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To provide the highest quality of services, Avenue M Advisors has assembled an experienced team of management advisors, financial analysts and business consultants

At Avenue M Advisors, our job is to understand each client’s industry, analyze the business, and uncover the truth behind the numbers. From there, we can: prepare a valuation report that documents and explains the value of an asset or the financial health of the company; or develop a strategic plan or model that helps the organization meet its business and profitability objectives.

At Avenue M Advisors, we specialize in valuations and executive management consulting services that are unique and provide:

  • A comprehensive financial analysis 
  • A heuristics methodology 
  • A legal foundation layered into each report 
  • Independence with minimal conflicts of interest
  • Compliance with the highest professional, ethical, and regulatory standards
  • A close working relationship with the client’s management team
  • Superior client service and response times 
  • Reasonable fee structures
Leadership

To provide the highest quality of services, Avenue M Advisors has assembled an experienced team of management advisors, financial analysts and business consultants.

Melisa Silverman

Founder and President

Founder and President

Avenue M Advisors is led by our founder, Melisa Silverman.

With more than twenty-five years of industry, valuation, and consulting experience, Ms. Silverman is an impartial valuator and a dedicated consultant who adopts and self-imposes the highest professional standards of the certifying organizations (USPAP and NACVA), as well as the regulatory requirements of the IRS, SEC, ERISA, and DOL.

Ms. Silverman has a Juris Doctorate degree and holds the professional designations of Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA), Senior Business Analyst (SBA) and Certified Machinery & Equipment Appraiser (CMEA). She is a member of the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA), the International Society of Business Analysts. and the National Equipment & Business Brokers Institute. Ms. Silverman is also a Certified Exit Planning Advisor through the Exit Planning Institute (EPI), a 2017 Nominee for Leader of the Year Award, and the recipient of the 2018 Peter Christman Exit Planner of the Year Award.

Previously, Ms. Silverman worked for Sonare Technologies, a division of Herman Miller, Peregrine Systems and 3E Company. She was responsible for negotiating with strategic partners in vertical markets and assisting them with sales, marketing, training and operations. Ms. Silverman was also involved with multiple acquisitions and participated in the due diligence, negotiations, acquisition announcements, integration plans, and implementation of the acquisitions.

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