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MARCIE D. BOUR

Marcie D. Bour, CPA/ABV, CVA, CFE, MAFF, ABAR, CDBV is a Partner with Yip Associates. Ms. Bour leads the firm’s Litigation and Valuation Practices. Ms. Bour has over thirty (30) years of professional experience and provides business valuation services, forensic accounting, and litigation consulting services to businesses and individuals in Florida and throughout the United States. She has routinely provides testimony in Federal and State Court in commercial disputes, shareholder actions, bankruptcy and matrimonial matters. She has testified about economic damages, business valuation, alter ego, insolvency, usury and asset tracing. Her valuation and litigation experience cover a variety of industries.

Ms. Bour has worked extensively in matters involving real estate, starting in the 1980s when she was part of a team focused on accounting and consulting for real estate private offerings. Throughout her career, she has worked with real estate brokerage firms, developers and investors in a variety of contexts, including forensic accounting.

Ms. Bour has served in numerous leadership positions including serving as Chair of the Board of Governors of the Institute of Business Appraisers, as well as on the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts’ Executive Advisory Board and its Litigation Forensics Board. She currently serves on the Florida Bar Unlicensed Practice of Law Standing Committee. Ms. Bour has been an instructor in the area of economic damages and has spoken at national conferences and regional conferences on lost profits, economic damages and business valuation. She is also a co-author of Financial Valuation, Applications and Models, 4th Edition, published by Wiley & Sons.

Ms. Bour graduated from Emory University with a Bachelor of Business Administration, earning distinction in Accounting. She has earned certifications in the areas of valuation, fraud, and forensic accounting. Prior to joining Yip Associates, she founded Florida Business Valuation Group, a boutique forensic accounting and business valuation firm.

Practice Areas:

Bankruptcy/Financial Fraud

Asset Tracing
Alter Ego
Fraudulent Transfers
Insolvency
Ponzi Schemes

Business Valuation:

Bankruptcy
Divorce
Estate and Gift
Shareholder Disputes

Business Income Losses for Insurance Claims and Litigation
Economic Damages
Forensic Accounting
Fraud Investigations
Lost Profits
Trademark and Trade Secret Damages
Usury

Industry Experience:
Automobile Dealerships
Avionics
Distributors
Financial Services
Franchises
Healthcare
Hospitality
Manufacturing
Marine
Marketing/Public Relations
Online Retail
Professional Practices
Real Estate
Restaurants and Bars
Software/SAS
Travel and Cruise

Professional Affiliations:
American Bar Association
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors
Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Florida Bar, Business Law Section
National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts

Certifications and Licenses:
Certified Public Accountant, Florida (Pennsylvania, inactive)
Accredited in Business Appraisal Review
Accredited in Business Valuation
Certification in Distressed Business Valuation
Certified Fraud Examiner
Certified Valuation Analyst
Master Analyst in Financial Forensics

Education:
Emory University
Bachelor of Business Administration, Major in Accounting, with Distinction

Contact information:
Direct:
305-787-3757 (Miami)
954-966-7465 (Ft. Lauderdale)
561-325-6950 (Boca Raton)
Office: 305-569-0550
Fax: 1-888-632-2672
E-mail: mbour@yipcpa.com