Bruce M. Del Conte, Managing Partner

Experience
Bruce has more than 30 years of experience providing accounting, audit, tax and strategic business planning services to closely held companies and their executives and families, within a variety of industries.  His areas of specialty include business valuation, forensic accounting, mergers and acquisitions. He has performed business valuations for companies in a broad range of industries for the purposes of merger, acquisition or sale, estate and gift tax purposes, succession planning, buy-sell and other shareholder agreements, shareholder dissension and damage determination.  Bruce has qualified as an expert witness in various courts on business valuation, economic damages and other litigation related issues.

Education, Professional Development and Memberships
Bruce graduated from the University of Hartford in Connecticut with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. He holds the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants specialty designation of Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV), Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) and is a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) issued by the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts.

He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), and its Forensic and Valuation Services Division. He is also a member of the Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants (CSCPA), the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA) and the Connecticut Chapter of the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts. Bruce is a Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) licensed with the State of Connecticut Department of Banking. He also holds the Series 7 (Registered General Securities Representative), Series 79 (Registered Investment Banker) and Series 63 security licenses Bruce is a member of the Bristol and Farmington Chambers of Commerce.

Bruce has authored and co-authored several financial curriculums in the area of litigation support and business valuation, and conducts presentations and seminars on business valuation and succession planning. He was a keynote speaker for education courses provided by the National Business Institute featuring “Preventing Critical Financial Mistakes During Divorces”, “Effectively Using Experts in Family Law” and “Simple Strategies To Keep Expert Expenses Down."