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Forensic Consultants

Accountants - Certified Public
Appraisal & Valuation
Appraisers/Real Estate
Business Valuation
Cyber Security
Damages
Domestic Relations
Economic Loss
Estates and Trusts
Financial Consultants/Planning
Forensic Accounting
Forensic Computing
Information Security
Litigation Support
Mediators/Arbitrators
Polygraph
Psychology


Accountants - Certified Public

Theodore W. Johnson, CPA, CFE, CFF
Parms + Company
585 S. Front Street, Suite 220
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: (614) 224-3078
Fax: (614) 224-4616
Email: tjohnson@parms.com
Website: www.parms.com
Specialties/Services: 18 years experience in forensic accounting with emphasis on fraud detection and investigation; domestic relations with experience in asset tracing; bankruptcy; litigation support and expert testimony.
Degrees/Licenses: Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), B.A. in Business Administration (Accounting) from The Ohio State University
Professional Affiliations: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA), Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI), Forensic & Valuation Services Section of AICPA, Tax Services Section of AICPA, Central Ohio Chapter of Certified Fraud Examiners

Appraisal & Valuation

Ralph F. Berger MAI, SRA
R.F. Berger & Associates, Inc.
1916 Bethel Rd.
Columbus, OH 43220
Phone: (614) 459-5331
Fax: (614) 459-4657
Email: ralphberger@rfberger.com
Website: www.rfberger.com
Specialties/Services: Real estate appraisals and consultation -- residential, commercial, industrial, and eminent domain. Expert witness. Business valuation and consulting for sale of businesses, buy-sell agreements, estate planning, divorce and family division of assets, and tax appeals.
Degrees/Licenses: BS Ohio State University; MAI, SRA Designations -- Appraisal Institute: State-Certified General Real Estate, State of Ohio

Appraisers/Real Estate

Geoffrey A. Hatcher
Hatcher Appraisal Services
1013 Clubview Boulevard S.
Columbus, OH 43235
Phone: (614) 208-5335
Email: GHatcher@hatcherappraisal.com
Website: www.hatcherappraisal.com
Services: Appraisal and consulting for all types of Commercial and Industrial Real Estate. Proven track record for tax appeal appraisal and expert testimony at Ohio BTA and multiple County BOR’s. IRS qualified gift appraisals, Estate planning and divorce.
Degrees: B.S. Miami University
Neutral Qualifications: Ohio Certified General Inspector
Professional Affiliations: MAI and SRA member of The Appraisal Institute

Thomas A. Horner, MAI, SRA, ASA
Ohio Real Estate Consultants, Inc.
201 Bradenton Avenue
Dublin, OH 43017
Phone: (614) 791-0038
Fax: (614) 791-8956
Email: tom@ohiorealestate.org
Website: www.ohiorealestate.org
Specialties/Services: Real Estate Appraisals, Consulting and Review, Expert Witness – Eminent Domain, Tax Appeal, Estates and Bankruptcy, ODOT Prequalified
Degrees: B.S., MBA, MAI, SRA, ASA
Fees: Negotiable
Neutral Qualifications: State of Ohio – Certified General Real Estate Appraiser
Professional Affiliations: Appraisal Institute, American Society of Appraisers

Business Valuation

Heather Deskins, CPA/ABV/CFF, CFE, CVA
P.D. Eye Forensics, LLC
150 East Mound Street, Suite 312
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: (614) 722-7914
Email: heather.deskins@pdeyeforensics.com
Website: www.pdeyeforensics.com
Specialties/Services: Valuation of closely held businesses, domestic relations, asset tracing and collaborative cases, damages and economic loss, partnership disputes, litigation support, forensic accounting with an emphasis on fraud detection, deterrence and investigation and expert witness testimony.  Expert witness, trial and deposition experience.
Degrees/Licenses: Certified Public Accountant, Accredited in Business Valuation, Certified in Financial Forensics, Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Valuation Analyst
Professional Affiliation: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants, National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Central Ohio Chapter of Certified Fraud Examiners, Forensic & Valuation Services Section of AICPA, Central Ohio Academy of Collaborative Divorce Professionals, Worthington Estate Planning Council

Bill Ditty, CPA, PFS, CVA, CFF, MAFF, CDFA, MSA
Ditty Financial Forensics, LLC
6065 Frantz Road, Suite 101
Dublin, Ohio 43017
Phone: (614) 446-1112
Fax: (614) 798-1935
Email: bditty@dittyfinancial.com
Website: www.dittyfinancial.com
Specialties/Services: Valuation of closely held businesses, partnerships, professional practices, health care, family limited partnerships, for litigation purposes, SBA loans and mergers/acquisitions. Services in marital dissolution/divorce, economic changes and bankruptcy. Qualified as expert witness in multiple counties in Ohio and Federal Bankruptcy court, and experience in depositions and trials. Financial analysis with long term impact and budget projections for financial aspects of domestic cases in negotiations or trial. Forensic accounting investigation hidden assets/income, separate property tracings, fraud deterrence, business internal controls establishment and maintenance. State of art software and presentation analysis for negotiations and trial. President and continuing education speaker for Ohio South National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts providing continuing education to business valuators and forensic accountants. Provide CLE to attorneys speaking at statewide conferences, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Columbus Bar Association, other Ohio bar associations as well as special in-office sessions at attorneys' offices.
Degrees/Licenses: Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Personal Financial Specialist (PFS), Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA), Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF), Master Analyst in Financial Forensics (MAFF), Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA), Master of Science in Administration (MSA).
Professional Affiliation: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA), National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA), Institute of Business Appraisers (IBA), Institute of Divorce Financial Analysts (IDFA), Forensic & Valuation Services Section of AICPA, Rotary Club of Columbus.

Heinz E. Ickert
150 E. Mound Street, Suite 312
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: (614) 464-3343
Email: heinz.ickert@att.net
Specialties/Services: Forensic accounting with emphasis on fraud detection, deterrence and investigation. Valuation of closely held businesses, marital dissolution, commercial and personal economic damages, bankruptcy and expert testimony.
Degrees/Licenses: Certified Public Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified in Forensic Financial, and Certified Valuation Analyst. Member of American Institute of CPAs, and The Academy of Economic and Financial Experts, and National Association of Forensic Economics. Holder of Series 6, 7, 63 and 65 securities licenses.

Cyber Security

Joseph Re
Interhack Corporation
5 E. Long Street, 9th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: (614) 545-4225
Fax: (614) 545-0076
Email: Re@interhack.com
Website: web.interhack.com
Specialties/Services: Data analysis and computer forensics; Software trade secret and copyright claims; Damages calculations; Computer crime; Cybersecurity assessments; Penetration testing; Data breach response.
Neutral Qualifications: Central Ohio InfraGard Members Alliance, Coordinated by Federal Bureau of Investigation; International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC2); American Radio Relay League (ARRL); Central Ohio Amateur Radio Emergency Services (COARES); Central Ohio Traffic Net (COTN), a part of the Ohio Section of the National Traffic System. Net Manager, 2014; FBI Cincinnati Citizens Academy Alumni Association
Professional Affiliations: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP); Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), Franklin County, Ohio Emergency Management Agency & Homeland Security; Amateur Radio, KD8TTE; American Radio Relay League (ARRL) Official Relay Station (ORS); American Radio Relay League (ARRL) Official Emergency Station (OES); General Mobile Radio Service (GMRS), WQOV722; FEMA ICS 100, 200, IS 700, 800, 809

Damages

Bill Ditty, CPA, PFS, CVA, CFF, MAFF, CDFA, MSA
Ditty Financial Forensics, LLC
6065 Frantz Road, Suite 101
Dublin, Ohio 43017
Phone: (614) 446-1112
Fax: (614) 798-1935
Email: bditty@dittyfinancial.com
Website: www.dittyfinancial.com
Specialties/Services: Valuation of closely held businesses, partnerships, professional practices, health care, family limited partnerships, for litigation purposes, SBA loans and mergers/acquisitions. Services in marital dissolution/divorce, economic changes and bankruptcy. Qualified as expert witness in multiple counties in Ohio and Federal Bankruptcy court, and experience in depositions and trials. Financial analysis with long term impact and budget projections for financial aspects of domestic cases in negotiations or trial. Forensic accounting investigation hidden assets/income, separate property tracings, fraud deterrence, business internal controls establishment and maintenance. State of art software and presentation analysis for negotiations and trial. President and continuing education speaker for Ohio South National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts providing continuing education to business valuators and forensic accountants. Provide CLE to attorneys speaking at statewide conferences, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Columbus Bar Association, other Ohio bar associations as well as special in-office sessions at attorneys' offices.
Degrees/Licenses: Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Personal Financial Specialist (PFS), Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA), Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF), Master Analyst in Financial Forensics (MAFF), Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA), Master of Science in Administration (MSA).
Professional Affiliation: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA), National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA), Institute of Business Appraisers (IBA), Institute of Divorce Financial Analysts (IDFA), Forensic & Valuation Services Section of AICPA, Rotary Club of Columbus.

Heinz E. Ickert
150 E. Mound Street, Suite 312
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: (614) 464-3343
Email: heinz.ickert@att.net
Specialties/Services: Forensic accounting with emphasis on fraud detection, deterrence and investigation. Valuation of closely held businesses, marital dissolution, commercial and personal economic damages, bankruptcy and expert testimony.
Degrees/Licenses: Certified Public Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified in Forensic Financial, and Certified Valuation Analyst. Member of American Institute of CPAs, and The Academy of Economic and Financial Experts, and National Association of Forensic Economics. Holder of Series 6, 7, 63 and 65 securities licenses.

Chrissie A. Powers, CPA/CFF, CFE, CVA
P.D. Eye Forensics, LLC
150 East Mound Street, Suite 312
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: (614) 722-7914
Email: chrissie.powers@pdeyeforensics.com
Website: www.pdeyeforensics.com
Specialties/Services: Forensic accounting with emphasis on fraud detection, deterrence and investigation.  Domestic relations with experience in asset tracing, business valuations and collaborative cases.  Valuation of closely held businesses, commercial and personal economic damages, litigation support, and expert testimony.
Degrees/Licenses: Certified Public Accountant, Certified in Financial Forensics, Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Valuation Analyst
Professional Affiliation: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Forensic & Valuation Services Section of AICPA, Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Vice President for the Central Ohio Chapter of Certified Fraud Examiners, Board Member at Large for the Central Ohio Chapter of Certified Fraud Examiners, National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts, IWIRC-Central Ohio Network, American Society for Industrial Security

Domestic Relations

Bill Ditty, CPA, PFS, CVA, CFF, MAFF, CDFA, MSA
Ditty Financial Forensics, LLC
6065 Frantz Road, Suite 101
Dublin, Ohio 43017
Phone: (614) 446-1112
Fax: (614) 798-1935
Email: bditty@dittyfinancial.com
Website: www.dittyfinancial.com
Specialties/Services: Valuation of closely held businesses, partnerships, professional practices, health care, family limited partnerships, for litigation purposes, SBA loans and mergers/acquisitions. Services in marital dissolution/divorce, economic changes and bankruptcy. Qualified as expert witness in multiple counties in Ohio and Federal Bankruptcy court, and experience in depositions and trials. Financial analysis with long term impact and budget projections for financial aspects of domestic cases in negotiations or trial. Forensic accounting investigation hidden assets/income, separate property tracings, fraud deterrence, business internal controls establishment and maintenance. State of art software and presentation analysis for negotiations and trial. President and continuing education speaker for Ohio South National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts providing continuing education to business valuators and forensic accountants. Provide CLE to attorneys speaking at statewide conferences, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Columbus Bar Association, other Ohio bar associations as well as special in-office sessions at attorneys' offices.
Degrees/Licenses: Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Personal Financial Specialist (PFS), Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA), Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF), Master Analyst in Financial Forensics (MAFF), Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA), Master of Science in Administration (MSA).
Professional Affiliation: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA), National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA), Institute of Business Appraisers (IBA), Institute of Divorce Financial Analysts (IDFA), Forensic & Valuation Services Section of AICPA, Rotary Club of Columbus.

Heinz E. Ickert
150 E. Mound Street, Suite 312
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: (614) 464-3343
Email: heinz.ickert@att.net
Specialties/Services: Forensic accounting with emphasis on fraud detection, deterrence and investigation. Valuation of closely held businesses, marital dissolution, commercial and personal economic damages, bankruptcy and expert testimony.
Degrees/Licenses: Certified Public Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified in Forensic Financial, and Certified Valuation Analyst. Member of American Institute of CPAs, and The Academy of Economic and Financial Experts, and National Association of Forensic Economics. Holder of Series 6, 7, 63 and 65 securities licenses.

Chrissie A. Powers, CPA/CFF, CFE, CVA
P.D. Eye Forensics, LLC
150 East Mound Street, Suite 312
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: (614) 722-7914
Email: chrissie.powers@pdeyeforensics.com
Website: www.pdeyeforensics.com
Specialties/Services: Forensic accounting with emphasis on fraud detection, deterrence and investigation.  Domestic relations with experience in asset tracing, business valuations and collaborative cases.  Valuation of closely held businesses, commercial and personal economic damages, litigation support, and expert testimony.
Degrees/Licenses: Certified Public Accountant, Certified in Financial Forensics, Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Valuation Analyst
Professional Affiliation: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Forensic & Valuation Services Section of AICPA, Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Vice President for the Central Ohio Chapter of Certified Fraud Examiners, Board Member at Large for the Central Ohio Chapter of Certified Fraud Examiners, National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts, IWIRC-Central Ohio Network, American Society for Industrial Security

Amy Weldele, CFP, CDFA
Budros, Ruhlin & Roe, Inc.
1801 Watermark Drive, Suite 300
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: (614) 481-6900
Fax: (614) 481-6919
Email: amy.weldele@B-R-R.com
Website: www.B-R-R.com
Specialties/Services: Strategic divorce planning – Division of assets, cash flow/budget projections, litigation support, expert witness. Financial expert for collaborative divorce.
Degrees/Licenses: B.A. Economics, Ohio Wesleyan University; Certified Financial Planner, Certified Divorce Financial Analyst
Fees: $300/hour minimum for Planning & Projections; $1000/hour for Litigation Support
Professional Affiliations: Financial Planning Association; National Association of Personal Financial Advisors; Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts

Economic Loss

Bill Ditty, CPA, PFS, CVA, CFF, MAFF, CDFA, MSA
Ditty Financial Forensics, LLC
6065 Frantz Road, Suite 101
Dublin, Ohio 43017
Phone: (614) 446-1112
Fax: (614) 798-1935
Email: bditty@dittyfinancial.com
Website: www.dittyfinancial.com
Specialties/Services: Valuation of closely held businesses, partnerships, professional practices, health care, family limited partnerships, for litigation purposes, SBA loans and mergers/acquisitions. Services in marital dissolution/divorce, economic changes and bankruptcy. Qualified as expert witness in multiple counties in Ohio and Federal Bankruptcy court, and experience in depositions and trials. Financial analysis with long term impact and budget projections for financial aspects of domestic cases in negotiations or trial. Forensic accounting investigation hidden assets/income, separate property tracings, fraud deterrence, business internal controls establishment and maintenance. State of art software and presentation analysis for negotiations and trial. President and continuing education speaker for Ohio South National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts providing continuing education to business valuators and forensic accountants. Provide CLE to attorneys speaking at statewide conferences, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Columbus Bar Association, other Ohio bar associations as well as special in-office sessions at attorneys' offices.
Degrees/Licenses: Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Personal Financial Specialist (PFS), Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA), Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF), Master Analyst in Financial Forensics (MAFF), Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA), Master of Science in Administration (MSA).
Professional Affiliation: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA), National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA), Institute of Business Appraisers (IBA), Institute of Divorce Financial Analysts (IDFA), Forensic & Valuation Services Section of AICPA, Rotary Club of Columbus.

Estates and Trusts

Heather Deskins, CPA/ABV/CFF, CFE, CVA
P.D. Eye Forensics, LLC
150 East Mound Street, Suite 312
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: (614) 722-7914
Email: heather.deskins@pdeyeforensics.com
Website: www.pdeyeforensics.com 
Specialties/Services: Valuation of closely held businesses, domestic relations, asset tracing and collaborative cases, damages and economic loss, partnership disputes, litigation support, forensic accounting with an emphasis on fraud detection, deterrence and investigation and expert witness testimony.  Expert witness, trial and deposition experience.
Degrees/Licenses: Certified Public Accountant, Accredited in Business Valuation, Certified in Financial Forensics, Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Valuation Analyst
Professional Affiliation: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants, National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Central Ohio Chapter of Certified Fraud Examiners, Forensic & Valuation Services Section of AICPA, Central Ohio Academy of Collaborative Divorce Professionals, Worthington Estate Planning Council

Financial Consultants/Planning

John Schuman
Budros, Ruhlin & Roe, Inc.
1801 Watermark Drive, Suite 300
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: (614) 481-6900
Fax: (614) 481-6919
Email: john.schuman@B-R-R.com
Website: www.B-R-R.com 
Specialties/Services: Fee-only financial planning and investment management services.

Forensic Accounting

Bill Ditty, CPA, PFS, CVA, CFF, MAFF, CDFA, MSA
Ditty Financial Forensics, LLC
6065 Frantz Road, Suite 101
Dublin, Ohio 43017
Phone: (614) 446-1112
Fax: (614) 798-1935
Email: bditty@dittyfinancial.com
Website: www.dittyfinancial.com
Specialties/Services: Valuation of closely held businesses, partnerships, professional practices, health care, family limited partnerships, for litigation purposes, SBA loans and mergers/acquisitions. Services in marital dissolution/divorce, economic changes and bankruptcy. Qualified as expert witness in multiple counties in Ohio and Federal Bankruptcy court, and experience in depositions and trials. Financial analysis with long term impact and budget projections for financial aspects of domestic cases in negotiations or trial. Forensic accounting investigation hidden assets/income, separate property tracings, fraud deterrence, business internal controls establishment and maintenance. State of art software and presentation analysis for negotiations and trial. President and continuing education speaker for Ohio South National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts providing continuing education to business valuators and forensic accountants. Provide CLE to attorneys speaking at statewide conferences, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Columbus Bar Association, other Ohio bar associations as well as special in-office sessions at attorneys' offices.
Degrees/Licenses: Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Personal Financial Specialist (PFS), Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA), Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF), Master Analyst in Financial Forensics (MAFF), Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA), Master of Science in Administration (MSA).
Professional Affiliation: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA), National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA), Institute of Business Appraisers (IBA), Institute of Divorce Financial Analysts (IDFA), Forensic & Valuation Services Section of AICPA, Rotary Club of Columbus.

Heinz E. Ickert
150 E. Mound Street, Suite 312
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: (614) 464-3343
Email: heinz.ickert@att.net
Specialties/Services: Forensic accounting with emphasis on fraud detection, deterrence and investigation. Valuation of closely held businesses, marital dissolution, commercial and personal economic damages, bankruptcy and expert testimony.
Degrees/Licenses: Certified Public Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified in Forensic Financial, and Certified Valuation Analyst. Member of American Institute of CPAs, and The Academy of Economic and Financial Experts, and National Association of Forensic Economics. Holder of Series 6, 7, 63 and 65 securities licenses.

Theodore W. Johnson, CPA, CFE, CFF
Parms + Company
585 S. Front Street, Suite 220
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: (614) 224-3078
Fax: (614) 224-4616
Email: tjohnson@parms.com
Website: www.parms.com
Specialties/Services: 18 years experience in forensic accounting with emphasis on fraud detection and investigation; domestic relations with experience in asset tracing; bankruptcy; litigation support and expert testimony.
Degrees/Licenses: Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), B.A. in Business Administration (Accounting) from The Ohio State University
Professional Affiliations: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA), Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI), Forensic & Valuation Services Section of AICPA, Tax Services Section of AICPA, Central Ohio Chapter of Certified Fraud Examiners

Chrissie A. Powers, CPA/CFF, CFE, CVA
P.D. Eye Forensics, LLC
150 East Mound Street, Suite 312
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: (614) 722-7914
Email: chrissie.powers@pdeyeforensics.com
Website: www.pdeyeforensics.com
Specialties/Services: Forensic accounting with emphasis on fraud detection, deterrence and investigation.  Domestic relations with experience in asset tracing, business valuations and collaborative cases.  Valuation of closely held businesses, commercial and personal economic damages, litigation support, and expert testimony.
Degrees/Licenses: Certified Public Accountant, Certified in Financial Forensics, Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Valuation Analyst
Professional Affiliation: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Forensic & Valuation Services Section of AICPA, Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Vice President for the Central Ohio Chapter of Certified Fraud Examiners, Board Member at Large for the Central Ohio Chapter of Certified Fraud Examiners, National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts, IWIRC-Central Ohio Network, American Society for Industrial Security

Rebekah Smith
GBQ Consulting, LLC
230 West Street, Suite 700
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: (614) 947-5300
Fax: (614) 947-5500
Email: rsmith@gbq.com
Website: www.gbqconsulting.com
Specialties/Services: GBQ Consulting is the only full-service team based in Columbus & Cincinnati that can provide comprehensive litigation and forensic investigation services, in addition to valuation and financial opinion services.
Degrees/Licenses: Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA), Master Analyst in Financial Forensics (MAFF), Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF), CEA - BV - Certificate of Education Achievement in Business Valuation
Professional Affiliations: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA), National Litigation Consultants Review - Editorial Board, Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA)

Forensic Computing

Joseph Re
Interhack Corporation
5 E. Long Street, 9th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: (614) 545-4225
Fax: (614) 545-0076
Email: Re@interhack.com
Website: web.interhack.com
Specialties/Services: Data analysis and computer forensics; Software trade secret and copyright claims; Damages calculations; Computer crime; Cybersecurity assessments; Penetration testing; Data breach response.
Neutral Qualifications: Central Ohio InfraGard Members Alliance, Coordinated by Federal Bureau of Investigation; International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC2); American Radio Relay League (ARRL); Central Ohio Amateur Radio Emergency Services (COARES); Central Ohio Traffic Net (COTN), a part of the Ohio Section of the National Traffic System. Net Manager, 2014; FBI Cincinnati Citizens Academy Alumni Association
Professional Affiliations: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP); Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), Franklin County, Ohio Emergency Management Agency & Homeland Security; Amateur Radio, KD8TTE; American Radio Relay League (ARRL) Official Relay Station (ORS); American Radio Relay League (ARRL) Official Emergency Station (OES); General Mobile Radio Service (GMRS), WQOV722; FEMA ICS 100, 200, IS 700, 800, 809

Information Security

Joseph Re
Interhack Corporation
5 E. Long Street, 9th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: (614) 545-4225
Fax: (614) 545-0076
Email: Re@interhack.com
Website: web.interhack.com
Specialties/Services: Data analysis and computer forensics; Software trade secret and copyright claims; Damages calculations; Computer crime; Cybersecurity assessments; Penetration testing; Data breach response.
Neutral Qualifications: Central Ohio InfraGard Members Alliance, Coordinated by Federal Bureau of Investigation; International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC2); American Radio Relay League (ARRL); Central Ohio Amateur Radio Emergency Services (COARES); Central Ohio Traffic Net (COTN), a part of the Ohio Section of the National Traffic System. Net Manager, 2014; FBI Cincinnati Citizens Academy Alumni Association
Professional Affiliations: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP); Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), Franklin County, Ohio Emergency Management Agency & Homeland Security; Amateur Radio, KD8TTE; American Radio Relay League (ARRL) Official Relay Station (ORS); American Radio Relay League (ARRL) Official Emergency Station (OES); General Mobile Radio Service (GMRS), WQOV722; FEMA ICS 100, 200, IS 700, 800, 809

Litigation Support

Heather Deskins, CPA/ABV/CFF, CFE, CVA
P.D. Eye Forensics, LLC
150 East Mound Street, Suite 312
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: (614) 722-7914
Email: heather.deskins@pdeyeforensics.com
Website: www.pdeyeforensics.com 
Specialties/Services: Valuation of closely held businesses, domestic relations, asset tracing and collaborative cases, damages and economic loss, partnership disputes, litigation support, forensic accounting with an emphasis on fraud detection, deterrence and investigation and expert witness testimony.  Expert witness, trial and deposition experience.
Degrees/Licenses: Certified Public Accountant, Accredited in Business Valuation, Certified in Financial Forensics, Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Valuation Analyst
Professional Affiliation: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants, National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Central Ohio Chapter of Certified Fraud Examiners, Forensic & Valuation Services Section of AICPA, Central Ohio Academy of Collaborative Divorce Professionals, Worthington Estate Planning Council

Bill Ditty, CPA, PFS, CVA, CFF, MAFF, CDFA, MSA
Ditty Financial Forensics, LLC
6065 Frantz Road, Suite 101
Dublin, Ohio 43017
Phone: (614) 446-1112
Fax: (614) 798-1935
Email: bditty@dittyfinancial.com
Website: www.dittyfinancial.com
Specialties/Services: Valuation of closely held businesses, partnerships, professional practices, health care, family limited partnerships, for litigation purposes, SBA loans and mergers/acquisitions. Services in marital dissolution/divorce, economic changes and bankruptcy. Qualified as expert witness in multiple counties in Ohio and Federal Bankruptcy court, and experience in depositions and trials. Financial analysis with long term impact and budget projections for financial aspects of domestic cases in negotiations or trial. Forensic accounting investigation hidden assets/income, separate property tracings, fraud deterrence, business internal controls establishment and maintenance. State of art software and presentation analysis for negotiations and trial. President and continuing education speaker for Ohio South National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts providing continuing education to business valuators and forensic accountants. Provide CLE to attorneys speaking at statewide conferences, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Columbus Bar Association, other Ohio bar associations as well as special in-office sessions at attorneys' offices.
Degrees/Licenses: Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Personal Financial Specialist (PFS), Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA), Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF), Master Analyst in Financial Forensics (MAFF), Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA), Master of Science in Administration (MSA).
Professional Affiliation: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA), National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA), Institute of Business Appraisers (IBA), Institute of Divorce Financial Analysts (IDFA), Forensic & Valuation Services Section of AICPA, Rotary Club of Columbus.

Heinz E. Ickert
150 E. Mound Street, Suite 312
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: (614) 464-3343
Email: heinz.ickert@att.net
Specialties/Services: Forensic accounting with emphasis on fraud detection, deterrence and investigation. Valuation of closely held businesses, marital dissolution, commercial and personal economic damages, bankruptcy and expert testimony.
Degrees/Licenses: Certified Public Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified in Forensic Financial, and Certified Valuation Analyst. Member of American Institute of CPAs, and The Academy of Economic and Financial Experts, and National Association of Forensic Economics. Holder of Series 6, 7, 63 and 65 securities licenses.

Polygraph

The Polygraph Bureau, Ltd.
Jack P. Lonier, ACP
6161 Busch Blvd. Suite 336
Columbus, OH 43229
Phone: (614) 781-0255
Fax: (614) 781-0257
Email: jlonier@columbus.rr.com
Specialties/Services: We offer confidential expertise in conducting all types of polygraph examinations. Examiners are retired from the Ohio State Highway Patrol with over 55 years of combined law enforcement experience. Computerized polygraph instruments are utilized.
Degrees/Licenses: Certified Polygraph Examiners. American Polygraph Association, The American Association of Police Polygraphists, The Ohio Association of Polygraph Examiners, The Academy of Certified Polygraphists, Midwest Regional Polygraph, and the American Society for Testing Materials (ASTM).

Psychology

Daniel L. Davis, Ph.D., ABPP
1943 W. Fifth Avenue
Columbus, OH 43212
Phone: (614) 488-3680
Fax: (614) 488-3680
Email: drdandavis@gmail.com
Website: www.danielldavisphd.com
Specialties/Services: Forensic consultation with adolescents and adults; competency to stand trial; sanity evaluations; mitigation; juvenile sex offender; bindover; individual, family and marital counseling; aggressive and resistant adolescents; behavioral problems of children and adolescents
Degrees/Licenses: Ohio licensed psychologist (1983); Board Certified in Forensic Psychology; Diplomate, The American Board of Professional Psychology (Forensic); Fellow, The American Academy of Forensic Psychology

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