Shawn Fowler is Chief Financial Officer and an audit member of Frazier & Deeter, LLC with more than 25 years of experience in public accounting. His concentrations include providing litigation support services to a variety of corporations and serving as an expert witness, business management consulting, auditing closely held companies and developing financial forecasts, projections and budgets. Additionally, he provides income tax services to a variety of individuals and corporations.
Shawn has earned the designation of certified fraud examiner, (CFE). 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.
Shawn also provides cash flow analysis, analysis of financial data and management reports. In addition, he has experience representing clients during IRS examinations. He works with a variety of closely held businesses and industries, such as entertainment, construction, healthcare, real estate, distribution, manufacturing, timberland investing and retail. He has emerged as an expert in auditing timber funds for clients. He has audited several large funds with assets ranging from $15 million to $400 million.
Shawn has shared his experience through speaking engagements for multiple industry and professional organizations on the profitability and maintenance of business practices, including start-ups. He also has spoken on several occasions on ethics, fraud analysis and the effective interrogation of witnesses.
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.