Alina Niculita CFA, ASA, MBA

President and COO
Alina Niculita is President and COO of Shannon Pratt Valuations, Inc. She is a CFA charterholder and a Senior Member of the American Society of Appraisers in business valuation. She is also a member of CFA Institute and the American Society of Appraisers. At Shannon Pratt Business Valuations, Ms. Niculita works directly with Dr. Shannon Pratt on all aspects of case management including the fundamental aspects of business valuation and economic analysis and report writing. 
Ms. Niculita has been involved in business valuation engagements for various purposes such as transactions in company stock, estate and gift taxes, and litigation support for marital dissolution, bankruptcy, and shareholder disputes. Ms. Niculita has also worked on valuations of intangible assets and fairness and solvency opinions. 
Ms. Niculita is an assistant author of Valuing a Business: The Analysis and Appraisal of Closely Held Companies, 5th edition (2008), and a co-author of several business valuation books including The Lawyer’s Business Valuation Handbook, 2nd edition; The Lawyer’s Guide to Cost of Capital; Cost of Capital Applications and Examples, 5th edition; Business Valuation Body of Knowledge Workbook, 2nd Edition and the Cost of Capital Workbook
Before joining Shannon Pratt Business Valuations, Ms. Niculita was a financial editor of publications and resources for valuation professionals for Business Valuation Resources including being the managing editor of Shannon Pratt's Business Valuation Update©, BVLibrary™, and the Economic Outlook Update™.

M.B.A, Finance, Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh 
M.B.A., Finance, Czech Management Center, Czech Republic
B.S., Economics, Banking & Finance Concentration, Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania

Bloomberg BNA Tax Management Portfolios:
5147 T.M., Closely Held Business Valuation (co-author)