Who We Are

 

s41758cb109193_3_0_CROPPEDJeff Porter, CPA

Managing Director

Jeff has a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Accountancy from San Diego State University and has extensive experience in the maintenance, analysis and reconstruction of business and personal financial records. He is an accomplished forensic accountant with a long list of litigation matters to which he has been engaged to serve as an expert witness. In addition, Jeff has a long list of cases where in he has provided deposition and/or trial testimony. Jeff has considerable and diverse experience in litigation matters just some of which includes: divorce, financial abuse, international commercial sales contracts, economic damages, fraud and embezzlement, business disputes and general business litigation.

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Brad DeRoma, CPA

Senior Financial Analyst

Brad is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Fraud Examiner, with over 15 years’ experience in the forensic accounting and litigation consulting profession, and has been working with JDP Forensic Accounting since 2010. Brad is a qualified expert witness and has provided expert witness testimony in both Los Angeles and San Diego counties. In addition, Brad has served as a Section 730 expert and has a wide range of expertise in forensic accounting including commercial litigation, probate, economic damages and marital dissolution.

Brad received his Bachelor of Accountancy degree from Arizona State University in 1993 and has worked in the accounting field since then working exclusively as a forensic accountant since 2000.

 


 

Monica Bailey, MBA

Senior Financial Analyst

Monica received a Master’s degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance from San Diego State University and has over 20 years’ of experience in family law addressing such matters as business valuations, asset tracing, community and separate property analysis, Moore Marsden calculations, income/cash flow available for support, stock options division, settlement conferences.

In addition, Monica has considerable experience dealing with partnership dissolutions and disputes, general business litigation, buy/sell agreements, fraud claims and other matters.

 


 

Aaron Breuhl

Financial Analyst

Aaron graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Accountancy from San Diego State University. Aaron joined JDP Forensic Accounting as a financial analyst in 2012. His skills have been applied to detailed analyses of financial statements, calculation of damages, business disputes, complex tracing analyses of business revenue for fraud investigations and a wide variety of other forensic work. While performing forensic and investigative accounting for JDP Forensic Accounting, Aaron has provided support to legal counsel in both civil and criminal cases. Aaron Breuhl is a CPA candidate, expected to be licensed in 2016.

 


 

Annie Cafarelli

Financial Analyst

Annie earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Accounting from California State University San Marcos and has close to 30 years’ of experience in the fields of accounting and finance. She draws from her experience from a diverse range of industries that include, banking and financial services, human resources, construction, sports and fitness, along with international import/export and the wholesale and retail alcoholic beverage industry.

Annie has extensive experience in the calculation of economic losses and damages in personal injury, wrongful death and business litigation matters. Annie also has broad experience in the analysis and tracing of transactions in marital dissolution, estate, trust and financial abuse matters.

 


 

Mina Kim, mba

Financial Analyst

Mina is fluent in English and Korean and has Master’s degrees in both Business Administration and in Accounting.  Mina specializes in financial analysis in family law matters including asset tracing, income available for support, analysis of community and separate property interests, and analysis of business and personal financial records.

 


 

Will Lewis

Financial Analyst

Will earned his Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Chicago, where he developed a deep understanding of statistics and their appropriate application. Will specializes in financial and statistical analysis in a wide variety of cases and subject matters. Will is an integral part of the team that assists in analysis of economic damages claims, commercial sales contracts, general business litigation and other litigation.

Will’s professional experience includes working at a large consulting firm designing executive and director compensation packages in companies ranging in size from small privately held businesses to businesses listed on Standard & Poor’s 500 index of large companies. Will also has considerable experience valuing and accounting for stock options. As part of these duties Will performed financial analysis of a company’s financial results and that of their competitors. In addition to using published compensation surveys, Will would often develop custom surveys to collect industry data.

 


Christine Good

Administrative Assistant

Christine heads up our administrative support team. She is thoroughly familiar with our practices and is an integral part of the team that helps to get cases ready for trial.