Raymond Rath, Managing Director at Globalview Advisors, was recently elected into the College of Fellows of the American Society of Appraisers (the “Society”) and was awarded the coveted esteemed Fellow Accredited Senior Appraiser (FASA) designation. Fellowship is the highest honor bestowed by the Society on a member and recognizes the professionalism and invaluable contributions the member has made.

Earning the FASA makes Ray one of a small, select group of members that currently hold this honor. Prior to receiving the FASA designation, Ray had been designated as an Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) within the Business Valuation and Appraisal Review and Management disciplines of the Society. Ray holds the Society’s specialty designation in Intangible Asset valuation and the Certified in Entity and Intangible Valuations™ (CEIV) designation. Ray was awarded the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®) designation from the CFA Institute.

Lorrie Beaumont, ASA, International President of the American Society of Appraisers stated “Your exemplary service and dedication have helped ASA maintain its position of leadership among professional appraisal organizations around the world. Your commitment to excellence in your practice and in every task you have undertaken on behalf of the Society has contributed to the advancement of the valuation profession in the minds of those who use, practice and regulate appraisal services.”

Ray is a Managing Director with Globalview Advisors, an international business valuation and financial advisory services firm with offices in Irvine, Los Angeles, Boise and London. He developed and instructs two three-day ASA courses on intangible asset valuations and is a frequent speaker on business valuation-related issues to professional associations nationally and internationally. Ray is also a current member of the Appraisal Review and Management Sub-Committee of the ASA, past secretary and treasurer of the Business Valuation Committee of the American Society of Appraisers, among other professional activities.

Ray remarked, “The American Society of Appraisers is a leader in the advancement of the business valuation profession. My work with the Society has been and continues to be immensely rewarding. It is a great honor to be elected into the College of Fellows. I look forward to continued efforts to advance the valuation profession and protect and advance the interests of those that rely on valuations.”

“We are very proud of Ray and this well-deserved recognition,” said Michael Haghighat, ASA, founder of Globalview Advisors. “Ray has been and continues to be a thought-leader within the business valuation profession.”

For further information, please contact Raymond Rath, FASA, CEIV, CFA  at +1 (949) 475-2808 or email rrath@globalviewadvisors.com; or Michael Haghighat, ASA at +1 (949) 475-2801, email mhaghighat@globalviewadvisors.com.