint program with the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University. Immediately after graduate school, Steve joined the mergers and acquisitions group of a large industrial manufacturer in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Steve later moved back home to Pittsburgh and joined the Pittsburgh division of a national health care consulting firm.
Steve joined H2R CPA in 2019, and currently leads all aspects of H2R CPA’s Business Valuation & Litigation Support practice. Steve conducts valuations for a variety of purposes, including estate, gift, acquisition, corporate planning, regulatory compliance and litigation support. He also serves as a financial expert in matrimonial litigation cases. Steve is experienced in valuing companies of all sizes, from lower middle market companies in a variety of industries to professional sports teams, in western Pennsylvania and throughout the U.S.
In August 2020, the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA) recognized Steve as one of its 40 Under Forty financial consulting professionals.