Alexander Walther is a Senior Vice President at BVA Group, and is responsible for the execution of a variety of litigation consulting engagements. Mr. Walther has over 10 years of professional services experience in analyzing economic damages, misappropriation of trade secrets, wrongful terminations, and shareholder disputes, as well as in investigations of alleged financial irregularities. Mr. Walther is a Certified Public Accountant* who holds the designation of Certified in Financial Forensics awarded by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (“AICPA”), and is a Certified Fraud Examiner. He received a Master of Science in Accounting and Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Texas Tech University, graduating with highest honors.

Mr. Walther specializes in working on complex litigation, forensic, and valuation services assignments nationally and internationally for businesses ranging from startup entities to Fortune 100 companies. Specifically, Mr. Walther provides financial forensic services, expert witness testimony, and analyses to litigators to assist in understanding and presenting complex issues to the trier-of-fact. He has worked extensively with counsel through all phases of the litigation process and has provided expert witness trial and deposition testimony in federal court. In addition to litigation matters, Mr. Walther has performed special investigations for general counsel and audit committees concerned with ethics violations involving accounting irregularities. He has managed teams on special investigations in both the U.S. and in China.

Mr. Walther has presented at various Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants (“TSCPA”) conferences on topics such as preparing lost profits analyses, trade secret misappropriations analyses, and analyses of accounting irregularities. In addition to speaking, Mr. Walther has written articles for the American Bar Association (“ABA”) and various state accounting societies on topics such as best practices when conducting international investigations, best practices when utilizing online document storage / sharing services, and ways financial investigators can utilize their skills in data breach cases.

Prior to joining BVA, Mr. Walther served as a Senior Manager and market leader for Baker Tilly Virchow Krause’s Forensic, Litigation, and Valuation Services practice in Houston, Texas. Prior to his move to Houston, Mr. Walther was a Senior Manager for Baker Tilly’s practice in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Mr. Walther started his career with a regional accounting firm in Dallas, Texas where he provided various internal control consulting services for companies ranging from small privately held companies to Fortune 500 companies.

Mr. Walther is a member of the AICPA, the TSCPA, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, and the ABA. Mr. Walther is also actively involved in various committees within these organizations including serving as a Vice-Chair on the ABA’s Young Lawyer Division – Litigation committee, a member of the TSCPA Business Valuations, Forensic and Litigation Services Committee, and a member of the TSCPA Houston Chapter’s Young Professional’s committee. In 2014, Mr. Walther was awarded the Young Leaders Award by the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (formerly the 40 Under 40 award). He was also selected as one of the 25 recipients of the 2016 AICPA Forensic and Valuation Services (“FVS”) Standing Ovation Recognition program. This program is designed to recognize professionals in the FVS practice area who are 40 or under, hold either the CFF and/or ABV credential, and have exhibited exemplary professional achievement.

*Although BVA employs CPAs, it is not a CPA firm.