Founded in 2007, Redwood Valuation Partners is based in the heart of Silicon Valley with expansion offices in Seattle and Atlanta.  Teamwork is the key element to our well-respected position in the industry. Not only do we have expert knowledge of finance, tax, venture capital and the audit process, but we also understand the difficulties of start-ups and the pressures faced – we speak your language. Beyond the managing partners and directors, Redwood has a team of experienced valuation associates and analysts, that have been with Redwood for the past several years.

Founder and Managing Partner

David Pezeshki

Founder and Managing Partner | CFA, CPA

David co-founded Redwood in 2007 to help the early-stage start-ups he saw day to day get the right valuation. Before founding Redwood, David spent nine years as Controller at Alloy Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm. While at Alloy David also stepped in as CFO for many of Alloy’s portfolio companies, helping them with tax, accounting and financial consulting. Prior to Alloy David was a Tax Consultant at Ernst & Young.

David is a CFA Charterholder and a Certified Public Accountant. He received a BA in Accounting (1999) and an MS in Finance (2001) from Louisiana State University.

Managing Partner

Antoinette Delhonte

Partner |CPA

Antoinette joined Redwood in 2008, and helped bring further finance and venture capital knowledge to the team.

Prior to joining Redwood, Antoinette worked in the finance team at Bay Partners, a venture capital firm. Previous positions include Tax Specialist at Symantec Corporation for four years, and a Tax Consultant at Ernst & Young.

 Antoinette is a Certified Public Accountant, she received a BS in Accounting (2001) from Santa Clara University.


Kris Day

Partner | CPA 

Kris joined Redwood in 2014 after almost nine years in the valuation and financial consulting groups at large public accounting firms, including PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Moss Adams, and, most recently, Grant Thornton. He has also prepared numerous valuation reports ranging from intangible asset valuations to equity and complex financial instrument valuations.

Kris is a Certified Public Accountant. He received a BA in Business Administration (2005) with an emphasis in accounting from the University of Washington and an MA in Counseling Psychology (2013) from The Seattle School of Theology and Psychology.


Tim Montgomery

Director | CFA

Tim has worked in finance since 1996 with a focus on business valuation since 2006. His background includes valuations for companies ranging in size from Fortune 500 to pre-revenue startups. Additionally, he has performed analyses for over 40 prominent venture capital and private equity firms. Prior to joining Redwood, Tim worked in investment management and business valuation for Bank of America, Deloitte & Touche, Duff & Phelps, and Quist Valuation.

Tim is a CFA Charterholder. He received a BA in Finance (1996) from the University of Alabama and an MBA in Finance and Entrepreneurship (2001) from the University of Georgia.

Director ASA

Tim Iversen

Director | ASA

Tim has almost 20 years of experience in business valuation during which time he has completed over 700 valuations for both public and private companies. He has performed a wide range of valuations comprised of intellectual property, intangible assets, closely-held businesses, and equity interests for accounting and tax purposes including purchase price allocation (ASC 805), asset impairment testing (ASC 350 and ASC 360), M&A, and estate and gift and other tax reporting. Prior to joining Redwood, Tim worked in the valuation practices of American Appraisal Associates, Grant Thornton, and Duff & Phelps. While at American Appraisal, Tim spent five years in Japan helping to establish a branch office and managed many cross-border engagements. Earlier in his career, Tim held positions in credit analysis and collateral audit for Wells Fargo Bank.

Tim holds the Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) designation from the American Society of Appraisers in both Business Valuation and Intangible Asset Valuation. He received a BS in Business Administration from the California Polytechnic University – San Luis Obispo and an MBA in Business Administration from San Francisco State University.

Director ASA

Michael Ruane

Director | ASA

Mike specializes in providing valuation services and financial analysis to clients of all sizes for diverse purposes. These services include business valuations, stock option pricing, intangible asset valuations, estate and gift tax planning, and financial analysis. Mike has experience valuing businesses in many industries, including high tech, software, biotech, publishing, and healthcare, to name a few. These engagements have required performing extensive financial analysis and preparing and defending valuation reports for SEC, IRS, audit, tax, general litigation and other purposes.
Prior to joining Redwood, Mike spent over 20 years at Financial Strategies Consulting Group, a boutique valuation firm in the San Francisco Bay Area, and over 5 years with a Big 4 Accounting firm specializing in valuation services.

Mike earned his B.B.A. and M.B.A. degrees in Finance from Loyola University of Chicago. He is an Accredited Senior Appraiser of the American Society of Appraisers (ASA) in Business Valuation.

Who are our clients?

Many of our clients work for busy, pressured start-ups or high-growth companies who don’t have time to look at the scenery; they just need to get things done. We understand. You have enough pressures from investors, your board, your staff, your lawyers; you don’t need another group draining your time away from running your company. We have served over 500 companies since our founding and they keep coming back as we always endeavor to minimize the burden on our clients while providing exactly what they need. Our client base is large and diverse and ranges from early stage start-ups in consumer internet seeking 409a valuations, to pre-FDA cleared medical device, to late-stage chemical conversion companies, to mature Private Equity-backed portfolio companies generating over $1 billion dollars of annual revenue. Our background in venture capital helps us understand the structures and environments you work in.

Who are our clients?