With a Financial Forensics certification, Jessica D. LeBlanc, CPA, CFF, RENE has over 20 years of experience in private industry and public accounting including over 10 years’ service with a large local accounting firm. She provides financial consulting and accounting services in the areas of business consulting and valuation, economic damage analysis, forensic accounting, insurance claim analysis, financial analyses, forecasts and projections, expert witness testimony, interim CFO services, internal control reviews and litigation support services. In addition to her Certified Public Accountant and Financial Forensics certification, she is an owner of the real estate brokerage called CPA Realty, LLC and is a licensed real estate broker in Louisiana, Colorado and Pennsylvania. Also, she has been certified as a Real Estate Negotiation Expert (“RENE”) by the National Association of Realtors (“NAR”) and has received the Commitment to Excellence Endorsement from NAR. Jessica earned her Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Master of Business Administration from the University of New Orleans.

Active in the profession, she is a member of the American Business Women’s Association-GNO Chapter, National Association of Women Business Owners-GNO Chapter, American Institute of CPAs. In the Society of Louisiana CPAs, she is a Women’s Initiatives Committee member; a Forensic, Litigation and Valuation Services Committee member; the Past President of the New Orleans Chapter; a Past Chairman of its Business Consulting Committee; and a past member of its Career Awareness and Student Outreach Committee. Jessica also served for several years as Vice President of Finance for the American Marketing Association’s New Orleans Chapter and she is also the past Vice President of the Master Networks-Old Metairie Chapter.  She is currently a member of the New Orleans Chamber of Commerce, the New Orleans Metropolitan Association of Realtors’ (Commercial Investment Division; Women’s Council of Realtors), The Power of Women, LikeMinded Ladies, Fidelity Bank P.O.W.E.R. and FestiGals. A member and graduate of the Young Leadership Council’s Leadership Development Series, she has also served the UNO Alumni Association and St. Edward the Confessor Ladies Council.