- Consumer Products
- Professional Services
- Real Estate
CPA, CFE, CFF, CVA, CGMA
Dennis S. Medica is a Managing Director of Medica CPA and an Affiliate of Sierra Forensic Group (SFG) and has over 20 years of experience in providing consulting and forensic accounting services to senior executives, board of directors and legal counsel.
Dennis has extensive experience in financial analysis of complex commercial disputes involving intellectual property, business interruption, professional negligence, business valuation, acquisition and divestiture, employment and various other breach of contract matters. Dennis has served as financial expert for Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc. and many other well-known companies. He also has experience in forensic accounting investigations including SEC and other matters addressing issues of fraud and corruption. In addition, Dennis has assisted clients with business valuations, turnarounds, complex tax structures and compliance, and financial statement and compliance audits.
Dennis is an adjunct professor in the accounting department of Cleveland State University where he teaches fraud examination (2013-current). He also frequently speaks on fraud investigations, damage quantification and use of financial experts. In addition, Dennis has been interviewed on talk radio in Cleveland on a major fraud investigation performed by the FBI and IRS. He also has been quoted in Crain’s Cleveland Business. Dennis has authored articles on the effective use of financial experts and impact of IFRS on providing legal services.
Prior to establishing Medica, LLC and partnering with Sierra Financial Group, Dennis worked in the Investigations and Forensic Services practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP for 10 years. His earlier experience also includes working for Cleveland-based accounting firms in audit and tax roles and serving as interim Controller for a manufacturing company. Dennis received his Master in Business Administration from Cleveland State University and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from John Carroll University. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Ohio, Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF), Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) and Charted Global Management Accountant (CGMA). Dennis also speaks Italian, Slovenian and Croatian.