Collaboration and Thought Leadership

“FCG’s members include many of the best independent business valuation minds in the country.
However, what sets FCG apart from other organizations is that the members are always willing
to help each other with a request, typically within hours and often minutes.

The collaborative spirit of FCG is a wonder to see. It’s more of a family than an association.”

James R. Hitchner, CPA/ABV/CFF Financial Valuation Advisors, Inc. Ventnor City, NJ

The Financial Consulting Group is the leading organization of independently owned business valuation, forensic, and financial consulting firms in North America.

Some of the most recognized names in the valuation industry are affiliated with FCG member firms. FCG members are experienced, credentialed, financial experts, and leaders in the valuation profession.  FCG members serve on the Business Valuation Committees of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), National Association of Certified Valuators (NACVA) and the American Society of Appraisers (ASA), participate in national business valuation conferences, serve as instructors, and write valuation books, articles, and newsletters. FCG members are respected writers, speakers, and teachers, and collectively have hundreds of years of valuation experience.

Members are provided the opportunity to expand and enhance their practices using the resources, educational opportunities, and networking events developed by FCG.

Membership Benefits Overview

  • Webinar Series - Free registration for VPS StraightTalk monthly webinars; member-exclusive FCG webinars and access to the archive of past webinars. Participating in 12 VPS webinars provides 24 hours of CPE annually.
  • Hardball with Hitchner - A subscription to this monthly publication presenting Jim Hitchner's insights into trending valuating topics and controversies and access to the archive of issues and the prior publication, Financial Valuation and Litigation Expert Journal
  • Thought Leadership Conferences - FCG's exclusive member conferences join noted speakers, top-quality educational sessions, and networking and referral opportunities to create a dynamic roundtable for members. FCG is a NASBA approved CPE sponsor.
  • Member-Exclusive Webinars - FCG members can participate in exclusive webinars for convenient 1-hour CPE training on valuation technical topics.
  • The Buzz - a member-exclusive monthly newsletter highlighting member achievements and keeping members informed about learning opportunities.
  • Online Discussion Forum - A private, Help Desk on the FCG extranet where members may request assistance on engagements, learn to use resources, and post questions and receive answers from other FCG members.
  • Joint Venture Projects and Referrals - Many FCG members have specialized industry experience in fields such as healthcare, franchises, software, and construction. Joint venturing allows Member Firms to partner with experienced firms to take on engagements in new areas.
  • Deep Discounts on Books, Toolkits and Guides published by Valuation Products and Services

Membership Inquiries

To find out how your firm can become a member of FCG, please contact us at 609-289-8341.