Robert Carter is the Partner in Charge of the Forensic & Valuation Services group at Hertzbach & Company, P.A. and has been performing valuation services for over a decade. He provides expert opinions regarding business valuations, performs forensic accounting and fraud investigations and serves as a financial expert witness in legal matters. Additionally, he performs succession planning and value growth advisory services. He has also held influential positions within his area of expertise as the former President of the Maryland/DC Chapter of the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts as well as previously holding a position on the Advisory Council for the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. In addition to these professional organizations, he currently sits on the University of Baltimore’s Accounting Advisory Board.
He obtained an undergraduate business administration degree from Stevenson University and a master’s degree from the University of Baltimore. Throughout his professional career, he has also obtained certifications such as the Certified Public Accountant, Certified Valuation Analyst, Certified Fraud Examiner, and Certified Exit Planning Advisor designations. He has taught courses for the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts, the National Business Institute, local chambers of commerce, and in conjunction with national banking entities as well as regional universities and local trade organizations. Furthermore, he is employed by Stevenson University and the University of Baltimore as an adjunct instructor in the Graduate Forensic Accounting programs. He has also written numerous scholarly articles published by the CPA Practice Advisor, the Daily Record, Maryland Family Law Update and The University of Baltimore Law Review.