Fran has more than 32 years of combined experience in accounting, finance, financial consulting, and expert witness work. Fran has specialized in financial consulting and expert witness work since 1990. As a financial expert on damages, Fran provides assistance to attorneys in a variety of litigation matters and disputes involving fraud, intellectual property infringement, breach of contract, and employment disputes.
Fran has served clients in a variety of industries including banking, higher education, manufacturing, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, securities, software, and technology. Fran has conducted numerous fraud and forensic investigations. Fran also has significant experience with large employment discrimination matters involving as many as 200 claimants.
Fran has extensive experience providing deposition testimony and has provided testimony in more than 30 trials and/or hearings. Fran has been qualified as an expert in numerous Federal and State court systems throughout the United States.
Fran is a Certified Public Accountant and has a Certificate in Financial Forensics. Fran is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants (MNCPA). Fran graduated from Middlebury College in 1984 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics. Fran also received a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Minnesota in 1989.