Expertise DescriptionI have over 35 years experience as a forensic accountant with financial advisory services related to workouts and reorganizations, and financial due diligence for attorneys, lenders, creditors, shareholders and investors located nationwide. I have experience across a broad range of industries in circumstances including fraud, bankruptcy, receivership, and insolvency; fraud; bankruptcy, receivership, and insolvency. I have 25 years expert witness experience.
Areas of Expertise
My expert witness experience includes: economic damages; claims of fraud and violations of the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing; accounting and auditing; SEC registrant filed false and misleading financial statements containing material errors resulting from fraudulent accounts receivable and inventory;preparation of false and misleading statements and improper related party transactions; failure to property account for and disclose loan defaults; questionable asset valuation, primarily inventory; payment schemes, sources of deposits, and other unusual transactions; establishment of cash controls.
My consulting services include: the evaluation of borrowing base reports, the identification of ineligible collateral, implementation of forecasting system, analysis of methods and procedures to improve company's cash flow; Design, installation, and monitoring of cash management systems and procedures; evaluation of weekly cash receipts, disbursements and fund requirements; preparation of projected balance sheet; Comprehensive analysis of the company's accountant method to capitalize manufacturing overhead resulting in substantial income tax savings; recommendations regarding the integration of inventory and general ledger software packages; Evaluation of the adequacy of financial management's knowledge and understanding of company business and operations; discovery of weaknesses in internal control.
|B.S.||Accounting||San Diego State University|
Awards & Affiliation
Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases