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Colleen S. Vallen, CPA, CFF

Partner

cvallen@citrincooperman.com
Education

Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Rutgers University

Supplemental CE courses with an emphasis on Economic Damage Analysis, Fraud

Investigation, Forensic Accounting, Financial Analysis, and Business Interruption

Licenses

Certified Public Accountant in the State of Pennsylvania

Certified in Financial Forensics

Colleen Vallen is the practice leader for the firm's Litigation Support Services Group and has over 20 years of experience. She specializes in economic damage analysis and forensic and fraud investigations. She is highly experienced in the analysis, investigation, and review of financial documents, and has been qualified as an expert and presented testimony in depositions, arbitrations, and in trials in state and federal court.

Experience

Prior to joining the firm in 2012, Colleen held senior positions at leading accounting and professional services firms, and also worked at a Big 4 accounting firm as an auditor.

Colleen has provided forensic accounting and litigation services for cases involving economic damages and lost profits, business interruption, and fraud and forensic investigations.  She has provided services for clients in a wide range of industries including health care, restaurant and hospitality, gaming, manufacturing, retail, insurance, and professional and financial services.

Education & Licenses
Education

Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Rutgers University

Supplemental CE courses with an emphasis on Economic Damage Analysis, Fraud

Investigation, Forensic Accounting, Financial Analysis, and Business Interruption

Licenses

Certified Public Accountant in the State of Pennsylvania

Certified in Financial Forensics

Honors & Awards

Colleen was selected as a recipient of the Philadelphia Business Journal’s “2014 Women of Distinction” award.

Affiliations

Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

Member, Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA)

Member, The Forum of Executive Women

Community Involvement

Colleen served as an adjunct professor at Villanova University School of Law and is currently serving as an adjunct at Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law, where she teaches introduction to accounting. She is a member of the Forum of Executive Women, and serves as Chair of the Mentoring Committee and on the organization’s board. Colleen is also involved in Women Owned Law.