Jim Martin is Managing Director of Cendrowski Corporate Advisors (CCA). Jim specializes in providing comprehensive risk assessments, focusing on the evaluation of operating effectiveness of business processes, internal control structures, and the development of recommendations for improvement. Additionally, Jim has performed forensic examinations of numerous business arrangements to determine the accuracy of recorded transactions and financial statement presentations in the healthcare, durable equipment, real estate, automotive, and construction industries. Jim frequently performs litigation support activities, focusing his efforts on fraud investigation and forensic accounting services. He is a detailed accounting technician, and has used his skills to uncover complex multi-million dollar frauds and quantify business losses.
In addition to numerous articles in trade publications, he is co-author of The Handbook of Fraud Deterrence and Private Equity: History, Governance, and Operations, both published by John Wiley & Sons. He regularly presents at national and regional conferences on various aspects of risk and control, forensic accounting, transforming the internal audit function, and process redesign.
Jim is also active in numerous civic organizations. He is Commissioner of the Great Midwest Hockey League, Secretary of the American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA), and coach of the Michigan State University Men’s ACHA Hockey Team. He serves as a member of the Entertainment Committee for the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life–South Lyon, MI.
Jim holds a B.B.A in accounting and a M.S. in accounting information systems from Eastern Michigan University. Jim has served on the faculty of Davenport University, Walsh College, and the University of Detroit-Mercy, where he instructed courses in Fraud Examination, Managerial Accounting, Internal Auditing, and Information Technology.