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Robb Itkin, Esq. Simon Consulting LLC

Banking Expert Witness, Real Estate Expert Witness - Banking, Real Estate, Receiver, Trustee, Standard of Care, Financial, Underwriting, Lender Liability, CanLegal, Law, Fiduciary, Business, Operations, Management, Arbitration, Mediation, Risk, Broker, Transactions, Diligence, Professionals, Fiduciary, Malpractice, Interest Rate, Financing, Bankruptcy, Marijuana/Cannabis
Managing Director Robb Itkin has 30+ years experience in corporate turnarounds/restructurings, receiverships, law, finance, real estate, executive management, arbitration/mediation and as an expert witness, CRO, COO and General Counsel. Prior to joining Simon Consulting, Robb was a Senior Managing Director at the turnaround/restructuring firm MCA Financial Group, Ltd., and a partner at a national law firm where he represented corporations, real estate developers and lenders. He also held executive positions at Fortune 1000 and entrepreneurial companies and managed the legal functions of multi-billion dollar divisions of lenders CIT and Finova. Robb has worked extensively in structuring and negotiating complex transactions in real estate, M&A, capital markets and restructures ranging in size from $1 million to over $1 billion. He has managed significant receiverships involving operating companies, subdivisions, resorts, condominiums, HOAs, office, retail and industrial centers, lux...
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Danny F Dukes, CPA, MBA, CFE Danny F. Dukes and Associates, LLC

Alabama
Banking Expert Witness, Fraud Expert Witness - Forensic Accounting, Financial, Fraud Examinations, Internal Controls, Mortgage, Garnishments, Loan Workouts, Kiting, Credit Unions, Loss Calculations, Insurance, Investments, Mortgage Backed Securities, Municipal Bonds, Investment Banking, Mergers and Acquisitions, Consolidations, Bank Operations
Danny began his career as an internal auditor with Citizens & Southern National Bank. After 5 years in this role, he continued his career helping community financial institutions as internal auditor, controller and chief financial officer. As a consultant he has assisted community banks with investment management, asset liability management, investment banking, compliance issues, internal audit, bank operations, bank policies and general accepted accounting principles. He has assisted in a capital raise for de-novo banks. He has also served as a lead on the selection of data processing solutions and transition teams for mergers and acquisitions. Danny earned a Bachelor's of Business Administration degree from Mercer University in Macon, Georgia. He continued his academic pursuits while working full-time and earned a Master's of Business Administration degree in Accounting from Georgia College and State University in Milledgeville, Georgia. Danny became a Certified Public Accounta...
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Robb Itkin, Esq. Simon Consulting LLC

Phoenix, Arizona
Banking Expert Witness, Real Estate Expert Witness - Banking, Real Estate, Receiver, Trustee, Standard of Care, Financial, Underwriting, Lender Liability, CanLegal, Law, Fiduciary, Business, Operations, Management, Arbitration, Mediation, Risk, Broker, Transactions, Diligence, Professionals, Fiduciary, Malpractice, Interest Rate, Financing, Bankruptcy, Marijuana/Cannabis
Managing Director Robb Itkin has 30+ years experience in corporate turnarounds/restructurings, receiverships, law, finance, real estate, executive management, arbitration/mediation and as an expert witness, CRO, COO and General Counsel. Prior to joining Simon Consulting, Robb was a Senior Managing Director at the turnaround/restructuring firm MCA Financial Group, Ltd., and a partner at a national law firm where he represented corporations, real estate developers and lenders. He also held executive positions at Fortune 1000 and entrepreneurial companies and managed the legal functions of multi-billion dollar divisions of lenders CIT and Finova. Robb has worked extensively in structuring and negotiating complex transactions in real estate, M&A, capital markets and restructures ranging in size from $1 million to over $1 billion. He has managed significant receiverships involving operating companies, subdivisions, resorts, condominiums, HOAs, office, retail and industrial centers, lux...
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Robb Itkin, Esq. Simon Consulting LLC

Phoenix, Arizona
Banking Expert Witness, Real Estate Expert Witness - Banking, Real Estate, Receiver, Trustee, Standard of Care, Financial, Underwriting, Lender Liability, CanLegal, Law, Fiduciary, Business, Operations, Management, Arbitration, Mediation, Risk, Broker, Transactions, Diligence, Professionals, Fiduciary, Malpractice, Interest Rate, Financing, Bankruptcy, Marijuana/Cannabis
Managing Director Robb Itkin has 30+ years experience in corporate turnarounds/restructurings, receiverships, law, finance, real estate, executive management, arbitration/mediation and as an expert witness, CRO, COO and General Counsel. Prior to joining Simon Consulting, Robb was a Senior Managing Director at the turnaround/restructuring firm MCA Financial Group, Ltd., and a partner at a national law firm where he represented corporations, real estate developers and lenders. He also held executive positions at Fortune 1000 and entrepreneurial companies and managed the legal functions of multi-billion dollar divisions of lenders CIT and Finova. Robb has worked extensively in structuring and negotiating complex transactions in real estate, M&A, capital markets and restructures ranging in size from $1 million to over $1 billion. He has managed significant receiverships involving operating companies, subdivisions, resorts, condominiums, HOAs, office, retail and industrial centers, lux...
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Advisors / Experts @MCS Associates National Expert Witness/Consulting Group

Tustin, California
Banking Expert Witness, Financial Expert Witness - Banking operations, checking, fraud, trusts & fiduciary, credit underwriting, lending, loan administration, mortgage banking, foreclosures, lender liability
Banking & financial services consulting group (est. 1973). Experts include senior bankers, lenders, consultants, accountants, trust & investment managers, regulators. Check policies; credit / debit cards, deposit & ATM transactions, funds transfer; Lending (construction, real estate, sub prime, corporate, asset-based, leasing, consumer); Securitizations; Compliance (TILA, RESPA); Servicing; Hard money; Bank, S&L, Credit Union management, corporate governance.
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Advisors / Experts @MCS Associates National Expert Witness/Consulting Group

Tustin, California
Real Estate Expert Witness, Banking Expert Witness - Residential, commercial, construction, lending, appraisal, RESPA/TIL compliance, broker standards, escrow & title, property management
Banking, finance & real estate consulting group (est. 1973). Experts include lenders, mortgage brokers, mortgage bankers, RE. brokers, escrow & title officers, developers, property managers, consultants, appraisers, economists and accountants. Lending / finance, RE brokerage, Compliance, Purchase / sale /leasing transactions, Homeowner association management, Foreclosure, Economic analysis, valuations & damages assessment.
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Bill Burch

San Marcos, California
Real Estate Expert Witness, Banking Expert Witness - Mortgage Lending, Standard of Care, Compliance, TILA/RESPA Regulation, Disclosure, HAMP/Modification, Foreclosure, Underwriting, Residential, Loan Servicing, Real Estate/Mortgage Fraud, CA BRE/NMLS Licensing
I have been in the mortgage industry for 28 years, serving as a loan officer, branch manager, and area vice president. During this time, I have developed a strong base of knowledge of many areas of the mortgage industry. On the origination end, this includes application, disclosure, processing, underwriting, appraisal, & funding. On the servicing end, this includes payment servicing, modification, HAMP, and foreclosure. I am able to study a case file quickly and thoroughly, and establish a defensible opinion. My writing skills yield a strong written report. And, my public speaking and discussion skills present well in deposition and trial.
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John J. D'Andrea, Ph.D. Realty Solutions

San Rafael, California
Real Estate Expert Witness, Banking Expert Witness - damages, mortgages/lending, Mortgage Backed Securities (MBS), loan underwriting, sub-prime lending, foreclosures/workouts, real estate syndications/limited partnerships, real estate development, appraisals-real estate, due diligence-loans and properties, forensic economics, real estate brokerage
Dr. D'Andrea has been involved in real estate consulting, finance, investment, management, development, and/or brokerage for more than 25 years. His clients have included investment banks, institutional investors and some of the largest financial institutions and most prestigious law firms in the country. His broad range of experience in property and portfolio analysis, real estate finance, business strategies, and forecasting provide a strong foundation for his expert witness practice. Dr. D’Andrea is a seasoned expert, having provided trial and deposition testimony, reports and declarations. Dr. D'Andrea's expertise has been particularly beneficial to counsel when engaged either pre-litigation or in its early stages. He has assisted in succinct evaluation of case merits, reviewing documents for key provisions, discovery requests, examination preparation prior to and during depositions, and settlement negotiations.
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Robb Itkin, Esq. Simon Consulting LLC

California
Banking Expert Witness, Real Estate Expert Witness - Banking, Real Estate, Receiver, Trustee, Standard of Care, Financial, Underwriting, Lender Liability, CanLegal, Law, Fiduciary, Business, Operations, Management, Arbitration, Mediation, Risk, Broker, Transactions, Diligence, Professionals, Fiduciary, Malpractice, Interest Rate, Financing, Bankruptcy, Marijuana/Cannabis
Managing Director Robb Itkin has 30+ years experience in corporate turnarounds/restructurings, receiverships, law, finance, real estate, executive management, arbitration/mediation and as an expert witness, CRO, COO and General Counsel. Prior to joining Simon Consulting, Robb was a Senior Managing Director at the turnaround/restructuring firm MCA Financial Group, Ltd., and a partner at a national law firm where he represented corporations, real estate developers and lenders. He also held executive positions at Fortune 1000 and entrepreneurial companies and managed the legal functions of multi-billion dollar divisions of lenders CIT and Finova. Robb has worked extensively in structuring and negotiating complex transactions in real estate, M&A, capital markets and restructures ranging in size from $1 million to over $1 billion. He has managed significant receiverships involving operating companies, subdivisions, resorts, condominiums, HOAs, office, retail and industrial centers, lux...
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Doug Minor Easy Credit Relief Inc.

Westlake Village, California
Credit Reporting Expert Witness, Banking Expert Witness - Consumer Credit Reporting, Credit Scores, Mortgage Lending, Credit Damage Assessment, Fair Credit Reporting Act, Divorce, FCRA, FICO, Identity Theft, Credit Reporting Practices, Damages Caused by Credit Report Inaccuracies, Wrongful Foreclosure, Bankruptcy, Personal Injury, Breach of Contract
As the Founder / President of Easy Credit Relief, Inc., Doug focuses on helping and teaching people how to understand the credit reporting system and manage their personal finances. Showing them the best ways to use credit, maximize their score and save money. Doug has spent over 30 years reviewing and analyzing personal credit reports and financial profiles of individuals. Having a pragmatic disposition as well a broad base of experience in business, credit, real estate, mortgage and personal finance he has the unique knowledge, academics and real life experience to assess credit damages. He has been an expert in over 100 cases and performed training classes to audiences of all levels of sophistication including Professional Groups, Lenders, CEO’s, and Consumers. As an expert in credit related damages, mortgage lending, credit reporting, and scoring, he serves as a litigation consultant/expert witness for those involved in credit reporting, credit scoring, credit damages as well a...
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Thomas M. Neches, CPA, ABV, CVA, CFE, CFF Thomas Neches & Co., LLP

Los Angeles, California
Business Damages Expert Witness, Accounting Expert Witness - CPA expert witness, forensic accounting, damages, business valuation, lost profits, reasonable royalty, alter ego, intellectual property, wrongful termination, wrongful death, breach of contract, lender liability, banking, entertainment, insurance, manufacturing, retail, securities, wholesale.
Thomas Neches, managing partner of Thomas Neches & Company LLP, provides accounting, financial, business valuation and statistical analyses to assist attorneys involved in litigation. Mr. Neches has testified as an expert in state and federal courts in Arizona, California, Florida, Kentucky, Missouri, Nevada, New York and Oregon. He is a Certified Public Accountant, Accredited in Business Valuation, a Certified Valuation Analyst, a Certified Fraud Examiner and is Certified in Financial Forensics. He received his BA in Mathematics and Literature from UC San Diego and his MS in Operations Research from UCLA. Mr. Neches has testified to juries on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants in antitrust, breach of contract, fraud, intellectual property, lender liability, personal injury and wrongful termination cases. Examples of the litigation issues he has addressed include lost profits, lost business value, determining a reasonable royalty and piercing the corporate veil. Representativ...
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Christopher Thornberg, Ph.D. Beacon Economics, LLC

Los Angeles, California
Economics Expert Witness, Real Estate Expert Witness - Statistics, Banking, Employment, Business Damages, Arbitration/Mediation, Business Valuation, Financial, Securities & Investments
Christopher Thornberg founded Beacon Economics LLC in 2006. Under his leadership the firm has become one of the most respected research organizations in California serving public and private sector clients across the United States. In 2015, Dr. Thornberg also became Director of the UC Riverside School of Business Center for Economic Forecasting and Development and an Adjunct Professor at the School. An expert in economics, he became nationally known for forecasting the subprime mortgage market crash that began in 2007, and was one of the few economists on record to predict the global economic recession that followed. Dr. Thornberg holds a Ph.D in Business Economics from The Anderson School at UCLA, and a B.S. degree in Business Administration from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Dr. Thornberg provides expert testimony and litigation support on economic and business issues to law firms of all sizes, by being able to clarify complex business matters and illuminate e...
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Charles E. Holmes 180 Financial, LLC

Boulder, Colorado
Banking Expert Witness, Financial Expert Witness - Lending and Collections, Workout Expert, Lending Practices and Procedures, Consideration, Compliance with Bank Agreements, Improper Collection Methods, Good Faith Issues, Disclosure, Hidden Assets and Liabilities, Credit Underwriting
Charles Holmes started his career with the U.S. Treasury Department and moved to the other side as a commercial banker. He co-founded two de novo banks in Boulder, Co. The first was started in 1995, went public in 1999, and recently sold to an out of state bank. In 2011, he started another bank which sold in 2016. Both banks had rapid growth and success. Holmes spent much of his banking career managing credit issues and collection efforts. He was chairman of loan committee approving up to $12Million per credit relationship. He has been involved in structuring and collecting relationships up to $25million. Holmes took great pride in working through the collection issues and learned firsthand the pitfalls banks and borrowers make when trying to protect themselves under stressful situations. The outcome can often be a material conflict where one side, or both, act improperly. His hands-on experience these past 40 years has made him an excellent and confident expert witness. He has be...
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Danny F Dukes, CPA, MBA, CFE Danny F. Dukes and Associates, LLC

Florida
Banking Expert Witness, Fraud Expert Witness - Forensic Accounting, Financial, Fraud Examinations, Internal Controls, Mortgage, Garnishments, Loan Workouts, Kiting, Credit Unions, Loss Calculations, Insurance, Investments, Mortgage Backed Securities, Municipal Bonds, Investment Banking, Mergers and Acquisitions, Consolidations, Bank Operations
Danny began his career as an internal auditor with Citizens & Southern National Bank. After 5 years in this role, he continued his career helping community financial institutions as internal auditor, controller and chief financial officer. As a consultant he has assisted community banks with investment management, asset liability management, investment banking, compliance issues, internal audit, bank operations, bank policies and general accepted accounting principles. He has assisted in a capital raise for de-novo banks. He has also served as a lead on the selection of data processing solutions and transition teams for mergers and acquisitions. Danny earned a Bachelor's of Business Administration degree from Mercer University in Macon, Georgia. He continued his academic pursuits while working full-time and earned a Master's of Business Administration degree in Accounting from Georgia College and State University in Milledgeville, Georgia. Danny became a Certified Public Accounta...
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Cathy C Glassman CC Glassman Consulting, Inc.

Coral Springs, Florida
Banking Expert Witness, Banking Expert Witness - Operations, Payment Processing, Image Processing, ATM Deposits, Bank Regulations, Correspondent Banking, ACH Payments, Wire Transfer, Know Your Customer, Teller Operations
Ms. Glassman began her expert witness career in 1995, representing a major financial institution in a $71 million lawsuit involving posting procedure, kiting, check processing, and float management. Since the successful outcome of that suit she has continued to accept cases, along with her occupations as a consultant and as a financial services company employee. Glassman Consulting Services, Inc. was formed in July 2012, devoted exclusively to expert witness and consulting services. As a Senior Principal for ten years in the Global Payments Consulting practice of Fiserv (formerly Carreker Corporation), a bank payment, consulting and technology provider, Ms. Glassman provided project management expertise and consulting to a client base composed primarily of the top 25 banking institutions in the US. Her specific areas of expertise addressed market segmentation, deposit product design and analysis, electronic payments, revenue enhancement, and check/ACH/image processing. Prior to jo...
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William R Nicholson WRN Financial

Jacksonville, Florida
Banking Expert Witness, Financial Expert Witness - Commercial Real Estate Finance, Derivative Disputes, Directors & Officers Liability, Failed Banks & FDIC, Foreclosures & Workouts, Investment Banking, Lender Liability, Criminal Bank Fraud, Fiduciary Matters, Commercial Lending, Loan Servicing, Deposit Accounts
Mr. Nicholson has extensive experience as a senior and executive officer with major regional banks (PNC and Barnett), a REIT, a mortgage company and a thrift. He has served on the senior and executive loan committees in these organizations and has a comprehensive understanding of loan origination, approvals and documentation. Mr. Nicholson has worked with clients on derivative disputes, loan pricing issues, matters related to foreclosures, lender liability, director and officer governance and environmental matters. The majority of Mr. Nicholson’s experience is related to commercial real estate (to include hospitality, condominiums, senior living/nursing homes, self storage, retail and office), real estate banking and real estate investment banking, as well as D&O defense support for FDIC actions filed against Officers and Directors. He is currently a Principal and Chief Compliance Officer with Heritage Capital Group, a FINRA broker dealer located in Jacksonville, Florida. He has exp...
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Charles W Ranson Charles W. Ranson Consulting, Inc.

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Banking Expert Witness, Securities & Investments Expert Witness - Trust & Estates, Fiduciary Duty, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Prudent Investor Rule, Asset Management, Investment Management, Private Equity, Credit Products, Risk Management Derivatives, Corporate Fiduciaries, Family Offices, Alternative Investments, Multi-Family Offices, Trustee Fee Determination
As an expert witness, Ranson applies 35+ years of wealth management experience for attorneys with clear, concise, unbiased insight into complex issues in dispute between financial institutions, trustees, beneficiaries and investors. Ranson’s expertise includes national/regional banks offering private banking, trust and investment products regulated by the OCC, individual trustees, entrepreneurs, ultrahigh net worth investors and family offices. Go to www.charleswranson.com to view a video clip of Ranson.
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William (Bill) J. Abernathy, Jr. Abernathy Bank Consulting, LLC (ABC)

Atlanta, Georgia
Banking Expert Witness, Financial Expert Witness - Bank Analysis, Banking Law & Regulation, Banking Industry Standards, Board & Management Responsibilities, Governance, Bank Policy & Procedures, Regulation & Supervision, Contract Disputes, BSA/AML, Fraud, Ponzi Scheme, Credit Policy & Administration
Bill Abernathy is Principal, Expert Witness & Executive Consultant for Abernathy Bank Consulting, LLC (ABC). ABC provides services across a broad spectrum and specializes in assisting Attorneys as an Expert Witness in Litigation. As a Banking Expert Witness, Mr. Abernathy works closely with Retaining Counsel and brings his broad base of Regulatory & Banking Expertise to the case. He has a successful track record as Expert Witness utilizing strong Expert Analysis & Written Reports and effective Depositions. Bill has worked with Plaintiffs & Defendants in Federal & State Court Cases with NO Daubert Issues. Bill has had a long (45 years) and varied career as a federal bank regulator, senior-level banker (Chief Risk Officer), and bank consultant. He served in six different District Senior Management positions with the Office of Comptroller of the Currency (OCC). His OCC roles included serving as Assistant Deputy Comptroller (#2 Executive) for the 9 Southeastern states. He also led ...
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Don Coker Don Coker Banking, Management & Economic Expert Witness Consultant

Woodstock, Georgia
Banking Expert Witness, Financial Expert Witness - Lending, Mortgage Banking, Real Estate, Embezzlement, FACTA and credit cards, Trusts, Estates, Identity Theft, Damages, Corporate Governance, Wire Transfers, Securities.
700 cases for Plaintiff and Defense lawyers nationwide. Recommended by the members of both AAJ and DRI. 176 testimonies. Former governmental banking regulator, and called on now by banking regulators as their expert consultant, over 100 banks, 65 insurance companies, 76 of the country's top 400 law firms and hundreds of other law firms, 90 trusts and estates, IRS 7 times for matters valued over $21 billion, governmental clients such as Federal Reserve, FDIC, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Federal Home Loan Bank, Resolution Trust Corp., CDC, Agency for International Development, US Air Force, Dept. of Education, federal public defenders. Board of Directors experience. Experienced corporate and commercial real estate and construction lender (including draw process) and mortgage banker. Business embezzlement and UCC 4-406 issues. Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs). Securities and Custody, bonds, fiduciary duty, Car dealerships floorplan. Cases in 49 states. COVID-19 damages, business inter...
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Danny F Dukes, CPA, MBA, CFE Danny F. Dukes and Associates, LLC

Canton, Georgia
Banking Expert Witness, Fraud Expert Witness - Forensic Accounting, Financial, Fraud Examinations, Internal Controls, Mortgage, Garnishments, Loan Workouts, Kiting, Credit Unions, Loss Calculations, Insurance, Investments, Mortgage Backed Securities, Municipal Bonds, Investment Banking, Mergers and Acquisitions, Consolidations, Bank Operations
Danny began his career as an internal auditor with Citizens & Southern National Bank. After 5 years in this role, he continued his career helping community financial institutions as internal auditor, controller and chief financial officer. As a consultant he has assisted community banks with investment management, asset liability management, investment banking, compliance issues, internal audit, bank operations, bank policies and general accepted accounting principles. He has assisted in a capital raise for de-novo banks. He has also served as a lead on the selection of data processing solutions and transition teams for mergers and acquisitions. Danny earned a Bachelor's of Business Administration degree from Mercer University in Macon, Georgia. He continued his academic pursuits while working full-time and earned a Master's of Business Administration degree in Accounting from Georgia College and State University in Milledgeville, Georgia. Danny became a Certified Public Accounta...
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Danny F Dukes, CPA, MBA, CFE Danny F. Dukes and Associates, LLC

Canton, Georgia
Banking Expert Witness, Fraud Expert Witness - Forensic Accounting, Financial, Fraud Examinations, Internal Controls, Mortgage, Garnishments, Loan Workouts, Kiting, Credit Unions, Loss Calculations, Insurance, Investments, Mortgage Backed Securities, Municipal Bonds, Investment Banking, Mergers and Acquisitions, Consolidations, Bank Operations
Danny began his career as an internal auditor with Citizens & Southern National Bank. After 5 years in this role, he continued his career helping community financial institutions as internal auditor, controller and chief financial officer. As a consultant he has assisted community banks with investment management, asset liability management, investment banking, compliance issues, internal audit, bank operations, bank policies and general accepted accounting principles. He has assisted in a capital raise for de-novo banks. He has also served as a lead on the selection of data processing solutions and transition teams for mergers and acquisitions. Danny earned a Bachelor's of Business Administration degree from Mercer University in Macon, Georgia. He continued his academic pursuits while working full-time and earned a Master's of Business Administration degree in Accounting from Georgia College and State University in Milledgeville, Georgia. Danny became a Certified Public Accounta...
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Danny F Dukes, CPA, MBA, CFE Danny F. Dukes and Associates, LLC

Canton, Georgia
Banking Expert Witness, Fraud Expert Witness - Forensic Accounting, Financial, Fraud Examinations, Internal Controls, Mortgage, Garnishments, Loan Workouts, Kiting, Credit Unions, Loss Calculations, Insurance, Investments, Mortgage Backed Securities, Municipal Bonds, Investment Banking, Mergers and Acquisitions, Consolidations, Bank Operations
Danny began his career as an internal auditor with Citizens & Southern National Bank. After 5 years in this role, he continued his career helping community financial institutions as internal auditor, controller and chief financial officer. As a consultant he has assisted community banks with investment management, asset liability management, investment banking, compliance issues, internal audit, bank operations, bank policies and general accepted accounting principles. He has assisted in a capital raise for de-novo banks. He has also served as a lead on the selection of data processing solutions and transition teams for mergers and acquisitions. Danny earned a Bachelor's of Business Administration degree from Mercer University in Macon, Georgia. He continued his academic pursuits while working full-time and earned a Master's of Business Administration degree in Accounting from Georgia College and State University in Milledgeville, Georgia. Danny became a Certified Public Accounta...
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Danny F Dukes, CPA, MBA, CFE Danny F. Dukes and Associates, LLC

Canton, Georgia
Banking Expert Witness, Fraud Expert Witness - Forensic Accounting, Financial, Fraud Examinations, Internal Controls, Mortgage, Garnishments, Loan Workouts, Kiting, Credit Unions, Loss Calculations, Insurance, Investments, Mortgage Backed Securities, Municipal Bonds, Investment Banking, Mergers and Acquisitions, Consolidations, Bank Operations
Danny began his career as an internal auditor with Citizens & Southern National Bank. After 5 years in this role, he continued his career helping community financial institutions as internal auditor, controller and chief financial officer. As a consultant he has assisted community banks with investment management, asset liability management, investment banking, compliance issues, internal audit, bank operations, bank policies and general accepted accounting principles. He has assisted in a capital raise for de-novo banks. He has also served as a lead on the selection of data processing solutions and transition teams for mergers and acquisitions. Danny earned a Bachelor's of Business Administration degree from Mercer University in Macon, Georgia. He continued his academic pursuits while working full-time and earned a Master's of Business Administration degree in Accounting from Georgia College and State University in Milledgeville, Georgia. Danny became a Certified Public Accounta...
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John B. Schnure Cambria Associates

North Barrington, Illinois
Banking Expert Witness, Real Estate Expert Witness - Lending, Underwriting, Workout, Credit Administration, Commercial Real Estate lending and Development, Bank regulations, Bank Policies and Procedures, Compliance, Fraud, Management, Investment Banking. Mergers, Conveyance
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Michael F Richards

Manhattan, Montana
Banking Expert Witness, Fraud Expert Witness - Bank Practices and Procedures, Banking Industry Standards, Bank Operations, Bank Policies, Bank Regulations and Law, Lending, Lender Liability, Loan Documentation, Bankruptcy, Bank Fraud, Commercial Real Estate and Mortgages, Bank Credit Administration and Credit Policy Issues.
Mr. Richards has more than 34 years of banking experience in all aspect of banking. His experience as a Founder, President, and Director of two De-novo banks and heading up a work-out department for a regional bank give the client and attorney a behinds the scene understanding of banks. He has extensive experience in lending, lender liability, banking operations, regulatory oversight, policies, procedures, documentation, and standards of banking practice. In 2009 he began his consulting and expert witness career, serving both plaintiffs and defendants. He has qualified and testified at trial in state and federal courts as an expert witness. He has also testified as an expert witness in a white collar federal criminal case. He serves clients nationally and has represented clients in 28 states since beginning his expert witness career. He has been retained in over 80 cases as an expert witness.
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Michelle Welker, Associates Paralegal MCEW, LLC

Las Vegas, Nevada
Legal Expert Witness, Banking Expert Witness - FCRA, FDCPA, CROA, Consumer Credit Reporting, Credit Scores, Credit Damage Assessment, Divorce, FICO, Credit Report Inaccuracies
Michelle Welker, President & Founder of MCEW, LLC and has over a decade of working with consumer’s credit disclosures as the past President and Paralegal for Fortress Credit Pro from 2008-2019. Starting in sales and customer service as a small company, she quickly niched herself with her paralegal background, bankruptcy law office experience and fit into the groove with FCRA, FDCPA and CROA.
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Peter W. Leibundgut, Esq. PD&J Associates, LLC

Marlton, New Jersey
Banking Expert Witness, Financial Expert Witness - Banking, loans, contract disputes, commercial and consumer finance, mortgages, derivatives, lender liability, legal malpractice, public finance, fraud, bankruptcy, debtor and creditor's rights, banking regulations, lending compliance, bank policies and procedures.
Peter has thirty years of transactional, public and private commercial and real estate finance, legal and bank consulting experience. He serves as an expert in cases involving public, commercial and real estate financing transactions. He provides litigation support in cases involving contract disputes and complex public and commercial finance matters centering on debtor and creditor rights. Based upon his experience representing banks, finance companies, borrowers, investors and public entities in conventional and innovative financings, Peter provides litigation support and expert services in contract disputes, commercial and residential real estate, lender liability, legal malpractice, public finance, complex lending and credit facilities, and financial fraud cases. His experience spans thirty years of due diligence, structuring, closing and restructuring public and commercial financial transactions on behalf of lenders; county, state and federal authorities and issuers;...
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Robb Itkin, Esq. Simon Consulting LLC

New York
Banking Expert Witness, Real Estate Expert Witness - Banking, Real Estate, Receiver, Trustee, Standard of Care, Financial, Underwriting, Lender Liability, CanLegal, Law, Fiduciary, Business, Operations, Management, Arbitration, Mediation, Risk, Broker, Transactions, Diligence, Professionals, Fiduciary, Malpractice, Interest Rate, Financing, Bankruptcy, Marijuana/Cannabis
Managing Director Robb Itkin has 30+ years experience in corporate turnarounds/restructurings, receiverships, law, finance, real estate, executive management, arbitration/mediation and as an expert witness, CRO, COO and General Counsel. Prior to joining Simon Consulting, Robb was a Senior Managing Director at the turnaround/restructuring firm MCA Financial Group, Ltd., and a partner at a national law firm where he represented corporations, real estate developers and lenders. He also held executive positions at Fortune 1000 and entrepreneurial companies and managed the legal functions of multi-billion dollar divisions of lenders CIT and Finova. Robb has worked extensively in structuring and negotiating complex transactions in real estate, M&A, capital markets and restructures ranging in size from $1 million to over $1 billion. He has managed significant receiverships involving operating companies, subdivisions, resorts, condominiums, HOAs, office, retail and industrial centers, lux...
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Jason Koontz, CRC JD Koontz, LLC

New York
Banking Expert Witness, Real Estate Expert Witness - commercial loans, residential mortgages, loan servicing, predatory lending, truth in lending, RESPA, debt collection, underwriting, consumer protection, USPAP compliance, appraisal review, operations, foreclosures, disclosure, diligence, lender liability
Senior banking executive with over 20 years of lending, cash management, and bank operations experience. Vast hands-on experience in bank lending practices, deposit accounts, and matters involving residential real estate. Certified Residential Appraiser. Certified in credit risk. Extensive, coast-to-coast, experience as an expert witness (retained in over 150 matters). Expert witness engagements have involved commercial loans, residential mortgages, predatory lending, debt collection, underwriting, consumer protection, fraud, truth in lending, lender liability, loan servicing, deposit accounts, residential property valuation, and USPAP compliance. Clients include individuals, small business owners, mortgage loan servicers, and some of the largest lenders in the US. Experienced in both state and federal cases (including class actions). Extensive testifying experience at deposition and trial.
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Gerald M. Levy, MAI, CRE, FRICS Gerald M. Levy & Co. LLC

New York, New York
Real Estate Expert Witness, Banking Expert Witness - Real Estate Lending, Construction Lending, Loan Underwriting, Ground Lease Disputes, Commercial Lease Disputes, Corporate Real Estate, Partial/Fractional Interests, Standard of Care, Fraud Analysis, Risk Analysis, Restructurings/Workouts, Litigation Support, Expert Witness, Arbitrator, Mediator.
Mr. Levy was Managing Director, Real Estate Finance Group, Chase Manhattan Bank. He has had transactional and managerial responsibility for real estate and construction lending in every region of the United States; commercial banking; underwriting; valuation and consulting; urban development; leasing, property acquisition and disposition; loan restructurings and workouts; and asset management, leasing, and sale of foreclosed real estate assets. He served as senior member of the Credit Committee. Mr. Levy was Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Real Estate and Corporate Services Division of Chemical Bank. He supervised real estate and construction activities in forty countries in Middle East, Africa, Asia, and North/South America and in thirty five American States. He was formerly Senior Vice President of Merritt & Harris, a national real estate and construction consulting firm. Previously, he was Director of Valuation and Consulting for the Alexander Summer Co., a full ...
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Danny F Dukes, CPA, MBA, CFE Danny F. Dukes and Associates, LLC

North Carolina
Banking Expert Witness, Fraud Expert Witness - Forensic Accounting, Financial, Fraud Examinations, Internal Controls, Mortgage, Garnishments, Loan Workouts, Kiting, Credit Unions, Loss Calculations, Insurance, Investments, Mortgage Backed Securities, Municipal Bonds, Investment Banking, Mergers and Acquisitions, Consolidations, Bank Operations
Danny began his career as an internal auditor with Citizens & Southern National Bank. After 5 years in this role, he continued his career helping community financial institutions as internal auditor, controller and chief financial officer. As a consultant he has assisted community banks with investment management, asset liability management, investment banking, compliance issues, internal audit, bank operations, bank policies and general accepted accounting principles. He has assisted in a capital raise for de-novo banks. He has also served as a lead on the selection of data processing solutions and transition teams for mergers and acquisitions. Danny earned a Bachelor's of Business Administration degree from Mercer University in Macon, Georgia. He continued his academic pursuits while working full-time and earned a Master's of Business Administration degree in Accounting from Georgia College and State University in Milledgeville, Georgia. Danny became a Certified Public Accounta...
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Nancy D Terrill, MBA, CTP Inglewood Associates

Fairport Harbor, Ohio
Banking Expert Witness, Business Damages Expert Witness - lender liability, foreclosure, banking standards, banking regulation, bankruptcy, receivership, fiduciary duty, fraud, insolvency, mergers and acquisition due diligence, quality of earnings, valuation and damages
Nancy D. Terrill is a former Banking Executive with over twenty-five years of progressive lending and management responsibility with a regional bank and a money center bank. Her Banking expertise was built in Commercial Lending. Ms. Terrill spent 15 of her 25 year banking career in the Special Assets Division working on resolution of the problem loan portfolio. During that time, she was involved in hundreds of litigation matters including foreclosure and other collection litigation, bank fraud matters and lender liability cases. She progressed to the level of National Manager of the Special Assets Division of KeyBank NA where she had management responsibility over 130 employees serving a loan portfolio of $3 billion at the peak. Since then she has worked for a major public accounting firm (transaction due diligence work) and Turnaround/Restructuring firms, providing consulting advice to underperforming companies. In addition, over the past 10 years since leaving banking, Ms. Te...
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Howard B Brownstein The Brownstein Corporation

Conshohocken, Pennsylvania
Business Operations Expert Witness, Business Valuation Expert Witness - Bankruptcy, Distress, Turnaround Management, Crisis Management, Restructuring, Corporate Governance, Banking, Finance, Investment Banking, Lending
Howard Brownstein is a nationally-known turnaround and crisis management professional, and is the President of The Brownstein Corporation, which provides turnaround management and advisory services to companies and their stakeholders, as well as investment banking services, fiduciary services, and litigation consulting, investigations and valuation services. He has extensive experience in valuing businesses, obtaining financing, and selling businesses. He serves as Financial Advisor to Debtors, lenders and Creditor Committees in bankruptcy proceedings, and as a litigation expert in several cases including the landmark Merry-Go-Round bankruptcy. Mr. Brownstein served as Chief Restructuring Officer in U.S. Mortgage, a $138 million mortgage fraud, and as Plan Administrator in Montgomery Ward LLC, the largest retail liquidation in history. Mr. Brownstein regularly serves as an independent corporate board member for publicly-held and privately-owned companies, as well as large no...
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Gary Stoley Stoley Consulting

Trafford, Pennsylvania
Banking Expert Witness - Credit Risk Evaluation, underwriting, forensic loan fraud, lending policy and procedures, commercial real estate, working capital line of credit, asset based and secured financing, indirect auto, home equity, mortgage, foreclosure, collections, regulator enforcement actions, board governance.
My background includes 33 years as a federal regulator, five additional years as a contractor with that regulator, six years of consulting with banks and credit unions and two years as an expert witness. I specialize in evaluation of credit risk and credit related functions. I have extensive experience in community banks and credit unions, mid size banks, and considerable experience in the largest banks in the country. I am available for credit/lending related expert witness work in the menu of items listed above. This includes the cradle to grave life cycle of credit: Policy, procedures, staffing/expertise, underwriting, credit administration, risk management, reporting/MIS, problem loan management/collections, foreclosure/repossession and collateral/appraisal management. I am experienced in forensic credit related fraud identification, investigation/documentation, referrals to FBI/DOJ/OCC authorities and depositions. I have extensively evaluated internal audit and Credit Risk (Lo...
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Danny F Dukes, CPA, MBA, CFE Danny F. Dukes and Associates, LLC

South Carolina
Banking Expert Witness, Fraud Expert Witness - Forensic Accounting, Financial, Fraud Examinations, Internal Controls, Mortgage, Garnishments, Loan Workouts, Kiting, Credit Unions, Loss Calculations, Insurance, Investments, Mortgage Backed Securities, Municipal Bonds, Investment Banking, Mergers and Acquisitions, Consolidations, Bank Operations
Danny began his career as an internal auditor with Citizens & Southern National Bank. After 5 years in this role, he continued his career helping community financial institutions as internal auditor, controller and chief financial officer. As a consultant he has assisted community banks with investment management, asset liability management, investment banking, compliance issues, internal audit, bank operations, bank policies and general accepted accounting principles. He has assisted in a capital raise for de-novo banks. He has also served as a lead on the selection of data processing solutions and transition teams for mergers and acquisitions. Danny earned a Bachelor's of Business Administration degree from Mercer University in Macon, Georgia. He continued his academic pursuits while working full-time and earned a Master's of Business Administration degree in Accounting from Georgia College and State University in Milledgeville, Georgia. Danny became a Certified Public Accounta...
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Roy Owen Amsterdam Advisors

Charleston, South Carolina
Real Estate Expert Witness, Banking Expert Witness - Mortgage servicing, Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities (CMBS), Special Servicing, lender/borrower disputes, breaches of reps/warranties, industry standards, foreclosures/workouts, breach of contract, asset management, Pooling and Servicing Agreements, Mortgage Loan Purchase Agreements, RMBS
Roy Owen has over forty years’ experience in real estate consulting, financial services, and management consulting. He served as a partner/principal in a Big Four consulting firm's valuation and real estate consulting practice, its financial services industry practice, and in its bankruptcy and reorganization services group. Subsequently, Mr. Owen built and managed two commercial mortgage distressed debt and CMBS special servicing operations. For the last decade and a half, Mr. Owen has served nationally as a consulting expert to legal counsel in pre-litigation and has been retained as a testifying expert in multiple federal and state cases involving commercial real estate loan servicing and structured finance, lender/borrower disputes, breach of representations and warranties in the sale of loans, and customary industry practice in the origination, sale, and servicing of mortgage loans. He has testified in both jury and bench trials.
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Scott Forst The Forst Group

Frisco, Texas
Real Estate Expert Witness, Banking Expert Witness - Mortgages, Mortgage Litigation, Loan Servicing, Payment Processing, Collections, Delinquencies, FDCPA, Default Resolution, Loan Work Out, Loss Mitigation, HAMP, Streamline Modifications, Forced Place Insurance, Contested Mortgage Foreclosure, Testimony, Bankruptcy, REO, CFPB, Fannie, Lender Liability
Website Information: Scott Forst http://www.forstgroup.net Additional Information: Scott Forst has more than 30 years’ mortgage servicing and origination experience specializing in the servicing of distressed portfolios. He started his career in collections and worked his way up through the ranks of management serving as a SVP of Default Servicing for a publicly traded company. He was the head of Compliance for a Mortgage Banking firm based out of Dallas. He has worked for both private sector companies and government agencies including: The Department of Treasury, Bayview Loan Servicing, NovaStar Mortgage, Ocwen Financial, JP Morgan Chase and Bank of America. He has been directly involved in hundreds of litigation matters and served as factual witness giving testimony in depositions and trials since 1996. He has worked on a variety of cases ranging from Wrongful Foreclosure, Bankruptcy Stay Violation, Violation of Bankruptcy Discharge, Loan Repurchase Defense, as well as class...
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Vaughn C. Pearson Pearson & Associates

Dallas, Texas
Banking Expert Witness, Financial Expert Witness - Commercial credit underwriting and policy, Real estate financing, Commercial collections, Loan workouts, Banking regulatory response, Credit review, Banking due diligence, Consent orders, Lender liability, Banking governance
25+ years in credit/lending executive roles with community and mid-size commercial banks; 15+ years in financial services consulting including service with three recognized national firms; 5 years as state banking department special agent working with troubled banks under consent orders; 35+ years of leading multiple lending- and credit-related seminars for Risk Management Association; speaker at regulatory, trade, and industry association schools and conferences.
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Terry L. Stroud, CFE Opportunity Group, LLC

Irving, Texas
Banking Expert Witness - Corporate Governance, Banking Enforcement Documents, Restructuring of Troubled Debts, Remedial Programs for Undercapitalized Banks, Conservatorships
Terry is one of the co-founders of Opportunity Group and currently serves as the CEO/Chairman for the firm. During his 38 plus year career, Terry has served in the capacity of a banking regulator, a banker, a director, and an interntional financial consultant. His regulatory background includes senior positions at several US regulatory agencies, including the Office of the Comptroller of Currency (OCC), the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB), the Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS), and the Texas Department of Banking. My regulatory career in the financial sector has covered three significant periods, including • the collapse of the US “oil and gas” industry in the early 1980s; • the “Savings and Loans” crisis from the mid-1980s to the early 1990s; • the fall of the Berlin Wall which precipitated the demise of the financial sector of the former Soviet Union Republics. I have been intimately involved in the evaluations of financial intermediaries during each of these periods....
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Stephen M McGurl McGurl Risk Advisors LLC

Midlothian, Virginia
Banking Expert Witness, Real Estate Expert Witness - Real Estate - Financing, Trustee MBS, Underwriting - Credit, Due Diligence, Banking operations, Fraud, loan administration, Mortgage Banking, Foreclosures, Default Servicing, Trade Secrets, HECM - Reverse
Steve has worked with Federal Agencies on MBS litigation. Experienced in writing reports, supporting testifying experts as well as deposition. He has reviewed thousands of loans for litigation support in MBS - Trustee cases. He has over 35 years of experience in the mortgage banking industry. As a Managing Director in the Financial Services space, his primary focus has been providing solutions in the Compliance & Fair Lending and Controls for Banks, Credit Unions and mortgage lenders. He has been an Executive in Operations, Sales, Credit and Account Management at several Top Ten Lenders. He has owned a mortgage company and started another mortgage company in relocation mortgage services. He understands what is involved in building and operating a business on a daily basis. Previously, Steve was the Chief Operating Officer of Main Street Mortgage and Investment Corporation. In this Executive role, Steve was involved with the bank management on the key decisions for making the bus...
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Jason Koontz, CRC JD Koontz, LLC

Charleston, West Virginia
Banking Expert Witness, Real Estate Expert Witness - commercial loans, residential mortgages, loan servicing, predatory lending, truth in lending, RESPA, debt collection, underwriting, consumer protection, USPAP compliance, appraisal review, operations, foreclosures, disclosure, diligence, lender liability
Senior banking executive with over 20 years of lending, cash management, and bank operations experience. Vast hands-on experience in bank lending practices, deposit accounts, and matters involving residential real estate. Certified Residential Appraiser. Certified in credit risk. Extensive, coast-to-coast, experience as an expert witness (retained in over 150 matters). Expert witness engagements have involved commercial loans, residential mortgages, predatory lending, debt collection, underwriting, consumer protection, fraud, truth in lending, lender liability, loan servicing, deposit accounts, residential property valuation, and USPAP compliance. Clients include individuals, small business owners, mortgage loan servicers, and some of the largest lenders in the US. Experienced in both state and federal cases (including class actions). Extensive testifying experience at deposition and trial.
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