James Olson is the founder of Financial Forensics, LLC a consulting firm specializing in forensic accounting,financial investigations, tax consulting and accounting services. He retired from IRS Criminal Investigation Division (CI) after more than 26 years of service.
Mr. Olson is a certified public accountant (CPA) licensed in the states of Nevada and Colorado as well as a certified fraud examiner (CFE). He started his career in the mid 1980s as a Revenue Agent in Nevada auditing tax returns. Mr. Olson was selected and entered CI as a Special Agent in 1991 and remained there for over 22 years until his retirement in 2014.
Mr. Olson has a Bachelor Degree from the College of Business and Economics at Western Washington University. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Tax and Forensic Valuation Sections as well as The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners ACFE).
In his free time he enjoys raising his daughter and athletic pursuits including Cross fit. In addition, he works for his community as a volunteer firefighter for his local fire department.