Managing Director, Oakland Office

Professional Experience

Dave Ribando, CFA, is a managing director in the Oakland office of Bay Valuation Advisors, LLC (“BVA”). He has over 15 years of valuation experience providing a wide range of financial services to leading technology companies around the world. Dave specializes in the valuation of equities and intangible assets in the context of mergers and acquisitions, financing transactions and tax planning activities. He is particularly experienced with financial reporting valuation issues related to FASB Accounting Standards Codification Nos. 805, 350, 360 and 718, as well as tax planning and compliance issues related to IRC 409a and a wide variety of other tax, bankruptcy and litigation related valuation issues.  Dave also focuses on valuing derivative instruments such as options and warrants.

Prior to joining BVA, Dave was a senior manager in the Advisory Services practice of Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP. During his 10 year career at Deloitte, Mr. Ribando provided valuation services to many of the largest technology companies in the world in connection with some of their most important transactions. He was also actively involved in recruiting new staff, providing training sessions on various valuation and financial technical topics, and coaching staff to excel in their careers.

Before joining Deloitte, Mr. Ribando provided business valuation and litigation support services at Sanli Pastore & Hill, Inc. in Los Angeles, California, where he gained experience developing cash flow models, conducting industry and market studies, analyzing financial statements, performing sensitivity analyses, and valuing businesses.


BA, Accounting, Economics, and Finance, DePaul University

Professional Accreditations

Chartered Financial Analyst, CFA Institute


Dave is married and lives in San Francisco, California.