Chad M Garland, CPA

Shreveport, Louisiana

General Specialty

Business Valuation
Forensic Accounting
Fraud Investigation

Specialty Focus

Accounting and Valuation
Banking Fraud
Bankruptcy Accounting
Business Appraisal
Business Damage
Business Interruption
Business Interruption/Lost Profits
Business Interruption/Lost Profits (Economics)
Business Theft
Business Valuation
Damage Analysis
Divorce Accounting
Economic Analysis
Economic Damages
Economic Damages/Lost Profits
Embezzlement Accounting Investigation
Employee Theft
Financial Investigation
Forensic Accounting
Forensic CPA
Fraud Investigations
Hidden Assets
Litigation Services
Litigation Support Business Valuation
Lost Earnings
Lost Wages
Management Consulting
Partnership Disputes
Personal Injury
Shareholder Disputes
Tax Analysis
Tax Evasion
Tax Fraud
Valuation-Business Valuation
Wrongful Death (Lost Earnings)

Primary Areas of Expertise

Forensic Accounting and Business Valuation


With 4 decades of experience as a licensed CPA in Louisiana and Texas, Chad M. Garland specializes in forensic accounting, expert witness and business valuation requirements. He has been qualified as an expert forensic CPA in state district courts and in Federal Bankruptcy court in accounting, finance, income taxes, business valuation, and economics.

Mr. Garland is Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF), is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), and is a Master Analyst in Financial Forensics (MAFF). He is trained to investigate, identify and prevent financial crime and fraud.

Mr. Garland is an Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) in Business Valuation by the American Society of Appraisers. He is one of only four ASAs credentialed in the State of Louisiana, and the only one outside New Orleans. He is also Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) by the AICPA and he is a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) as credentialed by the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts.

His areas of expertise include: Forensic Accounting, Forensic CPA, Litigation Services, Business Valuation, Business Appraisal, Partnership Disputes, Divorce, Personal Injury, Lost Wages, Lost Earnings, Shareholder Disputes, Fraud, Business Theft, Management Consulting, Financial Investigation, Economic Analysis, Hidden Assets, Business Interruption, Tax Evasion, Tax Fraud, Tax Analysis, Employee Theft, Accounting, and CPA.



  • CPA, Licensed in Louisiana and Texas
  • Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV)
  • Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF)
  • Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA)
  • American Society of Appraisers-B.V. (ASA)
  • Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA)
  • Master Analyst in Financial Forensics (MAFF)
  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
  • Certified Treasury Professional (CTP)
  • MBA, Finance Specialty


Member of:

  • American Institute of CPA’s
  • Society of Louisiana CPA’s
  • Texas Society of CPA’s
  • State Board of CPA’s of Louisiana
  • Texas State Board of Public Accountancy
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts
  • Association of Financial Professionals
  • American Society of Appraisers


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BS, LA Tech; MBA, LA Tech

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