Sahan Totagamuwa


Sahan has more than 15 years of experience in providing valuation, forensic accounting and financial modeling services to a variety of publicly-traded and privately-held companies. Sahan performs valuations for numerous purposes, including financial reporting, tax, merger and acquisitions, private equity investment, initial public offering readiness, capital budgeting, and litigation support. Sahan currently lead's CLA's valuation and litigation group.

Sahan is the current chair of CLA's Young Executive Team (the "YET"), and has been a member of YET since 2016.


Sahan is a graduate of Drake University with a Bachelor of Science degree, majoring both in accounting and finance. Sahan is a licensed CPA (in the State of Iowa and State of Wisconsin) and is Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV). He is a Certified Fraud Examiner by the American Society of and Certified Fraud Examiners.

In the community

Sahan served on the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Case Law Task Force, and is also the "ABV Champion" for the State of Iowa.

Sahan is a member of the advisory board for the West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce Leadership Academy. Sahan is also the recipient of the AICPA "Standing Ovation" honor, in 2015.


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