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Central Pacific Valuation
Business Valuation Specialists


Central Pacific Valuation provides independent asset and business valuations


We have the credentials of Big Four and other leading global valuation practices


Hundreds of significant valuation engagements completed

Business Valuation Services

We help owners and management teams to identify, understand and leverage the economic value of their businesses and assets. We analyze key factors that impact value, including profitability, competitive and geographic factors, and unique aspects of products or services. In addition, our professionals review past performance, assess future potential and examine external factors to place your value in context.

Exit & Succession Planning

Business Valuation • Buy/Sell Agreements

Tax Planning & Reporting

Estate and Gift Tax Reporting • Tax Restructuring

Litigation Support

Shareholder & Partnership Disputes • Matrimonial Settlements

Corporate Planning

Development of Financial Projections • Scenario Analysis and Modeling


Predisposal Analysis • Shareholder/Management Buyouts


Lending Support Valuations • SBA Loan Valuations


Annual ESOP Valuations

Financial Reporting

Purchase Price Allocations • Goodwill Impairment • Fair Value Measurements

Founder & Managing Partner

Shannon Lowther is the founder and Managing Partner of Central Pacific Valuation. She has 20 years of financial services industry experience, with 15 years of experience providing valuation services to corporate clients. Shannon has worked for two of the Big Four valuation practices in Los Angeles and San Francisco/Silicon Valley. Prior to relocating to Bakersfield, she was a Director with the San Francisco and London valuation practices of Grant Thornton LLP, a global accounting and advisory firm.

Education and affiliations

  • MBA , Finance, UCLA Anderson School of Management
  • B.A., International Relations with Honors, University of Redlands
  • Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA®) designation
  • Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA)
  • Accredited in Business Valuations (ABV®)
  • Forensic and Valuation Section Member, AICPA

Latest Blogs

Shannon Lowther, CFA, ASA, ABV