Erik Lioy
Partner CPA
Charlotte, NC - SouthPark

Erik is a partner and a member of DHG’s Forensic & Valuation Services (FVS) practice. He has more than 25 years of experience serving clients across industry sectors. Prior to joining DHG, Erik spent more than 15 years with an international accounting firm where he served in a number of leadership roles, most recently as the National Managing Partner (U.S.) and Global Co-Leader for Forensic Advisory Services. He has also held senior financial management positions in the technology and construction sectors. 

Recognized locally and nationally, Erik has served as an expert witness, arbitrator, court-appointed expert and leader for complex investigations. He has provided expert testimony regarding fraud, damages and the application of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) in numerous business disputes. He also has extensive experience working on purchase price and other post-acquisition disputes as a neutral arbitrator and testifying expert witness.

Erik has led investigations of financial statement fraud for public companies, corruption and kickback schemes (FCPA), health care billing fraud and construction and real estate fraud. His investigations have led to financial restatements, criminal convictions and successful recovery of losses from insurance companies and perpetrators.

His dedication to the profession was recognized when he was awarded the Dr. D. Larry Crumbley Award for Outstanding Service by Pfeiffer University. In addition, Erik serves on the advisory board for the Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences at University of New Haven, and is a frequent speaker at professional events.

Education
  • Masters, Business Administration
    University of Pittsburgh
  • Bachelors, Business Administration
    Duquesne University
Industry Focus
  • Technology & Life Sciences
  • Construction
  • Banking
  • Healthcare
  • Global and National Financial Institutions
  • Real Estate
  • Transportation & Logistics
  • Financial Services
  • Hotels & Resorts
  • Regulatory Services
Service Areas
  • Forensics
  • Advisory
  • Fraud & Corporate Investigations

Civic Organizations
  • MeckEd
  • Dr. D. Larry Crumbley Award for Outstanding Service by Pfeiffer University
Licenses
  • Certified Public Accountant - NC - 30969

Certifications
  • Certified Financial Forensics - NA
  • Certified Fraud Examiner - N/A
  • Chartered Global Management Accountant - NA
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