Bachelor of Arts -
Licensed in Tennessee
Pam Mantone is a forensic certified public accountant (FCPA) and a certified fraud examiner (CFE), and has earned the certified in financial forensics (CFF) designation from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). She practices in the areas of audit and attestation with emphasis on forensic accounting, fraud examinations, financial institutions, not-for-profit organizations and governments.
Pam has performed forensic and fraud auditing services for organizations, including the gathering of forensic evidence and testifying to findings. She also provides consulting services regarding implementation of fraud prevention and fraud detection internal control systems. Pam was recently designated as a certified information technology professional (CITP).
Pam has supervised audits for city governments and their component units, including local airports, industrial boards, school boards, utility systems, and both city and county school systems, while attaining the GFOA Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for those entities. She also supervised the successful implementation of GASB 34 requirements. Her experience includes conducting and supervising audits of local banks, credit unions, local not-for-profit organizations and HUD audits. She manages and performs external and internal audits of financial institutions, including publicly-traded entities. She also manages and performs audits of internal control systems for various types of business entities.
Pam is active in the high school liaison program sponsored by the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA) in which she promotes accounting as a possible career choice to high school students. She also promotes accounting careers to college students seeking accounting degrees.
Pam is a member of the AICPA, the TSCPA, and the Forensic Certified Public Accountant Society (FCPA). She is a Past Training Director for the Chattanooga Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). She currently serves as the Treasurer of the Chattanooga Chapter of the TSCPA and serves on the association’s Forensic and Valuation Services Committee. She also serves on the ACFE Advisory Council and is a CFF Champion for the state of Tennessee. She presents to various organizations on a variety of topics including fraud and forensic techniques, internal control design and weaknesses and auditing techniques.