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​John E. Barrett, Jr. CPA, ABV, CBA, CVA recently served on the review panel for the graduate students’ team presentations of business valuation reports on August 24, 2019 as part of the Business Valuation Capstone Course at the Sacred Heart University, Jack Welch College of Business and Technology, located in Fairfield, Connecticut. “The student teams did a remarkable job in processing information, providing comprehensive business valuation reports and presenting their resultant finding,” said Mr. Barrett to the Value Examiner, “I truly enjoyed the entire process.” (www.barrettvaluation.com)
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November 12, 2020 – John Barrett, Barrett Valuation Services, Inc., Co-chair of RISCPA Business Valuation Committee, hosted a special presentation to the Rhode Island Family Law Inns of Court. The talk entitled “The Impact of the Coronavirus on Business Valuations for Rhode Island Divorce Purpose” highlighted considerations for adjustments to a company’s expected future cash flow projections, increasing the subject company’s cost of capital to reflect COVD-19 related risks and uncertainties, and adjusting the long-term growth rates if a company’s industry has been reshaped by the pandemic over the long-term horizon.
November 6, 2020 – John Barrett, Jr. of Barrett Valuation Services, Inc. was interviewed by Nancy Lavin of the Providence Business News, “We are in a time of greater uncertainty,... but we also have a lot of tools in our tool kit to deal with it…. While the uncertain economic climate makes calculating a business’s worth more difficult, it’s not an unprecedented situation.” Savvy business owners might also find ways to take advantage of temporary reductions in estimated fair value of their businesses. See the entire article entitled “Crisis spurs businesses to reevaluate their worth” by Nancy Lavin from PBN.com.
John E. Barrett Jr. of Barrett Valuation Services, Inc. was recently quoted in The Value Examiner Spring 2020 issue in an article entitled "Uncharted Territory: Impact of COVID–19 on the Valuation Profession". (www.barrettvaluation.com)
June 1, 2020 – The National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts® (NACVA®), the organization that has trained over 35,000 CPAs and other valuation and consulting professionals in the field of business valuation, financial forensics, and various related specialty areas serving the legal and business communities, today announced that John E. Barrett, Jr. CPA, ABV, CVA has been named a member of its Ethics Oversight Board (EOB), which is charged with the monitoring of NACVA's membership with regards to ethical and professional Standards.(www.barrettvaluation.com)
​December 9, 2020 – John E. Barrett, Jr. of Barrett Valuation Services, Inc., Kevin A. Papa of Piccerelli, Gilstein & Company, and Karen S. Rice of KLR presented a webinar on the Business Valuation as a Career Path hosted by the RICPA’s Rhode Island Young Accountants Network Committee on December 9, 2020.
December 16, 2020 – John E. Barrett, Jr. of Barrett Valuation Services, Inc., Kevin A. Papa of Piccerelli, Gilstein & Company and Wenlie Zhou presented a two-hour webinar on Ethics in Business Valuation for the Rhode Island Society of CPA's on December 16, 2020.
February 13, 2021 – Barrett Valuation Services (BVS) celebrates twenty-two years of providing quality service and professional excellence in the field of business valuation to lawyers, accountants and business owners. The Founder, Mr. John Barrett, Jr. is an active participant in the industry’s standard setting bodies including the AICPA and NACVA, as well as a well-respected expert in business valuation and litigation support in the New England region. BVS will continue to commit to providing the highest quality services to our communities and contributing to the ever-evolving business valuation field. 
May 9, 2021 – John E. Barrett Jr. of Barrett Valuation Services, Inc. wrote a book review on The Collaboration Effect: Overcoming Your Conflicts, by Michael A Gregory. “The Collaboration Effect provides invaluable information and practical guidance for those involved in complex negotiations. Gregory draws from his considerable experience in achieving conflict resolution to assist the reader through a wellthought-out and practical process to achieve positive outcomes, even in the most difficult cases. ” (www.barrettvaluation.com)
June 10, 2022 – John E. Barrett Jr. of Barrett Valuation Services, Inc. was quoted in a recent article entitled Owners looking to cash out are keeping valuators busy, which was published in the Providence Business News.  (www.barrettvaluation.com)