Forensic and Fraud Accounting Fuels Growth at Wilmington’s Adam Shay CPA


Richard Pasquantonio
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Michael Angerhauser Joins to Expand Forensic Practice for Accounting Firm

Wilmington, NC – September 14, 2017 – Experiencing an increase in the need for forensic and fraud accounting, Adam Shay, CPA PLLC has further strengthened its fraud investigations and forensic accounting services by adding Michael Angerhauser to the team. With 35 years of accounting and law enforcement experience, Angerhauser’s Big 4 accounting experience enables enhanced strategic counsel for attorneys and private companies throughout the southeastern United States. The focus includes fraud investigations, Independent Private Sector Inspector General (“IPSIG”) integrity compliance monitoring, litigation support services, family, white collar crime, and insurance disputes, among others.

“The addition of Michael Angerhauser to our team demonstrates our commitment to making Adam Shay CPA, PLLC North Carolina’s leading forensic accounting firms,” said Richard Pasquantonio, CPA, who is currently leading the forensic and fraud practice at the firm. “Michael adds gravitas to what we see as the region’s next generation of accounting leadership, building solidly on the trust we’ve earned from our clients over the past 7 years, extending our existing forensic services to include independent integrity monitoring compliance and financial crime investigations”

Michael Angerhauser joins the firm from New York, where he most recently was Principal at Berdon LLP’s litigation, valuation and dispute resolution practice. Prior to Berdon, Michael was a Senior Director at Navigant Consulting, Inc. and a Manager in a KPMG’s Forensic Practice. Michael is a retired Lieutenant from the New York City Police Department with extensive experience managing and conducted criminal and internal investigations. He received his Bachelor in Accounting and Certificate in Forensic Accounting from New York University, and holds numerous certifications, including membership in the American Bar Association, American Institute of CPAs, Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists, and NYSSCPA’s Anti-Money Laundering / Terrorist Finance Committee.

“It’s an honor to join the next generation of accounting firms in North Carolina,” said Angerhauser. “It’s a great opportunity to bring my expertise in fraud and forensics to a team that knows how to align with the needs of attorney and business clients by translating complex information into compelling communications.”
About Adam Shay, CPA

Headquartered in Wilmington, NC, Adam Shay CPA serves private companies headquartered throughout the southeastern United States. The firm’s fixed price approach combines with unique use of technology to provide a proactive approach to financial accounting services. For more information, visit