THE PARTNERS

Caroline C. Boudreaux, CPA/ABV/CFF, CFE

Ms. Boudreaux has broad professional experience in accounting and tax across a variety of industries including healthcare, construction, financial institutions, professional services, retail, real estate and manufacturing.  She has directed audits of financial institutions and employee benefit plans, and performed reviews and compilations of financial statements and was responsible for the technical review of individual, corporate, partnership and fiduciary income tax returns.  Her consulting experience includes advising clients in the areas of finance, tax planning, general business practices and strategic planning with a focus on performance measurement.

Ms. Boudreaux has served as an expert witness and testified at trial and depositions in litigation matters.  She has also served as a consultant in litigation matters and assisted with the discovery process.   Her experience includes fraud investigations, shareholder disputes, individual and commercial economic damages and marital dissolutions.

Education

University of Louisiana
Bachelor of Science, Accounting

Certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV)
  • Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF)
  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)

Professional Memberships

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Louisiana Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

 

Stephanie L. Halphen, CPA/CFF, CVA, MAFF

Ms. Halphen’s consulting experience includes accounting and auditing services, including financial projections for loan proposals. Professional service firms, oil and gas companies, banking, auto dealerships, retail, healthcare, mobile home industry, manufacturing and distribution are all industries she has consulted.

In litigation services, Ms. Halphen’s experience includes fraud and forensic accounting, expert reports and testimony in accounting and financial business issues. In addition, drafting and responding to interrogatories related to financial issues, drafting questions for trial related to financial issues, critique of financial expert witness reports, reviewing, organizing and analyzing financial documents received in response to discovery, and preparing required financial disclosures.

Additionally, Ms. Halphen has provided business valuation services for various purposes from estate tax and gift tax planning to mergers and acquisitions, marital dissolutions, shareholder disputes, and other litigated/non-litigated matters. Businesses she has valued include manufacturing, timber, restaurant, utility contract services, health care, professional services, retail and real estate.

Education
Louisiana State University,
Bachelor of Science, Accounting

Certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) – licensed in Louisiana and Mississippi
  • Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF)
  • Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA)
  • Master Analyst in Financial Forensics (MAFF)

Professional Memberships

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants
  • National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts

Office Locations

650 Poydras Street, Suite 1400
New Orleans, LA 70130
504.299.3480 (office)
504.299.3411 (fax)
Email: stephanie@ForensicCPA.LA

600 Jefferson Street, Suite 550
Lafayette, LA 70501
337.451.6550 (office)
337.451.2254 (fax)
Email: stephanie@ForensicCPA.LA