Tiffany Couch, CPA/CFF, CFE
Tiffany Couch, CPA/CFF, CFE
Principal
Tiffany Couch is Acuity Forensics' founder and principal. Ms. Couch has more than 21 years of experience in the field of accounting, with the last 14 years focused completely on forensic accounting related engagements. She has conducted dozens of financial investigations, managed cases involving tens of thousands of documents, and has testified in state and federal jurisdictions. She has worked with local, state and federal officials to support their work (or provide a resource) in several significant embezzlement cases.

Tiffany holds a Bachelor of Science in accounting degree cum laude from Central Washington University. She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF), and is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). She is a faculty member for the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE); and is a nationally recognized speaker on the topic of fraud and forensic accounting. She has also published several articles in local, regional, and statewide publications.

Tiffany is the winner of the 2014 James R. Baker Speaker of the Year, presented by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners to honor an individual who has demonstrated the true spirit of leadership in communication, presentation and quality instruction. She is also an honoree for the 2007 Accomplished and Under 40, in which Clark County community leaders recognize their "rising stars", hosted by the Vancouver Business Journal.
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Brandon LeMay
Brandon LeMay
Associate
Brandon brings with him a host of sales, marketing, and operational experience in both the small business and corporate arenas. Prior to joining Acuity Forensics, Brandon owned and operated 2 commercial real estate companies where he analyzed, consulted on, and closed many complex real estate transactions throughout the Western United States. Most recently Brandon held the position of Auction Coordinator for Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, the world's largest heavy equipment auctioneer.

Brandon has excellent communication skills and has proven to be adept at conducting the in-depth research necessary for many of our engagements. As an Associate for Acuity Forensics, Brandon's primary responsibilities include research, review of financial reports and other key documents, and preparing preliminary schedules. Brandon expects to complete his Certified Fraud Examiner credentials in 2017.
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Jennifer Werdel
Jennifer Werdel
Director of Marketing and Communications
Jennifer joined Acuity Forensics in April 2018 as the Director of Marketing and Communications. She is responsible for the firm’s public relations, marketing and media relations efforts, in addition to directing branding, website development and Ms. Couch’s professional speaking engagements. She has more than 15 years of experience in integrated communications and marketing, with specific expertise in B2B media relations, strategy, sales and business development.
Jennifer has worked client-side and agency-side, giving her expertise with a wide range of industries. She has a proven track record as a highly organized, diligent and creative professional with outstanding communications and storytelling skills.
She graduated from the University of Oregon’s prestigious School of Journalism and Communications with a BA in Journalism: Advertising and PR and is a previous Vancouver Business Journal “40 Under 40” honoree. Jennifer can be reached at jwerdel@acuityforensics.com.

Jennifer Stangel
Jennifer Stangel
Practice Administrator
Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business and Political Science from Linfield College and has more than 15 years experience in the mortgage industry. Within that field, Jennifer has worked with sales, operations, and has managed teams and offices. She has also worked for an international shipping container company, reviewing reports, analyzing inventory transactions and movements, and creating detailed schedules to document units. She has a proven track record as a highly dedicated, self-managing professional with outstanding communication abilities and strong organizational, analytical, and time management skills.

Jennifer's role at Acuity is varied - she is our Practice Administrator, handling new client intake, document management, billing, and office management. She will also use her skill set to review financial reports and other key documents, prepare schedules for review, and assist on a variety of client engagements.
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Nick Hagen
Nick Hagen
Digital Marketing Director
Nick is responsible for creating and managing a social media and educational presence for Acuity Academy, where businesses can turn to learn about fraud prevention, red flags of fraud, and steps to take if fraud is found. He also creates and manages social media presence for Tiffany Couch and Acuity Forensics as well. He produces and amplifies video content for the website, YouTube channel, and social media networks.

Nick's expertise is expanding social media and video presence for a variety of industries, including entertainment and business. He is the creator and director for a popular web series, and has developed content that has garnered 600K subscribers and 325 million views on YouTube, and 65K followers on Facebook. He has created ad copy and video content for industry tutorials and marketing collateral, and has developed and implemented social media campaigns.

James Couch
James Couch
Bookkeeper
James "Rusty" Couch is Acuity Forensics' Bookkeeper. Rusty is the key person responsible for making sure the accountant's accounting records are accurate.

In addition to managing our firm's finances, Rusty serves as the bookkeeper and financial manager for several elderly clients. He assists our clients with paying bills, managing rental properties, and communicating the client's financial affairs to both family members and tax accountants.
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