Managing Director, Leader of Shareholder Litigation Valuation Services Practice, and Director of the Chicago Office
8600 West Bryn Mawr Avenue, Suite 950N
For a detailed curriculum vitae, please contact Timothy Meinhart.
Timothy J. Meinhart is a managing director with Willamette Management Associates. In addition to his work on all types of valuation and forensic analysis engagements for the firm, Tim is also the leader of our shareholder litigation valuation services practice. He is also the director of our Chicago office.
Tim has performed the following types of valuation and economic analyses: business
and succession planning valuations, acquisition purchase price allocation valuations,
asset impairment analyses, restricted stock valuations, blockage discount analyses,
reasonableness of compensation analyses, restructuring and reorganization analyses,
transfer price analyses, merger and acquisition valuations, fairness opinions, economic
damages analyses, income producing property valuations, and employee stock ownership plan
(ESOP) employer stock valuations.
He has prepared these valuation and economic analyses for the following purposes: tax
planning and compliance (ad valorem, income, gift, and estate), forensic analysis and
dispute resolution, financial reporting, transaction planning (acquisition, divestiture,
liquidation, and reorganization), fiduciary compliance, and management information and
Tim has valued the following types of business entities, securities, and assets:
close corporations, close corporation fractional ownership interests, public corporations, intangible assets
(including intellectual property), general and limited partnership interests, limited
liability company interests, restricted equity and debt securities, preferred stock,
proprietorships, options and warrants, and fractional interests in real estate.
He has performed valuation or arm's-length royalty rate/transfer price analyses
related to the following types of intangible assets: copyrights, customer contracts,
customer lists and customer relationships, employment contracts, engineering drawings,
going-concern value, goodwill, licenses, noncompete covenants, patent applications,
patents, procedural manuals, trained and assembled workforces, trade names, trademarks,
and training manuals and documentation.
Tim has performed business valuations, economic analyses, and/or financial advisory
services for clients in the following industries: advertising, apparel, auto parts
manufacturing and distribution, beverage distribution, cable television, chemical
processing, commercial banking, consumer finance, commercial and residential
construction, commercial real estate holding and management, communication tower leasing,
computer and systems consulting, consumer products, convenience stores, cruise line,
defense contracting, digital media distribution, door manufacturing, electrical contracting, electrical equipment
manufacturing, entertainment and recreation, environmental and engineering consulting,
equipment leasing, floor covering retailing, food brokerage and distribution, food
processing and retailing, furniture and household product manufacturing and retailing,
gaming, general contracting, home improvement product retailing and manufacturing, hotel
and hospitality, insurance underwriting and brokerage, internet services and consulting,
investment banking, investment holdings, investment management and brokerage, lamination
and film production, marketing and incentive services, mattress and bedding
manufacturing, mechanical equipment manufacturing, medical waste management and disposal,
metal product fabrication, metals distribution, mobile data communications, mortgage
banking, mortgage brokerage, multi-family real estate holding and management, nonmetal
product fabrication, oil and gas exploration, production, and marketing, paint and
specialty coating manufacturing, pet supplies distribution, plumbing product
manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, printing and publishing, printer and label manufacturing,
real estate development and brokerage, real estate site selection consulting, restaurant,
roadway contracting and construction, sand and gravel mining, sign and dimensional letter
manufacturing, software development, specialty packaging, sporting goods retailing,
recreational vehicles, temporary staffing services, trade show production, transportation
and trucking, travel agencies, water and wastewater treatment equipment manufacturing,
wireless equipment manufacturing, and wireline and wireless telecommunication
Tim has been accepted as an expert witness on business, stock, and asset valuation matters.
Prior to joining Willamette Management Associates, Tim was a vice president in
the Private Business Advisory Services Group of the American National Bank and Trust
Company of Chicago. At American National Bank and Trust Company, he assisted middle-
market companies by providing valuation opinions for gift, estate, and income tax
planning purposes. In addition, he provided financial advisory services to business
owners and their advisers on such issues as gift and estate tax planning, succession
planning, and liquidity planning.
Master of Business Administration, Kellstadt Graduate School of Business, DePaul
University (with distinction)
Bachelor of Science, finance, Northern Illinois University
Tim is an accredited senior appraiser (ASA) of the American Society of Appraisers, accredited in business valuation. He is a past president of the Chicago chapter of the American Society of Appraisers, and he served on the Chicago chapter's executive board for the period of 2004 through 2009. He has been elected to the standards-setting business valuation committee of the American Society of Appraisers and is a past president and a current director of the Business Valuation Association of Chicago. Tim is also an associate member of the American Bar Association (ABA).
Since 2011, Tim has served on the valuation committee of the editorial advisory board
of Trusts & Estates magazine.