Shawn Fowler is an audit member of Frazier & Deeter, LLC who has more than 25 years of experience in public accounting. He has emerged as a nationally recognized expert in the timber industry. He has audited several large timber funds and a Timber REIT with assets ranging from $15,000,000 to $400,000,000. He also provides consulting and tax advice to timber focused clients on a variety of issues.
Shawn has also earned the designation of certified fraud examiner, CFE, from the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. The CFE designation is awarded to select professionals responsible for detecting, deterring, and investigating fraud and white collar crime. Shawn has extensive experience in this area including expert testimony, shareholder dispute analysis, lost profits, and fraud analysis.
He also provides cash flow analysis, analysis of financial data, and management reports. In addition, Shawn has experience representing clients during IRS examinations.
He has shared his experience through speaking engagements for multiple industry and professional organizations.
Professional and Civic Organizations
Frazier & Deeter Foundation, President – 2001 – Present
Frazier & Deeter Executive Committee – 2004 – 2010; 2013 – Present
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
Georgia Tech Alexander Tharpe Fund Board of Trustees – 2010 to Present
Georgia Tech Fellowship of Christian Athletes – 2010 – Present
Georgia Tech Men’s Basketball Committee – 2010 – Present
Georgia Tech Golf Committee – 2010 – Present; Chairman – 2013 – Present
Georgia Tech Athletic Association – Life Member – 2004 – Present
Georgia Tech 25 Year Reunion – Overall Chair
Whitefield Academy – Volunteer Accounting Teacher – 2009-2012
Whitefield Academy – Finance Committee– 2004 – 2010
Buckhead Church – Kid’s Program & Ministry Team Representative – 2003 – 2009
Little League Coach – 1998 – 2004
Georgia 100 Mentor Program – 2000 – 2004
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society – Past Board Member – 1996 – 2000
Bachelor of Science in Industrial Management, concentration in Accounting, Georgia Institute of Technology, with high honors, Atlanta, Georgia, 1988.