Skoda Minotti Acquires Forensic Accounting Firm

Mayfield Village, Ohio-based Skoda Minotti (FY13 net revenue of $40.3 million) announced the acquisition of Howard L. Klein Co. CPAs of Beachwood, Ohio.

Howard Klein, with 34 years of experience in forensic and bankruptcy accounting, will serve as a partner in the firm’s Valuation and Litigation Advisory Group. Klein has investigated white-collar crimes and testified as an expert witness in numerous civil and criminal matters. He has worked with the FBI, SEC, FDIC, SIPC and the Department of Labor. Prior to owning his own firm, he was an auditor with Ernst & Young and a partner with a local CPA firm.

“Howard’s expertise in forensic accounting and depth of experience with high-profile cases will strengthen our capabilities and allow us to continue to meet the growing needs of our clients,” says Gregory Skoda, chairman of the firm.