Areas of Expertise

  • Accounting
  • Bankruptcy Proceedings
  • Fiduciary Services
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Fraud Investigation
  • Internal Investigations
  • Litigation Support
  • Ponzi Schemes
  • Receiver
  • Trustee

Industries

  • Construction
  • Healthcare
  • Insurance
  • Real Estate
  • Resturant

Education

  • MAcc Florida International University
  • MBA Florida International University
  • BA University of Florida

Experience

  • 1 Year with Firm
  • 3 Years of Relevant Experience

Samantha joined GlassRatner (now doing business as B. Riley Advisory Services) in April 2020 as an Associate in the Fort Lauderdale, Florida office. Samantha's background includes assisting CPAs and Bankruptcy Trustees on engagements involving complex litigation, insolvency matters, and related proceedings including Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 bankruptcies and receiverships. Samantha's accounting and operations experience in various industries such as healthcare, insurance, real estate, and construction makes her a natural fit for the firm's Financial Advisory Services team. Samantha's experience includes:

  • Assisting Independent Examiner in evaluating and reporting the financial, operational, and compliance matters of a laboratory
  • Assisting Financial Overseer in preparing due diligence and disclosure schedules of a laboratory
  • Assisting Liquidating Trustee in monitoring and processing of trust disbursements of a viatical entity
  • Assisting Forensic Experts in preparing the analysis used to recover damages in a class action lawsuit involving employee claims for unpaid hazard bonus compensation
  • Assisting Forensic Accountants to the SEC in preparing analyses of financial records for asset-tracing, transfer activity, and identification of undisclosed assets and financial information
  • Assisting Real Estate Developer in preparing and managing construction accounting, projections, and budgets

Samantha holds a Master of Accounting, Tax Specialization and a Master of Business Administration from Florida International University. Prior to earning her MAcc, Tax and MBA degrees, Samantha earned a BA in Business Administration from the University of Florida. Samantha has recently completed the Uniform CPA Exam (Florida).

B. Riley Advisory Services works with lenders, law firms, private equity sponsors and companies of all types. Our Advisory Services are a unique mix of Valuation and Appraisal Services including asset-based lending (ABL) Valuations; Restructuring and Turnaround Management; Forensic Accounting and Litigation Support; Operations Management; Compliance, Risk & Resilience Services; and Transaction Support Services including Due Diligence and Quality of Earnings Reviews. B. Riley Advisory Services is the trade name for GlassRatner Advisory & Capital Group, LLC, Great American Group Advisory & Valuation Services, LLC, Great American Group Machinery & Equipment, LLC, and Great American Group Intellectual Property, LLC.