Maryellen Sebold is a Partner in RSM’s Financial Investigations and Dispute Services practice. She is a Certified Public Accountant, a Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor, and is certified in Financial Forensics. She has 30 years of experience in the areas of forensic accounting and fraud investigations, litigation consulting, bankruptcy, and corporate restructuring.
Maryellen has led teams in the development of strategies specific to complex financial fraud matters and internal investigations of public and private companies. She has performed investigations into allegations of fraud and mismanagement including preparing and evaluating employee dishonesty and fidelity bond claims. She has been involved in investigating misappropriation of assets, Ponzi schemes, and financial statement irregularities, as well as evaluating alter-ego issues. Maryellen is experienced in calculating economic damages, evaluating shareholder and partnership disputes, and analyzing budget overruns.
She has been designated as an expert witness and has testified in numerous trials, depositions and arbitrations, applying her specialized knowledge to a wide range of industries. She has worked with trustees and creditors' committees as a financial advisor in Chapter 7 and 11 matters. In addition, she has worked with bank syndications in efforts to restructure multimillion-dollar loans made to failing companies.