Denise French is a partner and testifying expert at Stewart, Hurst, French & Dodson, and creator of Divorce Strategies Group. Ms. French is an expert in financial forensics, business valuation, pension valuations, executive level compensation plans and complex estate valuation. Ms. French has over twenty-six years of experience in the financial industry with specialties in brokerage and retirement valuation, tracing, characterization, complex issues with executive level compensation plans and mediation consulting. Ms. French has worked on hundreds of cases throughout Texas and has provided expert testimony in Montgomery, Fort Bend, Harris, and McLennan counties.
Mrs. French holds the Master Analyst in Financial Forensics (MAFF) designation as well as the Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) designation through the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysis (NACVA). She is also the peer elected Chairman of the Valuation Credentialing Board at NACVA. She is a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA) and a peer elected board member of the Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts. She is also a Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor (CRPC) through the College for Financial Planning. In addition, Ms. French is a fiduciary level, Series 66 licensed Investment Advisor Representative, a Series 63 Uniform Securities Agent under Engrave Wealth Partners, LLC. She has formerly received the SIE Securities Industry Essential representative, Series 7 General Securities representative, and Series 6 Variable Contracts representative designations. She is also a licensed Insurance and Annuity agent in the State of Texas. Lastly, Ms. French is a credentialed advanced mediator through the Texas Mediator Credentialing Association. Mrs. French’s speaking engagements include topics such as pension valuation, complex estate valuation and division, insurance and annuities in divorce, tax issues relevant to divorce, executive level qualified and non-qualified benefits, tracing, and valuation of businesses.
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