Josephine Giordano

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Kotzin Valuation Partners

2800 N. Central Ave., Suite 1725
Phoenix, Arizona 85004

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Josephine Giordano, CPA, ABV, CFE, CFF, CBA, ASA, CDBV, CIRA


Josephine Giordano has more than 25 years of experience as a financial professional, with an extensive background that encompasses bankruptcy and restructuring, forensic accounting and fraud investigation,  litigation support, business valuation, and court-appointed receiverships.

She has performed business valuations for a variety of purposes, including bankruptcy and reorganization proceedings, marital dissolution, estate and gift taxes, dissenting and oppressed shareholder litigation, mergers and acquisitions, damages in commercial litigation, employee share ownership plans (ESOPs), and buy-sell agreements.

Josephine is a member of the AICPA, ASCPA, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), American Society of Appraisers (ASA), Association of Insolvency & Restructuring Advisors (AIRA) and Institute of Business Appraisers (IBA). She is also a member of the Maricopa County Bar Association (Bankruptcy Section and Estate Planning, Probate & Trust Section).

Josephine earned her MBA in Corporate Finance at Adelphi University in Garden City, New York, and her BBA in Accounting at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York.

For more details on Josephine's professional experience and areas of expertise, see her curriculum vitae.

Published Article

"Dollars and Sense: Working Effectively with Financial Experts" (co-author with Melissa Iyer Julian), Arizona Attorney, State Bar of Arizona, March 2017

Professional Designations and Licenses

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV)

Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)

Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF)

Certified Business Appraiser (CBA)

Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA)

Certified in Distressed Business Valuation (CDBV)

Certified Insolvency & Restructuring Advisor (CIRA)