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The McLean Group Promotes John Ames to Valuation Manager

John Ames - McLean Group, Valuation AdvisoryMCLEAN, VA – February 22, 2024 – The McLean Group announced today that John Ames of the Business Valuation team has been promoted to Valuation Manager. John is an invaluable asset to our team, showcasing exceptional dedication and hard work. His commitment to excellence and unwavering support for our clients’ successes truly set him apart. Join us in congratulating John on this significant achievement!

As Valuation Manager John is responsible for the completion of valuations for public and private companies for transaction, financial reporting, tax, and other purposes.

Mr. Ames has completed hundreds of valuation engagements, which include business valuations, intangible asset valuations, fairness opinions, purchase price allocations, goodwill impairment tests, long-lived intangible asset impairment tests, and complex security valuations.

Prior to joining The McLean Group, Mr. Ames worked in KPMG’s securitization practice, completing new issuance asset-backed securitization transaction and valuations of illiquid fixed income securities. Mr. Ames is a graduate of The College of William and Mary with a Bachelor of Business Administration (major in Finance).

Mr. Ames may be reached at 703.996.4104 or

About The McLean Group

The McLean Group, LLC is a 25-year-old boutique investment bank and financial services firm focused on the Defense, Government & Intelligence (DGI), Security, Critical Infrastructure, and Maritime markets. Its team of licensed professionals brings deep industry experience and relentless execution to every client engagement. The McLean Group provides solutions that blend financial creativity with operational expertise. Whether they are providing transaction advisory services, valuation opinions, or growth capital, the Firm’s services are unmatched in these core markets. Learn more at