San Diego, CA – Intensity, LLC, an economic consulting firm generating influential research and in-depth analysis, announced today the key hire of Managing Director Bruce Blacker, CPA, CFF, who joins the Intensity office in Dallas, Texas.
Mr. Blacker is focused on providing accounting and economic consulting in high-stakes litigation cases. He has more than 30 years of experience as a forensic accountant and economic damages expert. He is a seasoned expert witness and has provided testimony in Federal Courts, State Courts, and at arbitrations.
“I am excited to join Intensity and be part of the new Dallas Office,” Mr. Blacker remarked on the new role, “I am impressed with the company’s clear vision of providing excellent client service. Together with our team of outstanding financial and economic professionals, I look forward to assisting our clients solve problems, provide exceptional work product, and resolve complicated business disputes.”
Mr. Blacker brings extensive experience in matters involving breach of contract, business interruption, fraud investigations, insurance claims, intellectual property matters (such as copyright, patent infringement, trade dress, trademark, and trade secrets), lender liability, loss of earnings, securities fraud, and other general damage quantification matters.
“We are thrilled to have Bruce Blacker joining the Intensity family,” said Patrick Sanders, CEO of Intensity, “Bruce brings a wealth of experience to the company combined with a strong track record of success, further deepening our commitment to expanding the Intensity presence in Texas.”
Prior to joining Intensity, Mr. Blacker was a Partner in the Financial Advisor Services, Dispute Analysis and Investigations practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers; was a Vice President at Analysis Group; and was a Managing Director at B. Riley Advisory Services. In addition to Mr. Blacker’s litigation consulting experience, he has provided corporate recovery, business valuation and tax compliance services.
Mr. Blacker earned his Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Master in Accountancy from Brigham Young University. He is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the state of Texas and is certified in financial forensics (CFF).
Intensity is a professional services firm that generates powerful research, analysis, and expertise to solve the most complex challenges in the marketplace and courtroom, especially in the areas of economics, finance, and statistics. Using world-class academic training and industry expertise, Intensity professionals conduct thorough research and analysis, develop independent conclusions, and articulate these conclusions in ways that help decision-makers — from corporate executives to judges and juries — make informed decisions. It has built a reputation for unmatched quality, reliability, and responsiveness. The company’s clients include Fortune 500 companies, such as Microsoft, IBM, Novartis, MasterCard, and Adobe. For more information, please visit www.intensity.com.