Business Operations Expert Witnesses

The SEAK Expert Witness Directory contains a comprehensive list of business operations expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on business operations and related issues. Business operations expert witnesses and consultants on this page may form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, and provide expert witness testimony at deposition and trial. The issues and subjects these business operations expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Business Operations, Financial, Business Damages, Business Practices, Forensic Accounting, Fraud, Insolvency, Logistics, Accounting Investigations, Bankruptcy, Business Administration, Contracting, Corporate Investigations, Cpa, and Customer Service.

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Christopher G Linscott, CPA, CFE, CIRA Keegan Linscott & Associates, PC

Tucson, Arizona
Fraud, Accounting - Financial, Insolvency, Forensic Accounting, Bankruptcy, Business Damages, Economics, Mining, Business Operations, Accounting investigations, Forensic investigations, Litigation support, Litigation services
Chris Linscott is the Director of Keegan Linscott & Associates consulting practice with more than thirty-five years of experience. His background includes eight years with KPMG Peat Marwick in the New York City and Boston offices, two years with Coopers & Lybrand in Tucson, two years as a CFO in industry and twenty-six years with Keegan Linscott & Associates. He is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner and Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor. Chris has served as an expert witness and consultant to attorneys involved in litigation throughout the country. He has also served as a Financial Advisor to Debtors and Creditor Committees in Chapter 11, served as a Chapter 11 Trustee, court appointed Receiver, Financial Fiduciary, Special Master and Examiner in various court cases. Chris is adept at analyzing allegations of fraud in civil, criminal, and bankruptcy matters and working with counsel to understand the financial aspects of litigation. He has testified ...

Sean Tanner Keegan Linscott & Associates, PC

Tucson, Arizona
Financial, Business Damages - Mergers & Acquisitions, Financial, Insolvency, Forensic Accounting, Bankruptcy, Business damages, Data mining, Business Operations, Accounting investigations, Forensic investigations, Litigation support, Litigation services.
Sean is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) with more than 16 years of public accounting and industry experience. A few of Sean’s notable areas of expertise include mergers and acquisitions (buy and sell), financial analysis and investigative financial review, consolidations and complex financial reporting (business plans, budgeting, and forecasting), transfer pricing, ERP implementation, debt and equity financing arrangements (fundraising, warrants, options, convertible notes, etc.), and issues associated with costing of production efforts and inventory. Sean joined the Audit Department of Plante Moran upon graduation from Michigan State University where he spent 8 years providing audit, tax, due diligence and other consulting services to large manufacturing, distribution, and retail companies throughout the world. Sean subsequently went to work for one of his clients, Dart Container, where he was responsible for the corporate accounting functi...

James F. Davidson, CPA, CFE, CFF, CGMA, CM&AA, CM&AP, CIRA, CTP, CBA Avant Advisory Group

Newport Beach, California
Accounting, Business Operations - Financial, operational turnarounds, restructurings, mergers, acquisitions, CEO, CFO, CRO, governance, forensic, fraud, corporate investigations, certified, turnaround, insolvency, restructuring, CPA, chartered global management accountant, credentialed, fraud examiner, board, best practices
Industry, accounting, auditing, consulting. M&A, distressed, insolvency, bankruptcy, financial restructurings, operational turnarounds, performance/profitability. Forensics, fraud, dispute resolution, diligence, strategic planning, governance, quality of earnings. Board of Directors OC Forensic Expert Witness Association, Board Directors LA Chapter Association Certified Fraud Examiners. Consumer products, services; franchising; retail, wholesale distribution; food processing, packaging; restaurants; agribusiness; real estate; engineering, construction; industrial manufacturing, assembly; trucking, transportation; aerospace, defense; waste management; energy – oil & gas, shale, mining; chemicals; fertilizers; lending; dealerships, service, repair; education; telecom, media, technology. Distressed Asset Acquisitions; Underperforming; Due Diligence; Capital Stack, Structure; Strategic Planning; Post-Acquisition, Working Capital Disputes; Quality of Earnings; Best Practices; Buyou...

Frederick J Fisher, J.D., CCP Fisher Consulting Group, Inc.

El Segundo, California
Insurance, Business Operations - Professional Liability, Standard of Care, Insurance Bad Faith, Insurance Brokers, Real Estate Brokers, Escrow Procedures, Mortgage Brokers, Claims Procedures, Claims Made Insurance,
Frederick J. Fisher, J.D. is the President of Fisher Consulting Group, Inc., and was the Founder of E.L.M. Insurance Brokers, a Wholesale & MGA facility specializing in Professional Liability and Specialty Line risks. He is a Member of the Editorial Board for Agents of America; a Faculty Member of the Claims College, and Member of the Executive Council, School of Professional Lines as sponsored by the Claims & Litigation Management Alliance. He is a course designer and webinar Instructor for the Academy of Insurance (sponsored by the Insurance Journal). Since his career began, Mr. Fisher focused on one vision: providing financial security to the client. The result was a successful 41 year career in Specialty Lines Insurance. In 1975, Mr. Fisher began his career on the service side, as an Independent E&O claims adjuster. In 1982, he bought the Company, continued with claims, while expanding the firm’s services to include qualitative claim auditing, risk management & loss contro...

Lee J Harris, DDS Harris Dental Solutions

Los Angeles, California
Dentist, Business Operations - Dental Consulting, Due Diligence , Dental Practice Marketing, Dental Malpractice, Human Resources Management, Dental Practice Software, Dental Practice Management, Policies and Procedures, Artificial Intelligence in Dentistry, Dental Insurance, Key Performance Indicators, Dental Coach and Mentor

Jacquie Hughes

San Diego, California
Employment, Business Operations - Human Resources, CA Law, Harassment, Termination, Retaliation, Conflict, Resolution, Leave of Absence, ADA, FMLA, CFRA, Dispute, Hiring Practices, Salary and Compensation, Benefits, Discrimination, Training, Development, Organizational Structure, Management.
SPHR, SHRM - SCP Certification, Over 20 years focused Human Resources experience and training, in both Corporate and Creative cultures with proven results and measurable success. Working with executive teams to fulfill company cores, values and visions. Experience in CA and National Compliance. Board and advisory member in HR Community. Currently in a VPHR role. Strong experience, education and expertise in California HR Compliance and Benefits, Employee Engagement, Diversity & Inclusion, Organizational Development, Efficiencies Improvements, Recruiting and Retention, Employee Relations - Conflict & Resolution, Benefits Development & Administration, Compensation Strategies, Navigating FMLA, CFRA, PDL, LOA, ADA, EEO, OSHA and Worker’s Compensation. 25 Years Accomplished Accounting, Budgeting, Business, Payroll Processing and Management, Superior knowledge of HRIS and accounting systems, Administrative software and graphic design programs. In addition, a lifetime of learning, creat...

AARON JAMES FORUM Aaron Forum LLC

Denver, Colorado
Firearms & Ballistics, Business Operations - Firearms, inherent design flaw, gun holsters, ammunition, ballistics, firearms training, gun sales, gun ranges, gun rentals, gun range safety, risk management
Text 970-97AARON for immediate inquiries! Hello, my name is Aaron Forum. I am a former US Army Special Forces (Green Beret), Special Forces Weapons Sergeant Instructor, United States Army Special Operations Command Foreign Weapons Armorer, and successful founder of "Shoot Center," a ~$10M annual revenue gun range and retail store. Serving over 26,000 customers in year one, we specialized in high volume retail sales, gun rentals, machine gun rentals, and on-site live-fire training. We facilitated tens of thousands of shooting lane hours and gun rentals on our indoor shooting range annually. I performed various roles from; designer, project manager, firearms training director, CFO, CEO, COO, and CMO, while scaling the business from $0. While I have not completed formal education, I do have a certificate of completion from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, “Stanford Ignite,” for completing MBA level coursework at an accelerated pace. Of a class of approximately 40 students...

Laura A. Dambier Insurance Capital Consulting LLC

Avon, Connecticut
Insurance, Business Operations - Life insurance, annuities, agent licensing, appointment, commissions, terminations, contracting, regulatory requirements, operations, customer service, call centers, home office administrative processes, technology, compliance, file review
Laura A. Dambier Accomplished retired senior executive with more than 20 years of experience leading life insurance operations across the life cycle of a policy from life insurance and annuity agent/broker/distribution sales authorization to the sales process, compensation, customer service and claims. Areas of expertise include but are not limited to life insurance and annuity agent licensing, appointments, terminations, commissions, contracting, technology, customer service, call center and claims. Please see also Insurance Capital Consulting LLC for further detail. Insurance Capital Consulting LLC Led by Laura A. Dambier, Insurance Capital Consulting LLC brings together a cross-functional team of seasoned insurance industry professionals with extensive experience in insurance company home office processes covering the lifespan of a life insurance policy or annuity. Hartford, Connecticut presence with nationwide reach and expertise. Expert consultant backgrounds and experience i...

Molly S Cobb

Newberry, Florida
Horses, Business Operations - Equine Standard of Care, Facility Evaluation, Rider Safety, Equine behavior, and Inherent risk, Equine personal injury, Stable management, Riding instructor liability, Horsemanship, Equine equipment, Ethical equine practices, Boarding and Training, Misrepresentation
Molly is an experienced equine professional with over 40 years of experience in many aspects of the equine industry and 30 years of teaching experience. Molly holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting and a master’s in administration. Molly has run and managed her own boarding/lesson facility for 26 years. She has developed lesson programs and camp programs, as well as trained people and horses. Molly remains competitive in Dressage where she is a USDF Bronze and Silver medalist. She is also a certified Instructor with USHJA and CHA. And a certified financial coach with experience in equine business operations. Molly continues her education through USDF, CHA, and USEF-sponsored events such as the USDF L program, and USDF/USEF trainer’s programs and clinics. And has received a Certificate and diploma from USDF University for continuing education. She has won numerous USEF Horse of the Year Awards including: 2010 USHJA Sportsmanship Award 2014 USEF Regional Horse of the Year –...

Russ Ritenour Ritwell Consulting, LLC

Ponte Vedra, Florida
Oil and Gas, Business Operations - Convenience Stores, Retail, Franchising, Mystery Shopping, Retail Gas/Motor Fuel Operations, Customer Service, Contracting, Merchandising, Category Management, Operations Management, Food Safety, Age-restricted
Mr. Ritenour is a veteran of Convenience Store and Retail Petroleum Industry since 1973. Additionally, he is a testifying witness with experience drafting expert reports, research and providing testimony for c-store, franchise and retail petroleum motor fuel litigation. Russ’ knowledge and over forty years of experience effectively managing cross-functional domestic and global teams, programs, and processes at large corporations in both the retail petroleum and convenience retailing industry allow him to create expert reports and work with a litigation team. Russ’ expert experience, comprehensive knowledge and highly diversified career in the convenience store and retail petroleum industry includes corporate operations, management and leadership roles at many levels within the industries. His expertise includes, corporate operational management, franchising and franchise management, category management, food safety, customer and consumer experience management, mystery shopping, sur...

Molly S Cobb

Georgia
Horses, Business Operations - Equine Standard of Care, Facility Evaluation, Rider Safety, Equine behavior, and Inherent risk, Equine personal injury, Stable management, Riding instructor liability, Horsemanship, Equine equipment, Ethical equine practices, Boarding and Training, Misrepresentation
Molly is an experienced equine professional with over 40 years of experience in many aspects of the equine industry and 30 years of teaching experience. Molly holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting and a master’s in administration. Molly has run and managed her own boarding/lesson facility for 26 years. She has developed lesson programs and camp programs, as well as trained people and horses. Molly remains competitive in Dressage where she is a USDF Bronze and Silver medalist. She is also a certified Instructor with USHJA and CHA. And a certified financial coach with experience in equine business operations. Molly continues her education through USDF, CHA, and USEF-sponsored events such as the USDF L program, and USDF/USEF trainer’s programs and clinics. And has received a Certificate and diploma from USDF University for continuing education. She has won numerous USEF Horse of the Year Awards including: 2010 USHJA Sportsmanship Award 2014 USEF Regional Horse of the Year –...

Stephen (Steve) T. Hopper, PE Inviscid Consulting

Canton, Georgia
Business Operations, Engineering - supply chain, warehouse, warehousing, distribution, logistics, material handling, productivity, automation, industrial engineering, warehouse management system, ecommerce fulfillment, capacity, WMS, TMS, warehouse accident, layout, material flow, labor, safety, software selection, inventory control
Stephen (Steve) T. Hopper, PE, is Founder and Principal of Inviscid Consulting. Over more than three decades, Steve has helped hundreds of clients plan and streamline their warehousing, logistics, manufacturing, and distribution operations by driving down operating costs, boosting capacity, improving service levels, mitigating risk, implementing effective supply chain solutions, emphasizing safety, and enhancing the performance of their supply chain resources: people, processes, inventory, facilities, equipment, material handling systems, transportation assets, and supply chain information technology (IT). He has worked with clients ranging from small businesses to Fortune 100 corporations. Steve earned a Bachelor of Industrial Engineering (BIE) degree from The Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) and is a board-certified, licensed, registered Professional Engineer (PE). He is past president of both the Atlanta chapter of the Institute of Industrial & Systems Engineers (I...

Dennis L Madden

Henderson, Nevada
Automotive, Business Operations - Automatic Transmission Repair, Transmission Diagnostics Transmission Shop Practices, Automatic transmissions, Standard Transmissions repair,
Dennis Madden served as the CEO of the Automatic Transmission Rebuilders Association (ATRA) for 21 years. Dennis has worked in a shop environment as a transmission rebuilder and has rebuilt over 5,000 transmissions. He has worked as a field and research technician, author, and trainer and is recognized in the transmission-repair industry as an expert in the field. Dennis has written over 100 technical articles, conducted technical seminars, and fielded over 80,000 technical calls to other technicians, written hundreds of technical bulletins. and authored several books. Dennis has visited hundreds of transmission repair and other automotive shops across the US and Canada to observe and inspect their business and technical operations. Dennis is your first stop for automotive-related cases. If he doesn't have experience in a particular automotive field, he likely knows someone who does. Dennis is ASE Certified in Automatic and Standard transmissions.

John L Stanton, PhD Saint Joseph's University

Sewell, New Jersey
Food, Business Operations - food business, Food Advertising , food Marketing, False food advertising , Food retailing, Food sales forecasting , Food supply chain
Biographical Information on John L. Stanton John L. Stanton has a Ph.D. in Quantitative Methods and Marketing from Syracuse University, and been in the food industry for about 40 years. He is currently professor and previously held endowed chair in the food marketing department at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia. Dr. Stanton was elected to the European Retail Academy Hall of Fame, the Private Label Manufacturers Hall of Fame and a Lifetime Achievement award from the Promotion Optimization Institute. Besides academia, Dr. Stanton has also worked in the food industry. He has consulted for many nationally known food companies including Campbell Soup Company, Procter & Gamble, Acme, Kroger, Pepsi, Frito Lay, Florida Dept. of Citrus, Kellogg and others. Dr. Stanton was awarded an honorary Degree from "Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy for contribution to Food, Nutrition and Health and from the Romanian-American University for contributions to Global food mar...

Frederick J Fisher, J.D., CCP Fisher Consulting Group, Inc.

New York
Insurance, Business Operations - Professional Liability, Standard of Care, Insurance Bad Faith, Insurance Brokers, Real Estate Brokers, Escrow Procedures, Mortgage Brokers, Claims Procedures, Claims Made Insurance,
Frederick J. Fisher, J.D. is the President of Fisher Consulting Group, Inc., and was the Founder of E.L.M. Insurance Brokers, a Wholesale & MGA facility specializing in Professional Liability and Specialty Line risks. He is a Member of the Editorial Board for Agents of America; a Faculty Member of the Claims College, and Member of the Executive Council, School of Professional Lines as sponsored by the Claims & Litigation Management Alliance. He is a course designer and webinar Instructor for the Academy of Insurance (sponsored by the Insurance Journal). Since his career began, Mr. Fisher focused on one vision: providing financial security to the client. The result was a successful 41 year career in Specialty Lines Insurance. In 1975, Mr. Fisher began his career on the service side, as an Independent E&O claims adjuster. In 1982, he bought the Company, continued with claims, while expanding the firm’s services to include qualitative claim auditing, risk management & loss contro...

Michael J. Garibaldi, CPA,ABV,CFF,CGMA Garibaldi Group

Garden City, New York
Business Valuation, Accounting - Appraisal, Valuation, Forensic Accounting, Business Damages, Fraud, Business Operations, Financial, Economics, Management, CPA, Accountant, Tax, Business Divorce, Appraisal & Valuation

Molly S Cobb

North Carolina
Horses, Business Operations - Equine Standard of Care, Facility Evaluation, Rider Safety, Equine behavior, and Inherent risk, Equine personal injury, Stable management, Riding instructor liability, Horsemanship, Equine equipment, Ethical equine practices, Boarding and Training, Misrepresentation
Molly is an experienced equine professional with over 40 years of experience in many aspects of the equine industry and 30 years of teaching experience. Molly holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting and a master’s in administration. Molly has run and managed her own boarding/lesson facility for 26 years. She has developed lesson programs and camp programs, as well as trained people and horses. Molly remains competitive in Dressage where she is a USDF Bronze and Silver medalist. She is also a certified Instructor with USHJA and CHA. And a certified financial coach with experience in equine business operations. Molly continues her education through USDF, CHA, and USEF-sponsored events such as the USDF L program, and USDF/USEF trainer’s programs and clinics. And has received a Certificate and diploma from USDF University for continuing education. She has won numerous USEF Horse of the Year Awards including: 2010 USHJA Sportsmanship Award 2014 USEF Regional Horse of the Year –...

Howard B Brownstein, CTP The Brownstein Corporation

Conshohocken, Pennsylvania
Business Operations, Business Valuation - Bankruptcy, Restructuring, Valuation, Distress, Turnaround Management, Crisis Management, Corporate Governance, Banking/Lending, Finance, Investment Banking, Business Practices, Fraud, Risk Management, M&A
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 has been involved in the above activities for over 30 years. Mr. Brownstein regularly serves as an independent corporate board ...

Charles (Chuck) W. Clowdis

Lookout Mountain, Tennessee
Transportation, Business Operations - Logistics, Transport Costs Analysis, Supply Chain issues, Fleets, Intermodal, Private and Dedicated Contract Carriage, Dray operations, Port operations,3PL Contracts, Best Business Practices in Transport & Logistics, Modal Cost Analysis, Freight Movement Studies
Four decades experience in transportation arena. Motor Carrier executive. Transportation cost specialist, Supply Chain design, review, implementation; outsourcing specialist; pvt. fleet assessment; commodity flow info. Demand-planning, as well as Network Design, assessment, and rationalization of Plant and Distribution Center site selection. Transportation Cost Specialist: Trucking, Air Cargo, Rail, Intermodal, Barge Port & Airport Dray. Authored two books for the American Trucking Assns.: 'THE ART of GIVING QUALITY SERVICE in the Motor Carrier Industry” and "The TRUCK DRIVER". Created The North American Truck Load RATE INDEX in 1983. The INDEX offers truck-load benchmark freight rates for dry van operations to/from over 15,000 origin/destination pairs. At IHS Markit : Managing Director-Transportation, Economics & Country Risk: Managed TRANSEARCH, Cargo Flow Analysis annual project.(aka Reebie Data) as well as transport related consulting projects. Operational Consulting ex...

Floyd McConnell, PE, MBA Revital Air LLC

Fate, Texas
Business Operations, Aviation & Aerospace - International Business Development, International Trade, International Arms Trade, Manufacturing, Environmental and safety compliance, Plant Management, Business Practices, Corporate Investigations, Business Practices, Business Administration
Mr. McConnell is a business leader with significant domestic and international business and manufacturing experience in the aerospace and defense industry. His portfolio included commercial and military customers in Asia, Europe, the Mid-East, Africa, Australia, New Zealand, South America and the United States. He has set up supply chains and managed manufacturing and production lines for businesses in Korea, Australia, New Zealand, and multiple locations within the United States. Mr. McConnell successfully managed the responsibility for overall financial performance and operations including the customer relationship and supply chain of diverse businesses within the Aerospace and Defense industry. These businesses included: - Turbine engine components: Blisks/Integrated Bladed Rotors, blades, vanes, engine structural components, and compressor section assembly. - Aircraft structures: the design, manufacture, assembly, and final aircraft assembly. Functions included metal fabri...

Joseph B. Michels, Ph.D., P.E., C.P.L. Solomon Bruce Consulting LLC

Fort Worth, Texas
Business Operations, Transportation - Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Warehousing, Transportation, Sourcing, Logistics, Inventory Control, Aviation Logistics, Aviation, Military Logistics, Trucking, Business Operations, Material Handling, Forklift and Forklift safety
Dr. Michels is a licensed professional industrial engineer. He has provided depositions and testified in state and federal courts all over the USA. He has led organizations in major metal manufacturing operations, responsible for over 1700 vehicles in fleets to include all types of vehicles-- long haul trucks, local delivery trucks and freight line trucks, watercraft. He is a licensed professional engineer (PE) and Certified Professional Logistician (CPL). He has managed over 2 Million square feet of industrial and warehouse space in the Arctic, Pacific and the United States. He has testified in state and federal courts on logistics, manufacturing, transportation and supply chain matters. He was the Dean of the College of Business at Montana State University-Billings, as well as the Dean, School of Systems and Logistics, Air Force Institute of Technology, Dayton, Ohio. He is certified by SOLE, the International Society of Logistics as a Certified Professional Logistician. ...

Christoph Mlinarchik Christoph LLC

Alexandria, Virginia
Procurement/Purchasing, Business Operations - government contracts, federal contracts, subcontracts, Federal Acquisition Regulation, FAR clauses, Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement, DFARS, bids, quotes, offers, change orders, false claims, bid rigging, prime contractor, proposals, GSA, GAO, SBA, procurement, contracting officer
Specializing in GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS AND SUBCONTRACTS, Christoph Mlinarchik, JD, CFCM, PMP is an attorney, former federal contracting officer, professional instructor, top consultant, frequent public speaker, nationally recognized subject matter expert, and prolific author of 50+ publications, including the three bestselling books in The Government Contracts in Plain English Series. Christoph was honored with the “Top Professionals Under 40” and “Best Article of the Year” awards by National Contract Management Association (NCMA). Christoph is an experienced expert witness in GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS AND SUBCONTRACTS who has provided expert opinions and reports, deposition testimony, and research concerning damages, key findings, and case strategy for complex litigation. Expertise include the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS), bid rigging, false claims, sole source (no bid) contracts, procurement rules, competition requirements, ethics, Requests for E...
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