Annette Herrin, CPA/ABV, CVA, CFE, CFF is the Manager of the Business Valuation and Litigation Services Division of Topp McWhorter Harvey, PLLC. She is a graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a Master of Business Administration. She has 20 years public accounting experience, 10 of which have focused exclusively in the areas of business valuation and litigation support.
Prior litigation experience includes consulting, expert witness designation, and expert witness testimony on various matters, including business valuation, estates, marital dissolution, economic damages, lost profits, shareholder disputes, forensic investigations, business interruption, contract disputes, and intellectual property. Annette has qualified as an expert witness in the Chancery Courts of Forrest, Jones, Lamar, Lincoln, Madison, Rankin, and Warren Counties in Mississippi. She has also qualified as an expert in the Circuit Court of Forrest and Jones Counties in Mississippi and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.
Annette was named one of “Mississippi’s 50 Leading Business Women” in 2001 and “Top 40 Under 40” by the Mississippi Business Journal. She has been invited as a guest speaker at Mississippi State University, the University of Southern Mississippi, and William Carey University on the topics of business valuation and litigation services. Annette has also made numerous professional presentations, including several presentations on lost profits and economic damages.
Annette is a Certified Public Accountant and is also Accredited in Business Valuation, a Certified Valuation Analyst, a Certified Fraud Examiner, and Certified in Financial Forensics. She is a member of the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (including past member of the Valuation Education and Credentialing Board and past President of its Mississippi Chapter), the National Association of Forensic Economics, the American Academy of Economic and Financial Experts, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, the Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants (Business Valuation and Litigation Support Committee), and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (Business Valuation and Forensic & Litigation Services Section). She has served on the University of Southern Mississippi Foundation Estate Planning Council (including member of the Executive Committee), the finance committee for the University of Southern Mississippi Alumni Association, and is a past president of the Southeast Chapter of the Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants. She is also an associate Member of the American Bar Association.
Mississippi CPA License #4705