About Lori Wilhelmy, ASA

Since 2006, Lori has exclusively specialized in valuation, helping hundreds of business owners plan for retirement, acquire and sell businesses, and negotiate divorce settlements. When not assisting individual business owners, she works with trustees, financial advisors, attorneys, and financial institutions delivering strong, objective valuation advice for purposes such as estate and gift tax, marital dissolution, litigation, employee stock ownership plan implementation, and SBA lending. Lori is able to make complex valuation issues readily understandable to her clients. She also provides expert testimony as well as expert opinions, such as fairness and solvency opinions.

Lori’s valuation experience includes businesses ranging in size from annual revenues of less than one million dollars to those in excess of five hundred million dollars. She has a wealth of experience in many industries including manufacturing, distribution, professional services, branding, market research, food and beverage, construction, and engineering.

Lori speaks and writes about valuation topics including succession planning, business transition, and valuation in divorce. She is also a guest on the Simply Money radio show, sharing valuation advice with business owners. You can listen to these podcasts below or by clicking here.

Lori is a member of the Cincinnati Estate Planning Council, National Center for Employee Ownership, the Ohio Employee Ownership Center, and the ESOP Association. She is also trained through the Collaborative Practice Training Institute and is a member of the Cincinnati Academy of Collaborative Professionals.


Developing an Exit Strategy, Enhancing the Value of your Business


Selling your Business – Owner Blind Spots


Managing your Business during COVID 19


Employee Stock Ownership as a Succession Plan (ESOPs)


Valuation Rules of Thumb


  • McGill University, MBA
  • Boston University, BS in Business Administration

Professional Designations

  • Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA), The American Society of Appraisers

Professional Associations

  • American Society of Appraisers (ASA)
  • National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO)
  • Ohio Employee Ownership Center (OEOC)
  • The ESOP Association
  • Goering Center for Family and Private Business
  • American Business Women’s Association
  • Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce
  • Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce

Community Service

  • Save the Animals Foundation

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