Todd Lester has a wealth of experience and knowledge around helping clients involved in financial investigations.
Todd K Lester is a senior managing director in FTI Consulting's economic and financial consulting practice and a member of the energy, power and products segment. He has over 30 years of experience providing specialised independent consulting assistance to law firms and client companies involved in complex litigation, investigations, regulatory issues and other financial challenges, including providing expert witness services on economic damages.
During his over 30 years in consulting, Mr Lester has been retained on numerous engagements to analyse, evaluate and determine the financial and economic consequences resulting from or incident to a wide variety of transactions and events including the quantification and analysis of multifaceted damages calculations, and performing valuations and valuation analyses on both public and private entities. His experience includes the analysis and quantification of damages due to lost profits, incremental costs, diminution of value and business failure, among others, as well as extensive data analysis where complex data and business systems are involved.
Mr Lester also has extensive experience providing forensic and financial investigative assistance to counsel and client companies on numerous accounting, financial and special purpose investigations. His experience includes matters involving DOJ and SEC inquiries into alleged accounting irregularities and fraud, internal investigations of fraud and employee theft, white-collar criminal defence, civil fraud and breach of fiduciary duty matters, as well as regulatory/operational assessments for compliance purposes.
Mr Lester earned a BBA in finance/international business, a BA in biology, and an MBA from the University of Texas. He holds an ASA designation in business and intangible asset valuation from the American Society of Appraisers, and a CFE designation from the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.