• Internal Audit
• Fraud Investigation
• Enterprise and IT Risk Assessment
• Fraud Risk Assessment
• Internal Controls Assessment
• Forensic Accounting
• Business Valuation
• Business Performance Analysis
• Litigation Support
• SOX 404
• Internal Audit Department Quality
• Due Diligence for Mergers and Acquisitions
Dan is the President and Founder of Houston Financial Forensics. Dan’s professional certifications include: CPA/CFF/CITP/ABV, CFE, CVA, CIA/CRMA, CISA/CISM, and CMA. He is the Past President of the Houston Chapter of the Institute of Internal Auditors and formerly a member of the Board of Governors. Dan previously served as Chairman of the Houston CPA Society’s Forensic and Valuation Committee and served two terms as the Treasurer of the Houston Chapter of InfraGard. He is also active in the Houston FENG Chapter where he was held several leadership roles. Dan is a Lifetime Member of the Greater Houston Partnership where he served for several years on the Ally Committee integrating new members into the organization. Dan is currently an adjunct professor at the C. T. Bauer School of Business at the University of Houston where he teaches Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination and Enterprise Risk Management courses at the graduate level.
Dan was awarded 2017 Educator of the Year by the Houston Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. Dan was also awarded the 2018 Educator of Year by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners in June at their 2018 Global Fraud Conference held in Las Vegas. Established in 2002, the Educator of the Year award is presented to an ACFE member who has made outstanding contributions to anti-fraud education within their college or university. Dan was awarded the Certified Fraud Examiner of the Year award by the ACFE Houston Area Chapter in December 2019. The Houston Area Certified Fraud Examiner of the Year Award is presented to a Houston Area CFE who has demonstrated outstanding achievement in the field of fraud examination. Nominees are evaluated based on their contributions to the ACFE, the Houston ACFE Chapter, to the profession, and to the community.
Dan is a frequent speaker to business and professional groups on fraud, cyber security / cyber fraud, risk assessment, third-party risk management, fraudulent financial reporting, internal audit, COSO 2013, valuation methodology, compliance, and due diligence. Dan is a graduate of Baylor University with a degree in Accounting and an Executive MBA from Houston Baptist University. He is a member of Second Baptist Church where he serves as a Deacon and has served on various committees since joining the church in 1981. Dan also serves on the Houston Baptist University Archie W. Dunham College of Business Dean’s Board of Advisors, the Accounting Advisory Board at C. T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston, and the Baylor University Hankamer School of Business Accounting and Business Law Advisory Board.
Houston Financial Forensics, LLC is not a CPA firm.