Mr. Egge is an Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) from the American Society of Appraisers and a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) from the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts. Mr. Egge has more than 15 years of business valuation and litigation support experience, including commercial damage calculations, lost profit analyses, forensic accounting, and intangible asset valuations. He has completed hundreds of business valuations, in many industries for various purposes. Mr. Egge has aided clients in all phases of the litigation process including; analysis of complex financial and economic models; industry research; document discovery; composition of expert reports; and preparation of expert witnesses for deposition and trial. He has been qualified as an expert witness and has testified on business valuation related issues. Prior to joining C. W. Rains & Associates, Mr. Egge consulted at several of the Baltimore/Washington region's leading accounting and consulting firms.
Mr. Rains is a certified public accountant (CPA) with an accreditation in business valuations (ABV) and certified in financial forensics (CFF). Mr. Rains is an Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) from the American Society of Appraisers. Mr. Rains has more than 19 years of business valuation and litigation support experience, including commercial damage calculations, lost profit analyses, forensic accounting, and intellectual property valuations. He has been involved in hundreds of business valuations with total appraised value exceeding $1 billion, representing varying industries. Mr. Rains’ litigation experience includes analyzing business losses and improprieties, searches for hidden and undervalued assets, marital/non-marital tracing, minority shareholder dissenting action suits, misappropriation of funds, financial fraud, and opposing expert critiques. Mr. Rains founded C. W. Rains & Associates after working for seventeen years at three Baltimore/Washington based regional accounting and consulting firms. Prior to performing business valuations Mr. Rains worked as an Accountant in the Tax and Audit, Accounting, and Consulting Departments.