Kent E Barrett
Kent E Barrett
Veris Consulting, Inc.
195 W Young St
Morgan, UT 84050
Experienced Big-4 auditor, CFO, consultant and testifying expert witness specializing in insurance, reinsurance and other financial services.
Spent nearly 9 years as an auditor and consultant for one of the Big-4 public accounting firms, a dozen years as a financial executive for major insurance and investment companies (with tens of billions of dollars in assets), head of internal audit for a $110 billion dollar financial services conglomerate, and over 13 years providing litigation support, expert witness and other consulting services, including constructing sophisticated financial models, identifying and communicating key underlying facts and trends, reviewing actuarial studies, performing insurance and reinsurance analyses and other complex financial accounting services.
Litigation support frequently involving complex technical accounting issues, auditor malpractice and compliance with GAAS standards, financial statement compliance with GAAP, IFRS or SAP standards, insurance and reinsurance, loan securitizations, loss reserve adequacy, financial due diligence, etc.
Testified multiple times in deposition and at trial and presented as an expert before arbitrators and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Led reinsurance accounting services and presented before arbitrator in London in world's largest "baseball arbitration" with nearly $1 billion at stake in dispute over sale of highly-complex reinsurance for large national and multi-national corporations around the globe.
Brigham Young University, Masters of Accountancy, 1981
Brigham Young University, Bachelors in Accounting, 1981
Certified Public Accountant, License No. AC0018072, FL, 1987
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF)
Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU)
Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC)
Fellow, Life Management Institute (FLMI)
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Florida Society of Certified Public Accountants (FSCPA)
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)
Available Upon Request