Noreen Manella


. . . is a Director with Houlihan Valuation Advisors, a national firm of valuation and capital consultants. Noreen has professional experience performing valuations of equity interest in closely held businesses in the retail, service, distribution, and manufacturing industries. She has worked on valuation assignments for the purposes of estate and gift tax planning, commercial litigation, business acquisition, eminent domain proceedings, and marital dissolution. She has also performed numerous valuations of private limited partnerships for estate planning and gift tax purposes.

After graduating from the University of Illinois with a B.S. in engineering, Noreen went to work for the Florida Power & Light Company as Project Manager, providing project management for commercial and industrial accounts. When she was promoted to Consumer Services Supervisor, she managed and supervised a department of sixteen engineering, field service, and clerical employees. Moving more into the business side of the corporation, Noreen became Corporate Planner, implementing PC based strategic planning models and supporting issues management.

Noreen enhanced her experience as an engineer and manager by earning an M.B.A. from the University of Miami in finance. She has also worked as a Senior Consultant with Morrison Brown Argiz & Company doing business valuation and developing financial analyses for litigation support engagements primarily relating to business damages. Noreen is a licensed real estate broker in the State of Florida (BK 0688146).

Noreen has earned the Accredited Senior Appraiser designation from the American Society of Appraisers (ASA) in business valuation. She has served the ASA’s Greater Miami Chapter as Director (1999-Present), Secretary (2000-2001), and President (2001-2002). With her extensive service, Noreen is active in a wide variety of professional organizations, including the local Chapter of the American Society of Appraisers.