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 25 years of experience in public accounting.
Elizabeth leads the firm’s forensic 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 (CFE). She has served in several fiduciary roles, including Chief Restructuring Officer, Receiver, and Fee Examiner. She has acted as a Compliance Ethics Monitor/Independent Monitor of a rural electric cooperative, reporting to two branches of the Federal government. Elizabeth has testified in state and federal courts.
Elizabeth teaches professional ethics frequently, for our firm and for the Kentucky Society of CPAs. She also speaks on fraud prevention and detection, and on forensic accounting.