As a member of BKD’s Forensics & Valuation Services, Rand provides business valuation services, forensic accounting, economic damage analysis, fraud auditing and bankruptcy and restructuring services, including serving as an expert witness. His more than 18 years of experience also includes performing audits and consulting services for large national and international companies while with a Big 4 accounting firm. He performs valuations for transactions, restructurings, marital dissolutions and income tax-related purposes and provides economic analyses of damage resulting from business interruption and breach of contract. Rand also helps identify source and use of funds through forensic accounting and provides financial consulting related to bankruptcy. Rand also performs consulting services, serving both as an expert witness as well as a neutral “referee,” in a variety of post-acquisition and other dispute matters. The disputed areas he has been involved in include working capital adjustments, assumption of post-acquisition liabilities, undisclosed contingent liabilities and calculation of earn-out payments. Rand is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Colorado Society of Public Accountants, and Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. He is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) who is Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) and Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF). He is a 1991 graduate of University of Colorado, Boulder, with a B.A. degree with a psychology emphasis, and in 1995 received an M.B.A. degree with an accounting emphasis from University of Denver.