Keith Zachow CPA, CVA, MBA is owner and principal of Omega Valuations, Inc. His work experience includes:

  • Business valuation consulting

  • Litigation support consulting

  • Private equity investing

  • Interim CFO positions in manufacturing, distribution and service companies

  • Buy-side and sell-side merger and acquisition consulting with Big 4 accounting firm

  • Various positions in investment banking

Valuation Experience

  • Employee Stock Ownership Plans

  • 409A Deferred Compensation reporting

  • Purchase Price Allocation

  • Goodwill Impairment

  • Stock Based Compensation Option Valuation

  • Fairness Opinions

  • Mergers and Acquisitions from both buy-side and sell-side perspectives

  • Technology Transfer

  • Capital Raising--debt, equity, hybrids

  • Intellectual Property, Including patents and trademarks

  • Equity Investment

  • Recapitalizations

  • Initial Public Offering Feasibility

  • Divestiture Feasibility

  • Buy/Sell Agreements

  • Marital Dissolution

  • Gift and Estate valuations

  • Non-compete agreements and covenants

  • Employment agreements


  • MBA Corporate Finance, The Wharton School, The University of Pennsylvania

  • BS Business Management, Whitworth College


  • CPA - Certified Public Accountant

    • Member AICPA and California Society of CPAs

    • Member AICPA Finance Valuation Section

    • Licensed in the states of Washington and California

  • ABV - Accredited in Business Valuation

    • Designation awarded by AICPA

  • CVA - Certified Valuation Analyst

    • National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA)

  • CPIM - Certified in Production and Inventory Management - No longer active

    • American Production and Inventory Control Society

  • Member, National Center for Employee Ownership

Litigation Experience

  • Expert Testimony

  • Business valuations

  • Pereira/Van Kamp calculations

  • Damage Claims for:

    • Lost Profits/Business Interruption

    • Lost Profits/Business Interruption

    • Lost Profits/Business Interruption

Public Speaking Engagements

  • Washington Society of CPAs

  • Northwest Venture Capital Group

  • Seattle Chamber of Commerce

  • Keiretsu Forum Bootcamp for Entrepreneurs

  • Keiretsu Forum Entrepreneur Academy

  • Stanford Graduate Business School

  • St. Mary’s University

  • UC Berkeley