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Geffen Mesher Announces Senior Audit Staff Tim Porter Earns Prestigious CFE Designation

Posted on: February 11, 2015

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Geffen Mesher Announces Senior Audit Staff Tim Porter Earns Prestigious CFE Designation

PORTLAND, OR. – February 11, 2015 - Geffen Mesher,one of Portland's largest locally owned accounting and business consulting firms, is pleased to announce that Tim Porter, senior audit staff, has earned the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners’ (ACFE’s) prestigious Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) designation, which denotes proven expertise in fraud prevention, detection and deterrence. With nearly 75,000 members worldwide, ACFE is the world’s largest anti-fraud organization and premier provider of anti-fraud training and education.

Tim provides auditing and accounting services to a variety of small and medium sized businesses with a particular emphasis on clients in the manufacturing, professional services, and auto dealerships industries. Among other consulting services he offers his clients, Tim provides input on the design and effectiveness of internal controls over financial reporting and employee benefit plans.

“This accreditation adds to the wide range of knowledge and expertise Geffen Mesher offers, particularly to privately held, middle market companies that are more frequently the victim of fraud,” said David S. Porter, Forensic Group Chair.

About Geffen Mesher

Geffen Mesher, a Portland-based accounting firm, focuses on providing ongoing financial strategy, accounting and CPA services for individuals, businesses, and nonprofit organizations. We serve many industries, and create solutions that help our diverse clientele plan and build their financial pictures wisely.

For more than 80 years, our focus has taken us beyond the numbers and into the lives, plans and strategic goals of our clients. In providing professional tax, financial and business consulting, and reporting, we have successfully guided our clients through booms and busts, recessions and recoveries, with an approach and model built around the commitment of our people, decades of experience, and expertise across a wide range of industries.

About the ACFE

The ACFE is the world's largest anti-fraud organization and premier provider of anti-fraud training and education. Together with nearly 75,000 members, the ACFE is reducing business fraud world-wide and inspiring public confidence in the integrity and objectivity within the profession. Identified as “the premier financial sleuthing organization” by The Wall Street Journal, the ACFE has captured national and international media attention. For more information about the ACFE visit www.ACFE.com.

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