Speakers

Managing Director, Crowe LLP
Kellie Adkins, Managing Director at Crowe LLP, has 16 years of business/intangible asset valuation experience. Kellie has managed and conducted valuation engagements for the purposes of mergers and... More
Director, TM Financial Forensics
Whitney Zimmerman Alary is a Director in the Los Angeles office of TM Financial Forensics, LLC, and she has consulted on numerous matters involving economic damages, forensic accounting, and business... More
Owner, Alerding Consulting, LLC
R James "Jim" Alerding, CPA/ABV, ASA Owner, Alerding Consulting, LLC Former member of the AICPA BV Committee Inductee in the AICPA BV Hall of Fame Coauthor of VS 100 (SSVS#1) (Valuation of a Business... More
Manager-in-Charge, Anthem Forensics
Jennifer A. Allen is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Nevada, Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV), and a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). Ms. Allen is actively involved with the community of... More
Partner, Hemming Morse, LLP
Travis Armstrong is a partner in the Forensic and Financial Consulting Services Group at Hemming Morse. He assists clients on cases in the areas of securities litigation, economic damages and the... More
Managing Director, Alvarez & Marsal Valuation Services, LLC
Neil is a Managing Director with Alvarez & Marsal Valuation Services, LLC. Previously, he was the Global Lead of Complex Valuation with Grant Thornton LLP. He has over 25 years of experience... More
Partner, Caldwell, Propst & DeLoach, LLP
I have practiced in Atlanta for 41 years. I handle Trust and Estate disputes, business litigation, and family law. I have tried several hundred jury trial cases. I have handled over 60 cases in the... More
Vice President, Mercer Capital
Karolina Calhoun, CPA/ABV/CFF with Mercer Capital, has been involved with hundreds of valuation and litigation support engagements in a diverse range of industries on local, national and... More
Principal, PYA
Partner, Quarles & Brady LLP
Michael S. Catlett is a partner and trial and appellate litigator at Quarles & Brady. He assists his clients in prosecuting and defending complex litigation matters in state and federal courts... More
Principal, Clifton Larsen Allen
Travis Chamberlain is a principal with CliftonLarsonAllen LLP and has approximately 20 years of experience in providing valuation, forensic accounting, and financial modeling services to a variety of... More
Professional Athlete, WNBA Alanta Dream
Layshia is an All Star point guard for the Atlanta Dream of the WNBA. Having played in all 34 WNBA games in the 2017 season, Layshia has been a champion both on and off the court. She is an outspoken... More
Partner, Baker Hostetler LLP
Casie Collignon is a partner in the Denver office of the national law firm of Baker & Hostetler LLP. Named a 2016 'Colorado Lawyer of the Year' by Law Week Colorado, Casie has achieved... More
Partner, Wipfli LLP
Lisa Cribben leads Wipfli’s valuation services group and has worked with companies all over the United States with their valuation and business sale and purchase transaction needs. Lisa has worked in... More
Member in Charge of Valuation Services, Forensic Strategic Solutions, LLC
WILLIAM C. DAMEWORTH CPA, ABV, CVA, MAFF, CFF Position and Experience William C. Dameworth is a managing member and the member in charge of valuation services at Forensic Strategic Solutions, LLC. A... More
Director, PwC
Michelle has over twelve years of experience helping companies prepare for, respond to, and emerge stronger from unplanned events. Michelle leads teams in conducting forensic accounting... More
Partner, WithumSmith+Brown, PC
Managing Principal, CliftonLarsonAllen LLP
Randie Dial has more than 20 years of experience in providing valuation, forensic accounting and financial modeling services to a variety of publicly-traded and privately-held companies. He performs... More
Assistant Regional Director, Enforcement, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Peter Diskin, Assistant Regional Director, Enforcement SEC, Atlanta Regional Office Mr. Diskin joined the SEC in August 2000, and is currently an Assistant Regional Director for the Enforcement... More
Partner, Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP
David is a partner in Baker Tilly's Forensic, Litigation & Valuation Services group where he specializes in working on complex litigation services, forensic accounting and valuation services... More
Executive Director, Global Valuations, Harvest Investments
Susan O. DuRoss Executive Director, Global Valuations Harvest Investments Susan DuRoss oversees global valuations at Harvest Investments. She ensures that all Harvest prices and levels are derived in... More
Partner, Valuation Services, Grant Thornton LLP
Mark is a partner in the valuation services practice of Grant Thornton LLP and serves as the Practice Leader for the Mid-South Region. Prior to joining Grant Thornton, Mark spent over 13 years... More
Manager, Investigations, ALBERTA SECURITIES COMMISSION
As the Manager, Investigations, David Elzinga leads a team of skilled investigators at the Alberta Securities Commission conducting investigations into fraud, illegal distribution and other breaches... More
Associate, Stout Risius Ross, Inc.
Daniel is an Associate within Stout’s Valuation Advisory group in the firm’s Los Angeles office. He has extensive experience providing a broad range of valuation and financial advisory services for... More
Managing Director, BRG
Mike Fahlman advises clients, including legal counsel, boards of directors, and executive management, with complex commercial litigation, economic damages, valuation, dispute resolution,... More
Head of Cybersecurity, FTI Consulting. Inc.
President, Filler & Associates
Mark G. Filler, CPA/ABV, CBA, AM, CVA leads Filler & Associates' Valuation, Litigation and Claims Support practice in Portland, Maine. During the past twenty-five years Mr. Filler has worked on 1... More
Managing Partner, XPAN Law Group, LLC
Jordan is a co-founder and managing partner of XPAN Law Group, LLC, a Women-Owned boutique law firm. She focuses her practice on international data privacy and cybersecurity and cross-border data... More
Partner, Freed Howard, LLC
Gary Stuart Freed is Managing Partner of Freed Howard LLC. For thirty-six (36) years he has resolved business disputes and been actively involved in the Georgia legal community. Gary focuses on... More
Sole Practitioner, Paul A. Garcia, P.A.
Mr. Garcia has practiced under the name of Paul A. Garcia, P.A. since 1985. The Firm provides financial, tax, consulting, and forensic/litigation support services to individuals, partnerships,... More
Partner, Withum
Carleen specializes in forensic accounting and litigation support. She has 20 years experience, with a focus in matrimonial litigation, and performs fraud investigations, business valuations, cash... More
Vice President, TM Financial Forensics
Bill Gladden is a Vice President of TM Financial Forensics, LLC. He was formerly a Director with Navigant Consulting and a Principal with Tucker Alan Inc. Mr. Gladden has consulted on matters related... More
Managing Director, BRG
Robert Glasser is a Managing Director in BRG's Consulting’s Business Insurance Claims practice and is based in New York. He is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified in... More
Executive Legal Editor, Business Valuation Resources (BVR)
Sylvia Golden is the executive legal editor at Business Valuation Resources. She researches and reviews recently decided valuation and damages cases and writes the monthly case law digests for BVLaw... More
Member/Principal, Gray Schrupp & Associates PLLC
Robert P. Gray, CPA/ABV/CFF, CGMA, CFE Mr. Gray can assist you with complex commercial litigation, forensic investigations, stakeholder disputes, matrimonial services, business valuations... More
Partner, PwC
Charles R. Hacker, Jr. is a Partner in the Forensics Services Advisory practice in the New York office of PricewaterhouseCoopers. He provides expert accounting services as well as auditing and... More
Chairman and CEO, ProBank Austin
Chris Hargrove - Chairman and CEO at ProBank Austin and is also the director of the Investment Banking Division. Chris is the President of Investment Bank Services, Inc., which is ProBank Austin’s... More
Senior Vice President, Mercer Capital
and private clients with fair value opinions and related assistance pertaining to goodwill and other intangible assets, stock-based compensation, and illiquid financial assets. Travis is a frequent... More
Partner, HSNO The Forensics Firm
Michael Haugen is a Partner in HSNO’s Phoenix office. Applied in the context of litigation support and commercial insurance claims, Mr. Haugen is a forensic accounting expert focused on delivering... More
CliftonLarsonAllen LLP
Bethany Hearn is a Principal at CliftonLarsonAllen, LLP and has almost 30 years of public accounting experience with the last 18 focused on providing valuation and forensic accounting services to... More
President, Hetherington Group
Cynthia Hetherington, MLS, MSM, CFE, CII is the founder and president of Hetherington Group, a consulting, publishing, and training firm that leads in due diligence, corporate intelligence, and cyber... More
Partner, Anders LLP
Thomas E. Hilton, MSF, CPA/ABV/CFF, CVA, CGMA is a partner in the Fraud, Forensic & Litigation Services Group at Anders LLP in St. Louis. He is an adjunct professor of forensic accounting at the... More
Managing Director, Financial Valuation Advisors
Jim Hitchner is managing director of Financial Valuation Advisors www.finvaluation.com and is president of The Financial Consulting Group www.gofcg.org. He is also CEO of Valuation Products and... More
Of Counsel, Jones, Skelton & Hochuli PLCFormer NFL Official
Ed Hochuli was born December 25, 1950 and is an attorney for the firm of Jones, Skelton & Hochuli, P.L.C. since 1983, and has been an American football official in the National Football League... More
Director, DHG
Alan Hodgson, a senior manager in DHG’s Valuation Services Group, has over ten years of experience in valuing domestic and international businesses, equity interests, intangible assets associated... More
Vice President, TM Financial Forensics
Ms. Hsiao is a Vice President at TM Financial Forensics. She has over 17 years of experience in business and litigation consulting. She specializes in matters involving economic damages and forensic... More
Senior Managing Director, Mr.
Manager, PwC
Davida Jones has over ten years’ experience providing forensic accounting services, litigation support, and business advisory services in PwC's Advisory practice. As a forensic services professional... More
Attorney, Kelley Wolter & Scott
Founder, KS Family Law
Randy Kessler is the founding partner of Kessler & Solomiany Family Law Attorneys, a 30 person family law firm in Atlanta and is the author of many family law books including Divorce: Protect... More
Principal, Blue & Co., LLC
Rob is a Principal in Blue & Co., LLC’s Business Valuation & Litigation Support Services Group. Blue is a regional accounting and advisory firm with offices in Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio. Rob... More
Partner, EisnerAmper, LLP
Hubert Klein is a Partner in the Forensic, Litigation and Valuation Services Group. With nearly 30 years of experience, Hubert is frequently called upon as a technical resource in various litigation... More
Director - Forensic Services, PwC
Janine Kovats is a Director in PwC"s Forensic Services Advisory practice in New York. Ms. Kovats has over 15 years of experience in assisting and advising clients and their external counsel on... More
Managing Director, Duff & Phelps
David Larsen is a managing director in the San Francisco office of Duff & Phelps and part of the Portfolio Valuation service line. He has more than 30 years of transaction and accounting... More
President, Anthem Forensics
Joseph L. Leauanae is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Nevada and Utah, has earned the Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF), Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP), and... More
Principal & National Practice Leader, Forensic Technology Services, Grant Thornton LLP
Johnny Lee is a forensic investigator, management consultant, and former attorney, specializing in data analytics, digital forensics, and electronic discovery in support of investigations, data... More
Sole Practitioner, Leggett, PLLC
K. Elaine Leggett, CPA/ABV/CFF, CFE, CGMA is the member/organizer of Leggett, PLLC in Wilmington, North Carolina. She has more than 20 years of experience and has served clients in a variety of... More
Partner, Ballard Spahr LLP
James A. Lodoen is a partner in the Minneapolis office of Ballard Spahr, LLP. Jim represents lenders, debtors, trustees, committees and buyers in bankruptcy cases, receiverships and workouts. He has... More
Partner, WithumSmith+Brown
Nicole D. Lyons is a Partner in the Litigation Services group of WithumSmith+Brown in Princeton, NJ. Prior to joining this company, she worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP in their Dispute,... More
Director, EisnerAmper LLP
Shaun F. Maloney is a Director in the firm’s Financial Advisory Services Group. With nearly 10 years of experience, Shaun specializes in valuing businesses and intangible business assets, and the... More
Retired Partner - Client Consultant, PwC
Ted Martens is a retired PwC Partner working under an extension to perform client consulting services in the Firm's Forensics practice. Ted joined the audit practice of the Firm in 1978 and was... More
Partner, Keiter
Harold G. Martin, Jr., CPA/ABV/CFF, ASA, CFE, is the partner-in-charge of the Valuation and Forensic Services Group for Keiter, a certified public accounting and consulting firm located in Richmond,... More
Partner, KPMG LLP
Sean is KPMG’s National Audit Leader for the Investment Management Practice responsible for the timely identification, development and dissemination of industry specific accounting and auditing... More
Chief Executive Officer, Mercer Capital
Z. Christopher Mercer is the founder and chief executive officer of Mercer Capital. Chris began his valuation career in the late 1970s. He has prepared, overseen, or contributed to more than a... More
Executive Director, Ernst & Young, LLP
Amanda Miller, Ph.D., serves as co-chair of the AICPA PE/VC task force, and also served as EY's representative to the AICPA "Cheap Stock" task force for the guide that was published in 2013. In... More
CEO, MG Valuation
Partner, Withum
William J. Morrison is a partner in the Paramus, NJ, office of WithumSmith+Brown, PC. He is a certified public accountant in New Jersey and Florida and is accredited in business valuation and... More
Professor, American Institute of AI
COGNITIVE (ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE) TRANSFORMATION EXPERT: AL (A.I.) NAQVI Professor Al (A.I.) Naqvi, the pioneer of the field of Enterprise Artificial Intelligence, developed the first and most... More
Partner, WithumSmith+Brown
Tony is a tax partner based in Withum’s Aspen, Colorado office and a licensed CPA in in the states of New Jersey and Colorado. He has twenty years of accounting and tax experience, including working... More
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National Managing Partner,FVS, Grant Thornton LLP
Bradley J. Preber National Managing Partner, Business Risk Services Grant Thornton LLP CPA, CFF, CFE, CCA, CGMA Brad is the National Managing Partner for Business Risk Services (“BRS”). BRS includes... More
Partner, Baker Hostetler LLP
Laurin Quiat tries complex legal disputes for clients in the areas of products liability, construction, commercial and family law. Understanding his clients' immediate needs and how those needs... More
Attorney, Law Offices of Bette Ellen Quiat
Partner, Hemming Morse LLP
Dan Ray is a Partner in the San Francisco office of Hemming Morse, LLP. Prior to joining Hemming Morse in 1995, Dan worked for another forensic accounting firm. Prior to that time, Dan served as a... More
Partner, Hemming Morse
Mr. Regan is a Partner at Hemming Morse, LLP in San Francisco. He has testified numerous times in federal and state courts as well as in arbitrations regarding economic damages. Greg is a CPA/CFF,... More
President/CEO/COO, Willamette Management Associates
Robert Reilly has been a firm managing director at Willamette Management Associates (WMA) for over 25 years. WMA is a business valuation, forensic analysis, and financial advisory services firm.... More
Senior Managing Director, Ankura Consulting
Steven E. Richards is a Senior Managing Director at Ankura Consulting Group located in Washington, DC. He has extensive litigation consulting, complex data analysis, forensic accounting and auditing... More
Senior Manager, PYA
Valerie Rock, CHC®, CPC® – Senior Manager, Healthcare Consulting Valerie serves as a senior manager on the Firm’s Compliance Advisory Services team, specializing in physician coding, reimbursement,... More
Managing Director, Duff & Phelps
Gary Roland joined Duff & Phelps in 2005. He is a managing director in the Philadelphia office and part of the Office of Professional Practice, which interacts with financial reporting standard... More
Senior Manager, AICPA
Dr. Jeff Scroggs, Senior Manager, oversees the AICPA's Financial Instruments initiative, providing leadership for the CVFI certification. He is passionate about blending negotiation and quant finance... More
Former Professional Hockey Player Global Business Manager , NCH Corp.
Scullion is the Global Lubrication Business Manager for NCH Corporation, where he leads multi-functional teams across the globe including Sales, Marketing, and Operations. From Dallas, Scullion also... More
Senior Accountant, Securities and Exchange Commission
Neal joined the SEC in July 1984, in its Division of Corporation Finance. In this role, he was responsible for the examination and analysis of domestic and foreign registration statements, periodic... More
Senior Manager, KPMG Forensic
Rohan Sethi, CPA, CA•IFA, CBV, CFF is a Senior Manager in the Toronto office and is part of KPMG's Forensic practice. Rohan has spent over 10 years specializing in the areas of accounting and... More
Member of Firm, Pashman Stein Walder Hayden
Member of Pashman Stein Walder Hayden, PC, Hackensack, New Jersey Former Judge of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Chancery Division, Family Part, Bergen County and Passaic County
Senior Manager, AICPA
Mark Smith is a senior manager in the AICPA’s Forensic and Valuation Services Section and based in Durham, NC. He is the AICPA’s liaison to the FVS Business Valuation Committee, participates on the... More
Psychologist, Lana M. Stern, Ph.D., PA
LANA M. STERN, PH.D , Licensed Psychologist, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Parent Coordinator and Florida Supreme Court Certified Mediator. She is an active and enthusiastic proponent of... More
Associate Director, PCAOB
Davis Taylor – Associate Director-Accountant, Division of Enforcement and Investigations, Public Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), Washington, DC. As an Associate Director-Accountant in the... More
Director of Valuation and Litigation Services, HBK Valuation Group LLC
Stacey Udell, is a Director of Valuation and Litigation Services in HBK Valuation Group. After working at a traditional public accounting firm for over twenty years, she now focuses all of her time... More
Regional Sales Manager and National LGBTQ Employee Resource Group Lead, Teva Pharmaceuticals
Brent is the Regional Sales Manager and Pride Employee Resource Group Lead at Teva Pharmaceuticals. As a member of You Can Play"s Board of Directors since 2016, Brent brings this history of... More
Principal - Transaction Services, Grant Thornton
Oksana Westerbeke is a Principal in Grant Thornton's Transaction Services practice. She is also a leader of the firm's National Complex Financial Instruments Group. Mrs. Westerbeke assists clients... More
Forensic Program Manager, Google Inc.
Aditya Yerramilli is the Forensics Program Manager for Global Ethics & Compliance at Google Inc, where he is responsible for leveraging data and transaction analytics, as well a forensic... More
Partner, Fox Rothschild
For more than 20 years, Catherine has focused her practice on debtor and creditor rights and the representation of Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 trustees in insolvency and bankruptcy matters. In 1999, the... More
Director, PwC
Lance Youts is a Director in PwC's Forensic Services practice and is based in Dallas, Texas. Mr. Youts provides investigative and forensic accounting services to help senior management and boards of... More
President, Health Capital Consultants
Todd A. Zigrang, MBA, MHA, FACHE, ASA, is the President of HEALTH CAPITAL CONSULTANTS (HCC), where he focuses on the areas of valuation and financial analysis for hospitals, physician practices, and... More
Managing Director, Acuitas, Inc.
Mark L. Zyla is a Managing Director of Acuitas, Inc. an Atlanta Georgia based valuation and litigation consultancy firm. Mark is the practice leader of the firm"s valuation practice. Mark received... More