Jeff Compton, CPA, CFE, ABV, APA

Senior Advisor

Email: jcompton@capstoneforensic.com

Phone: (713) 351-7110

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Jeff Compton-1

Jeff Compton, CPA, CFE, ABV, APA

Senior Advisor

Education

• Rice University, B.A., Economics and English, 1977

• University of Houston, post graduate courses in accounting, 1977-1978

Professional Status

• Passed C.P.A. examination November 1978

• Certified Public Accountant licensed in Texas since 1980

• Certified Fraud Examiner since 1991

• Certificate of Educational Achievement – Business Valuation

• Accredited in Business Valuation, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

• Accredited in Petroleum Accounting by COPAS

Professional Affiliations

• American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Forensic and Valuation Services Section

• Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants

• Chairman, Continuing Education Committee – Advisory Service Curriculum – TSCPA 1995-1997

• Member, Management Consulting Services Standards Committee – TSCPA 1996-1997

• Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

Employment

2022 – Current

• Senior Advisor with Capstone Forensic Group LLC with emphasis in investigative, fiduciary, bankruptcy and litigation matters.

   

1991 – 2022

• Practicing public accounting as Compton & Wendler, P.C. (formerly J. A. Compton & Co., P.C.) with emphasis in investigative, fiduciary, bankruptcy and litigation matters.

   

1986 – 1991

• Practicing public accounting as Andersen, Compton & Ross with emphasis in investigative, fiduciary, bankruptcy and litigation matters.

   

1982 – 1986

• Practicing public accounting as a sole practitioner with emphasis in bankruptcy and investigative matters.

   

1977 – 1982

• Worked for Coastal Corporation and subsidiaries as well as Sparkman Energy Corporation performing economic evaluations and Federal energy regulation compliance work.

Representative Engagements

• Business valuation for estate and tax purposes

• Post closing accounting under purchase and sale agreements

• Oil & gas accounting issues, upstream, midstream and downstream

• Investigation of suspected fraud for either the plaintiff or defendant

• Lost business value versus lost profits

• Lost earnings calculations for individuals

• Lost profits arising from oil & gas activities

• Lost profits calculations arising from trade secret disputes

• Lost profits calculations arising from construction delays

• Lost profits calculations arising from real estate developments