Mark L. Zyla Esq.

Managing Director

Mark L. Zyla is a Managing Director of Acuitas, Inc. an Atlanta Georgia based valuation and litigation consultancy firm. Mr. Zyla has provided valuation consulting for various types of entities for the purposes of mergers and acquisitions, financial reporting, tax planning, corporate recapitalizations, as well as valuing various types of intellectual property and other intangible assets for many purposes. Prior to rejoining Acuitas, he was a Principal with a national business valuation and financial advisory firm. Additionally, he was formerly the practice leader for PricewaterhouseCoopers’s Corporate Finance Consulting Group for the Southeastern U.S.
     In addition to his B.B.A. and M.B.A. degrees, Mark has also completed the Mergers and Acquisitions Program at the Aresty Institute of The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and the Valuation Program at the Graduate School of Business at Harvard University. He is a Certified Public Accountant, Accredited in Business Valuation (“CPA/ABV”), a Chartered Financial Analyst (“CFA”), and an Accredited Senior Appraiser with the American Society of Appraisers certified in Business Valuation (“ASA”). Mark is the author of Fair Value Measurements: Practical Guidance and Implementation, published by John Wiley and Sons, and is also co-author of several Bloomberg BNA's Tax and Accounting Portfolios in the Accounting Policy and Practice Series.


M.B.A., Finance, Georgia State University
B.B.A., Finance, University of Texas at Austin

Bloomberg BNA Tax Management Portfolios:
5115 T.M., Business Combinations: Goodwill and Other Intangible Assets (co-author)
5127 T.M., Fair Value Measurements: Valuation Principles and Auditing Techniques (co-author)
5170 T.M., Business Combinations (co-author)

5403 Auditing Fair Values (co-author)