Marie Ebersbacher CPA/ABV, CFE

Financial Specialist

Biographical Info

Experience

Ms. Ebersbacher is the firm’s Forensic and Financial Services National Practice
Leader and a Managing Director in the Southern California offices, specializing
in forensic accounting, complex tracing, and valuation for high net worth clients.
Ms. Ebersbacher has performed analyses in hundreds of engagements including
high net-worth marital estate dissolutions, fraud investigations, business
valuations, breaches of contract, shareholder and partnership disputes, account
tracings, contract analyses, and economic damages. Ms. Ebersbacher is a
contributing author to John Wiley & Sons 2011 “Family Law Services
Handbook”.

Ms. Ebersbacher has been appointed as an expert and testified in Los Angeles,
San Diego, and Kern County Superior Courts on family law, fraud, forensic
accounting, economic damages, business valuation, and shareholder dissolution
issues.

Education

  • University of Southern California, Bachelor of Science in Business Finance & Economics

Credentials

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA), 2001
  • Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV), 2002
  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), 1998
  • Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF), 2008
  • Chair – CalCPA State Fraud Section, past Officer positions 2006-2002
  • Secretary – CalCPA State Litigation Steering Committee
  • President – CalCPA Bakersfield Chapter, 2004-05; past Officer positions
    2001-2003
  • Chair – CalCPA Bakersfield Litigation Section, 2001-2002
  • CalCPA State Financial Literacy Council 2003-2004; Member of Council
    2003-2004
  • Lecturer –Fraud Examination and Forensic Accounting
  • Previous Exam Question Writer – AICPA Uniform CPA Examination

Professional Associations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • California Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • CalCPA Fraud, Business Valuation, Family Law, and Economic Damages Committees
  • AICPA/CalCPA Ambassador