About Sequence Inc. Forensic Accounting

Tracy L. Coenen, CPA, CFF, MAFF performs the vast majority of the investigative work on the company’s cases. She has over two decades of experience in accounting and investigations, and has personally investigated more than 500 frauds in a wide variety of industries. Because she is so hands-on in each investigation, Tracy can testify in depositions or trials with confidence.


Certified Public Accountant (CPA) – Licensed in Wisconsin (1999) and Illinois (2004)
Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF)
Master Analyst in Financial Forensics (MAFF)


Master of Business Administration – Marquette University
Honors Bachelor of Arts in Criminology and Law Studies – Marquette University

Related Experience

  • Adjunct Instructor at Marquette University (2014-2017)
  • Adjunct Professor at Concordia University – Wisconsin (2001-2009, 2013-2014)
  • Adjunct Faculty for the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (2006-2007)
  • NACVA Litigation Forensics Board member (2020-2023)
  • NACVA – Instructor Foundations of Financial Forensics (2018, 2020), Fraud Risk Management (2015 to 2017), Cornerstones of Financial Forensics (2012-2013)
  • Journal of Accountancy Editorial Adviser (2008-2015)
  • The Value Examiner Editorial Board (2010-2014)


  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA)
  • American Bar Association (ABA)

Books Authored

Courses Authored

  • Fraud Investigation Series (CPA Crossings 2020)
  • Fundamentals and Techniques for Conducting Fraud Investigations (NACVA 2019)
  • Traders and Taxes (Millionaire Media, LLC, 2018)
  • CPA Services in Divorce and Family Law (Bisk Education, Inc., 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018, 2020)
  • Introduction to Litigation Services (Bisk Education, Inc., 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018, 2020)
  • Master Analyst in Financial Forensics (MAFF) Fraud Risk Management Course (NCAVA, 2013)
  • Foundations of Financial Forensics (NACVA/AICPA, 2012) – Fraud Prevention, Detection, and Investigation (Chapter 13)


Tracy Coenen, CPA, CFF
Tracy Coenen, CPA, CFF

Tracy talks about financial statement fraud