Bond Beebe Welcomes Lawrence J. Hoffman as its Newest Principal and Director of Bond Beebe ForensicsBondBeebe
Bond Beebe welcomes Lawrence J. Hoffman as its newest Principal and Director of Bond Beebe Forensics. Bond Beebe Forensics, a division of Bond Beebe’s nationally ranked top 200 accounting firm, provides forensic accounting services, including fraud risk assessments and investigations; business valuations and transaction due diligence; litigation support and dispute resolution; and bankruptcy, insolvency, and reorganization services.
“We are very pleased to announce Larry, a well-recognized expert and highly experienced professional in the forensic accounting field, as practice leader of Bond Beebe Forensics in responding to the significant growth we have recently experienced in this niche service of the firm,” said David Dorsey, President of Bond Beebe. “This marks a new era for our company, as we further expand our available forensic accounting service offerings and capabilities, providing our customary highest-quality support to clients involved with fraud, litigation, valuation, mergers, and reorganizations. Larry joins an experienced team focused on growing Bond Beebe Forensics into a nationally known forensic accounting practice in meeting the growing demand for forensic accounting services of corporate, government, nonprofit, and individual clients.”
Lawrence joins Bond Beebe with nearly 40 years of experience in performing forensic accounting and advisory services for public and private companies, governmental entities, nonprofits and individuals. He started his career with a large international (“Big Four”) accounting firm in Washington, D.C. He started his own firm in the early 1980s and grew that practice to one of Washington, D.C.’s largest firms in seven years, where he developed a nationally-recognized forensic accounting practice. He was one of the earliest members of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts.
Lawrence has been involved in numerous high-profile cases as a consulting and testifying expert. He has provided forensic services in support of litigation and claims for lost earnings and profits, business interruption, shareholder disputes, intellectual property infringement, bankruptcy and restructuring and structural settlements; assistance with interrogatories, document requests and depositions; and serving as an expert witness. Lawrence has conducted and led teams of forensic accountants on fraud investigations ranging from small family-owned businesses to large governmental organizations with losses of over $500 million. He has performed and supervised valuations for individuals, estates, and public and closely held companies in numerous industries. Lawrence has also assisted companies and nonprofit organizations with restructuring and turnaround situations, including recapitalizations, reorganizations and liquidations.
Lawrence is a CPA licensed in Virginia. He is certified by the ACFE as a Certified Fraud Examiner, by the AICPA in Financial Forensics, and by NACVA as a Certified Valuation Analyst. He also holds the Chartered Global Management Accountant designation from the AICPA. Lawrence is a licensed Private Investigator in Virginia and Certified in the Reid Technique for Interviewing and Interrogation. Lawrence holds a Bachelor of Science in accounting from Mount St. Mary’s University, a Masters in Accounting from Stetson University, and a Graduate Certificate in Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination from Southern New Hampshire University. He is also a frequent speaker at industry conferences and events, and is a professor of accounting at the Richard J. Bolt, Sr. School of Business at Mount St. Mary’s University, where he also heads the undergraduate and graduate forensic accounting programs.
Lawrence is a private pilot and has volunteered and completed numerous missions for Angel Flight and for animal rescue organizations. Lawrence has been very active during his career with assisting numerous nonprofit organizations as a volunteer, board member, and trusted advisor. He is a member of International Country Club in Fairfax, Virginia and is an avid golfer.
About Bond Beebe
Celebrating over 80 years in the Greater Washington DC area, Bond Beebe is a certified public accounting & advisory firm that works with small to mid-sized businesses, membership organizations, employee benefit plans, other non-profits and high net-worth individuals to help them reach their financial goals. The Firm’s broad range of services includes audit & accounting; tax planning & compliance; financial planning; management advisory; forensic accounting; human resources outsourcing; and information technology consulting. From its two offices in Bethesda, Maryland and Alexandria, Virginia, Bond Beebe provides exceptional responsiveness and quality to every client it serves. For more information about Bond Beebe, visit http://www.bbcpa.com and follow us at@BondBeebeCPAs for news and updates.