RKL Announces New Hire in Business Consulting Services Group
On: February 22, 2017 Filed Under: Member News
WYOMISSING, PA (February 15, 2017) – RKL LLP today announced the hiring of Ryan P. Hurst, ASA, as a Manager in its Business Consulting Services Group. Based in the firm’s Wyomissing office, Hurst will perform valuations and related consulting services for clients in a wide range of industries throughout RKL’s Central and Eastern Pennsylvania footprint.
Hurst’s expertise includes conducting valuations for gifting and estate planning purposes, employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs), business purchases and sales, buy/sell agreements, fair value accounting and GAAP reporting (ASC 805 and 350), litigation support for shareholder disputes and strategic alternatives analyses.
An Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA), Hurst brings 13 years’ experience in valuation, investment banking and consulting to RKL, including several years at major investment banks and a top 25 public accounting firm. He serves on the Board of the Berks County Estate Planning Council, and is a member of the Estate Planning Council of Central Pennsylvania. Hurst is also a member of the ESOP Association and National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO).
Hurst received his B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting and Finance from Shippensburg University. He is a member of the Greater Reading Young Professionals and the Philadelphia chapter of the GF Network. Hurst is an avid runner, cyclist and Ironman triathlon finisher. He resides in Sinking Spring with his wife, Kristen, daughters, Sadie and Kallie, and dog, Joey.
RKL LLP is a leading financially oriented professional services firm with offices located in Central and Eastern Pennsylvania and beyond. Nearly 400 team members strong, RKL offers its clients close, personalized service along with a wide range of capabilities including accounting, tax, business valuation, merger and acquisition assistance, succession planning, business risk management, fraud and forensic accounting and more, along with technology consulting and investment advisory/financial management services through its subsidiaries. RKL is ranked 67th on Accounting Today’s “2016 Top 100 Firms.” Learn more at rklcpa.com.