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Mike Smith, ASA, CFA, CVA

Senior Manager, Business Valuation Services

Mike joined Baden, Gage & Schroeder in 2009 with nine years of business valuation experience. He provides business valuation, litigation support and consulting services to clients of closely-held businesses and small to medium-sized companies in various industry groups. 

Mike has business valuation credentials from nationally recognized organizations including the American Society of Appraisers (ASA).  He also holds a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) designation and earned his Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation in 2002.  Mike is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin with a Bachelor of Science in Finance.   He has provided mediation consulting and expert testimony to the courts in various jurisdictions involving shareholder dispute matters and marital dissolution proceedings.  Mike is also a published author. He has articles in national valuation journals, such as Business Appraisal Practice and The Value Examiner, and speaks publicly on valuation related topics. Contact Mike at

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Our experienced team of analysts, reviewers, and processing staff are dedicated to ensuring that the client’s objectives are met. Our internal procedures are demanding and ensure the quality you expect.  The valuation team at Baden is supported by an experienced team of tax, accounting and finance professionals.  This means you receive qualified, experienced valuation professionals with vast industry knowledge and depth.  We can deliver the confidence you require when seeking a valuation opinion.


Our valuation/litigation support professionals' credentials include accreditations and memberships from highly regarded professional organizations including American Society of Appraisers (ASA) - Business Valuation, National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA), and CFA Institute