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Ron has more than 35 years' experience in mergers & acquisitions, valuations, and financial restructuring.  He has served more than 750 clients of all sizes in a diversity of industries.  Ron is an award-winning lecturer, writer, and scholar who has taught more than 10,000 professionals and graduate school students in more than 60 cities throughout the U.S., and on 5 continents and more than 20 countries outside of the U.S.  He has also testified as an expert witness on more than 85 occasions in courts throughout the U.S.

  • Founder of R. G. Quintero & Co. and Chartered Capital Advisers, Inc.
  • Member of the Investment Banking Department of Bear Stearns
  • Senior Manager in the Corporate Finance Department of KPMG
  • Restructuring consultant at Zolfo Cooper
  • Member of, or advisor to, boards of public and nonpublic entities, as well as professional organizations

  • A.B., Economics and Spanish Literature, Lafayette College
  • M.S., Accountancy, NYU Stern School of Business
  • A.P.C., Investment Management, NYU Stern School of Business
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Certified Management Accountant
  • Certified Fraud Examiner
  • Certified in Financial Forensics
  • Chartered Financial Analyst
  • Certified Financial Planner
  • Certified Turnaround Professional
  • Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor
  • Accreditation in Business Valuation
  • Certification in Distressed Business Valuation

  • Award-winning scholar, trainer, and author
  • Articles in local, national, and international periodicals
  • Contributor to 7 major books
  • Author of AICPA book, audio, and training manual entitled Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Featured lecturer in 20-hour video preparing candidates for the CFA exam
  • Author of dozens of professional manuals
  • Adjunct professor or guest lecturer at several leading universities
  • Trainer in hundreds of public and in-house seminars
  • Inteviews have aired on national TV and appeared in periodicals
  • Lectures and presentations have been sold worldwide in electronic form

  • Most active CFA trainer in the world over the past 25 years
  • Has led more than 400 Level I, II, and III CFA review programs in North America, Europe, and Asia
  • Runs public and in-house CFA review programs through R. G. Quintero & Co. (Stamford, CT) and Sharp Seminars (New York)
  • Previously directed CFA review programs offered by the New York Institute of Finance and Wallace Cititraining (London), and taught CFA Level I, II, and III review programs for the New York Society of Security Analysts, 7city, FitchLearning, and NYU School of Continuing and Professional Studies
  • Featured lecturer in 20-hour CFA exam training video
  • Author of Q-Notes, comprised of approximately 2,000 PowerPoint slides that are continuously updated for each of the 3 levels, used for live-instruction classes and self study
  • Co-author of 2-volume CFA training manual

  • American Academy of Economic and Financial Experts
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • Association of Certified Turnaround Professionals
  • Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors
  • CFA Institute
  • New York Society of Security Analysts
  • Turnaround Management Association