Dennis L. Houser, CPA/CFF, CFE, Cr. FA, FCPA

Dennis L. Houser, a graduate of Franklin & Marshall College (Bachelor of Arts, Major Accounting, 1975), worked as an accountant throughout college and began his career as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in 1977. Dennis has more than forty years of experience in accounting, auditing, and taxation of corporations, partnerships, individuals, not for profit organizations, trusts, estates, and government entities. Dennis began a career in forensic accounting, a highly specialized area of accounting, in 1985, when his work on key Pennsylvania state cases earned him the respect of state and federal law enforcement officials.

The founder and managing member of Financial Forensic Consultants, LLC, Dennis continues to enjoy his forensic accounting practice of more than twenty-eight years. He has successfully conducted complex forensic and fraud investigations for local prosecutors, federal prosecutors, insurance companies, and private entities. His areas of expertise include a wide-range of white-collar crimes, arson cases, narcotics trafficking and money laundering operations, public corruption, and eldercare abuse and financial exploitation. Dennis is qualified as an expert witness to testify in both federal and state court. He is experienced in providing litigation support services, including document and testimony analysis and detailed report preparation for the courts. 

Through years of experience and specialized knowledge, Dennis has pioneered and perfected his own precise method of forensic investigation, and has also taught this method at seminars for Temple University. Financial Forensic Consultants, LLC, is located in Lebanon, Pennsylvania.

 

Professional Registrations and Certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) – Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1977

  • Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) – American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, 2008

  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and Life Member, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, 1992

  • Forensic Certified Public Accountant (FCPA) – Forensic CPA Society, 2006

  • Certified Forensic Accountant (Cr.FA) – American College of Forensic Examiners Institute, 2004

  • Diplomat, American Board of Forensic Examiners (DABFE)

  • Life Fellow, American College of Forensic Examiners Institute (FACFEI)

 

Professional Organizations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

  • Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants

  • Pennsylvania South Central Chapter of Certified Public Accountants

  • Life Member, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

  • Forensic CPA Society

  • American Board of Forensic Examiners

  • Former Member of Executive Board of Scientific and Technical Advisors (1995-1996)

  • Life Member, American College of Forensic Examiners Institute

  • International Association of Financial Crime Investigators (IAFCI)

 

Jeffrey D. Houser, Esquire

Jeffrey Houser earned a Bachelor of Business Administration (Accounting, 1995) from Hofstra University in New York, and went on to earn his Juris Doctor from Hofstra Law School (1998). He began his career as a federal probation officer for the United States Probation Department, Eastern District of New York in 1999.  During his thirteen-year career in New York, he initially served as a presentence investigator and sentencing guidelines specialist, and later as an internal controls analyst, and budget and contracts analyst.  As a presentence investigator and sentencing guidelines specialist, Jeffrey collaborated with federal prosecutors and law enforcement agents to accurately determine loss and restitution figures for various complex, white-collar crimes.  His areas of expertise include fraud involving organized crime, corporate entities, and narcotics trafficking and money laundering operations.  Jeffrey is experienced in detailed report preparation for court, and in determining loss calculations and applicable statutes and penalties.

As a budget and contracts analyst, Jeffrey managed a $15 million budget, and conducted department-wide audits to ensure compliance with federal regulations. Jeffrey has expertise in federal procurement law, which has proved to be of particular use in bid rigging and bogus-vendor fraud investigations conducted by Financial Forensic Consultants, LLC. 

Jeffrey has steadily worked as an associate of Financial Forensic Consultants, LLC, since 1992.  In 2012, he relocated from New York to Pennsylvania, and is pleased to have joined FFC as a member and senior consultant.