William Redpath, ASA, CFA, CPA/ABV

William Redpath, ASA, CFA, CPA/ABV

Areas of Expertise

  • Valuation
  • Economic Damages Analysis
  • Litigation Support

Industry Focus

  • Broadcasting
  • Media and Entertainment
  • Wireline Telecommunications
  • Wireless Telecommunications
  • Cable & Satellite
  • Communication Infrastructure


  • Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA), Business Valuation
  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Virginia
  • Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV)


  • M.B.A., University of Chicago (Booth)
  • B.A., Economics & Political Science, Indiana University

William Redpath, ASA, CFA, CPA/ABV

  • William “Bill” Redpath is a Managing Director at the firm. He is a skilled appraiser with over three decades of experience valuing companies and assets in the broadcast, media, and telecom industries. He heads the Chicago office of Summit Ridge Group.
  • Before joining Summit Ridge Group, Bill worked for nearly 35 years at BIA Advisory Services, LLC where he completed hundreds of fair market valuations, purchase price allocations for financial reporting and tax reporting purposes, and nearly 100 litigation support projects. Bill previously was a Senior Financial Analyst at NBC and an Internal Auditor at ABC (both in New York), Assistant Financial Manager at WISH-TV, Indianapolis, and a Staff Auditor at Arthur Andersen & Co. in Cincinnati.
  • Bill is a member of the American Society of Appraisers, the CFA Institute and the CFA Society Chicago, and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
  • In addition to his professional license and certifications, Bill has passed the American Society of Appraisers’ four Machinery & Equipment appraisal courses (ME 201 through 204). He holds a General Class Amateur Radio License (KN4ACR).
  • Bill has been active in politics. He served as Chairman of the Libertarian National Committee (2006-2010) and the Libertarian Party of Virginia. He has also been a seven-time candidate for public office, including Governor of Virginia in 2001, US Senate (Virginia) in 2008, and US House of Representatives (VA-10) in 2010 and 2014. He was a 2020 Libertarian candidate for the US House of Representatives (IL-6). He is one of 14 inductees into the Libertarian Party Hall of Liberty.