Mr. Colohan is a Senior Associate with Rocky Mountain Advisory, LLC. He primarily works in fraud investigations, investigative accounting, litigation consulting, bankruptcy and receivership work, and business valuations. Mr. Colohan is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Fraud Examiner.
December 2015 to present
Rocky Mountain Advisory
Salt Lake City, Utah
August 2015 to November 2015
State of Utah (Department of Human Services)
Salt Lake City, Utah
May 2014 to August 2015
Mountain America Federal Credit Union
Salt Lake City, Utah
Member Services Representative
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
Master of Accounting, 2017
Weber State University, Ogden, Utah
BS in Accounting, 2016. Magna Cum Laude
Speaks, reads, and writes Spanish proficiently
Analyzed financial data of a family trucking partnership in dispute. Investigated the financial conduct of executive officers in response to alleged misappropriation of company funds and embezzlements, traced business and personal cash transactions, and prepared exhibits intended to be used at mediation.
Investigated transactions relating to allegations of securities fraud, theft, and other misappropriations of various financial advisory firms. Performed cash flow analyses, reviewed investor deposits and withdrawals, calculated investment losses, and prepared demonstrative exhibits intended to be used
Analyzed the accounting of a construction project between contractor and subcontractor. Reviewed daily labor reports, invoices, ledgers, and other related documents and performed analyses to determine the validity of expenses recorded by the subcontractor. Identified possible discrepancies and assisted in the preparation of a written report of findings. Analyzed accounting records of a company engaged in a Ponzi scheme. Reviewed documents related to various properties owned by the company to assist counsel in the preparation of court motions.
Assisted in the preparation of an expert declaration regarding the financial position of a large entertainment company. Analyzed the debtor’s financial statements and forecasts to determine its financial health. Also analyzed specific revenue streams and litigation costs to determine the company’s long-term financial position.
Maintain the accounting records of various entities in bankruptcy and receivership.
Performed expense allocation analyses related to Grantor claims of various bankruptcy and receivership cases. Prepared tax documents for various bankruptcy and receivership cases, including Forms 1099-MISC, 1099-INT, and Grantor Information Statements.
Reviewed bank statements in various cases and prepared databases used in the analysis of debtors’ financial activity.
Assisted in the rebuttal of multiple expert reports in an intellectual property lawsuit. Performed analyses of an opposing expert’s unjust enrichment calculations and claims, and provided analysis related to the Defendant’s counterclaim. Prepared demonstrative exhibits and assisted in the preparation of an expert report intended to be used at trial.
Performed an analysis of unjust enrichment claims in a dispute between an individual and a municipality. Assisted in the preparation of an expert report expressing rebuttal opinions of the opposing party’s unjust enrichment claims.
Analyzed the employment contracts of executive officers of a software company in response to allegations of employment contract breaches. Analyzed and bench marked executive compensation of various guideline public companies and calculated economic damages.
Assisted in the valuation of a private technology firm. Analyzed annual reports of guideline public companies and prepared comparative analysis exhibits related to executive compensation.
Assisted in the valuation of a private ammunition company. Performed ratio analyses, analyzed and compiled industry data measures, and analyzed and compiled macroeconomic data. Prepared various aspects of a discounted cash flow analysis.
Assisted in the valuation of a privately-held family rendering company. Assisted in the preparation of a discounted cash flow model.
Prepared various valuation models related to Size Premium studies and Discount for Lack of Marketability studies.
Assisted in the rebuttal of an opposing party’s alimony damage calculations. Analyzed financial records of both parties to calculate business profits and calculated annual personal expenses necessary in the alimony calculation.
Analyzed financial statements of health insurance cooperatives and benchmarked executive officer compensation expenses.
Available upon request