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Auditing expert witnesses practice in a variety of fields, including financial auditing, internal auditing, forensic auditing, information systems auditing, and operational auditing. Some of the most common specialties among auditing expert witnesses also include compliance audits, tax audits, environmental audits, technology audits, and construction audits. They can opine on the effects of fraud detection, regulatory compliance, accuracy of financial reporting, risk management strategies, and corporate governance issues.

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Christian Dale Tregillis, ABV, CFF, CLP, CPAView profile

ID: 62047

Mr. Christian Dale Tregillis, ABV, CFF, CLP, CPA

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California

Mr. Christian Dale Tregillis has 33 years of experience in Forensic Accounting. He earned his BA in Economics from Occidental College and his MBA in Accounting and Finance from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Today, this expert is certified in Financial Forensics by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Accredited in Business Valuation by the American...

Energy and Petroleum Expert WitnessView profile

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Energy and Petroleum Expert Witness

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Texas

This expert has been working in the petroleum industry for over 40 years. He has worked for numerous petroleum and energy firms in a variety of capacities, from production and drilling accountant and oil and gas accountant to senior internal auditor, control analyst, audit manager, and senior staff auditor. Awarded the honor of Fellow of the American College of Forensic Examiners, he holds a...

Brian James Bergmark, CPA, MBAView profile

ID: 69620

Mr. Brian James Bergmark, CPA, MBA

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California

Mr. Brian James Bergmark has over 36 years of experience in Accounting, Forensic Accounting, and Business Valuation. He earned his BS in Economics from the University of California Los Angeles and his MBA in Finance from San Diego State University. Today, this expert is certified as a Business Valuation by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Formerly, this expert held roles as...

Tax Accounting Expert WitnessView profile

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Tax Accounting Expert Witness

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Michigan

This expert earned her BA in Accounting from Baker College and her JD from Thomas M. Cooley Law School. She also earned an LLM in Taxation at Thomas M. Cooley Law School. This expert is certified as a Public Accountant and Fraud Examiner. In addition, she is a licensed attorney in the state of Michigan. She is active in her field as a member of several associations including the American...

Kathy M Denson, CFE, CFF, CPAView profile

ID: 138200

Ms. Kathy M Denson, CFE, CFF, CPA

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Colorado

Ms. Kathy M Denson has 37 years of experience in Accounting with expertise in Forensic and Damage Accounting. She earned her BA in Business from Northeastern Illinois University. Today, this expert is certified as a Fraud Examiner by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and in Financial Forensics, and licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in the states, Colorado and Illinois....

Accounting and Auditing Expert WitnessView profile

E-009173

Accounting and Auditing Expert Witness

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Florida

This Certified Public Accountant has a wealth of experience in accounting matters, business valuation, and audits. He earned his MBA from Columbia University and served for many years as a Managing Partner at Arthur Young & Company. He has served as a forensic accountant since 1980.

Daniel Lambert Selby, CFF, CPA, CVA, MBAView profile

ID: 140659

Mr. Daniel Lambert Selby, CFF, CPA, CVA, MBA

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West Virginia

Mr. Daniel L. Selby has over 45 years of experience in Business and Finance. He earned his BA from Otterbein University and his MBA from West Virginia University. Today, this expert is a Certified Valuation Analyst by the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts and a Certified Public Accountant in the state of West Virginia. Formerly, this expert served as an Adjunct Professor at...

Forensic Accounting and Auditing Expert WitnessView profile

E-459104

Forensic Accounting and Auditing Expert Witness

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New York

This highly-qualified expert has nearly 20 years of experience as a forensic accountant and auditor, with extensive experience in information technology, information systems, fraud, and damages. He received his BS in computer science from New York University before earning his MS in accounting from Pace University. This expert is certified as a public accountant, an information technology...

Mark Lawrence GuilfordView profile

ID: 204230

Mr. Mark Lawrence Guilford

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Colorado

Mr. Mark L. Guilford has over 19 years of experience in the fields of Statistics, Finance and Data Analytics. He earned his BS in Finance from the University of Colorado Boulder. Formerly, this expert served as Vice President, and Principal at Headwaters MB, LLC, and held multiple positions at Newmont Corporation including as a Senior Manager and Finance and Strategy Manager. He also served as...

Kyle Don Jacobson, CPAView profile

ID: 320457

Mr. Kyle Don Jacobson, CPA

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Colorado

Mr. Kyle D Jacobson has 38 years of experience in the field of Accounting. He earned his BS in Business Administration and Accounting from San Diego State University and today, he is a Certified Public Account in the State of Wyoming and the State of California. Formerly, this expert served as a Financial Analyst at the Federal Farm Credit Banks Funding Corporation and as a Consultant at Karraker...

Gregory J. Cowhey, ASA, CVA, MBAView profile

ID: 629380

Mr. Gregory J. Cowhey, ASA, CVA, MBA

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Pennsylvania

Mr. Gregory J. Cowhey has 39 years of experience in the field of Finance. He earned both his BS in Finance in Marketing and his MBA with an emphasis in Accounting and Finance from La Salle University. Today, this expert is an Accredited Senior Appraiser in Business Valuation through the American Society of Appraisers and a Certified Valuation Analyst through the National Association of Certified...

Holly S Sharp, CFE, CPAView profile

ID: 698349

Mrs. Holly S Sharp, CFE, CPA

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Louisiana

Holly Sharp has 40 years of experience in the field of Accounting and Forensic Services. She earned her BS in Business Management from Tulane University and her MS in Tax Accounting from the University of New Orleans. Today, this expert is a Certified Public Accountant, a Certified Fraud Examiner, and also Certified in Financial Forensics. Currently, this expert is a Shareholder and the Director...

John Edward Seright, CPAView profile

ID: 6214850

Mr. John Edward Seright, CPA

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Texas

Mr. John E. Seright has over 38 years of experience in Accounting and Tax Law. He earned his BBA in Accounting from Texas Tech University and his MS in Accounting from Texas Tech University. Today, this expert is a Certified Public Accountant and Accredited Business Valuator by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Formerly, this expert served as a Financial Advisor at 1st...

Juli Marie SaitzView profile

ID: 6278199

Ms. Juli Marie Saitz

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New York

Ms. Juli M. Saitz has 25 years of experience in Forensic Analysis and Forensic Accounting. She earned her BS in Accounting from New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business. Today, this expert is certified as an Accredited Business Valuation. Formerly, this expert served as the Senior Managing Director at Ankura Consulting Group, as the Managing Director and as the Director at FTI...

James Anthony Stavros, CFF, CPA, MBAView profile

ID: 6278856

Mr. James Anthony Stavros, CFF, CPA, MBA

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New Jersey

Mr. James Anthony Stavros has 38 years of experience in Economics. He earned his BS in Business Administration from Widener University and his MBA from Rider University. Today, this expert is Certified in Financial Forensics by the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants and licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in Pennsylvania. Formerly, this expert served as the...

James Taylor Schmid, ABV, CFF, CPAView profile

ID: 6328744

Mr. James Taylor Schmid, ABV, CFF, CPA

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Michigan

Mr. James T. Schmid has over 23 years of experience in the fields of Accounting, Business Valuation, and Fraud. He earned his BS in Engineering from Oakland University and his MBA in Accounting and Finance from Ross School of Business. Today, this expert is Accredited in Business Valuation and Certified in Financial Forensics by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and is a...

Barbara C. Luna, CFE, CPA, CVA, PhDView profile

ID: 6405938

Dr. Barbara C. Luna, CFE, CPA, CVA, PhD

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California

Dr. Barbara C. Luna has () years of experience in Accounting and Litigation. She earned her BA in Physics from Wellesley College, her MS, and Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics from Harvard University. Today, this expert is a Certified Public Accountant by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, a Certified Fraud Examiner by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and a Certified...

Jeremy Christopher Harkness, CPAView profile

ID: 6578685

Mr. Jeremy Christopher Harkness, CPA

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Colorado

Mr. Jeremy C. Harkness has 18 years of experience in Accounting and Litigation Support. He earned his degree from Regis University and is licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Colorado. Formerly, this expert was a Litigation Support Manager at Causey Demgen and Moore, PC. Currently, he is the Director of Litigation Consulting at Causey Demgen and Moore, PC.

David Alan Kennedy, CPAView profile

ID: 6669679

Mr. David Alan Kennedy, CPA

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Georgia

Mr. David A. Kennedy has 35 years of experience in the field of Intellectual Property Valuation and Forensic Accounting. He earned his BBA in Accounting from the University of Georgia. Today, this expert is licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Georgia. Formerly, he held roles as Chief Executive Officer of U.S. Ethernet Innovations, LLC, and as the Vice President at Peterson...

Peter Macrae Mazonas, CPAView profile

ID: 6670132

Mr. Peter Macrae Mazonas, CPA

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California

Mr. Peter Macrae Mazonas has 50 years of experience in Accounting. He earned his BS in Chemistry and Political Science from San Francisco State University and his MBA in International Business and Trade and Tax Law from San Francisco State University. Today, this expert is certified as a Chartered Global Management Accountant by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants/ Chartered...

Auditing Expert Witness FAQs

What is the role of an auditing expert witness in a legal case?

An auditing expert witness provides insight into financial records, accounting standards, and audit procedures. They can testify on matters like fraud detection, internal controls, and compliance.

What types of cases might require an auditing expert witness?

Cases involving financial disputes, fraud allegations, bankruptcy proceedings, or regulatory compliance often benefit from the expertise of an auditing expert witness.

Are there subspecialties within the field of auditing that an expert witness might focus on?

Yes, some auditing experts specialize in areas such as forensic auditing, tax auditing, internal auditing, or information systems auditing.

How can an auditing expert witness assist in a corporate fraud case?

In corporate fraud cases, an auditing expert can analyze financial statements for irregularities, assess internal controls for weaknesses, and provide testimony on their findings.

Why is it important to have an auditing expert witness who is familiar with Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS)?

Familiarity with GAAS ensures the expert can effectively evaluate whether proper audit procedures were followed and if financial statements are accurate and fair.

How does Expert Institute select its Auditing expert witnesses?

Expert Institute offers a personalized approach to help you find the highest quality experts. We source actively-practicing professionals who match all your requirements for specialty areas, work experience, litigation history, fee range, certifications, location, and more.

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