Robert Morrison, FASA BV/IA
“Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” – Steve Jobs
Robert “Bob” Morrison transitioned to be Of Counsel to the Firm at the end of 2021. Prior to the transition, Bob served as Partner and Firm Leader of the Business Advisory Services Team for Rosenfield and Company, PLLC. He is also the former Managing Partner of Morrison Valuation & Forensic Services, LLC, (MorrisonVFS) which merged with Rosenfield and Company, PLLC in January 2020. His experience in private industry corporate accounting and finance spans from 1979-1991, when he made a transition to public accounting. Bob has been providing Business Valuation, Forensic and Litigation Consulting Services since the early 1990’s.
Prior to joining Rosenfield and Company and founding MorrisonVFS in 2011, Bob served as a senior member and practice leader of three international public accounting consulting practices in the areas of Financial Analysis, Forensic Accounting, Litigation Support, Business Valuation and Business Damage Evaluations. In addition to his client service and practice administration responsibilities, he also served as a national instructor for internal technical training classes.
Bob has provided expert testimony regarding financial and accounting matters in federal and state courts and in arbitration proceedings. He has served as the court appointed Special Master, Independent Accountant, and Receiver; and in bankruptcy court as the court appointed Examiner, Chapter 11 Trustee, and specially appointed Chapter 7 Trustee. Appointments in federal court have included matters involving the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and the Securities and Exchange Commission. Robert is additionally trained as a Collaborative Family Law Professional.
Bob is elected to the Board of Trustees of The Appraisal Foundation (TAF) and previously served on the TAF Business Valuation Resource Panel. He earned the coveted Accredited Senior Appraiser designation in Business Valuation and the Intangible Asset appraisal specialty (BV/IA) from the American Society of Appraisers (ASA). In 2021, Bob was honored with a lifetime appointment to the College of Fellows, the highest designation the ASA bestows. He previously served as the International President, International Vice-President, and International Secretary/Treasurer of the ASA, as a member of the ASA’s Executive Committee, as Vice-Chairman and Chairman of the Business Valuation Committee of the ASA, and as a national instructor and course developer for the ASA. He also previously served as the Chairman of the Education Committee and Vice-Chairman, then Chairman of the Board of Directors of the International Institute of Business Valuers.
Bob previously served on the Steering Committee of the Valuation and the Forensic Accounting and Litigation Services Section of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA) where he served as Chairman during 2005-2006. Bob is on the adjunct faculty of Stetson University’s and University of Central Florida’s Business Schools. He designed and taught a business valuation course to graduate accounting and MBA students at Stetson.