Elizabeth Woodward, CPA, CFF, CFE

Director of Forensic Accounting and Litigation Support
Director of Forensic Accounting and Litigation Support

Resumé

Elizabeth obtained her Master of Business Administration with a concentration in accounting from the University of Kentucky in 1994. She worked in the audit group of KPMG for six years, and joined Dean Dorton in 2000. She has over 20 years of experience in public accounting.

Industry Expertise

Elizabeth leads the firm’s forensic accounting and litigation support group, specializing in bankruptcy accounting matters, litigation support, and forensic accounting services. In addition to her Certification in Financial Forensics (CFF), Elizabeth is a Certified Fraud Examiner. She has served as a Chief Restructuring Officer and a Receiver.

Speaking Engagements

Elizabeth teaches professional ethics frequently, for our Firm and for the Kentucky Society of CPAs.

Kentucky Society of CPAs, Ethics Committee Chair
Kentucky Society of CPAs, Board of Directors
AICPA Forensic and Litigation Services Committee 2016-2017
AICPA Forensic and Valuation Services, Fraud Task Force Committee Chair, 2017
AICPA CFF Champion of the Year 2014
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Member
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Member

Blue Grass Airport Board of Directors, Treasurer, and Finance and Audit Committee Chair
GleanKY, Finance Committee
Lexington and Fayette County Parking Authority, Former Commissioner
North Lexington Family YMCA, Past Chairman
Eastern Little League, Past Board Member and Treasurer
Leadership Kentucky, Class of 2014
Commerce Lexington, Class of 1998

Master of Business Administration with a Concentration in Accounting, 1994, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky
Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, 1989, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky