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Michael A. Paschall, ASA



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1338 Harding Pl Ste 200
Charlotte, NC 28204
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1 (704) 334-1625

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Michael Paschall, ASA, CFA, JD

Managing Director

Banister Financial, Inc.

1338 Harding Place, Suite 200

Charlotte, North Carolina 28204

Phone: (704) 334-1625 (direct dial)


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Michael Paschall, ASA, CFA, JD, is Managing Director of Banister Financial, Inc., a Charlotte, North Carolina business valuation firm.  He is an Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) in business valuation of the American Society of Appraisers, and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter holder.

Prior to joining Banister Financial, Paschall held positions in credit analysis and trust investments for First Union National bank (now Wells Fargo Bank), where he valued a wide variety of privately held companies and partnerships. Paschall obtained a B.A. in English and Economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a J.D. from Wake Forest University Law School.

Paschall is co-author (along with George Hawkins of Banister Financial) of the CCH Business Valuation Guide, an authoritative 1,500+ page book now in its fourteenth (2012) edition. Paschall also serves as co-editor (with George Hawkins) of CCH Business Valuation Alert, a national business valuation newsletter published quarterly. Paschall has also authored articles on valuation topics for various publications, including Bar Association newsletters. 

A frequent speaker, Paschall has served as a guest lecturer at Wake Forest University School of Law and has spoken at the Business Valuation Conference of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Business Valuation Conference of the American Society of Appraisers (ASA) and the National Trust Closely Held Business Association. 

Paschall also has spoken to numerous local, regional and statewide sections of various Bar Associations in the Southeast. Paschall has also served as a panelist in various national teleconferences on valuation for business appraisers for Business Valuation Resources, a provider of information to the valuation profession.

Paschall is qualified as an expert witness in business valuation in various state courts and arbitration matters and has been appointed as an independent appraiser by the courts. Paschall has been retained by the United States Justice Department to provide consulting expertise on business valuation issues in the healthcare industry. 

Paschall is an Advisor to the International Board of Examiners (Business Valuation Section) of the American Society of Appraisers. This Board approves candidates for accreditation by reviewing submitted business valuation reports for technical competency. Prior to his current role as an Advisor, Paschall served as an Examiner for the Board of Examiners.