Scottsdale-Melissa Loughlin-Sines, CPA, CFE, CVA, CFF, ABV, recently became Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).

Loughlin-Sines is a Manager for Henry & Horne, LLP's Business Valuation and Litigation Support Services Group. Her expertise is in the preparation of business valuations for companies with revenues ranging from $1 million to $75 million.

To earn her ABV designation, Loughlin-Sines had to pass an exam, complete a minimum of six business valuation engagements or obtain 150 hours of business valuation experience, and complete 75 hours of valuation-related continuing professional education. The ABV designation is the only valuation credential offered by the AICPA.

About Henry & Horne, LLP

Henry & Horne, LLP (http://www.hhcpa.com/) is an Arizona-based certified public accounting and business advisory firm founded in 1957.  The 120-person firm serves closely held businesses and high net worth individuals throughout the United States and internationally from three Arizona locations:  Tempe, Scottsdale and Casa Grande.  Services include audit and accounting; business consulting; mergers and acquisitions; succession planning; business valuation; litigation support; forensic accounting services; tax services; R&D tax credits; cost segregation; state and local tax issues; estate planning; and international business services.