Accountant earns certification for forensic financial examinations

Steven Hovland, a certified public accountant with Dalby, Wendland & Co., has earned an additional certification as a forensic accountant.

The American College of Forensic Examiners Institute awards the designation to forensic accountants who use accounting, auditing and research training to conduct financial examinations. Forensic accountants uncover such crimes as fraud, embezzlement and improper business practices and testify in court about their findings.

The designation certified forensic accountant recognizes excellence, achievement and competence and confirms a commitment to providing reliable services and maintaining high professional and ethical standards.

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