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Holly Sharp, CPA, CFE, CFF

DIRECTOR, CONSULTING SERVICES

ABOUT HOLLY

Holly, a shareholder in the firm, has extensive experience performing consulting work in the areas of taxation for individuals, corporations and other entities, as well as financial planning, estate planning, and business succession planning. Her litigation experience includes testimony and forensic accounting services in accounting, financial, economic and business issues.


Holly is an Adjunct Professor of Taxation at A. B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University where she has taught since 1999, and she also frequently speaks on taxation and forensic accounting issues.

Bachelor of Science in Business Management, Tulane University
Master of Science in Tax Accounting, University of New Orleans

Certified Public Accountant
Certified Fraud Examiner
Certified in Financial Forensics

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Member, Economic Damages Task Force 2012
Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants
New Orleans Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Past Officer
New Orleans Estate Planning Council, Past President
Tulane Association of Business Alumni, Past President
Women’s Professional Council, Past President

Center for Development and Learning, Past Board Member and Treasurer
New Orleans Charter Science and Mathematics High School, Past Board Member and Treasurer
Parking Facilities Corporation, Board Member and Secretary
Preservation Resource Center, Past President
St. Charles Avenue Presbyterian Church, Elder and 2020 Stewardship Chairman
St. Charles Avenue Association, Board Member and Treasurer
The Cultural Landscape Foundation, Board Member and Treasurer

New Orleans CityBusiness, 2006 Women of the Year
A. B. Freeman School of Business, Tulane University, 2001 Outstanding Accounting Alumna
Louise S. McGehee School, 1994 Outstanding Alumna

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA):
• “Calculating Lost Profits.” 2019
• “Specialized Forensic Accounting Education: Individual Damages Concepts and Calculations.” 2018
• “Attaining Reasonable Certainty in Economic Damages Calculations.” 2015
• “Measuring Damages Involving Individuals.” 2013

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), “Forensic Accounting Concepts in the Covid-19 World.” August 19, 2020

International Association of Rehabilitation Professions Louisiana, “Working Together: The Vocational and Forensic Experts.” February 21, 2019

Louisiana State Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Program, “Forensic Accounting Issues that Arise in Litigation.” August 25, 2017

Tulsa Area Human Resources Association (TAHRA), “Healthcare Fraud.” April 28, 2017

Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), “Healthcare Fraud.” South Texas Annual Meeting, May 23, 2017

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), “Damages Calculations for Individuals.” 2016 Forensic & Valuation Services Conference, November 7, 2016

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), “Forensic Accounting Issues with Trust and Estates.” 2016 Forensic & Valuation Services Conference, November 7, 2016

2016 Forensic & Litigation Services Workshop, “Attaining Reasonable Certainty in Damages Calculations.” October 28, 2016

Loyola University, “Everything you wanted to know about Basis- and a Little More!” 2015 Annual Estate Planning Conference, December 3, 2015

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), “Damage Calculation for Personal Injury.” 2015 Forensic and Valuation Conference, November 8, 2015

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), “Reporting and Communicating Results in Forensic Accounting Assignments.” 2013 Forensic and Valuation Conference, November 12, 2013

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), “Personal Injury Damages.” 2013 Forensic and Valuation Conference, November 12, 2013

2013 Forensic & Litigation Services Workshop, “Discount Rates and Economic Damages.” October 25, 2013

2013 Forensic & Litigation Services Workshop, “Calculation of Damages Involving Individuals.” October 25, 2013

Understanding and Calculating Lost Profits Damage, LSU Fraud and Forensic Accounting Conference, July 29, 2013

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), “Advanced Topics in Personal Injury Calculations.” Forensic & Valuation Services Conference, November 12, 2012

Louisiana State Bar Association Continuing Legal, “Education Taxation for the Non-Taxation Lawyer.” October 22, 2010

AREAS OF CONCENTRATION

Forensic and Valuation Services

504.838.4829
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