Christian Dougherty is a Managing Director at Objective, Investment Banking & Valuation, and serves as a strategy and execution leader for the firms Valuation Advisory Services Practice.
Prior to joining Objective, Investment Banking & Valuation, Christian operated as a Managing Director for Vantage Point Advisors. In this role, he began leading and managing the Vantage San Diego office and subsequently the New York office. Mr. Dougherty drove strategy and execution related to operations, business development and client relations for both Vantage Point office locations.
Previous to working at Vantage Point Advisors, Mr. Dougherty served as the Director for the Valuation Services Group at Cabrillo Advisors where he led initiatives for sustainable company growth including training, recruiting and valuation best practices. He was responsible for maintaining and developing client relationships as well as generating record new project starts by utilizing thorough diligence with scoping, pricing and negotiating engagements. Mr. Dougherty’s breadth of experience also includes time as a Valuation Manager in PwC’s valuation practice in New York. His work there included assisting clients with valuation matters for businesses regarding intangible assets, and equity and debt securities for the purposes of financial and tax reporting, merger and acquisition planning, reorganizations and restructurings, and financing and litigation. Prior to PwC, Mr. Dougherty worked as a Valuation Manager at Deloitte and Ernst & Young, and as a Senior Associate at a regional accounting and consulting firm as well as Grant Thornton in a similar capacity.
Mr. Dougherty has led a variety of tax and financial reporting valuation engagements for some of PwC’s and Cabrillo’s largest corporate clients and has been involved in numerous mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations, initial public offerings and corporate finance transactions. These engagements have involved clients, both national and international, in a wide range of industries including financial services, manufacturing, retail, consumer products, pharmaceuticals, technology and food distribution industries among others. Mr. Dougherty holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance & Accounting from Drexel University.