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Aircraft (Helicopters) Appraisal & Valuation Expert Witnesses: 2
Background - Mr. Brasie began his career with the United States Air Force. Following his honorable discharge from the armed forces, Mr. Brasie served as a line mechanic for New York Air and American Airlines. His expertise in the industry led to management positions with Discovery Airways, and Avitas, Inc. He was a founding partner of Aviation Solutions, Inc., based in Manassas, Virginia, and held numerous executive positions, including vice president. In July of 2000, Mr. Brasie founded ACI Aviation Consulting where he is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the corporation.
Mr. Brasie is the Editor-In-Chief and owner of The Airliner Price Guide publication. Established in 1985, the publication provides current market values for commercial aircraft and engines for a wide industry subscriber base. He has also conducted industry presentations, published articles in numerous trade publications, and completed numerous manufacturer and airline courses.
Litigation Support - Mr. Brasie provides expert witness services on behalf of ACI to various law firms and state governments dealing with global aviation issues. He has been qualified in a Federal District Court as an expert in the Valuation of Aircraft and Aircraft Components, and in the Maintenance Programs for Aircraft and Aircraft Components. Mr. Brasie has conducted industry presentations, published articles in numerous trade publications, completed numerous manufacturer and airline courses, and holds an FAA A&P license.
Mr. Brasie's expertise is available to counsel representing both Plaintiff and Defendant. His client list includes Arizona Attorney General’s Office, Nolan & Heller, LLP., Ravitz and Pallas, P.C., Andrews & Kurth, KMZ Rosenman, Skadden, Arps, Meagher, Flom, LLP., John Kalled Law Firm, Emmet Marvin & Martin, Squire Sanders and Hoskin, Farina, and Aldrich & Kampf to name a few.
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Jack Young, ASA—MTS/ARM, CPA helps Attorneys, BV Appraisers and CPAs with values they can depend on. Jack is an Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) of the American Society of Appraisers specializing in Machinery and Equipment Appraisals and Appraisal Review. He is also a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). He currently serves on the International Appraisal Review & Management subcommittee of the American Society of Appraisers and is an active member of the Northern California ASA Chapter.
In addition to his CPA designation and background,Mr. Young worked for many years as an auctioneer and auction manager of machinery and equipment and business assets and was awarded Master Personal Property Appraiser (MPPA) designation from the National Auctioneers Association Education Institute. His experience in Auditing, Accounting, Financial Analysis, and Auctioneering provides a strong base for the asset valuation concepts embraced by the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) and the appraisal industry today.
As an equipment appraiser, Mr. Young performs Certified / Qualified Equipment Appraisals in Northern California and Western Nevada. As an accredited Senior Appraiser with an Appraisal Review designation in the specialty of Equipment and Machinery, Jack Young provides valuable litigation support services.
As an expert witness, he offers defendable USPAP machinery and equipment appraisals that can withstand the scrutiny of the legal system and has experience testifying in trials and depositions.
Mr. Young teaches and co-authors ASA Appraisal Review classes for the ARM designation. Jack served as Chair of the International Appraisal Review & Management (ARM) subcommittee of the American Society of Appraisers and currently serves on the Northern California Chapter of the American Society of Appraisers Board as Director of ARM; he is an appointee on the Board of Examiners for the American Society of Appraisers. His services are available to attorneys for plaintiff and defense.
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