Meet Our Executive Team
John-Paul is the Founder and Principal of Insignia Forensic Group. He has over 25 years of experience across a broad spectrum of investigative and forensic accounting matters, including personal injury and commercial insurance claims, civil and commercial disputes, and fraud and conflict of interest investigations.
In addition to being a Chartered Professional Accountant (Canada) and Certified Public Accountant (U.S.), John-Paul holds the Certified in Financial Forensics designation awarded by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
John-Paul has testified as an expert witness, been appointed as an Appraiser under the Insurance Act of Ontario and assisted in mediation, arbitration and appraisal proceedings, as well as settlement negotiations. He has authored published articles on insurance claims and fraud, and is routinely invited by the legal and insurance communities to speak on these matters.
Deanna joined Insignia in 2010 and has practiced exclusively as a forensic accountant for over 20 years. She specializes in insurance loss quantification and has handled thousands of assignments, including fraud investigations and financial disputes.
Deanna is involved in the firm’s quality control review process and client training activities, and also writes for industry publications. She commenced her career in KPMG’s assurance practice and is a Chartered Professional Accountant.
What Our Clients Are Saying About Us
“I have been practicing personal injury and insurance litigation for over 16 years and a major part of my practice involves representing property and casualty insurers in their disputes with third parties, other insurers and their insureds. In the course of my practice, I have had occasion to work with J.P. Strasler in his capacity as an accountant with an expertise in Forensic Accounting. I have known Mr. Strasler for over 10 years and I have always found his work to be timely and of the highest quality.
I can say without reservation that Mr. Strasler has approached the files that he has been assigned with diligence and professionalism and his goal has always been to provide a balanced and fair analysis of the problem before arriving at a conclusion. I have had the opportunity to use Mr. Strasler’ s services as a professional witness during Arbitration proceedings and I found his presentation to be excellent.
Therefore, I would have no hesitation in recommending Mr. Strasler to any insurer or any organization that requires a capable, fair and professional approach to any file that may require an expert in Forensic Accounting”
“We retained Mr. J.P. Strasler of Insignia Forensic Group Inc. to assist us in quantifying a large insurance claim with several components. We were very impressed with the thoroughness of his work and how he communicated his findings in clear, comprehensive reports. lt was extremely satisfying that Mr. Strasler’s findings withstood the rigour of opposing expert review in their entirety and we received full payment of our claim. Mr. Strasler is a highly competent, experienced professional and I have no hesitation in recommending him to any organization requiring an expert in loss quantification.”
“I have known Mr. Strasler for many years. He has assisted me and other members of my firm in investigating and quantifying business interruption and inventory loss claims. He has handled these engagements In a very competent and professional manner. Mr. Strasler conducts himself with integrity and I have the highest level of confidence in his abilities as a forensic investigative accountant. Accordingly, I have no hesitation in recommending Mr . Strasler.”
“I wanted to thank you again for your help. From the initial meeting where you took the time to listen to my situation to the end result of the report that you produced, you have been a consummate professional. Using your firm Insignia was one of the best decisions I made towards helping me with my case. It was one of the reasons why my case was so successful!
I would not hesitate to recommend you and your company to someone else in need of forensic accounting services!
Thank you so much for everything.”