Yeo & Yeo is pleased to announce that Chris Sheridan, CPA, CVA, has been elected to the Stevens Center for Family Business (SCFB) Executive Council as a sponsor firm representative. This appointment recognizes Chris’s experience as a business advisor and underscores his commitment to advancing the success of family-owned companies.
As part of the Saginaw Valley State University College of Business & Management, the SCFB accomplishes its mission through outreach to family businesses in the Great Lakes Bay Region, academic education about family businesses, and research to expand the body of knowledge about the characteristics and best practices of family businesses. Using national experts as well as local business leaders, the SCFB provides events, networking opportunities, peer groups, sponsor workshops, and many other activities and resources whereby members can learn about family business best practices. Yeo & Yeo has been involved in the SCFB since its inception, with Lloyd Yeo among the founding board members.
“Being entrusted with the responsibility to carry forward Yeo & Yeo’s legacy of support for family businesses is an honor and a privilege,” said Sheridan. “Throughout my career, I’ve witnessed firsthand the impact that family businesses have on our communities and economy. Joining the Stevens Center for Family Business Executive Council is a remarkable opportunity to contribute to an organization that shares my passion for nurturing these enterprises through generations.”
Sheridan is a senior manager within Yeo & Yeo’s Consulting Service Line. He leads the firm’s Business Valuation and Litigation Support Services Group while also contributing his knowledge as a member of the Manufacturing Services Group. Sheridan’s specialized skills include business valuation and litigation support, serving as an expert witness, providing business consultancy, and fraud investigation and prevention. As a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA), Sheridan provides attorneys and business owners with defensible and objective business valuation services. Notably, he has been recognized as a “40 Under Forty” honoree by the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts / Consultants Training Institute.
Sheridan is a member of the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants’ Manufacturing Task Force, and the Michigan Manufacturers Association. In the community, he serves as a board member for the Great Lakes Bay Economic Club, Bay Future, and the Montessori Children’s House of Bay City.
“Chris possesses a well-established reputation as a respected figure within the business valuation and litigation support sector,” remarked Pete Bender, leader of Yeo & Yeo Wealth Management and a former member of the SCFB Executive Council. “With his capacity for strategic vision and a wealth of advisory background, his commitment to delivering actionable insights and fostering meaningful connections can undoubtedly enrich the Stevens Center’s initiatives.”