Max Beairsto received both his science degree and executive MBA from the University of Alberta. He also holds a certification as a valuation analyst with both the National and Canadian Association of Valuators and Analysts. His 21-year involvement in valuations began with the purchase of his first business in 1995 which he then sold in 2000. The Katz Group then recruited him where he gained more valuation and acquisition experience and eventually became the Director of Acquisitions and Real Estate – Western Canada. Over the last 11 years through his company he has been actively involved in valuations and business consulting having completed hundreds of valuation assessments.