Jolene Fraser is the Managing Director in the Forensic, Litigation & Valuation Services Group in the firms’ Sacramento office, with more than 20 years of public accounting and consulting services experience. Jolene specializes in forensic accounting, providing consulting services and expert testimony in matters involving professional standards applicable to CPAs, computation of economic damages in commercial litigation matters, special investigations, and fraud investigations in a wide variety of industries. She works with counsel and their clients on complex accounting, auditing and financial issues throughout the litigation process.
Prior to joining the firm, Jolene was a Principal in a Northern California-based CPA firm, specializing in forensic accounting and forensic technology services. Her background also includes experience at a Big 4 accounting firm and a large national accounting firm managing audits of clients across multiple industries, such as government, commercial and residential real estate, manufacturing and distribution, non-profit organizations, high technology, publishing and employee benefit plans.
As a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Jolene previously served on the Relations with the Bar Committee, CFF Credential Committee and CFF Mentor Task Force. As an active member of the California Society of Certified Public Accountants (CalCPA) she previously held the positions of State Secretary/Treasurer, State Vice Chair, Sacramento Chapter President, and several other leadership positions within the organization. Jolene previously served as President, as well as Treasurer, of the nonprofit organization Teaching Everyone Animals Matter (TEAM) and serves on the American River College (ARC) Accounting Advisory Committee.
Jolene has presented on a variety of topics offering CPE and CLE, including damages analysis, accounting, auditing, and forensic investigation procedures and reporting.