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Frank L. Merenda, ASA



Contact Information:
1500 Lancaster Avenue
Suite 205
Paoli, PA 19301
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1 (610) 687-5855 x114

Appraiser Profile:


Frank L. Merenda, CVA, ASA, BCA, CMEA, MSChE, MBA

Appraisal Experience


 (A)        President of EAC Valuations LLC (2007)

(B)        Fair Value (BV, IA, M&E), Property Tax, Insurance Coverage, Gift/Estate Appraisals (2007)

(C)        Certified Machinery & Equipment appraiser (2004)

(D)        Provide valuations for small, closely held businesses to be offered for confidential sale (2004)

 Professional Society Memberships, License & Designation

 (A)        Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) — National Association of Certified Valuators & Analysts (2009)

(B)        Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA)—Machinery & Technical Specialties (2014)

(C)        Business Certified Appraiser (BCA) — Education Committee Member, ISBA, Wichita, KS (2013)

(D)        Certified Machinery & Equipment Appraiser (CMEA) — NEBB Institute, Wichita, KS (2004)

(E)        Member — National Association of Certified Valuators & Analysts (NACVA) (2007)

(F)        Secretary — NACVA Pennsylvania East Chapter (2011)

(G)        Member — American Society of Appraisers (ASA)

(H)        Member — American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) (1974)

(I)         Member — American Chemical Society (ACS) (1985)

(J)        Member — Greater Philadelphia Senior Executive Group (GPSEG) (2003)

(K)        Vice President — ChemPharma (2007-2008)

(L)        Officer — Legatus (2010-2014)

(M)       President — Rotary Club of Paoli-Malvern-Berwyn (2006-2007)

 Appraisal Specialties & Background

 (A)      Market valuation for small to mid-size closely held businesses

(B)      Intangible Asset Appraisals (Customer Relationships, Patents, Trademarks, Trade Names, Technology, Non-Compete)

(C)   Machinery & Equipment Appraisals for manufacturing, including chemicals, pharmaceuticals, oil processing/petrochemicals, machining, metal working, and specifically products

(D)      New Plant construction and/or replacement cost new of manufacturing facilities for insurance placement

(E)        Property Tax appraisals for individual and commercial personal and real property

(F)        Purchase Price Allocation (ASC805/IFRS3R) and Goodwill/Fixed Asset Impairment (ASC 350/360)

 Formal Education & Appraisal Training

 (A)     NACVA 2009 Accredited Valuation Analyst (CVA)

(B)     Consultants Training Institute, Salt Lake City, UT

         •   Fort Lauderdale, FL         •   Boston, MA        •   Seattle, WA                 •   Las Vegas, NV

         •   Chicago, IL                       •   New York, NY   •    San Diego, CA            •   Dallas, TX

(C)     American Society of Appraisers, Reston, VA (ASA)

•   ME 201, 202, 203, 204 Machinery & Technical Services Core Curriculum

         •   Fair Value Seminar (New York City)

(D)     NEBB Institute, Wichita, KS

         •   CMEA training and certification (2004)

         •   CSBA training and certification (2007)

(E)     Tristate RCA — Continuing education for Pennsylvania Real Estate Sales license

(F)     Rutgers University

         •   MBA — Accounting/Finance, Newark, NJ (1985)

         •   MS — Chemical Engineering, Piscataway, NJ (1982)

         •   BS — Chemical Engineering, Piscataway, NJ (1978)

         •   BA — Business Administration, New Brunswick, NJ (1978)