Expertise DescriptionI have more than 25 years of experience in forensic accounting and consulting. My expertise includes forensic and investigative accounting, corporate due diligence, interim and turnaround management, consultation on internal auditing issues, and evaluations of corporate governance. I have over 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.
Areas of Expertise
My expert witness experience includes: entertainment accounting; calculation of financial damages; fraud, alter ego, and accounting malpractice; damages asserted in product liability resulting wrongful death; tracing; accounting matters issues, piercing the veil; shareholder derivative suit, inventory fraud; damages asserted in versus bicycle accident; damage calculations arising from early contact; broker / dealer accounting and inventory valuation; evaluated claimed losses for copyright infringement; accounting consultant to identify inconsistencies regarding business process and procedures; construction; delay claim calculation; forensic accounting in several family law matters; forensic accounting regarding partition of interests in real property.
My consulting experience includes: Instructor / Lecturer in business internal control, communications, corporate governance and fraud; Business valuations in numerous industries; financial due diligence in a public relations firm; calculated lost profits for electronics wholesaler; conducted due diligence for possible equity or debt investments and modeled financial results; preparation analysis of cash flow available for support, tracing of property assets.
I have extensive lost profits and valuation experience. In my work as a forensic accountant (and Certified Public Accountant, Certified in Financial Forensics, Chartered Global Management Accountant and a Certified Valuation Analyst) I have dealt with numerous clients regarding lost profits and various elements of business valuation. I have significant experience at deposition and expert witness testimony.
My corporate governance experience is both as a consultant to and as a Board of Director of not-for-profit entities and several small private businesses. In my work as a Board of Director member of not-for-profit entities and several small private businesses and as forensic accountant (and Certified Public Accountant, Certified in Financial Forensics, Chartered Global Management Accountant and a Certified Valuation Analyst) I have dealt with numerous issues related to a breach of fiduciary duties and putting policies in place to prevent same. I also have significant experience at deposition and expert witness testimony.
I am a forensic accountant with significant experience at deposition and expert witness testimony. Additionally, I have worked on numerous fraud investigations.
|B.S.||Business Administration||University of Southern California|
|M.B.A.||University of Southern California|
|Certified Public Accountant|
|State of California|
|Certified in Financial Forensics|
|Certified Valuation Analyst|
|Certified Management Accountant|
|Certified Internal Auditor|
Awards & Affiliation
National Association for Business Economics
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases