New York City, NY– Stefano Vranca, CFE, FCPA, CICA, has joined Marcum LLP as Advisory principal-in-charge in the California Region.  A member of the Firm’s national Forensics Practice group, he will be based in Los Angeles and will also spend time in the Irvine office.


Mr. Vranca has served as an expert witness in financial reporting matters under investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice, the United States General Accounting Office and the Federal Trade Commission, and has testified at depositions, arbitrations and jury trials. In addition to being a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Mr. Vranca is a Certified Internal Control Auditor (CICA) and a Forensic Certified Public Accountant (FCPA).  He also holds professional certifications from Italy and is fluent in both Spanish and Italian.


Mr. Vranca specializes in fraud investigations, forensic accounting, intellectual property valuation, royalties and participations audits, and lost profits and commercial damage analysis.


Prior to joining Marcum, he was a managing director at a “Big Four” accounting firm and also served as partner-in-charge of the Litigation and Forensic Accounting practice at a national accounting firm.  He has held senior positions with other national firms where he provided litigation support and consulting services to clients.


Mr. Vranca holds a B.S. in Economics from Rhode Island College and a Baccalaureate Diploma, Accounting Attilio Da Emploli, Reggio Calabria - Regioniere and Perito Commerciale.


“Stefano Vranca brings significant additional expertise to Marcum’s national Advisory Services Practice, where engagements range from large national and international cases to smaller local matters,” said James Ashe, Firm-wide partner-in-charge of Advisory Services.  “He will play a key leadership role in our California region, and we welcome him enthusiastically to the team.”


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