Basney Dana Alan
Bio: Dana A. Basney is a former shareholder in Mayer Hoffman McCann P.C. and a retired managing director of CBIZ MHM, LLC in charge of its San Diego forensic accounting services group. He is an experienced expert witness and has acted as a consultant to attorneys in civil and criminal cases in both Federal District Court and state courts. His testimony has involved accounting standards, accounting malpractice, business valuation, economic losses and tax issues. Basney has also been appointed as special master and joint expert in matters of valuation and accounting, and has acted as a mediator and settlement referee in numerous court cases.
Since 1978, Basney has taught numerous accounting and business classes. He teaches fraud examination and forensic accounting in the graduate program and accounting ethics in the undergraduate accounting program at the University of San Diego, and has taught accounting at the University of California, San Diego’s extension program. Basney serves on CalCPA’s Ethics Committee and is the Professional Conduct Chair of the San Diego Chapter of CalCPA. He has many years of experience defending accountants in malpractice actions and is a well-known lecturer on a variety of accounting topics, including ethics and fraud, and brings to each class much pragmatic experience that you will not find in a textbook.