Ashleigh Wessing Named to NACVA’s 40 Under Forty

July 18, 2016

Marks Paneth forensic specialist honored by leading professional association

New York, NY (July 18, 2016) – Leading accounting, tax and advisory firm, Marks Paneth LLP, is pleased to announce that Ashleigh Wessing, Senior Manager with the firm’s Financial Advisory Services group, has been named a 40 Under Forty honoree by the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA) and the Consultants’ Training Institute (CTI).

Ms. Wessing joined Marks Paneth in 2008 and specializes in litigation consulting services in class action securities litigation, as well as cases brought by the SEC involving financial statement fraud. She also leads corporate fraud investigations, including quantifying related damages; consults on internal control systems; and performs acquisition due diligence for private equity firms and corporate clients. Ashleigh is deemed a thought leader throughout the firm and presents on topics related to her specialties.

“Ashleigh’s being named to NACVA’s 40 Under Forty is a testament to her commitment to excellence in client service, her dedication to professional development and her devotion to the community – all of which are factors embedded into our firm’s culture and values,” said Steven L. Henning. “I am pleased that the organization has honored her and look forward to witnessing her continued growth.”

“The National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts™ (NACVA®) and the Consultants’ Training Institute™ (CTI™) are founded on excellence, superior quality, and the spirit of pioneering with visionary leaders across all spectrums of the accounting and financial consulting professions regardless of affiliation with NACVA and the CTI.  The 40 Under Forty recognition program was designed to give voice and opportunity to the next generation of industry mavericks recognizing their contributions to the profession, their communities, and their contributions yet to come,” states Brien K. Jones, Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President for NACVA and the CTI.

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About Marks Paneth LLP

Marks Paneth LLP is an accounting firm with more than 600 people, including over 80 partners and principals. The firm provides public and private businesses with a full range of auditing, accounting, tax, consulting, trade remediation and valuation services as well as litigation and financial advisory services to domestic and international clients. The firm also specializes in providing tax advisory and consulting for high-net-worth individuals and their families, as well as a wide range of services for international, real estate, hospitality, media, entertainment, nonprofit and government services clients.  The firm has a strong track record supporting emerging growth companies, entrepreneurs, business owners and investors as they navigate the business life cycle. The firm's subsidiary, Tailored Technologies, LLC, provides information technology consulting services.

In addition, Marks Paneth’s membership in Morison KSi Ltd., a leading international association for independent business advisers, financial consulting and accounting firms, facilitates service delivery to clients throughout the United States and around the world. Marks Paneth, whose origins date back to 1907, is the 34th largest accounting firm in the nation and the 8th largest in the mid-Atlantic region. In addition, readers of the New York Law Journal rank Marks Paneth as one of the area's top three forensic accounting firms for the sixth year in a row.

Marks Paneth is headquartered in New York City, with additional offices in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Washington, DC. For more information, please visit

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