Meet Our Staff

As a team, we are here to help our clients experience a sense of empowerment and value through our expertise and services.

Laura Markee

Laura Markee


Laura Markee is a business appraiser and financial damages expert. She has focused on developing her expertise over the past 20 years. Her work history includes six years as a business appraiser at West Coast accounting firm Moss Adams and seven years as a partner at a small business valuation and forensic accounting firm in Portland, Oregon.

Away from the office, Laura enjoys bicycle riding, Portland Trailblazer games, book club, wine tasting in the Willamette Valley and spending time with her husband and “wild bunch” of kids, 5 boys and a girl, ranging in ages from 18 to 6. Laura also enjoys travel and her most notable recent international trip was a trip to Italy with her family.


  • Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois, BA 1989
  • University of Washington, MBA (finance focus), Seattle, WA 1993

Professional Designations

  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), The CFA Institute.
  • Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA), The American Society of Appraisers.

Professional Memberships

  • The American Society of Appraisers
  • Portland Chapter of the American Society of Appraisers (Board Member from 2008-2012; Chapter President 2012-2014)
  • Estate Planning Council of SW Washington (Current Board Member)
  • The CFA Institute
  • CFA Society of Portland

Resume: View or Download Laura’s Resume.

Linked In: Laura’s LinkedIn.

Alfonso Ledesma

Senior Valuation Analyst

Mr. Ledesma is responsible for client support of gathering financial information, financial modeling, decision analyses, also preparation and presentation of projects.

After graduating from University of Oregon in 2014, Mr. Ledesma worked in the commercial banking industry. He worked on financial projects to process, transform, and mine data to create models, which guided and directed the structure of client bank relationship.