Kevin Summers' Professional Profile

Kevin is a partner in the firm’s Forensic and Litigation Services group.  In addition to being a CPA, he holds a law degree from Saint Louis University.  Kevin has served as an expert witness in cases involving economic damages, valuations of privately-held businesses, intellectual property and family law matters. He has also been involved in a number of fraud investigations. As an ABV and CEPA, Kevin understands the goals and objectives of business owners and helps them maximize the value of their business and plan their exit strategy.

Firm Info

  • Joined in 1996
  • Named partner in 2015

Specialties

Education & Certification

  • B.S., Accounting, Maryville University, St. Louis, Missouri
  • J.D., Saint Louis University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri
  • Licensed Attorney, State of Missouri
  • Certified Public Accountant, State of Missouri
  • ABV (Accredited in Business Valuation), awarded by the AICPA
  • CFF (Certified in Financial Forensics), awarded by AICPA
  • CVA (Certified Valuation Analyst), awarded by the NACVA
  • CDFA (Certified Divorce Financial Analyst), awarded by the IDFA
  • CEPA (Certified Exit Planning Advisor), awarded by the EPI

Professional Organizations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
    • Member, Litigation Services Task Force (2011-2016)
  • Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA)
    • Forensic & Valuation Services Committee Co-Chair (2010-2012)
    • Business Valuation Conference Chair (2009-2014)
  • National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA)
  • Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts (IDFA)
  • American Bar Association
  • Missouri Bar Association
  • St. Louis County Bar Association
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • Estate Planning Council of St. Louis
  • American Association of Attorney-Certified Public Accountants, Missouri Chapter (AAA-CPA)
    • President (2013-2016)
  • Exit Planning Institute- St. Louis Chapter
    • Vice President of Membership (2015-2016)

Community Leadership

  • Mehlville School District
    • Finance Committee (2012-Present)
  • Mehlville High School Drama Parent's Organization
    • President
    • Sophomore Class Representative (2015-2016)
  • Missouri Department of Conservation
    • Volunteer Chief Instructor-Hunter Education (2012-Present)

Awards

  • Academic Excellence Award in Estate Planning (Spring 2009)
    • Saint Louis University School of Law