Denise Dauphin



Professional Overview Denise has more than 25 years of consulting experience, providing financial advisory services for matters in dispute or under investigation involving issues related to business valuations, contract disputes, shareholder disputes, mergers and acquisitions, breaches in fiduciary duties, tortious interference, business interruptions, accounting, and fraud, among others. She has developed a specialty in intellectual property including patents, trademarks, trade dress, trade secrets, and copyrights. Denise has also provided expert testimony in depositions, trials, arbitrations, and bankruptcy proceedings.Prior to her consulting career, Denise worked for 15 years in industry. She held several senior financial management positions for privately and publicly held firms within a variety of industries, including telecom and industrial manufacturing. Her experiences included functioning as CFO for a group of international distribution concerns, directing the SEC and shareholder reporting, managing a team in internal audits of 44 decentralized subsidiaries, negotiating complex transactions, designing and implementing cost accounting systems, and implementing systems for resource planning and requirements for manufacturing, distribution, and accounting functions. Education, Credentials, and Special Training
  • B.A. Economics, Fairfield University
  • M.B.A. University of New Haven
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
  • Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF)
  • Accredited in Business Valuation   (ABV)
  • Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA)
  • Certified Licensing Professional (CLP)
Professional Affiliations
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners Associate
  • Licensing Executives Society
Civic and Community Activities
  • Past Board Member and Treasurer, Center for Black Women’s Wellness
  • Past Board Member, National Multiple Sclerosis Society (Alabama chapters)
  • Board Member, National Multiple Sclerosis Society (Georgia chapters)
  • Past Chair and Board Member, Birmingham Women’s Fund
  • Past Chair and Board Member, Atlanta Women’s Foundation
  • Past Board Member, YMCA of Birmingham Metropolitan