Statistician Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

IRS Audit, Project Management, Application Programming, Requirements Analysis, Systems Analysis, Design, System Sales, Technical Support, Database Administration, Network Installation, Quality Assurance Testing, System Implementation, Classroom Training,

Expert No. 3603

Professional Experience Summary

Extensive and diversified financial, IT and business management experience in the Private, Public and Non-Profit sectors, including accounting, auditing, taxation, executive management and IT consulting. Domestic and International clients.

IT Experience Summary

  • Project Management
  • Application Programming   
  • Requirements Analysis
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • System Sales
  • Technical Support
  • Database Administration
  • Network Installation
  • Quality Assurance Testing
  • System Implementation
  • Classroom Training
  • IT Audit and Audit Oversight   
  • System Documentation
  • Systems Programming
  • GAO FISCAM Reviews
  • GISRA and FISMA Reports
  • NIST 800-26 Reviews
  • CIO Surveys
  • PC Hardware Repair
  • Disaster Recovery Planning


The Thomas Jefferson School of Law
San Diego, CA (2011 – Currently In Process)
CPE Certificate of Completion   
Brazilian Taxation and Investment Course

Master of Science Degree, Computer Science
The Johns Hopkins University,
Whiting School of Engineering
Partial Completion

Bachelor of Science Degree, Computer Science
American Institute for Computer Sciences
McGraw-Hill/NRI, Inc., Washington, D.C.
Diploma in Microcomputer Electronics With Highest Honors

LLM Taxation, The University of Baltimore
School of Law
Bachelor of Science Degree, Business Management
Major in Accounting
The University of Maryland, College Park, MD

Professional Status

Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Florida and Maryland
Virginia and Connecticut (license not currently active)

AICPA Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP)

Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM)

Certified Novell Netware (LAN) Administrator (CNA)

Certified Financial Planner (CFP)

SEC Registered Investment Advisor (RIA)

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)    

Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)
Currently Preparing for 2012 CIA Examination.

Professional Memberships

American Institute of CPA’s (AICPA)

Florida Institute of CPA’s (FICPA)

Association of Government Accountants (AGA)

IEEE Computer Society (IEEE)

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)
Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA)

Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)

Florida School Finance Officers Association (FSFOA)

Association of Local Government Auditors (ALGA)

Florida Association of School Business Officials (FASBO)
Association of College and University Auditors (ACUA)

Orlando Chapter – FBI InfraGard

Information Systems Security Association (ISSA)

Employment History

A University   
April 2011 to Present
Adjunct Faculty – Part Time Professor
Business, Accounting, Taxation, Computer Science

CPA Professional LLC
Orlando, Florida
January 2010 to Present
Owner and President
Full Service Accounting, Auditing, Taxation, Personal Financial Planning, Payroll, and IT Security Consulting.       

Intuit, Inc. – Turbo Tax
Ask a Tax Expert/Live Tax Advice – Seasonal Tax Advisor               
Orlando, Florida
November 2009 – April 2010
Five Month Employment Contract
Ernst & Young, LLP
Senior IT Auditor
Washington, DC and Baltimore, Maryland
March 2009 – July 2009 (Contract Employment)
Plan and Perform GAO FISCAM work for 2009 CFO Act Audit of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Medicare and Medicaid Insurance Programs. Held interim HHS Security Clearance.

Wise Owl Tutoring
Financial Accounting Instructor
Winter Park, Florida
June 2008 – February 2009

University of Central Florida
IT Audit Manager,  2007 – 2008
Orlando, Florida, $1 billion annual budget
6th Largest Public University in the United States
Responsible for all IT Audits, Annual IT Risk Assessment, Liaison with CIO, Information Security Officer, External Auditors, Legal and Regulatory Compliance. Reported directly to Executive Director of Internal Audit and University Audit Committee as needed.           
Osceola County School District
Director (Coordinator) of Internal Audit
Kissimmee, Florida, $800 million annual budget
2005 – 2007 (1 Year Employment Contract – Renewable)
Established professional Internal Audit function and related Audit Committee.  Planned, supervised or performed complex financial, operational and IT audits.  Serve as official liaison to all external auditors.  Reported to School Board three times per month in televised public meetings.

Travel Holdings, Inc. (international travel broker)
Audit Coordinator (short-term contract)
Altamonte Springs, Florida
Supervised 6 Domestic and International Financial Audits

L.F. Harris and Associates, CPA’s
Audit Manager
Orlando, Florida
2004 – 2005
Performed Local Government and Non-Profit Financial Audits, Assisted with Start Up of Federal Government Contracting Practice

U.S. Treasury Department, Office of Inspector General
Washington, DC, 2002 – 2004
IT Audit Manager GS 14-511
Top Secret Security Clearance Awarded December 2002
-Planned and Performed IT Audit of Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, Seized Property Office.
-Performed Comprehensive IT Audit Oversight and Quality Assurance for U.S. Customs Service.
-Served as Primary Liaison for GAO’s Annual Review of Treasury OIG’s IT Audit Work for FY2002.
-Rendered Technical Assistance to other Treasury OIG Audit Projects as Needed.
-Served as Acting IT Audit Director during Temporary Re-Assignment of Direct Supervisor.
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Office of Inspector General (founding member)
Washington, DC, 2003
Senior IT Auditor, GS 13-511
Top Secret Security Clearance
-Participated in Numerous Start Up and Planning Activities for new DHS IT Audit function.
-Supervised DHS Consolidated Audit Issues Follow Up Database Creation Project.
-Provided Technical Assistance for DHS OIG Time and CPE Tracking Database Project.
-Performed FISMA Security Reviews for FY2003.
(Coast Guard, Secret Service, INS, FEMA, TSA)

Schreiner, Legge & Company, CPA’s, Springfield, VA   
 (fixed-term seasonal employment contract)
Senior Tax Accountant, 2002 Tax SeasonCCH ProSystem 1040, VA, MD, 1065, 1120, 1120S, 990

Cox & Associates, CPA’s
Washington, DC
Senior Manager, Assistant Project Director
Federal Government Audit Contract, USDA
2001 (fixed-term consulting contract)
-Planned and Performed all aspects of IT and Financial Audit of USDA/Bank of America Credit Card Programs.  $1.5 Million in Dispute.
-Supervised Team of 6 Audit Professionals and Administrative Support Persons.
-Performed Extensive IT Audit Work at the USDA National Finance Center in New Orleans, LA.

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority WMATA, Metro
Washington, DC
Senior Financial Systems Analyst
2000 – 2001
-Provided Comprehensive Technical Support for all  Mainframe, Client Server, and Web Based Business Systems and Data Warehouses.
-Developed Client Server Grant Accounting System in MS Access 2000 and MS Visual BASIC.
-Performed Other Special IT Projects, such as Infrastructure Upgrade Planning as needed.

The Discovery Channel
Bethesda, MD
Financial Systems Support Manager
1999 – 2000 (fixed-term consulting contract)
-Supported all Accounting, Budgeting and Tax Systems.
-Interfaced with Network, Database and Hardware Experts, Internal and External, on a daily basis.
-Participated in SAP 4.6 Conversion and Roll Out.
-Designed and Programmed Custom System Interfaces.
-Managed all Financial Systems Security Issues.
-Managed Year 2000 Compliance Testing and Disaster Planning for all Financial Systems.

McLean, VA
Senior Tax Accountant, (Hourly Support Contract)
1999 Tax Season

American Management Systems, AMS, Fairfax, VA
Senior Systems Analyst, Federal Financial System
U.S. State Department
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

CDSI, Rockville, MD
Project Manager
COTS Integration Project with CACI
U.S. Department of Education
Export Import Bank, 1997

Price Waterhouse, LLC, Arlington, VA
Office of Government Services
Principal Consultant
U.S. Department of Education
Worked on DEIS I Projects.  1995 – 1996

CDSI, Rockville, MD
Senior Programmer, Design Analyst
Developed Client-Server Federal Government Accounting System with IEF CASE Tool.
1994 – 1995


University of Central Florida
Orlando, Florida
29th Annual Accounting Conference
24 CPE Hours
Accounting, Auditing, Taxation, SEC, IFRS, Estate Planning, Professional Ethics.

Ernst & Young, LLP
Federal Government Annual Update
Washington, DC
April 2009

Auditing Networks, Systems and Perimeters – AUD507
Jacksonville, FL

CanAudit, Inc.
Network Penetration Testing
Minneapolis, MN

MIS Training Institute
Intermediate IT Auditing
Orlando, FL

MIS Training Institute
Fraud Auditing Boot Camp
Orlando, FL

MIS Training Institute
Framework for Information Security
Dallas, TX – IRS Office
CanAudit, Inc.
IT Audit and Security Boot Camp
Fairfax, VA

IGATI (Inspector General Auditor Training Institute)
Basic and Advanced IT Auditing
Arlington, VA
ISACA (Information Systems Audit and Control Association)
IT Auditing
Baltimore, MD
Advanced MS Access, Advanced Paradox
Washington, DC

SAP America
SAP Core Financial Modules
Philadelphia, PA
USDA Graduate School
UNIX, Oracle SQL, Advanced MS Visual BASIC Programming, Borland Delphi Programming
Washington, DC
1997 – 1998

Price Waterhouse, LLP
Power Builder 5.0 Developer Training
Falls Church, VA

Montgomery College
COBOL Programming, IBM 370 Assembly Language
Intel 8086 Assembly Language, Pascal Programming
Data Structures, Intermediate MS Visual BASIC Programming
Rockville, MD
1995 – 1996

Foreign Languages

French (advanced)
Spanish, German, Italian (conversational)
Russian, Portuguese (basic)
Mandarin Chinese, Lithuanian (trace)

Extensive Foreign Travel Experience.

Interviewed by The United Nations in New York City, and Geneva, Switzerland in 1998.


FOX 35 News, WOFL
Orlando, Florida
Regular Income Tax and Personal Financial Planning Guest Commentator.

Consistently Rated as OUTSTANDING in Verbal and Written Communication Skills, Organization Skills, and Interpersonal Skills, in Annual Performance Evaluations


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