Provides Opinion & Testimony In:
Forensic Accounting, Damage analysis, Breach of Contract, Underreporting of Sales, Divorce Engagements, Economic Losses, Fraud Examiner, Financial Statements, Tax Returns, Risk Management,
Expert is the founder and principal of a forensic and advisory company based in Arlington, Virginia. She has over 25 years of diversified experience in public, corporate, non-profit accounting and litigation consulting. Expert specialize in forensic accounting and damages analysis. She has advised counsel and clients on a variety of damages issues related to breach of contract, lost profits, divorce engagements, embezzlements, fraud investigations and other white collar crimes.. Prior to that, she served as a Senior Forensic Accountant at a prestigious law firm in Washington, D.C. There, she worked with the Franchise and Distribution practice group analyzing and writing reports on underreporting of sales and actively assists lawyers in all aspects of their cases.
In addition to being a licensed CPA, Expert is also a certified fraud examiner (CFE). A significant portion of her work has involved the forensic analysis of financial statements, tax returns, and other accounting records. She also has extensive experience in business valuation, exit planning and mergers & acquisitions.
Executive Masters in Forensic Accounting, 2014
University of Charleston, Charleston, WV
Bachelor of Science in Accounting, 1989
George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
2007 to Present: Managing Member
Expert Owned LLC, Arlington, VA
2006 to 2007: Forensic Accountant
Gray, Plant, Mooty, Washington, DC
2004 to 2006: Controller
Outsource Partners International, Dulles, VA
CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Licensed in California and Virginia
Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA)
National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA)
Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF)
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
Association of Certified Fraud Examiner
Certified Exit Planning Advisor (CEPA)
Exit Planning Institute
Virginia Licensed Private Investigator
Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Member, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)
Member, National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA)
Economic analysis related to marital dissolution, including marital estate valuations, valuations of closely held businesses and professional practices, stock options, and income available for support.
Economic analysis of damages in personal injury, wrongful termination and lost business profits claims.
Business valuations for mergers and acquisitions (M&A), marital dissolution and dissenting shareholder actions.
Economic analysis of damages for insurance companies in business interruption loss cases.
Economic damages resulting from fraudulent white-collar crime investigations in organizations and medical practices.
Open-source intelligence gathering on individuals and business background investigations.
Financial statement fraud.