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Kellie Adkins


Managing Director
Crowe Horwath, LLP

Kellie Adkins has 15 years of business/intangible asset valuation experience. Kellie has managed and conducted valuation engagements for the purposes of mergers and acquisitions, financial reporting, tax planning and compliance, dispute advisory and other strategic purposes.
In 2017, she completed a three year rotation in KPMG’s Audit Quality and Professional Practice Group, providing assistance to teams on technical valuation, accounting and audit topics, on a national and global basis.
Professional and Industry Experience:
Kellie’s business valuation experience includes purchase price allocation, goodwill impairment, intangible assets, and litigation support. She worked directly with the KPMG Oil and Gas industry leader for over 8 years in which she developed her oil and gas experience. Her energy experience includes upstream, midstream, and oilfield services.
From 2014 through 2017, Kellie was a member of the KPMG Valuation Services Technical Topic team, co-authoring/reviewing valuation topics pertaining to various position/bulletin papers (examples include inventory, size premium, market participant acquisition premiums, application of the control premium).  
She is involved with the AICPA Business Combinations Work Stream, contributing thought leadership around techniques used to value various intangible assets and inventory. 
Professional Affiliations:
• American Society of Appraisers, Member
Education & Certifications:
• Master of Science in Finance
• Bachelor of Business Administration, Major in Management
Texas A&M University | College Station, TX
• Accredited Senior Appraiser in Business Valuation/Intangible Assets

Client Focus:
• Business valuation
• Oil and gas exploration and production – reserves and undeveloped acreage
• Oil Field Services
• Energy
Community Involvement:
• Girls, Inc., Houston Food Bank, City Harvest, Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity
• Co-Initiated the KPMG National Office volunteer program