About Us

Summit Valuation Advisor’s appraisers are among the most highly skilled and credentialed in the business. We have an unparalleled depth of experience and business knowledge that goes beyond valuation tools and analysis. We bring a unique perspective based on actual transaction and operational experience to the valuation business.

Tony Cardiel

With over 20 years of financial and business experience, Anthony Cardiel is a partner of Summit Valuation Advisors, LLC.  Mr. Cardiel is a Certified Public Accountant with an Accreditation in Business Valuation (CPA/ABV) – a professional designation awarded by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants – and is registered to practice in Texas by the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy. Additionally, he maintains the Certified Fraud Examiner designation awarded by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. With a unique combination of professional appraisal and financial analysis skills, he has been retained by business owners, attorneys and accountants to value many kinds of businesses and business intangible assets in the service, real estate, technology, manufacturing, and professional service business industries. Assignments in Litigation Support include the calculation of economic damages in commercial litigation. He is qualified by virtue of his training, skill, experience, and professional credentials to appraise the Fair Market Value or Fair Value of going concerns, minority interests, start-ups, liquidations, and intangible assets.

William Quackenbush

 With 40 years of business experience, Mr. Quackenbush is of counsel at Summit Valuation Advisors and holds several valuation-related credentials, including the Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) in Business Valuation, the Master Certified Business Appraiser (MCBA), the Business Certified Appraiser (BCA), and the Accredited in Business Appraisal Review (ABAR).  Mr. Quackenbush has provided expert witness testimony for the past 15 years in both Federal and State Supreme Court and also before the American Arbitration Association and in mediation cases.

David Sheives

CFE, CVA. Is a partner with Summit Valuation. With 25 years of business experience, Mr. Sheives has worked in both industry as well as public accounting roles. As a financial executive as well as a serial entrepreneur Mr. Sheives brings a unique, owners perspective to business valuation. In addition, as an advisor to numerous industries including industrial distribution, factoring, security, landscaping and manufacturing he has developed an ability to see businesses from more than a numbers only standpoint.