Tracy L. Coenen, CPA, CFF


Tracy Coenen is a forensic accountant and fraud investigator with Sequence Inc. in Milwaukee and Chicago, investigating embezzlement, financial statement fraud, securities fraud, Ponzi schemes, divorce, white collar criminal defense, insurance fraud, and civil litigation matters. Her credentials include an Honors Bachelor of Arts in Criminology and Law Studies and a Master of Business Administration, both from Marquette University. Tracy is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in Wisconsin and Illinois, and is Certified in Financial Forensics.

In addition to writing more than 100 articles on fraud and forensic accounting, Tracy is the author of three books: Lifestyle Analysis in Divorce Cases: Investigating Spending and Finding Hidden Income and Assets, Expert Fraud Investigation: A Step-by-Step Guide, and  Essentials of Corporate Fraud.

Tracy has personally investigated hundreds of frauds in a wide variety of industries, including cases of embezzlement, financial statement fraud, investment fraud, divorce, and insurance fraud. She has also served as an expert witness in numerous cases involving damage calculations, commercial contract disputes, shareholder disputes and criminal defense.

Tracy was an adjunct instructor at Marquette University, an adjunct professor at Concordia University, and an adjunct faculty member for the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). She was honored by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners as the 2007 winner of the Hubbard Award. Tracy was a 2010 Marquette University Alumni National Awards winner, receiving the Entrepreneurial Award from the College of Business Administration.