Maumee, OH -  Valuation expert, Ryan Leininger, CPA, CVA has successfully completed the certification process with the Nation Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA®) to earn the Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA®) credential. The CVA credential is granted only to qualified individuals with considerable professional experience in the field of business valuation.

To earn his CVA designation, Leininger had to complete an intensive training and testing course.

"The CVA designation is an indication to the business, professional and legal communities that recipients have met NACVA's rigorous standards of professionalism, expertise, objectivity and integrity in the field of business valuation, financial consulting and related consulting disciplines," stated Parnell Black, MBA, CPA, CVA, Chief Executive Officer of NACVA.

"NACVA's CVA designation is the only valuation credential accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA®), the accreditation body of the Institute for Credentialing ExcellenceTM (ICETM)," Black added.

Leininger is a Manager who has been with William Vaughan Company since August 2005.  In addition to Business Valuations, Ryan is a key member of the firm's Accounting and Auditing department and provides services in this area to a wide range of manufacturing and construction clients.

About William Vaughan Company

William Vaughan Company is a Maumee-based public accounting firm providing a vast array of audit, tax, and consulting services to its clients locally, nationally and internationally. Its commitment to excellence has resulted in sustained growth since our inception in 1959. Currently, William Vaughan Company has more than 40 professionals, including 7 partners, whom focus on serving primarily privately held businesses. They have also been awarded one of the 60 Best Accounting Firms to Work for in the nation by Accounting Today. And for the past three years, they have also been designated as one of "The Best of Lake Erie West" businesses. More recently, we they were voted one of the top workplaces by the Toledo Blade.