Brian Youngblood is a talented and adept professional with expertise across finance, accounting, and information technology. During his tenure at Deloitte he was deployed globally to resolve executives’ most critical issues, which included litigation, mergers, fraud, governmental inquiries, and bankruptcy. His ability to decipher amorphous business issues and convert them into structured defined solutions quickly moves intricate projects to resolution. He honed his project management skills during his tenure as the interim manager, of Deloitte’s Forensic and Dispute practice in Hyderabad, India, where he managed 30 in-country resources in delivery of over 15,000 project hours in only a four-month period.
Youngblood is also an expert at analyzing large amounts of historical financial data and synthesizing predictive forecast modeling. His experience spans the financial services, manufacturing, and consumer products industries and includes SEC inquiries, litigation support and expert witness testimony, merger and acquisitions, bankruptcy proceedings, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) investigations, and Sarbanes-Oxley assessments. Youngblood has worked on two of the three largest bankruptcies in US history. He is proficient in Spanish and has led multinational and multilingual project teams in Mexico, Venezuela, Brazil, Argentina, India, and Italy.
Youngblood attended Texas A&M University where he earned a Master in Management Information Systems, BBA in Accounting, and a Certificate in International Business, earning several distinguished awards along the way. He is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the state of Texas, a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He has acquired top-secret security clearance from the US Government. Youngblood co-Authored a paper “Ethical and Professional Issues Involving Unpaid Pre-Petition Accounting Fees”, that was presented at the 15th Annual American Bankruptcy Institute’s Winter Leadership Conference.