Shari L. Lutz is the Managing Member of Shari Lutz & Associates, LLC. She is a forensic accountant and appraiser, appraising businesses, business ownership interests and intangible assets. Shari has prepared valuations, damages analyses, fraud investigations, income assessment and tracing for over three decades for marital disputes, civil litigation, wealth transfer, tax and regulatory matters. Shari has testified in district, federal and bankruptcy courts. Shari is a certified public accountant, accredited senior appraiser (accreditation granted by the American Society of Appraisers), certified in financial forensics and is accredited in business valuation (certification and accreditation granted by the American Society of Certified Public Accountants). Shari is a graduate of the University of Colorado at Denver, magna cum laude, with a BS in Finance and International Business and the University of Michigan where she obtained her MBA. Shari has presented frequently on topics involving valuation and the use of experts to audiences including the Family Law Institute of Colorado, the University of Colorado School of Law, The Domestic Relations Institute of Colorado and the Colorado Bar Association. Shari is very involved in the Denver community and is a 2019 recipient of the CPAs Make a Difference award, presented by the Colorado Society of CPAs.