Heather Deskins, CPA/ABV/CFF, CFE, CVA
Degrees/Licenses: Certified Public Accountant, Accredited in Business Valuation, Certified in Financial Forensics, Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Valuation Analyst
Professional Affiliations: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants, National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Central Ohio Chapter of Certified Fraud Examiners, Forensic & Valuation Services Section of AICPA, Central Ohio Academy of Collaborative Divorce Professionals (COACDP), Treasurer of COACDP, Worthington Estate Planning Council, Columbus Bar Association
Ms. Deskins has been involved in numerous valuations of closely held businesses for various reasons, including, buy-sell agreements, dissenting shareholder actions, estate and probate matters, mergers and acquisitions, succession planning and divorce. In litigation support services involving contested and collaborative divorces, Ms. Deskins works with attorneys and their clients to value, trace and help negotiate the division of marital assets. In addition to divorce related litigation, she has assisted attorneys with lost profit and lost wage calculations, partnership disputes and analyzing and reconstructing estate accountings. She has testified multiple times in various Ohio Common Pleas Courts and in depositions.