Linda Saddlemire


Linda is a Principal with experience in financial and compliance audits, forensic and fraud investigations, internal control review and analysis, beneficiary and project consulting, and fraud risk assessments. She specializes in K-12 school districts, colleges and universities, governmental agencies, nonprofit etntities and commercial businesses. Linda has over thirty five years of professional experience encompassing numerous matters involving K-12 school districts. Her expertise includes managing hundreds of K-12 financial and compliance audits and overseeing investigations of government fraud, public corruption, and other white collar crimes in K-12 school districts and commercial businesses. Linda holds multiple credentials including CPA, Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certificate of School Business Management, an Executive MBA, and a Doctorate Degree in Organizational Leadership. Linda conducts numerous presentations on school business issues and fraud prevention for CASBO, the California Society of CPAs, and other entities. A focus area and passion for Linda is her commitment and leadership regarding corporate social responsibility. Linda also teaches governmental accounting for California school finance at the university level. She became the managing principal for several years of the Vicenti, Lloyd & Stutzman LLP legacy firm.

Technical experience

  • K-12 school districts
  • Colleges and universities
  • Governmental agencies
  • Nonprofit entities
  • Commercial businesses

Education/professional involvement

  • Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership from the University of La Verne
  • Executive Masters of Business Administration with Honors from Claremont Graduate University, Peter F. Drucker and Masotoshi Ito Graduate School of Management
  • Bachelorof Science in Accounting, Magna Cum Laude with Departmental Honors from the University of La Verne
  • Certificate of School Business Management from California State University, San Bernardino
  • Certified Public Accountant in the state of California
  • Certified Fraud Examiner
  • Certified in Financial Forensics
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, member
  • California Society of Certified Public Accountants, member
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, member
  • California Association of School Business Officials, member
  • California School Boards Association, member