Managing Director, Oakland Office

Professional Experience

Kristen Seaver, CFA, is a managing director in the Oakland office of Bay Valuation Advisors, LLC (“BVA”). She has more than 15 years of experience providing financial advisory services. Kristen specializes in the valuation of intangible assets and equities to support mergers and acquisitions, impairment studies, and tax planning activities. She has significant experience with financial reporting valuation issues related to Accounting Standards Codification (“ASC”) Nos. 805, 820, 350, 360 and 718, as well as tax planning and compliance issues related to IRC 409a and a variety of other tax and bankruptcy valuation issues.

Prior to joining BVA, Kristen was a senior manager in the Advisory Services practice of Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP, performing valuation services for the firm’s key clients in high technology and life science sectors. During her eight year career at Deloitte, Kristen managed a wide variety of valuation projects including large scale purchase price allocations, goodwill and asset impairment studies, and equity valuations for privately-held venture backed companies. Before joining Deloitte, Kristen held positions in the valuation and transfer pricing practices at other Big 4 firms.


BA, Economics, Emory University
MBA, Concentration in Finance and Accounting, Georgia Institute of Technology

Professional Accreditations

Chartered Financial Analyst, CFA Institute


Kristen lives in San Francisco, California.