Borrowman Baker

Borrowman Baker is the nationwide leader in recruitment of business valuation and litigation support professionals. Our understanding of the challenges facing today’s practices brings unique value to those we serve.

Our clients include independent, freestanding BV/LS practices as well as those which are part of CPA or other consulting firms. They range in size from single-office practices in smaller markets to those with a large, national platform. We are the only recruiting firm serving the BV/LS profession to publish studies of compensation and practice management metrics for the industry, such as the Borrowman Baker BV Benchmark Survey.

We are regularly retained to handle some of the most challenging recruiting assignments for practices across the country. Why not put our expertise to work for you?

Our Team

About Us
John Borrowman

John Borrowman has been recruiting in the business valuation/ litigation support profession before BV/LS was cool. He regularly helps employers and rising professionals make more informed choices. His perspective is the result of over 20 years spent recruiting exclusively in this unique profession.  John’s high integrity and rigorous attention to detail produce the best possible result for those he serves.

He has been a presenter at national valuation conferences for ASA, AICPA and NACVA. He has delivered webinars on the subject of hiring and retention for NACVA and Practice Builder Academy. He is an Affiliate Member of ASA, and active in the Nashville Chapter. John holds the CPC (Certified Personnel Consultant) designation from the National Association of Personnel Services.

A long-time volunteer reader and describer with Houston Taping for the Blind, John’s work enabled blind patrons of stage plays, musicals and even the Houston Rodeo to enjoy live performances. You can hear his voice on books checked out through the Library of Congress Talking Book Program. He also served on the National Board of Directors of Screen Actors Guild.

Sarah Lafon
Sarah Lafon

Sarah Lafon brings a work ethic of integrity and quality service to Borrowman Baker. She welcomes the challenge of assisting candidates in discovering and pursuing new opportunities.  Sarah has over ten years of experience in providing excellent customer service to clients in a variety of industries and positions.  She believes in building relationships based on trust and goodwill, where all parties benefit from the process. Sarah also holds the CPC (Certified Personnel Consultant) designation from the National Association of Personnel Services, making Borrowman Baker the only BV/LS recruiting firm to meet this rigorous standard.

Prior to joining Borrowman Baker, Sarah worked as a high-level Worker’s Compensation adjuster with Specialty Risk Services and CMI.  In that role she handled litigated files, conducted interviews and file reviews, completed carrier reporting, oversaw the assignments of subrogation and private investigation, and pursued timely claim closure on all files.   In 2012, Sarah began handling recruiting duties for the Hinkle Group.   

Sarah moved to Nashville in 1999 to pursue a music career in singing/songwriting, and completed a CD in 2000. She continues to sing on the worship team at church and does some occasional recording studio work.  Sarah is also passionate about preparing tasty healthy meals, researching new recipes, and entering cooking contests.  She is a wife and mother to two young daughters, who are a joy to their parents.    

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