Consulting firm Berkeley Research Group (BRG) has announced that its managing director Jennifer E. Ziegler, CPA, has been appointed to the Enforcement Advisory Committee (EAC) of the California Board of Accountancy (CBA).
EAC members serve a two-year appointment on a 13-member panel and function in a technical advisory capacity to CBA enforcement staff.
As an EAC member, Ziegler will offer “technical guidance on open investigations, participate in investigative hearings and review closed investigation files”.
Ziegler, a former president of the California Society of CPAs and a current California delegate to the governing council of the AICPA, specializes in “providing accounting expertise in forensic accounting, litigation support, expert witness testimony and fraud investigations”.
She is experienced in consulting with clients and counsel regarding “complex business disputes” involving the investigation, evaluation and quantification of economic damages.
She said: “I’m honored to serve as an EAC member and excited to leverage my industry background and investigative experience to help protect consumers. This appointment provides an opportunity to give back to the profession and make a difference.”