Carmen Eggleston
Forensic, Litigation, & Valuation Managing Director

Carmen Eggleston is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner and Certified in Financial Forensics. Carmen has more than 25 years of consulting experience primarily focused on clients in the healthcare, energy, manufacturing and real estate industries. Her areas of expertise include corporate restructuring, valuations, and intellectual property.

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Professional Certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV)
  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
  • Certified in Financial Forensics(CFF)

Professional Organizations

  • American Bankruptcy Institute – Former Member
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants (TXCPA)
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • Association of Insolvency & Restructuring Advisors – Former Member
  • Licensing Executive Society – Former Member
  • Women’s Energy Network

Board and Community Service

  • American Bar Association Section of Intellectual Property Law – Former Member of Special Committee on IP Valuation
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Business Valuation Subcommittee – Former Member
  • Turnaround Management Association, Houston Chapter, Former President and Member of National Chapter Resource and Response Council
  • St. Mark’s School, Former Finance Chair, Executive Committee Member and Board Member


  • B.A. in Economics and Managerial Studies, Rice University
  • Masters of Accounting, Rice University

Professional Experience

  • Price Waterhouse LLP and PricewaterhouseCoopers (1987-1999)
    • Partner, Financial Advisory Services Practice (1991-1999)
    • Senior Manager (1987-1991)
  • CRA International (1999-2008)
    • Vice President
  • Overmont Consulting LLC (2008-2017)
    • Managing Director
  • Whitley Penn (2017-Present)
    • Managing Director


  • “Restructuring Technology Rich Companies”, co-authored with Zack Clement and Johnathan Bolton, CPA Expert, Spring 2003; The Journal of Corporate Renewal, November 2002; les Nouvelles, December 2001; Managing Intellectual Property, July/August 2001.
  • Chapter Contributor, Fundamentals of Intellectual Property Valuation: A Primer for Identifying and Determining Value, July 2004
  • “Economic Damages in Trade Secrets Litigation”, The University of Houston School of Law, March 29, 2011
  • “Update on Damages after Lucent and ResQNet” co-presented CLE program at Wong, Cabello, Lutsch, Rutherford & Brucculeri L.L.P, April 2011
  • “Determination of Post Judgment Royalties and Damages Issues from Uniloc” co-presented CLE program at Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell, May 2011
  • “Trade Secret and Trademark – Value and Damages Considerations” Houston CPA Chapter, August 23, 2012
  • “Trade Secret – Value and Damages Considerations” Littler Mendelson, P.C., October 17, 2012
  • “Business Valuation in Litigation and Bankruptcy” University of St. Thomas, Houston, May 21, 2013
  • “Impact of Recent Court Decisions on Patent Values: Diminishing Value and Increasing Complexity” American Society of Appraisers Advanced Business Valuation Annual Conference, October 16, 2013