Thomas J McNulty CQF, FRM, MBA, Principal
Tom McNulty is a ValueScope Principal based in Houston Texas, and is our Energy Practice Leader. His responsibilities include financial consulting, valuation analysis, transaction and dispute advisory, and expert testimony. Tom 25 years of experience working across numerous industries as well as the entire energy value chain. He draws on a rare combination of industry, banking, consulting, and government experience to provide his clients with transaction, financial advisory, litigation, and valuation opinion services. Tom is a nationally recognized energy industry expert and is a frequent contributor on CNBC, Fox Business, and Bloomberg TV. In addition to his deep knowledge and experience in the energy industry, Tom is well respected for his expertise in derivatives pricing and valuation. As an advisor, and in his corporate career, Tom has delivered more than $53 billion in transaction, valuation, restructuring, and litigation projects, much of which is energy related. He has also advised on, or executed, $13 billion in M&A and principal investment deals, and executed or valued more than $14 billion notional in derivative instruments. His expert litigation work has included shareholder disputes, business valuation, derivatives and hedging, bankruptcy and restructuring matters, and economic damages assessments.
Tom holds the prestigious CQF (Certificate of Quantitative Finance) and FRM (Financial Risk Management) designations and received his BA from Yale University and MBA from Northwestern’s Kellogg School with various honors.
Keith Balla, CPA, PSA, ABV, CFF, CGMA, Partner
PKF O’Connor Davies, LLP
Keith S. Balla is a partner of the firm and has more than 25 years of experience in financial disputes, commercial damage calculations, fraud investigations, contract disputes, operational and efficiency reviews, valuations, and business succession planning.
Keith is involved with the Firm’s Government and Business Litigation groups. His in-depth auditing and investigative accounting background extends to clients in both the public and private sectors.
A frequent speaker, Keith shares his forensic investigating knowledge with others and has appeared on several broadcast news segments as an authority on various tax and white-collar crime investigation issues. He is also part of an array of accredited industry and law organizations in New Jersey.