REDW LLC, one of the Southwestâ€™s 10 largest certified public accounting and business consulting firms, is pleased to welcome Ali Wagner, MACCT, CFE, as an Analyst in REDWâ€™s Albuquerque Office. Joining the firm in response to its ongoing expansion of the Valuation, Forensic and Litigation Services practice, Ali will play a significant role in serving clients.
Ali brings more than eight years of progressive experience in financial forensics, fraud investigations, and valuation-related services. She has assisted in and prepared economic damages quantifications for various litigation cases pertaining to fraud, business interruption, lost profits, and insurance claims. Ali has also worked alongside the FBI and state agencies while conducting parallel investigations on some of the largest instances of fraud in New Mexicoâ€™s recent history.
Ali holds both a BBA with a concentration in Entrepreneurial Studies and a Master of Accounting from UNMâ€™s Anderson School of Management. She is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), as well as its New Mexico chapter.
â€œThe addition of Ali Wagner to our team is both strategic and timely,â€ notes Ed Street, REDW Principal and head of the Firmâ€™s Business Valuation, Forensic and Litigation Services. â€œAliâ€™s primary role will be to help expand our services for forensics and fraud clients during a period of continuing growth. She will provide critical support and expertise in both the Albuquerque and Phoenix markets. We are fortunate to have Ali on our team.â€
â€œIâ€™m excited for the opportunity to join a fast-growing and highly respected accounting and consulting firm â€“ a firm that offers the right combination of talent, resources, and culture,â€ stated Ali. â€œIâ€™ve had a unique experience early on in my career in the fraud and forensic accounting arena, and Iâ€™m eager to apply and expand my knowledge and expertise in the Valuation, Forensic & Litigation and Internal Audit practices at REDW. Iâ€™m also looking forward to making meaningful contributions in the lives of my fellow team members, our clients, and within our community, as well as helping propel REDW into the future.â€