Heather Grove

Heather Grove

Ms. Grove is a Managing Director of Caliber Advisors, Inc. where she focuses on measuring, enhancing, and monetizing the value of privately-held companies. She has over fifteen years of experience conducting valuation analyses of business enterprises and various types of securities including common and preferred stock, options, warrants, and partnership interests for merger and acquisition, divestiture, litigation and dispute resolution, estate and gift tax planning, regulatory compliance, and financial reporting purposes. Ms. Grove also has substantive experience involving the valuation of intangible assets including non-compete agreements, trademarks, patents, franchise rights, customer lists, and recording artist contracts.

Ms. Grove’s extensive experience in measuring the value of privately-held companies enables her to develop a roadmap to optimize the value of a company in preparation for its owner’s exit as well as successfully execute the transaction on the sell-side when the owner seeks to monetize the value of their interest.

Ms. Grove has served clients which range in size from start-ups to $1 million privately-held entities to $1 billion multi-national publicly-traded corporations in a wide variety of industries, as well as government agencies including the Internal Revenue Service, Securities and Exchange Commission, and Department of Justice.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Grove was Director of Corporate Finance for a venture-backed technology company. She began her career as an analyst in the Valuation Services Group at Ibbotson Associates.

Ms. Grove received a Bachelor of Science degree in finance with a concentration in accounting from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. She is a member of the American Society of Appraisers, Business Valuation Association, MIT Enterprise Forum, and Association for Corporate Growth, where she serves on the Public Policy Committee, which Informs policymakers about the substantial impact the middle market has on U.S. jobs and economic growth and the potential effects of policy proposals on the middle-market ecosystem.

Outside of the firm, Ms. Grove is an active angel investor and serves as a board member and mentor to several early-stage companies.

Ms. Grove is also an active member of the community and is a member of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Executive Board of the Holiday Heroes Foundation, the Chicago Council of the American Writers Museum, and the Goodman Theatre Scenemakers Board.