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Michelle Y. Barton, CPA/ABV/CFF, ASA

Michelle Barton joined HM&M in 2021 as a Senior Manager. She has a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, and a Masters of Science in Organization, Learning and Technology, both from Texas A&M University – Commerce. She is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in state of Texas and has worked in public accounting since 1993. Michelle has been actively appraising business interests since 1997.

Michelle is accredited in business valuation (ABV designation) as well as certified in financial forensics (CFF designation) through the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the American Society of Appraisers (ASA designation). She has performed valuations of closely held businesses, partnerships, and intangible assets since 1997 in conjunction with shareholder disputes, divorce proceedings, estate, gift and income tax planning and compliance, corporate reorganizations, stock based compensation arrangements, buy-sell agreements, transactions, compensation planning and Employee Stock Ownership Plans.

Education:

B.B.A. in Accounting from Texas A&M University – Commerce

M.S. in Organization, Learning & Technology from Texas A&M University – Commerce

Professional Designations: 

CPA/ABV (Certified Public Accountant/Accredited in Business Valuation), Texas

CFF (Certified in Financial Forensics)

ASA (Accredited Senior Appraiser)

Professional and Civic Affiliations:

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (Member)

Texas State Society of Certified Public Accountants (Member)

Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants – Dallas Chapter (Member)

American Society of Appraisers (Member)

American Society of Appraisers – Dallas Chapter (Past President)

National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (Member)

City of Crandall Home Rule Charter Commission (Chairman)

Dallas Fire Fighters Association Auxiliary (Member)

Crandall ISD Education Foundation (Treasurer)

Board of Crandall Band Boosters, Inc. (Past President and Treasurer)