Marcie D. Bour Joins Yip Associates As Partner


Marcie D. Bour

Yip Associates, a consulting firm with offices in Miami, Boca Raton and New York specializing in forensic accounting, financial investigations, litigation support, valuations, bankruptcy tax consulting, bankruptcy consulting, receiverships and other fiduciary duties, serving clients throughout the United States, the Caribbean and Latin America, announced today that Marcie D. Bour, CPA/ABV, CVA, CFE, MAFF, ABARhas joined the firm as a Partner.

Prior to joining Yip Associates, Ms. Bour founded Florida Business Valuation Group in 2003. With over thirty years of professional experience, she provides business appraisal services, forensic accounting and litigation counseling services to businesses and individuals in Florida and throughout the United States. She now leads the Yip Associates’ Valuation Services Team.

“Marcie has been a proven leader in her field. Her experience and service in the community has long been recognized among her peers,” says Maria Yip, founder and partner at Yip Associates. “It is an honor to have her join our firm. I am pleased to know our clients will benefit from her decades of experience and competence.”

Ms. Bour has testified at depositions and trials in damage, shareholder dispute, family law, usury and criminal sentencing cases. Her valuation and litigation experience cover a variety of industries.

In addition to her extensive experience, Ms. Bour is a respected member of the community serving in many capacities. She is immediate past president of the South Florida Affiliate of the American Women’s Society of CPAs and past president of the North Dade South Broward Chapter of the FICPA and remains on its board as the director. Among her many industry leadership positions, she has also served as chair of the Board of Governors of the Institute of Business Appraisers and has served on the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts’ Executive Advisory Board and its Litigation Forensics Board. She is also a co-author of Financial Valuation, Applications and Models, 3rd Edition, published by Wiley & Sons.

Ms. Bour is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Florida and her business valuation credentials include the Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) from the AICPA and the Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) from NACVA. In addition, she is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Master Analyst in Financial Forensics (MAFF), and is Accredited in Business Appraisal Review (ABAR). She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Emory University, earning distinction in accounting.

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YIP ASSOCIATES is a boutique forensic accounting firm serving clients nationally and internationally from its offices in Miami and Boca Raton, Florida and New York. Yip Associates has a team of experienced professionals focused on forensic accounting, complex financial investigations, valuations, bankruptcy litigation and compliance, and bankruptcy taxation planning and compliance.

Managing Partner, Maria M. Yip, is a Florida Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor (CIRA) and is Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF). Ms. Yip is a sitting member on the Panel of U.S. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustees in the Southern District of Florida, and also serves in fiduciary roles as a Chapter 11 Trustee, Receiver, and Assignee. The Yip Associates team has language capabilities and cultural understanding to handle complex matters involving Spanish, Portuguese, and Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese). For more information about YIP ASSOCIATES, visit

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