“Alan brings with him a wealth of knowledge and expertise in forensic accounting, and we are happy to have him leading the HLB team in this new service area,” said Alan Hawrylak, CPA, HLB’s managing partner. “HLB strives to provide the most relevant, specialized counsel to our clients, and we look forward to leveraging Alan’s unique perspective to further deliver the highest value to our increasingly diverse client base.”
HLB’s litigation support and forensic accounting services include assisting counsel in conducting internal investigations where there are allegations of wrongdoing, utilizing investigative tools and technology to perform link analysis techniques when business and financial records are missing, performing computer forensic examinations, such as acquisition of digital evidence, analysis and scrutiny of digital media, to ascertain the existence of improper conduct, and more.
Prior to his appointment as director at HLB, Nelson served as a senior manager at Weaver, where he provided forensic accounting services to law firms and their clients. Before Weaver, Nelson was a shareholder at Brown & Nelson, P.C., where he led investigative accounting services, such as internal and external investigations, healthcare fraud and transaction analysis, among others.
Nelson earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Western Michigan University and is a certified public accountant in Texas. In addition, Nelson holds a certification in financial forensics, and he maintains memberships in the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Texas Society of Certified Professional Accountants, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics.
About Hartman Leito & Bolt, LLP
Hartman Leito & Bolt, LLP is a full-service, regional public accounting and consulting firm with offices in Dallas and Fort Worth. Founded in 1986, the firm specializes in assurance, tax and advisory services, serving a diverse client base, from small businesses to large multifaceted organizations. For six consecutive years, HLB has been named a “Best Company to Work For” by the Texas Association of Business and was recently named as a Top 100 Best Accounting Firm to Work for by Best Companies. Hartman Leito & Bolt is a member of the BDO Seidman Alliance. Learn more at www.HLBLLP.com.