John Schumacher, CFA Joins Adamy Valuation

Adamy Valuation (Adamy) is pleased to announce thatjohn John Schumacher has joined the firm as a Managing Director, leading the firm’s new Chicago office and Adamy’s Financial Reporting practice. John provides clients with valuation services for financial reporting, estate planning, tax, ESOPs, shareholder disputes, and family law.

“We’re thrilled to welcome John to the team. His deep technical knowledge and commitment to client service are a natural fit with our culture. We’re excited about this expansion; it increases our ability to serve the Chicago market and a broader national audience.” – Nick Adamy, President of Adamy Valuation.

“I’m very excited to join the Adamy team. We have a shared commitment to producing high-quality, thoughtful work. It’s also a great opportunity to leverage and extend the firm’s proven formula of success.” – John Schumacher, Managing Director of Adamy Valuation.

John has extensive experience in providing financial opinions and valuation advisory services to both public and private companies, financial sponsors, trustees and legal counsel. His work on fair value measurements in connection with purchase accounting, impairment testing, and grants of stock based compensation under U.S. GAAP and IFRS has uniquely equipped him to lead the firm’s Financial Reporting practice. His experience with international tax reorganizations is also a valuable addition to Adamy’s practice.

John’s industry experience encompasses a broad cross-section of the U.S. and global economy. He has worked with a wide range of companies – from small businesses to global enterprises engaged in multi-billion dollar transactions.

Prior to joining Adamy Valuation, John was a Managing Director at FV & FMV Valuation. He also worked in the valuation groups of Stout Risius Ross, Houlihan Lokey and KPMG. He earned his BSBA from Drake University and his MBA from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and former Certified Public Accountant. John serves on the Board of Directors of The Ability Experience, a non-profit focused on creating servant leaders through shared experiences that support people with disabilities.

Since its entrepreneurial beginning in 1979, Adamy Valuation has built a compelling track record as a leader in business valuation. Now in its second generation of leadership, Adamy’s experts work with companies in a wide variety of industries across the country.

Adamy’s new Chicago office is conveniently located in the Chicago Loop. To learn more, visit the Adamy website at or contact John directly at:

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