Erika Gowan, CPA/CFF, CFE - Senior Manager

Experience

Erika serves as a Senior Manager in the firm’s Litigation, Valuation and Bankruptcy Services practice as well as in the Audit and Accounting Department. Erika has extensive experience in forensic accounting, financial analysis, and project management, as well as in leading assurance, litigation consulting and business advisory engagements for clients in various industries. She works directly with the engagement team principals and seniors to develop the most effective accounting and service delivery approach to ensure completeness and compliance with firm and professional standards.

In addition to her CPA certification, Erika is also a CFE (certified fraud examiner) and certified in financial forensics.  Her particular areas of expertise include litigation support, forensic accounting, transaction-related due diligence, audits of closely held businesses, and public company accounting and reporting. Erika has more than 23 years of public accounting and business advisory experience, serving clients primarily in the manufacturing, distribution, and financial services industries.

Education

The Ohio State University, B.S.B.A.

Professional and Civic Organizations

Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Member, Indiana CPA Society

Member, National Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

Member, Indiana Chapter of Certified Fraud Examiners