Expertise DescriptionI have more than 25 years experience in the field of Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination. My experience includes assistance to counsel in litigation strategy and quantification of damages. My areas of expertise include internal and external fraud examination, CPA malpractice, fraud prevention consulting and training, financial auditing and forensic accounting, and tax planning and compliance. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.
Areas of Expertise
My expert witness experience includes: fraudulent inducement to purchase the business through material misrepresentations of the finance condition of the business – conducted examination of the company's financial records; management of fraud examination of embezzlement by information technology director of the company; alleged corrupted payments by state government and local city alderman to several real estate developers / contractors; missing inventory in debtor possession; conduct of fraud examination of tribal officials, employees, contractors, and vendors; due diligence examination of an international gaming machine vendor; investigation of embezzlement of an accountant of a subsidiary of a large company; investigation of a potential casino licensee's financial affairs for awarding of a major casino license; preparation of tax return refunds where records were damaged in fire; failure to report all income of company; major health care insurer in an employee false provider scheme.
My consulting services include: assurances services practice; audits of many large publicly held companies, concentrating in health care, oil and gas and agriculture industries.
|Master||Criminal Justice||Boston University|
|Bachelor of Arts||Accounting||Aurora University|
|Accounting and Business Studies||DePaul University|
|Accounting and Business Studies||University of Illinois|
|Certified Public Accountant|
|Certified Fraud Examiner|
|Association of Certified Fraud Examiners|
|Certified in Financial Forensics|
|American Institute of Certified Public Accountants|
|Registered Public Accountant|
|Licensed Certified Public Accountant – Iowa|
Awards & Affiliation
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases