Mr. Fellin is the Managing Principal of The Nottingham Group LLC. He has over twenty-five
years of experience in conducting forensic accounting and fraud investigations and
performing financial and economic damage analysis for public and private businesses,
and not-for-profits and governmental entities. Prior to Nottingham Group, Mr. Fellin
spent almost 20 years working for large, national consulting and forensic accounting
Mr. Fellin is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the State of Pennsylvania
and is also a Certified Fraud Examiner. Mr. Fellin is also Certified in Financial
Forensics (CFF) by the AICPA. Mr. Fellin currently serves as an adjunct professor
of Forensic Accounting at Carlow University located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where
he teaches two classes in the forensic accounting degree program. In 2005, Mr. Fellin
attended the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Citizen's Academy in Pittsburgh where
he completed the academy training and graduated in May of 2006.
Mr. Fellin has extensive experience conducting forensic accounting investigations
and performing damage analysis in many venues and industries. Over his 25-year career,
he has assisted counsel and clients on matters involving a myriad of issues including
commercial and economic damages, fraud and impropriety, business losses and valuation,
among others. The results of his work have been used as evidence in various legal
forums, and have served as the basis for settlement and determination of damages.
Mr. Fellin has testified numerous times as an expert witness on various business
and accounting matters on a variety of issues including economic damages and fraud.
He has testified in both Federal and State Courts and at arbitration proceedings.
Mr. Fellin has also served as a court appointed expert, has served as receiver by
the Securities Commission and as a special examiner by the bankruptcy court.
Mr. Fellin is actively involved with the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
(ACFE) on a local and national level. The ACFE is the most widely recognized organization
governing the discipline of fraud investigation, with over 60,000 members all over
the world. Mr. Fellin currently serves as President of the Pittsburgh Chapter of
Mr. Fellin serves as a speaker and presenter at local and national continuing education
seminars and conferences. He has been asked to present on a myriad of topics including
economic damages and loss, fraud and forensic accounting. Mr. Fellin has been published
on various topics in a number of periodicals and professional journals. In the recent
past, Mr. Fellin has had national speaking engagements on forensic accounting topics
for the American Institute of CPA's and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners,
as well as many local engagements for various entities and trade and professional
Mr. Fellin received his Bachelor of Science degree from Villanova University with
a major in Accounting, and a minor in Finance. He also obtained a Masters degree
in Fraud and Forensics from Carlow University.
Mr. Fellin is a member of several professional organizations including the American
Institute of CPA's, the Pennsylvania Institute of CPA's, and the Turnaround Management
Association. He has served as a board member for various charitable and philanthropic
groups including, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and the Alzheimer's Association.