With 4 decades of experience as a licensed CPA in Louisiana and Texas, Chad M. Garland specializes in forensic accounting, expert witness and business valuation requirements. He has been qualified as an expert forensic CPA in state district courts and in Federal Bankruptcy court in accounting, finance, income taxes, business valuation, and economics.
Mr. Garland is Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF), is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), and is a Master Analyst in Financial Forensics (MAFF). He is trained to investigate, identify and prevent financial crime and fraud.
Mr. Garland is an Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) in Business Valuation by the American Society of Appraisers. He is one of only four ASAs credentialed in the State of Louisiana, and the only one outside New Orleans. He is also Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) by the AICPA and he is a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) as credentialed by the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts.
His areas of expertise include: Forensic Accounting, Forensic CPA, Litigation Services, Business Valuation, Business Appraisal, Partnership Disputes, Divorce, Personal Injury, Lost Wages, Lost Earnings, Shareholder Disputes, Fraud, Business Theft, Management Consulting, Financial Investigation, Economic Analysis, Hidden Assets, Business Interruption, Tax Evasion, Tax Fraud, Tax Analysis, Employee Theft, Accounting, and CPA.