Mr. Bowen held controllership positions at Royal Crown Cola Co. and then American Tara Corporation, prior to becoming a partner in a local Atlanta CPA firm. His experience includes tax planning and research, business valuation, purchase and sale of businesses, IRS dispute resolution, litigation support, and estate planning.
Mr. Bowen has been associated with Ippolito Christon & Co. since 1995. He holds the designations of Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) and Certified in Financial Forensics (“CFF”), awarded by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Bowen also is a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA), awarded by the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA). These designations signify that an individual has attained a high level of expertise in business valuations. Ben has authored or co-authored several articles on the value of beverage brand rights and technical valuation issues, and has been a speaker at several annual conventions of the National Beer Wholesalers Association and annual meetings of several state beer associations.
Georgia State University, BBA Accounting