About Us

Patton & Associates, LLC is managed by Troy C. Patton, CPA/ABV. Troy Patton was named the top CPA in public practice by the Indiana CPA Society in 2005. He has been a managing partner in public accounting since 1996 and was a Top 40 under 40 CPAs in the U.S. in 2008.  As part of the Business Valuation services his team provides expert witness testimony on business valuation issues, consults on mergers and acquisitions, provides valuation services, assists with company sales and provides valuation services for marital and business divorces.  

Our firm is one of the leading firms in the US providing business valuation services. By combining our expertise, experience and the energy of our staff, each business valuation client receives close personal and professional attention. Our high standards, service and specialized staff illuminate the difference between our outstanding performance, and other firms. We make sure that every client is served by the expertise of our whole firm.  We work with many entrepreneurial companies as well as providing valuation assistance to the top CPA firms in the World.

Troy Patton, CPA/ABV (Patton & Associates, LLC since 2006) has been providing business valuations & consulting services for 20+ years. Our firm focuses on providing a complete valuation solution for your privately owned business, regardless of the industry.

Patton & Associates has prepared valuations in all 50 US states and has testified for litigation purposes in 10 states. Our team brings the breadth & depth necessary to withstand the pressures of testifying and we excel in our court room appearances.

Patton has completed 100’s of valuations for marital dissolution, estate planning, and external and internal transfers of interest, and many of the other services we provide. Our reports provide the depth needed when it comes time to get a baseline value for exit, an IRS compliant gift valuation, or a strategic exit to a third party.

 

Patton receives over 100 valuation engagements each year through referrals by other CPA firms which is a testament to our professionalism and quality of work.

Troy C. Patton
Founder and Principal

Mr. Patton is the Managing Director and founder of Patton and Associates.  Prior to founding Patton and Associates, Mr. Patton was the founder and president of Frontier Financial Holdings, Inc. (Frontier), an integrated financial services company offering investment services and managed portfolios, lending services, business consulting services, and traditional CPA services through Frontier CPA Group, LLP.

 

Mr. Patton started his career with Ernst & Young auditing public and private entities.  Mr. Patton then started Frontier and grew into one of the premier CPA and Investment Management Services in the Midwest.  Frontier quickly grew to 10 offices prior to being purchased in 2004.  

 

Mr. Patton graduated from Miami University of Ohio in 1992 with a degree in accountancy.  He holds his Certified Public Accountant and Accredited Business Valuation licenses with the AICPA.

Kurt Tobin
Principal

Kurt has been with Patton & Associates since 2012 and has joined as Partner of the firm. He graduated from Miami of Ohio Farmer School of Business with a Finance degree.

As a lead on the team, he has processed hundreds of valuations throughout his career. He enjoys sitting down with clients learning about their business and providing them an answers to questions like: “What is my business worth?” and “How do I exit?”

When not crunching the numbers or working on a deal, you can find Kurt enjoying time with family and the great outdoors!

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