Our Certifications


Licensed, accredited and certified in all relevant fields, we possess the requisite skillsets, knowledge and educational backgrounds to provide first class services, at the levels of competency necessary to orchestrate successful outcomes in the often challenging and highly-complex situations arising in our fields of business. Among other important educational qualifications, our engagement team leaders maintain some or all of the following professional credentials.

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CTP

CFE

CPA*

ABV

CGMA

CFF

Issuing Body Turnaround Management Association Association of Certified Fraud Examiners Michigan State Board of Accountancy American Institute of Certified Public Accountants American Institute of Certified Public Accountants American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Experience Requirements At least 4 years of Professional experience, including C-level or equivalent leading the turnaround of distressed companies At least 2 years of professional experience dealing with the detection, investigation, or deterrence of fraud 150 semester hours of college education with a concentration in accounting

1 year of qualifying professional / public accounting experience
Candidates must hold a valid CPA license and have completed a minimum of either 6 business valuation engagements or obtained 150 hours of business valuation experience Candidates must hold a valid CPA license and have a minimum of 3 years relevant, work-based, practical management accounting experience Candidates must have a minimum of 1,000 hours of business experience in forensic accounting within the 5 year period preceding CFF Examination
Examination Requirements Candidates must pass 3 separate exams within a 24 month time period Candidates must pass an examination, consisting of 500 objective questions Candidates must pass the 14 hour Uniform CPA Examination Candidates must pass an exam, which spans approximately 7 hours Candidates must pass the 3 hour CGMA Exam Candidates must pass the 4 hour CFF Examination
Continuing Education Requirements 30 hours, every 2 years 20 hours, every 12 months 80 hours, every 2 years 60 hours, every 3 years 40 hours every 12 months 60 hours of forensic-related education every 3 years

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CTP

CFE

CPA*

Issuing Body Turnaround Management Association Association of Certified Fraud Examiners Michigan State Board of Accountancy
Experience Requirements At least 4 years of Professional experience, including C-level or equivalent leading the turnaround of distressed companies At least 2 years of professional experience dealing with the detection, investigation, or deterrence of fraud 150 semester hours of college education with a concentration in accounting

1 year of qualifying professional / public accounting experience
Examination Requirements Candidates must pass 3 separate exams within a 24 month time period Candidates must pass an examination, consisting of 500 objective questions Candidates must pass the 14 hour Uniform CPA Examination
Continuing Education Requirements 30 hours, every 2 years 20 hours, every 12 months 80 hours, every 2 years

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ABV

CGMA

CFF

Issuing Body American Institute of Certified Public Accountants American Institute of Certified Public Accountants American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Experience Requirements Candidates must hold a valid CPA license and have completed a minimum of either 6 business valuation engagements or obtained 150 hours of business valuation experience Candidates must hold a valid CPA license and have a minimum of 3 years relevant, work-based, practical management accounting experience Candidates must have a minimum of 1,000 hours of business experience in forensic accounting within the 5 year period preceding CFF Examination
Examination Requirements Candidates must pass an exam, which spans approximately 7 hours Candidates must pass the 3 hour CGMA Exam Candidates must pass the 4 hour CFF Examination
Continuing Education Requirements 60 hours, every 3 years 40 hours every 12 months 60 hours of forensic-related education every 3 years
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CTP

CFE

Issuing Body Turnaround Management Association Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
Experience Requirements At least 4 years of Professional experience, including C-level or equivalent leading the turnaround of distressed companies At least 2 years of professional experience dealing with the detection, investigation, or deterrence of fraud
Examination Requirements Candidates must pass 3 separate exams within a 24 month time period Candidates must pass an examination, consisting of 500 objective questions
Continuing Education Requirements 30 hours, every 2 years 20 hours, every 12 months

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CPA*

ABV

Issuing Body Michigan State Board of Accountancy American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Experience Requirements 150 semester hours of college education with a concentration in accounting

1 year of qualifying professional / public accounting experience
Candidates must hold a valid CPA license and have completed a minimum of either 6 business valuation engagements or obtained 150 hours of business valuation experience
Examination Requirements Candidates must pass the 14 hour Uniform CPA Examination Candidates must pass an exam, which spans approximately 7 hours
Continuing Education Requirements 80 hours, every 2 years 60 hours, every 3 years

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CGMA

CFF

Issuing Body American Institute of Certified Public Accountants American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Experience Requirements Candidates must hold a valid CPA license and have a minimum of 3 years relevant, work-based, practical management accounting experience Candidates must have a minimum of 1,000 hours of business experience in forensic accounting within the 5 year period preceding CFF Examination
Examination Requirements Candidates must pass the 3 hour CGMA Exam Candidates must pass the 4 hour CFF Examination
Continuing Education Requirements 40 hours every 12 months 60 hours of forensic-related education every 3 years
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CTP

Issuing Body
Turnaround Management Association

Experience Requirements
At least 4 years of Professional experience, including C-level or equivalent leading the turnaround of distressed companies

Examination Requirements
Candidates must pass 3 separate exams within a 24 month time period

Continuing Education Requirements
30 hours, every 2 years
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CFE

Issuing Body
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

Experience Requirements
At least 2 years of professional experience dealing with the detection, investigation, or deterrence of fraud

Examination Requirements
Candidates must pass an examination, consisting of 500 objective questions

Continuing Education Requirements
20 hours, every 12 months
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CPA*

Issuing Body
Michigan State Board of Accountancy

Experience Requirements
150 semester hours of college education with a concentration in accounting

1 year of qualifying professional / public accounting experience

Examination Requirements
Candidates must pass the 14 hour Uniform CPA Examination

Continuing Education Requirements
80 hours, every 2 years
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ABV

Issuing Body
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Experience Requirements
Candidates must hold a valid CPA license and have completed a minimum of either 6 business valuation engagements or obtained 150 hours of business valuation experience

Examination Requirements
Candidates must pass an exam, which spans approximately 7 hours

Continuing Education Requirements
60 hours, every 3 years
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CGMA

Issuing Body
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Experience Requirements
Candidates must hold a valid CPA license and have a minimum of 3 years relevant, work-based, practical management accounting experience

Examination Requirements
Candidates must pass the 3 hour CGMA Exam

Continuing Education Requirements
40 hours every 12 months
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CFF

Issuing Body
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Experience Requirements
Candidates must have a minimum of 1,000 hours of business experience in forensic accounting within the 5 year period preceding CFF Examination

Examination Requirements
Candidates must pass the 4 hour CFF Examination

Continuing Education Requirements
60 hours of forensic-related education every 3 years
*Calderone Advisory Group employs CPAs but is not a licensed CPA firm.

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