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Rob Leibfried, CPA, ABVPartner


Rob joined HK in 2008 as a member of the audit department. He was a team leader for audits and reviews in a variety of industries and also has experience in performing internal control reviews. In 2013, Rob joined HK’s business valuation department. Rob’s experience in performing business valuations includes valuations for succession planning purposes, buy-sell agreements, estate planning purposes, matrimonial actions, mergers and acquisitions, and business sales.

As a partner in the business valuation department, Rob is responsible for overseeing the firm’s valuation department and engagements. He assists clients in understanding valuation theory, guides them through the valuation process and establishes expectations for the engagement to ensure that those expectations are met.


Business valuation; business value improvement; and buy-sell agreement review and consulting

Education & credentials

B.A. in business with a major in accounting, University of Northern Iowa,
Cedar Falls, Iowa
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV)

Professional affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Iowa Society of Certified Public Accountants (ISCPA)
Financial Consulting Group Member – North America’s largest association for business valuation and litigation services firms

Community involvement

River Bend Foodbank Board, Treasurer and Finance Committee Member

Thought leadership
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