Ronald G. Quintero, CPA, CFA

Founder, Chartered Capital Advisers, Inc. & R.G. Quintero & Co.


Areas of Expertise

  • Valuations of businesses, financial instruments, and intangible assets; Mergers & acquisitions; Financial restructuring; Bankruptcy & insolvency; Forensic accounting; Investments; Financial damages

Expert Testimony

  • Testified as an expert witness on more than 85 occasions since 1980 in courts and arbitrations throughout the United States; Represented clients in mediations

Professional Experience

  • More than 40 years’ experience as a financial
    professional at leading firms
  • Founded Chartered Capital Advisers and its
    affiliate, R. G. Quintero & Co., in 1988
  • Investment banker at Bear, Stearns & Co., Inc.
  • Insolvency and restructuring advisor at Zolfo,
    Cooper & Co.
  • Started and ran the first valuation practice of


  • A.B., Economics and Spanish, Lafayette College
  • M.S., Accountancy, New York University Stern
    School of Business
  • A.P.C., Investment Management, New York
    University Stern School of Business


  • Certified Public Accountant, New York
  • Chartered Financial Analyst
  • AICPA-Accredited in Business Valuation
  • Certification in Distressed Business Valuation
  • Certified Fraud Examiner
  • AICPA-Certified in Financial Forensics
  • Certified Management Accountant
  • Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor
  • Certified Turnaround Professional
  • Certified Financial Planner

Professional Activities

  • Served more than 750 public and private clients of all sizes in a broad range of industries
  • Performed more than 1,000 valuations of businesses, financial instruments, intangible assets, and other assets and liabilities
  • Served boards of directors of public, private, and nonprofit organizations as member or advisor
  • Appointed as bankruptcy examiner, bankruptcy trustee, and neutral in litigation
  • Award-winning scholar, lecturer, and writer
  • Profiled in several “who’s who” publications during the past 25 years
  • Interviewed and profiled in several national publications, as well as network television Delivered hundreds of lectures and seminars to more than 10,000 professionals throughout North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia, some of which have been made available for commercial sale in audio, video, and online format
  • Most active trainer of CFA candidates in the world over the past 25 years
  • Prolific author of articles in national publications, chapters in leading professional books, professional manuals, and self study texts
  • Member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, CFA Institute, New York Society of Security Analysts, Turnaround Management Association, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors, and American Academy of Economic and Financial Experts
  • Served as member or committee chairman of several committees of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, as well as Treasurer and member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of the Turnaround Management Association