Charles Poutasse, CPA, has been our technical reviewer since 1996. Chip reviews draft financial statements for conformity with generally accepted accounting principles, and he reviews our audit and other reports to ensure that they follow applicable professional standards. Chip also works on litigation support engagements, assisting attorneys in understanding financial and accounting documents. He has testified as an expert witness in several jurisdictions. Chip has a Bachelors Degree in economics from Yale University, and a Masters Degree in accounting from Northeastern University. He received a gold medal in 1972 for the highest score on the Massachusetts Certified Public Accounting examination.