Mr. Patterson is a Managing Director and Senior Financial Appraiser with The Mentor Group, Inc. With over 25 years of financial consulting and valuation, he is experienced in nearly every type and size of business. In addition to valuing numerous businesses, he has expertise in all securities - restricted stock, preferred stock, warrants, options, different classes of common stock, debt instruments, and other investments. Mr. Patterson is unique as a financial analyst in applying his skills to many intangible asset valuations. Of particular intangibles emphasis are technology applications, software, trademarks, film libraries, customer lists, licenses, and franchises.

Mr. Patterson has developed sophisticated computer financial models and comprehensive data bases. These tools have been applied to complicated transactions - acquisitions, mergers, fairness and solvency opinions; Chapter 11 bankruptcy and other reorganizations and restructuring; leveraged buyouts; portfolio divestments; REIT's and securitized financings; private offerings; taxation of related parties and estate, gift and income tax issues; international transfer pricing; corporate spin-offs and divestitures, and others. Some of the analysis was prepared for and used in expert witness depositions and various court testimony. Other studies were conducted for strategic planning and corporate finance activities.

Mr. Patterson was a western region Managing Director with Deloitte & Touche. He also was a Senior Consultant/Appraiser with Arthur D. Little Valuation. Prior to that position, he managed international ventures and financial analysis for W.R. Grace & Co. During that tenure, he also served in the White House Presidential Executive Exchange Program.


BS, The Citadel
MBA, Finance, New York University

Professional Affiliations

American Society of Appraisers
Institute of Business Appraisers (CBA)
Who's Who in Finance and Industry
Who's Who in U.S. Executives