Cathy Connolly has more than 20 years of forensic accounting, complex business litigation and audit experience.
She has worked on a variety of accounting-related forensic and litigation matters, including investigations of improper financial reporting and financial statement restatements; internal controls remediation; merger and acquisition litigation disputes and pre-litigation assessments; damages and other analyses for litigation matters involving complex financial and accounting issues; and various special audits and investigations.
Cathy has led and been involved with many accounting and financial disclosure-related matters on behalf of company management and Audit and Special Committees of Boards of Directors, including U.S. Securities and Exchange (“SEC”) investigations, and on matters involving companies in various industries, including high technology, healthcare and medical devices, software, manufacturing, transportation and logistics and client services.
Representative engagements include issues such as improper revenue recognition, reserve manipulation and the interpretation of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (“GAAP”), alleged violations of Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (“GAAS”), employee and executive fraud and defalcation, related party transactions, and accounting record reconstruction issues. Cathy has also led teams in white collar defense matters.
Prior to joining StoneTurn, Cathy worked in dispute consulting and audit roles at Big Four firms. She is a Certified Public Accountant (licensed in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts) and Certified in Financial Forensics.
Cathy is a Board Member and Treasurer of the Mountain Play Association in San Rafael, CA.