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Experienced Accountants

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Professionals Accountants & Expert Witnesses

Derk Rasmussen

Mr. Rasmussen has been involved in consulting services since 1983. He has spent a considerable portion of his consulting career in the areas of business valuation, investigative accounting, damage analysis, projection and feasibility analysis and bankruptcy/liquidation consulting. Mr. Rasmussen has performed over two hundred business valuations on firms doing business in a wide variety of industries. He has also been involved with several large business projection/feasibility studies. These studies usually involve assessing the value and viability of new business ventures. Among the most noteworthy of these studies would be an engagement for Salt Lake County analyzing the viability of a new arena for the Utah Jazz. Additional studies would include analysis of new ski resort, golf course, transportation system, and resort hotel. Mr. Rasmussen has also been involved with the Utah Venture Capital conference and has assisted a wide variety of high-tech start-up companies with business plan presentations to venture capitalists. The presentations included projections of future revenue streams to allow venture capitalists to assess the potential return on investment, that could result by investing in the presenting company. Mr. Rasmussen has also been involved in several international engagements. He has testified in a Portuguese criminal trial where there were allegations of stock fraud relating to two telecommunication companies. Mr. Rasmussen provided expert testimony to the Portuguese court on business valuation and forensic accounting issues. He also performed business valuation services on two companies that the Portuguese prosecutors claimed had little or no value. Mr. Rasmussen has testified on many occasions on diverse matters including testimony before State Court, Federal Court, Bankruptcy Court and State, County and City Regulatory commissions and committees.

Daniel Rondeau

Daniel has spent a considerable portion of his consulting career in the areas of business valuation, investigative accounting, projection and feasibility analysis, and damage analysis or economic loss quantification consulting. He has participated in engagements ranging from forensic reconstructions of company financials to investigating ponzi schemes to calculating damages for complex litigation matters. When not at work, Daniel enjoys traveling and golfing.

Luke Vreeken

Luke Vreeken has a passion for learning new things, which has translated into working in several industries and the completion of several degrees. He has served as a human intelligence collector for the United States Army, acquiring skills needed as an expert forensic accountant. Luke is also very creative and has pursued interest in graphic design and marketing leading him to become certified in Adobe Photoshop as well as placing as a semi-finalist in the national Adobe Analytics Competition in 2015. Luke utilizes his skills daily in the pursuit of better forensic accounting, business valuation, and economic damage techniques to save clients money and streamline the investigative process.

Amber Mortensen

Amber Brower Mortensen is an Associate with Sage Forensic Accounting, a consulting firm that offers specialized services in the areas of forensic or investigative accounting, economic damage analysis, and business valuation. Ms. Mortensen provides assistance in many aspects of both litigious and non-litigious engagements. This assistance has historically ranged from participating in complex commercial damage calculations to conducting fundamental research in business appraisals. Amber and her husband are avid camping and mountain biking enthusiasts. When not traversing her favorite rock at Moab, she is coaching several girls’ youth soccer teams.

Clint Davis

Clinton W. Davis is a Professional Associate with Sage Forensic Accounting, a consulting firm that offers specialized services in the areas of forensic or investigative accounting, economic damage analysis, and business valuation. Mr. Davis provides assistance in many aspects of both litigious and non-litigious engagements. This assistance has historically ranged from participating in complex commercial damage calculations to conducting fundamental research in business appraisals.

Gloria Guo

Gloria Guo officially joined Sage Forensic Accounting in 2017 after interning for a year.. In her current role, her primary responsibilities include assisting in business analysis on financial data, approaches development for accounting business process and preparation of expert reports and business valuation reports. Gloria looks forward to gaining more expertise within the forensic accounting field and also hopes to receive her CPA license in the short future. Gloria enjoys playing badminton and dreams of visiting all Disney Lands in the world.

Brady Smith

Brady joined Sage Forensic Accounting as a professional staff member in 2017. His professional experience includes working as an internal auditor for Idaho State University. Brady has a wide range of accounting skills, with experience in tax, audit, general accounting, as well as information technology. Brady puts his heart and soul into every project and works diligently to ensure its success. Outside of work, Brady’s other interests include golf, basketball, ping pong, traveling, kayaking, and spending time with family.