Kevin Tullier, CPA, CFE, CFF

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Kevin Tullier joined J.S. Held in March of 2022 as part of J.S. Held's acquisition of Ocean Tomo. Kevin performs forensic accounting and litigation support services in cases involving accounting and auditing malpractice, financial damages and valuations, insurance insolvencies, and reinsurance disputes, among others. He also performs outsourced accounting services primarily to clients in the insurance industry.

His recent experience includes assisting counsel on behalf of an international insurance company regarding a dispute arising from claims of fraudulent transfer and involving a complex business transaction primarily concerning a billion-dollar reinsurance agreement and in litigation regarding the proper application of GAAP and GAAS involving a multi-year audit of a regional credit union and, specifically, that credit union’s automobile subprime indirect lending program.

Kevin has been engaged as a testifying expert in cases involving the calculation of damages resulting from alleged wage-per-hour violations as well as the calculation of lost wages resulting from allegedly discriminatory practices. Other recent engagements involved assisting counsel in a series of litigation involving a complex, circular reinsurance arrangement as well as several matters regarding the determination of economic damages including those incurred by a leading technology firm resulting from a breach of contract. Additional experience includes a review of loss reserves and revenue recognition issues as well as the performance of outsourced audits of internal controls and reinsurance administration compliance.

Kevin joined Ocean Tomo, a part of J.S. Held, after several years as a divisional financial officer for Stewart Enterprises, Inc., an international publicly-held company. Prior to Stewart Enterprises, he worked with an aviation and marine insurance company that had been placed into run-off by its parent company, an international insurance brokerage firm.

Early in his career, Kevin spent nearly three years with Coopers & Lybrand (now part of PricewaterhouseCoopers) providing auditing services to a wide array of businesses and industries, including property/casualty insurance, banking, retail, chemical manufacturing, and hospitality.

Kevin graduated, cum laude, with a B.S. in Accounting from Louisiana State University in 1993.