Kerry Haberkorn is a Director with Sierra Forensic Group (SFG), and an affiliate of Medica, LLC. She has devoted her professional career to the field of forensic accounting, which includes over 20 years of experience. She has provided forensic accounting and consulting services to executive level management, boards of directors and legal counsel. Kerry has served as a financial expert witness in litigation.
Kerry has assisted many clients with internal investigations involving fraud, corruption, embezzlement, misappropriation of assets, larceny, as well as disbursement and kickback schemes. She also has helped in matters involving FCPA violations and due diligence and has assisted clients with operations in over 60 countries.
Kerry’s experience includes many construction advisory consulting projects for clients with significant capital project portfolios as large as $3 billion. Some of these engagements involved construction project financial oversight, monitoring and reporting, as well as compliance and financial audits. Kerry has assisted clients with analyses needed to identify root causes of construction project issues that caused budget overruns, schedule delays, scope creep and/or a delayed return on investment. Kerry also supported clients with analyses needed to measure damages associated with disputes and/or litigation and prepared expert witness reports.
Kerry led numerous insurance claim projects where she built financial models used to measure property damage and business income losses following catastrophic events such as fires, floods, tornadoes, theft or even widespread disasters, such as Hurricane Katrina. Kerry assisted clients in documenting property damage and business interruption losses, presenting losses to insurers and advising her clients throughout the insurance claim process. In the event of litigation, Kerry performed analyses and prepared expert witness reports.
Kerry’s experience spans across a variety of industries including automotive, construction, energy, gaming, government, health care, insurance, legal, manufacturing, mining, retail and consumer products, and transportation. Previously, Kerry worked in the Forensics Practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers and the Litigation Practice of McGladrey. She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Kerry attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where she earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy. She studied abroad in Vienna Austria during her undergraduate studies and speaks and writes German at an intermediate level.