Rob is responsible for the review of all commercial and industrial high technology appraisals for Gordon Brothers, previously of Emerald Technology Valuations. He also performs appraisals of machinery & equipment and inventory across a broad range of high technology industries. Rob’s experience includes the valuation of assets and/or inventories of corporations in industries including aerospace, computer assembly/distribution, printed circuit board assembly and manufacturing and semiconductor wafer fabrication, assembly and testing. Prior, Rob served as Chief Appraiser at Dovetech, Inc. where his responsibilities included the appraisal of technology related equipment and inventory, the review of all company appraisals and the creation and maintenance of a comparable sales database. Previously, Rob served as Venture Analyst at Pacific Venture Finance, a Walnut Creek, California-based venture leasing company. In that capacity, he was responsible for the evaluation of venture backed start-up companies. Prior to that, he served as Equipment Research Analyst at Pacific Venture Finance, where he was responsible for residual analysis and after market pricing of high tech capital equipment. Rob has an Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) designation from the American Society of Appraisers. Rob received his BA in Economics from the University of Georgia.