Miami, FL (PRWEB) November 12, 2013
YIP ASSOCIATES, a forensic accounting and financial investigation firm headquartered in Miami, Florida, has hired Alan I. Blass as director in conjunction with the firm’s expansion into the New York market. In implementing its strategic plans for expansion, YIP ASSOCIATES moved its long-time Coral Gables operations to downtown Miami and opened a new office on Fifth Avenue in New York City.
As director, Mr. Blass will utilize his 30 years of experience to help grow the NYC practice for the firm and will be responsible for governmental investigations, as well as monitoring contracts. He has spent most of his career in New York and is a New York Certified Public Accountant (CPA), as well as a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). Throughout his career he has coordinated and conducted countless forensic financial investigations and provided expert testimony.
Mr. Blass is currently the President of the New York City Chapter of Certified Fraud Examiners and the Training Director of the South Florida Chapter of Certified Fraud Examiners. Mr. Blass spent the first 15 years of his career in the governmental sector, where he served as the Deputy Chief Investigative Auditor for the New York City Department of Investigation, coordinating and performing complex criminal investigations involving politicians, employees, and contractors.
Mr. Blass has extensive experience conducting internal and external financial fraud investigations and providing expert testimony. This includes white-collar investigations, embezzlement, asset misappropriation, financial reporting and securities fraud. He has been involved in numerous matters relating to monitoring, construction claims, mortgage fraud, matrimonial dissolutions, partnership disputes, violation of fiduciary responsibilities, damage calculations and lost profits.
Mr. Blass earned a Bachelor degree in accounting from Brooklyn College. He currently serves on the Forensic Accounting Curriculum Advisory Board of John Jay College for Criminal Justice of the City University of New York.
YIP ASSOCIATES now has offices located in Miami at One Biscayne Tower, Suite 2690, 2 South Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33131, T 305.569.0550 F 1.888.632.2672 and in New York at 565 Fifth Avenue, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10017, T 212.500.6030 F 1.888.632.2672.
To contact the firm, please call or go online at http://www.yipcpa.com.
About YIP ASSOCIATES
YIP ASSOCIATES is a firm specializing in forensic accounting, financial investigations, monitoring, bankruptcy, receiverships, and other fiduciary roles serving clients in the United States and abroad from its offices in Miami and New York. We effectively provide consulting and expert witness services to attorneys and governmental entities in the United States, Latin America and the Caribbean. The Yip Associates team has language capabilities and cultural understanding to handle matters involving Spanish, Portuguese, French, Hebrew and Yiddish. For more information about YIP ASSOCIATES, visit http://www.yipcpa.com.