WHAT INSPIRES YOU, INSPIRES US.

Jason W. Olson, CPA, CFF, CFE, CFI

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"'To me, client service means being there when my clients need me most. The most rewarding aspect of my career is uncovering the facts when concerns of financial improprieties have been raised."

OVERVIEW

As a forensic accounting partner, Jason oversees proactive and reactive forensic accounting engagements. He works closely with clients to safeguard assets through proactive internal control examinations. Jason also examines financial transactions for fraud losses and assists clients with insurance claims, civil and/or criminal litigation. With such well-rounded experience, Jason often gets called in to provide litigation support for civil and criminal proceedings when concerns of fraud are involved.

Jason is a Certified Public Accountant, a Certified Fraud Examiner and has advanced training in interviews and interrogation, so when you’re working with Jason you know you’re getting a true professional with the ideal combination of forensic investigative experience and accounting knowledge. He will dig deep into your challenges to help you prevent, detect or investigate allegations of fraud.

When he’s not in the office working on a client project, you’ll find Jason spending his free time with his wife and kids. They love to get out and get moving, whether it’s snowmobiling or just running around outside getting some exercise. Jason is also a fan of the NFL, although he won’t admit any allegiance to a specific team … a smart move in Minnesota.

QUALIFICATIONS

Memberships

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
State of Minnesota Board of Accountancy

Designations/Licensures

Certified Public Accountant
Certified in Financial Forensics
Certified Fraud Examiner
Certified Forensic Interviewer
Private Investigator, Minnesota

Education

Bachelor of Science, Accounting with Forensic Accounting emphasis - North Dakota State University, Fargo
Masters of Business Administration, Fraud Management and Economic Crime - Utica College founded by Syracuse University, New York

KNOWLEDGE

Client Work

Conducted examinations of internal controls to identify weaknesses in asset safeguards for organizations in various industries, including financial institutions, auto dealerships, nonprofits, government agencies and cooperatives.

Oversaw investigations of fraud allegations affecting individuals, estates and organizations for the purpose of uncovering the truth and documenting the related loss, if any, for insurance, civil and/or criminal purposes .

Provided expert witness testimony for civil and criminal proceedings in matters where allegations of financial improprieties have been made.

COMMUNITY

Community Involvement

Hennepin County 4th District Ethics Committee, Volunteer Investigator