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Duane  Campbell

Duane Campbell

FTI Consulting
Senior Director, Forensic & Litigation Consulting
Los Angeles, CA, USA


Duane Campbell is a Senior Director at FTI Consulting and is based in the firm’s Los Angeles office.

Duane uses his deep experience and background in forensic accounting and finance to assist his clients in dealing with complex and sensitive issues arising from internal and independent forensic accounting investigations, accounting restatements, business disputes, litigation and alternative dispute resolution involving, among other things, improper accounting, potential fraud, theft or misappropriation of funds. 

Duane’s industry experience includes financial services, insurance, media, consumer packaged goods, technology, telecommunications and the not-for-profit sector.  Duane has served as a trusted advisor in a forensic investigative capacity for a wide range of clients including the U.S Attorney’s Office, state regulatory bodies, boards of directors, executive management, and both internal and external counsel.

Duane holds an MBA from the University of Maryland, College Park, and a B.A. in economics and business administration from McDaniel College in Westminster Maryland. 

Duane also holds the CFA designation from the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute.

Examples of some of Duane’s recent engagement experience include:

  • Accounting Restatement – Performed substantive procedures to restate the financials of a Fortune 250 Company.The overall engagement involved a review of hundreds of accounts and associated accounting practices, and in some areas required in-depth analysis of large disparate sets of financial, operational and transactional data.The evaluation of the Company’s reported activity resulted in approximately $350 million of cumulative pre-tax income adjustments, and $230 million of cumulative net income adjustments.
  • Fraud Investigation – Performed an investigation into allegations of fraud at a privately held stock transfer agent.The investigation was conducted at the request of the company’s regulators and was overseen by outside counsel, executive management of the company, and a special committee of the company’s board of directors.Procedures included investigative interviews, analyses of the source and use of trillions of dollars of customer funds, and a substantive review of email communications and other electronic documents.
  • Investigation of Revenue Recognition Practices – Performed an investigation of the revenue recognition practices of a manufacturer of watches and electronics.Procedures were performed to determine whether or not the company had intentionally recorded revenue in the incorrect reporting periods.Investigative procedures were also performed to determine if there were any internal control weaknesses that rendered our client vulnerable to intentional manipulation of financial results.

CERTIFICATIONS

Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Member, Chartered Financial Analyst Institute (CFA Institute)

EDUCATION

MBA, University of Maryland, Smith School of Business

B.A, Economics and Business Administration, McDaniel College

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