Robert C. Brackett

Robert C. Brackett

Robert C. Brackett, CPA, ICVS, CVA, MM, CGMA has served as president of Crandall & Brackett, Ltd. since 1991. As a respected member of the profession, Mr. Brackett is active in professional organizations that provide training and standards setting for business valuators and fraud deterrence professionals. He is a founding member and Secretary General of the International Association of Consultants, Valuators, and Analysts (IACVA); the world’s largest association of business valuators and fraud deterrence professionals (more than 6,000 members in over 50 countries). Mr. Brackett also serves on the Standards Committee  for the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts. He served on NACVA’s Executive Advisory Board until 1996 when he was elected to chair the newly established Membership Board, now past chairman.  At the Illinois CPA Society, he served on various Business Valuation-related committees. 

Mr. Brackett has authored and taught courses in business valuation theory and practice through the Illinois CPA Foundation, the American Institute of CPAs, IACVA, and NACVA. Mr. Brackett’s professional credentials include: a Certificate of Educational Achievement in Business Valuations from the Illinois CPA Society, and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants; as well as the International Certified Valuation Specialist designation awarded by IACVA. He maintains his CPA license, and has been awarded the Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation by the AICPA. 

Mr. Brackett conducts seminars on valuations and ownership issues for many professional associations and business groups, and writes articles for monthly trade publications. 

In May of 1999, Mr. Brackett received the “Member Emeritus” award from NACVA. This designation has only been awarded four times in NACVA’s 20 years of existence. The award reads in part: This award is given to honor you for contributions to the Association of evolutionary significance…. NACVA is deeply indebted and wishes to endear you to the Association forever by presenting you this prestigious award which comes with lifetime membership to the Association. 

Mr. Brackett’s background includes 10 years of general business consulting, 5 years as an operating nuclear engineer, and an undergraduate degree in industrial engineering. He is also a retired Captain in the U.S. Navy Reserves and has been active in the direction of local community emergency planning and response.

Robert Brackett is a member of the following organizations: 

International Association of Consultants, Valuators, and Analysts

Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Illinois CPA Society

Massachusetts Society of CPAs

Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants

National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts

Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers