Erik Konicki joined Statesman as a Managing Director in 2016 and has over 20 years of financial experience. His areas of practice includes business valuation, litigation support, and forensic accounting services. He provides valuation opinions in connection with Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs), gift and estate planning, disputes and damages. Mr. Konicki has been involved in such diverse industries as construction, oil and gas, technology, healthcare services and equipment, financial services, and utilities industries.
Prior to joining Statesman Business Advisors, LLC Erik lead the Forensic, Valuation and Litigation Support practice at Briggs & Veselka, Co. and the B&V Capital Advisors subsidiary. Erik is also a past Director of Forensic, Valuation and Litigation Support with Prather Kalman, P.C., primarily working with closely held businesses and ESOPs. He has taught as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Houston – Downtown lecturing the Business Planning for Owners and Professionals Course in the Insurance and Risk Management department. Erik also has successful experience as an Investment Officer, Portfolio Manager, and Research Director for a trust company with over $800 million of assets under management and provided customized financial advisory services for individuals, families, estates, trusts, and institutions.
Erik currently serves as President of the Commercial Finance Association – Houston and is also involved in numerous other professional associations. He earned a Bachelor’s of Business Administration – degree as a Finance major from the University of Houston and a Masters of Business Administration degree with a concentration in Finance from the University of St. Thomas. Erik is registered with FINRA and has completed the Series 79 and 63.
Erik is also active in the community, contributing time to the UH Bauer College of Business and UST Cameron School of Business, as well as volunteering with the Houston Live Stock Show and Rodeo and as a volunteer reader for Sight into Sound.