R. Frank Abel, CFE, CPA, CFFPrincipal, Frank Abel Consulting ServicesFrank provides consulting services, technical support, and training and education related to the prevention, detection and prosecution of fraud. Frank’s employment experience includes service as a fiscal compliance and performance auditor with a government audit agency, as an investigative auditor with a government insurance fraud division and as a practitioner in public accounting for a regional accounting firm.
Tony AgrestaVice President of Marketing, CentrifugeTony Agresta is VP of Marketing at Centrifuge and has 25 years of experience working with predictive and data-visualization technologies. His background includes senior positions at Siebel Systems, SPSS and Group 1 Software. Tony has an M.A. in demography from Georgetown University.
Gaurav Ajmani, CFEInvestigations Manager, Financial Integrity Unit, Microsoft Corporation (India) Pvt. Ltd.Gaurav Ajmani is a Fraud Investigations Manager with Microsoft’s Financial Integrity Unit (FIU) based in New Delhi, India. He has conducted financial fraud investigations in the United States and many countries across Asia and evangelizes fraud prevention and process improvements throughout Microsoft. Gaurav is a Certified Fraud Examiner and holds two bachelor degrees in Commerce and Law and an M.B.A. in International Business. Prior to joining Microsoft, Gaurav worked with Bharti Airtel Ltd., one of the leading telecom service providers in India with a customer base of more than 92 million subscribers, as the National Manager: Fraud Intelligence and Provisioning. He has conducted fraud-related investigations throughout India as well as designed programs for fraud prevention and detection.
Scott Ast, CFE, CPP Corporate Security Manager, Agrium US Inc.Scott Alan Ast has more than 28 years of experience in security management, consulting and investigations. He has been recognized as a subject-matter expert by the FBI and is a member of an InfraGard Critical Infrastructure Special Interest Group. He is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Protection Professional (CPP) and a Certified CPTED Planner. His projects have been featured in national publications such as BusinessWeek and he is the author of Managing Security Overseas: Protecting People and Assets in Volatile Regions.
Vince Barrett Vice President of Business Development, Centrifuge Vince Barrett is VP of Business Development at Centrifuge and has over 15 years of experience working for analytics and data-visualization technology providers, including Siebel Systems, SAP and QlikTech. Mr. Barrett also oversaw the development of mission-critical systems for the B-1 and B-2 aircraft as a U.S. Air Force officer and has an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
Jim Burke CEO, Global Compliance Jim Burke joined Global Compliance in 2009 from Dun & Bradstreet (D&B), where he held a variety of senior leadership roles including President, Global Information Services and Chief Quality Officer; President, U.S. Customer Segments; Senior Vice President, Global Solutions; and Chief Marketing Officer. Prior to joining D&B, he was Chief Development Officer of Prudential's e-Business Group and Head of Internet Marketing at First USA Bank. He also held marketing leadership roles at MCI Communications and served as a captain in the U.S. Marine Corps.
Thomas Caulfield, CFE, CIG, CIGI Assistant IG for Investigations, National Reconnaissance Office, Office of Inspector General Thomas Caulfield is currently the Assistant Inspector General for Investigation, Office of Inspector General (OIG), National Reconnaissance Office (NRO). He is a Senior Executive with more than 30 years of government service, all of which has been associated with law enforcement and investigation. He has been assigned to the NRO OIG for the last 12 years; prior to that he worked as a U.S. Air Force Civilian Investigator and Polygraph Examiner, Marine Corps Criminal Investigator and Marine Corps Criminal Polygraph Examiner.
Denise Cicchella, CFE, CIA, CCAExecutive Director, Auspicium Denise Cicchella is the founder and an Executive Director of Auspicium LLC, a consultancy firm specializing in construction, facilities management and real estate audit. Denise is a Certified Fraud Examiner, a Certified Internal Auditor, a Certified Construction Auditor and a Fellow in the Life Management Institute. She is also the author of the IIA handbook, Construction Audit: Overview, Monitoring and Auditing. She has worked with multibillion-dollar construction projects and has helped owners recover approximately 6 percent of their construction costs. In addition, she has conducted fraud investigations resulting in actions by the FBI, Attorney General and Postmaster General.
Kenneth C. Citarella, J.D., CFE New York Law SchoolKen had a distinguished 28-year career as a white-collar and computer crime prosecutor in the Westchester County (NY) District Attorney’s Office, which he concluded as Deputy Chief of the Investigations Division. Ken prosecuted investment frauds, larcenies, embezzlements, anti-trust violations, public corruption, forgeries and many other economic crimes. Also a pioneer in computer crime prosecution, Ken obtained convictions for computer intrusions, malicious software attacks, a software time bomb, spamming, digital child pornography and the use of the Internet for child exploitation, among other cases. Now an Adjunct Professor of Law at New York Law School, Ken has lectured widely before professional, legal, academic, corporate and community groups on computer crime and fraud-related issues.
Cynthia Cooper, CFE, CISACEO, The CooperGroupCynthia Cooper is CEO of The CooperGroup, LLC, a firm that provides professional services including fraud prevention and detection. She has more than 20 years of diversified corporate and consulting experience. Previously at MCI, she helped the company move forward and successfully emerge from bankruptcy. Cynthia is the recipient of the American Accounting Association’s Accounting Exemplar Award bestowed for contributions to professionalism and ethics in accounting practice or education. Along with Sen. Paul Sarbanes and Rep. Michael Oxley, she received the Maria and Sidney E. Rolfe Award by the Women’s Economic Round Table for contributions to educating the public about economics, business, and finance. She was named one of TIME magazine’s Persons of the Year for her role in uncovering the WorldCom fraud. She was inducted to the AICPA Hall of Fame, and in 2004 was featured as one of 25 influential working mothers in Working Mother magazine.
Jim Conversano, CFADirector, FTI Forensic and Litigation Consulting, Inc.James T. Conversano, CFA, is a director in the FTI Forensic and Litigation Consulting practice and is based in Washington, D.C. Mr. Conversano has more than 17 years of regulatory, compliance and forensic investigation experience. He recently provided expert analysis for the SEC Office of Inspector General’s 477-page report titled SEC Office of Inspector General's Investigation of the Failure of the SEC to Uncover Bernard Madoff's Ponzi Scheme and the subsequent recommendations report titled Review and Analysis of OCIE Examinations of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities, LLC.
Ed StolleSEC, Branch Chief,Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations
Ed Stolle serves as Branch Chief in the SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations. He began his career with the SEC in 1996 and was promoted to Branch Chief in 2000. Ed’s duties include overseeing SEC’s nationwide examiner training program, instructing at trainings, and conducting examinations of broker-dealers, investment advisers, investment companies, and transfer agents. In 2000, Ed received SEC’s “Examination Award of Excellence” for his work on examinations. Prior to joining the SEC, Ed was employed in the Audit Divisions of both Ernst & Young and the Small Business Administration’s Office of Inspector General. In 1993, he received SBA’s Inspector General “Auditor of the Year” Award for his novel work in detecting fraud on audits and investigations. Ed is an accomplished speaker, giving presentations to many organizations including, SROs, banking and insurance regulators, state securities administrators, SEC exam and ENF staff, inspector general offices, district attorney groups, and other investigative organizations. Ed graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park, Magna Cum Laude, with a B.S. in Accounting. Ed is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and received the Elijah Watt Cells Award for having one of the top 100 scores worldwide on the May 1990 CPA Examination. He is also a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM), and a member of the Association of Federal Criminal Investigators.
Robert Cunnane, CFE, CPA, CFF Principal, Cunnane Forensic Accounting Robert M. Cunnane has more than 30 years of professional experience, including Big-Four public accounting experience as well as 21 years as a Special Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation. While with the FBI, Mr. Cunnane conducted, directed and coordinated a wide variety of white-collar crime investigations relating to mortgage fraud, bankruptcy fraud, Ponzi schemes, bank fraud, mail fraud, wire fraud, securities fraud, public corruption, embezzlements and options backdating. He testified as a summary witness in numerous trials, including the bribery trial of the governor of Guam and the bank fraud trial of Kenneth Lay. His past responsibilities included oversight of the FBI’s Suspicious Activity Report program. Prior to his career with the government, he was employed by PricewaterhouseCoopers in their audit and tax departments.
Margaret A. Daley, J.D., CFE, CAMSManaging Director, Duff & Phelps LLC Peggy Daley is a Managing Director in the Chicago office of Duff & Phelps LLC and is part of the Dispute and Legal Management Consulting group. She is the co-chair of the firm’s Global Electronic Discovery & Investigations practice group.
Jay Dawdy, CFE, CMA President, Gryphon InvestigationsJay Dawdy is the President of Gryphon Investigations, a fraud investigative consulting firm in New York. He has more than 20 years of finance, accounting and investigative experience and concentrates on conducting complex financial, litigation support, due diligence and fraud investigative cases internationally. Jay has appeared on television and radio and in a number of print publications discussing a variety of investigative topics. He has authored numerous articles and written chapters in two books on fraud investigation and prevention. He has presented CLE- and CPE-approved presentations on several investigative topics and served as an instructor in investigating financial statement fraud at Baruch College. Earlier in his career, Jay gained valuable experience in both the corporate accounting and investment banking fields working for IBM, JPMorgan and Lehman Brothers.
C. Lou DeCola, CFE, CPA, CIA Forensic Accounting Senior Manager, Microsoft CorporationIn his nearly 15 years of professional experience, Lou has provided accounting, audit and process consulting support to medium-size and large multinational companies. A significant portion of Lou’s career has been focused on strengthening internal control environments via internal audit and Sarbanes-Oxley projects. At Microsoft, Lou has capitalized on his experiences by serving as Microsoft’s SOX 302 program manager, as well as a subject-matter expert on its SOX 404 program. Prior to joining the FIU, Lou was responsible for managing the consolidated financial close and internal reporting process, including the preparation of analyses and materials for the Senior Leadership Team and Audit Committee. In his role with the FIU, Lou investigates financial matters throughout the world and provides forensic accounting assistance on matters for Microsoft’s Office of Legal Compliance.
Kenneth Dieffenbach, CFE Senior Special Agent, U.S. Department of Justice, Office of the Inspector General Ken Dieffenbach is a Senior Special Agent with the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of the Inspector General, Fraud Detection Office located in Arlington, Virginia. This office is primarily responsible for prevention, detection and investigation of procurement and grant fraud related to Department of Justice vendors, grantees and employees. SSA Dieffenbach serves as the Fraud Awareness Briefing Program Manager where he regularly teaches courses on how to prevent, recognize and report fraud in both the procurement and grant processes. He has made presentations at conferences hosted by the Association of Independent Certified Public Accountants, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, the Association of Government Accountants, as well as the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Law Enforcement Academy, the National Science Foundation, DOJ’s National Advocacy Center, the Federal Bureau of Prisons, FBI, DEA, USMS, ATF and others.
D. Bruce Dorris, J.D., CFE, CPA, CVAProgram Director, Association of Certified Fraud ExaminersBruce Dorris graduated from Louisiana State University in Shreveport with a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance in 1990. He earned his Juris Doctor from the Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center in 1993, and was admitted to practice law in Louisiana in both state and federal courts that same year. Following a judicial clerkship after law school, Mr. Dorris was commissioned an Assistant District Attorney for the Caddo Parish District Attorney’s Office in Shreveport, Louisiana. He created and was the Director of its Financial Crimes Screening Section for more than seven years.
Ron Durkin, CFE, CPA, CFF, CIRA Senior Managing Director, Durkin Forensic, Inc.Ronald L. Durkin is a Senior Managing Director of Durkin Forensic, Inc. He founded Durkin Forensic in 2008 after retiring from KPMG, LLP, where he was the National Partner in Charge of Fraud and Misconduct Investigations and also served as Western Region forensic practice leader and coordinating partner for the Los Angeles office’s forensic practice.
Dennis F. Dycus CFE, CPA, CGFM, ACFE FellowDirector, Office of the Comptroller of the Treasury, Division of Municipal AuditDennis F. Dycus presently serves as the Director of the Division of Municipal Audit for the Comptroller of the Treasury, State of Tennessee. The division is responsible for the audit of all municipalities, utility districts, school activity and cafeteria funds, housing authorities, certain not-for-profit organizations and other quasi-governmental entities in the State of Tennessee. In addition, numerous audits for fraud, waste and abuse are conducted by the division’s staff each year. From the beginning of his career with a national accounting firm, through the last 34 years of involvement with the audits of all forms of governmental entities, Mr. Dycus brings a wealth of practical experience to his presentations.
Eric Feldman, CFE Senior Advisor for Procurement Integrity to the Director, National Reconnaissance OfficeMr. Feldman was recently appointed Senior Advisor to the Director, National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) for Procurement Integrity. In this role, Mr. Feldman helps the Director ensure that the NRO’s industrial partners are meeting their integrity and business ethics responsibilities as required by law and federal regulations. Mr. Feldman also promotes the NRO’s government-wide role as a leader in acquisition integrity. Mr. Feldman is uniquely qualified to tackle this challenging role, having been the longest-serving Inspector General of the NRO from March 2003 to January 2009. In this position, he was responsible for a staff of approximately 80 auditors, inspectors and investigators who provided independent oversight of NRO programs and operations worldwide. He also presided over a highly successful procurement fraud prevention and detection program widely recognized by the Department of Justice as a model throughout the federal government.
Cindy Fornelli Executive Director, Center for Audit QualityCindy Fornelli is the Executive Director for the Center for Audit Quality (CAQ). The CAQ was founded to serve investors, public company auditors and the markets. Fornelli is responsible for carrying out the mission and vision of the Center's Governing Board, which represents the public company auditing firms, the American Institute of CPAs and independent public members.
Peter Goldmann, CFE President, White-Collar Crime 101 LLC/FraudAware Peter Goldmann is president of White-Collar Crime 101 LLC, the publisher of White-Collar Crime Fighter, a widely read monthly newsletter for internal auditors, controllers, corporate counsel, financial operations managers and fraud investigators. The newsletter is in its 14th year of publication. He also developed FraudAware, a fraud awareness training program. A customized learning service, FraudAware uses workshop, webinar and e-learning formats to educate employees and managers at all levels in how to detect, prevent and report incidents of fraud or suspicious conduct.
Cynthia Hetherington President, Hetherington GroupCynthia Hetherington has more than 17 years of experience in research, investigations and corporate intelligence. She is the founder of Hetherington Group, a consulting, publishing and training firm focusing on intelligence, security and investigations. A widely published author, Cynthia authored Business Background Investigations (2007) and the Manual to Online Public Records (2008). She is the publisher of Data2know.com: Internet & Online Intelligence Newsletter and has co-authored articles on steganography, computer forensics, Internet investigations and other security-focused monographs. She is also recognized for providing corporate security officials; military intelligence units; and federal, state and local agencies with training on online intelligence practices.
Ryan C. Hubbs CFE, CIA, CCSA, PHR, CFSSenior Staff Internal Auditor/Investigator, EntergyRyan Hubbs is a Sr. Staff Internal Auditor and Investigator for Entergy in New Orleans, Louisiana. His responsibilities include conducting internal investigations and investigative audits for Entergy on a myriad of issues including employee expense fraud, contractor fraud, conflicts of interest, ethics violations, and communication systems abuse, to name a few. Mr. Hubbs has researched and worked extensively on the design and implementation of Entergy’s Fraud Risk Assessment program. Ryan conducts training for all new supervisors at Entergy on internal controls and fraud.
Donald HoldegraverChief Internal Auditor, University of North Texas SystemDon Holdegraver is Chief Internal Auditor for the University of North Texas System in Denton, TX. In this role, he oversees all internal auditing and investigations of employee dishonesty and theft for the flagship campus with more than 36,000 students in Denton, the UNT Health Science Center in Fort Worth and the emerging UNT-Dallas campus, as well as other universities. Don has more than 34 years of auditing experience, including the last 24 years in higher education and health sciences. Before joining the University of North Texas System, Don served as Director of Operations Analysis at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Inspector General at the University of South Florida and Director of University Audit Services for Saint Louis University and Health Science Center. Don also has auditing experience in two major hospitals, in financial services, and in public accounting.
Richard Horowitz Attorney at Law, Richard Horowitz & AssociatesRichard Horowitz is an attorney concentrating in corporate, international and security matters. He is admitted to practice law in New York and the District of Columbia and has passed the Israeli bar examinations. Mr. Horowitz is also a licensed private investigator and a recognized expert in the areas of corporate intelligence, fraud and international investigations. He has provided legal assistance and investigative and consulting services to companies from various industries including financial services, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, computer and software and aviation. Mr. Horowitz served in the Israel Defense Forces for six years, attaining the rank of captain, where he researched, planned and implemented national security projects. Mr. Horowitz is the founder and editor of InternationalSecurityResources.com and authored the entry on the Patriot Act in the Encyclopedia of Terrorism (SAGE Publications) and has been published in Money Laundering Alert, Competitive Intelligence Review, Journal of Counterterrorism and Security International and International Journal of Intelligence and Counterintelligence.
Darrin Hotrum, CFE, CIA, CISAAudit Supervisor, Oregon University SystemHe has over 10 years experience performing fraud investigations and audits of information technology, financial statements, and program performance. Darrin currently splits his time between information technology audits and managing the university systems financial concerns hotline. He has lead presentations on internal controls, information technology, and fraud topics to professional audiences and in the college classroom. Darrin is also currently an MBA student at Oregon State University
Richard E. Hurley, Ph.D., J.D., CPASchool of Business, University of Connecticut Richard E. Hurley earned a BA from Syracuse University, an MS in Accounting from the State University of New York, a JD from the Albany Law School, and a Ph.D. in Accounting from the University of Connecticut. In addition, he maintains a license to practice as an Attorney and a Certified Public Accountant in the State of New York. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. Tax Court, the U.S. Federal Courts and the U.S. Supreme Court. Currently he is an Associate Professor in the Accounting Department at the University of Connecticut at Stamford. Since joining the University of Connecticut in 1999 he has taught several diverse accounting topics, including Financial Statement Analysis, Accounting and Security Fraud, Financial Accounting and Reporting and Managerial Accounting. His research interest includes Accounting Fraud, Detection of Fraudulent Financial Reporting, Accounting for Internal Controls and Corporate Governance and Data Mining within the financial regulatory environment.
Shirley W. InscoeDirector, Financial Services Solutions, Memento, Inc. Shirley took early retirement from Wachovia Bank at the end of 2007 to join Memento, a leader and innovator in solving emerging, unsolved fraud and compliance challenges. She is helping ensure that Memento solutions meet the needs of financial institutions of all sizes. During her 29-year tenure with Wachovia, Shirley held a wide variety of positions, but spent the last 13 years in strategic positions in enterprise loss management and payments strategy.
Ellen JoynerGlobal Fraud and Financial Crimes Marketing Manager, SAS Ellen Joyner , SAS’s Global Fraud and Financial Crimes Marketing Manager, has spent much of her career at SAS helping customers achieve measurable results and increased ROI from investments in technology. In her current role, Ellen is responsible for researching current market trends in fraud and financial crimes to help determine strategy and direction for new banking-and-investment-focused technology solutions. Prior to her focus on fraud and the financial services industry, Joyner directed SAS’s CRM initiative, dedicated to providing technology to help clients deploy customer-driven strategies for increased customer profitability and retention. Solutions in this initiative include packaged business solutions for vertical industry applications, as well as an integrated suite of software tools and consulting services that allow companies to transform the wide variety of data within their organizations into intelligence that business executives need to make better decisions. Joyner joined SAS in 1987 as an account manager, and her talents and interest soon led her to the area of quality improvement marketing. Prior to coming to SAS, Joyner was a computer programmer for ATM transaction analysis and reporting at CCB Bank in North Carolina. She has also worked as a consultant, setting up computer-aided programs to track and schedule medical appointments. Joyner earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics and computer science from Sweet Briar College in 1985.
Joseph Keating, CFE, CPA, CISA Director Internal Audit, AccentureJoe is the Director of Internal Audit and a Senior Executive at Accenture based in Chicago. He manages a global internal audit team serving Accenture that is located in the United States, Europe, Latin America and Asia. Joe is responsible for the risk assessment, internal audit plan development and plan execution of Accenture’s IA activities. Prior to joining Accenture, Joe was a Managing Director in PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Internal Audit Practice. Additionally, Joe has held roles in internal audit, controllership and international tax planning and reporting at GTE/Verizon.
Sheila Keefe, CFE, CPA Principal, Access Resource Management, LLC As both an auditor and a fraud examiner, Sheila has seen firsthand how red flags of waste and abuse have been overlooked, hidden behind the smoke screen of “clean” audit opinions and bloated monthly board packets that obscure actionable data. As the Principal of Access Resource Management, LLC, Sheila helps corporate boards and C-suite executives target their efforts for maximum impact. Sheila graduated from the Wharton School of Business and earned her CPA while working at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Sheila has helped companies in a variety of industries, including manufacturers, banks, credit unions, insurance companies, non-profits, labor unions, governmental entities, schools and investment advisors.
J.T. Kirk Author, Hiring ManagerJ.T. Kirk is the author of Confessions of a Hiring Manager: Sage Advice for Fearless Job Seekers and Career Changers in a Confused Economy (Kings Crown Publishing, $19.95). He has been a hiring manager for more than 20 years in both technical and marketing capacities for the energy industry, government research arena, and high-tech sector. In those positions, he has reviewed over a thousand resumes and cover letters, and conducted hundreds of job interviews. Besides speaking to audiences on minimizing the time between jobs or careers using the strategies in Confessions of a Hiring Manager, J.T. Kirk provides personal assistance to individuals and also writes books on job and career strategies. His next book, 50 Things You Can Do NOW to Keep Your Job is scheduled for a Christmas 2010 release through Kings Crown Publishing.
Dr. Joseph W. Koletar, CFE, ACFE FellowA 25-year veteran of the FBI as a Special Agent and Senior Executive, Joe then went on to a 13-year career as a Director, Principal and Executive Director in the Forensic and Litigation practices of Deloitte & Touche LLP and Ernst & Young LLP. He has worked on matters in various industries throughout the United States and in 16 foreign countries. He is the former Chairman of the Board of Regents of the ACFE and is the author of three books and numerous articles on fraud and related matters.
H. David Kotz, Esq. Inspector General, Securities and Exchange CommissionH. David Kotz was appointed as the Inspector General for the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in December 2007. As Inspector General, he leads a distinguished team of auditors, investigators and administrative staff in the independent oversight of the SEC’s programs and operations. He also keeps the SEC Chairman and Congress informed as to the Office of Inspector General’s efforts to uphold the effectiveness, efficiency and integrity of the SEC and prevent and detect fraud and abuse within the agency. Under Mr. Kotz’s leadership, the SEC Office of Inspector General has issued numerous audit reports involving issues critical to SEC operations and the investing public, including an audit of practices related to naked short selling complaints and referrals, a review of the Division of Enforcement’s process for recommending disgorgement waivers, an examination of the Commission’s oversight of Bear Stearns and the factors that led to its collapse, a review of the Commission’s broker-dealer risk assessment program, and an analysis of the SEC’s oversight role over credit rating agencies.
Greg Kutz, CFE, CPA Managing Director, Forensic Audits and Special Investigations, Government Accountability OfficeMr. Kutz is the Managing Director of Government Accountability Office’s (GAO) Forensic Audits and Special Investigations (FSI) team. The mission of FSI is to provide Congress with high-quality forensic audits and investigations of fraud, waste and abuse; evaluations of security vulnerabilities; and other requested investigative services. The team also monitors and manages fraud, waste and abuse tips received through the GAO’s fraud hotline.
Kathy Lavinder Security & Investigative Placement Consultants LLC Kathy Lavinder has more than ten years of search experience that has focused on placing high-level security managers and investigative specialists in corporations, financial institutions, NGOs, accounting firms, law firms and consulting firms. Lavinder’s career has bridged the worlds of corporate investigation, risk mitigation and journalism. Prior to turning to search, Lavinder was with Investigative Group International, where she served as Managing Director and head of the firm’s headquarters office in Washington, DC. As IGI’s Director of Complex Investigations, Lavinder directed teams of investigators working on long-running, multifaceted engagements, including fraud and financial misconduct investigations, theft of intellectual property, anti-competitive practices and anti-trust litigation matters. Prior to IGI, Lavinder was with ABC News in New York. Lavinder has a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism from the University of South Carolina and a master’s degree from Georgetown University. Lavinder is a frequent speaker on security and investigative issues.
Jean-François Legault, CISA, CISM, CISSP Senior Manager, Forensic & Dispute Services, DeloitteJean-François Legault is a Senior Manager with Deloitte & Touche’s Forensic & Dispute Services practice in Montreal, where he specializes in computer forensic investigations and the prevention and detection of computer-based fraud. He is a frequent guest speaker at fraud and information security conferences where he leads seminars on cyberfraud prevention and detection as well as digital investigations.
Harry Markopolos, CFE, CFAFraud Investigator and Madoff Whistleblower Harry Markopolos is a self-employed Chartered Financial Analyst and Certified Fraud Examiner specializing in the investigation of False Claims Act and IRS Tax Fraud cases in the $500 million and up category that involve CEO and CFO top management led fraud schemes. Mr. Markopolos often works with whistleblowers under the direction of lawyers at law firms specializing in filing high-level, white-collar fraud cases where the government is the victim. Mr. Markopolos is an expert in financial derivatives mathematics and prior to becoming a full-time fraud examiner, he was Chief Investment Officer for a Boston based, multi-billion dollar derivatives asset management firm. Of note, he is also known as “the Madoff whistleblower” for his SEC Submissions in 2000, 2001, 2005, 2007, and 2008 regarding Bernard Madoff’s alleged $50 billion Ponzi Scheme. In fact, he developed his interest in working with whistleblowers by first being one himself - on the Madoff case – and discovered just how lonely, awkward and dangerous whistleblowing can be. He decided to do something to make whistleblowing safer and more rewarding for those following in his footsteps.
Robert MazurPresident, Chase & Associates, Inc.Bob’s agency provides enhanced due diligence and other services throughout the United States and many foreign countries. He’s a former federal agent who specialized in international money laundering investigations. For five years, he was a long-term undercover operative working in eight countries, including Colombia. In an undercover capacity, he became a conduit between corrupt bankers and drug cartels that taught him money laundering techniques previously unknown to the government. His undercover exploits are the subject of a recently released book, The Infiltrator.
Jon McDowall, CFE, PCI, CIFI, CPI, CII Chief Executive Officer, Fraud Resource Group Jon McDowall is the Chief Executive Officer of Fraud Resource Group and has been conducting fraud investigations for more than 22 years. He is a court-recognized expert regarding identity-related frauds and has successfully concluded thousands of business, insurance, mortgage and identity fraud investigations.
Peter Millar Director, Technology Application, ACL Services Ltd.Peter is the Director, Technology Application, at ACL Services Ltd. He has more than 18 years’ experience in the high-tech industry in various software and systems integration companies. His responsibilities have spanned program management, marketing, sales, operations and product development. For the past 12 years, Peter has been involved in the evolution of analytic solutions for both industry and government. His combination of experience and expertise has helped users in some of the world’s leading organizations to create value-added opportunities by implementing efficient and sustainable business assurance solutions.
Marci Moore, ACC and Pam Williams, ACCExecutive Coaches, Innergized! Inc. Marci and Pam's unique team approach to executive coaching. Their diverse business backgrounds and executive leadership experience enable them to understand their clients' challenges. That experience combined with their coach training, helps individuals face their own challenges and transitions with confidence and clarity. Marci and Pam each holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a major in accounting from the University of South Florida and is an Associate Certified Coach through the International Coach Federation.
William Morrow Chairman and CEO, CSIdentityBill Morrow has over 20 years experience in business foundation and leadership experience. In 2006 he established CSIdentiy Corporation and serves as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. CSIdentity is the leader in Identity Theft Protection, Voice Biometrics, ID Verification, and Data Breach Management. Under Bill’s stewardship CSIdentity provides cutting edge technology, products and services to Fortune 500 companies, governmental entities, small businesses, and individual consumers. In September of 2005 Morrow was appointed by the Governor of Texas, Rick Perry to serve on the Texas Emerging Technology Fund board. In August of 2007, Bill was reappointed to the committee and appointed to be Chairman of the $220 million Emerging Technology Fund for the next two years. Morrow is called upon by national media journalists from USA today, Yahoo! News, Forbes, the Austin and San Antonio Business Journals and others as an expert in identity theft protection and fraud management.
Brock Phillips, CFE, CPA, CCEP Forensic Accounting Senior Manager, Microsoft CorporationBrock Phillips is the Forensic Accounting Senior Manager for the Financial Integrity Unit (FIU) of Microsoft Corporation. In this role, he provides accounting and financial analysis expertise to detect fraud and abuse while identifying internal control weaknesses and process improvements. His accounting and analysis background complement the team’s fraud investigation, prevention and law enforcement talents. He has conducted and managed complex fraud investigations related to conflicts of interest, financial accounting, asset misappropriation and corruption in nearly 20 countries. He has also conducted presentations at many local and national conferences for organizations such as the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. Brock joined Microsoft in 1999 as a Financial Analyst for the Information Technology and Operations divisions before joining the FIU in 2004. Prior to joining Microsoft, Brock was an auditor with Deloitte & Touche, LLP, auditing a broad range of companies in real estate development, manufacturing and high-tech industries.
Rex Pruitt Manager, MIS Profitability & Risk, PREMIER Bankcard LLCWith PREMIER since 2005, Rex Pruitt is Manager, MIS Profitability & Risk, for PREMIER Bankcard LLC, 10th largest issuer of VISA® and MasterCard® credit cards in the country. He also serves in other ancillary leadership roles including, but not limited to: President of CAPs – Customer Analytic Professionals LLC; Vice Chair of the Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassador Executive Committee; founder and President of SDSUG (South Dakota SAS® Users Group); and Regional Sponsorship Coordinator of MWSUG (Midwest SAS ® Users Group). From an analytic professional perspective, during his time at PREMIER Bankcard, he continues to be responsible for portfolio data mining and predictive modeling, among other project leadership roles. Pruitt has a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing management from Bellevue University, NE. The majority of his career has been focused on the study of corporate data and how it can be turned into a revenue source. Pruitt has been in the analytics profession since 1986 and is extremely proficient with SAS® software solutions. Pruitt has spent almost three decades supporting the financial services and insurance industries. While he comes from a humble Midwestern farm background, he has had the opportunity to acquire international business acumen by traveling the world, performing accounting audits and recommending business process improvements using his analytic talents and gifts.
Don Rabon President, Successful Interviewing Techniques Retired as Deputy Director Western Campus, North Carolina Justice Academy, Don Rabon was formerly the Manager of the Investigations Center of the North Carolina Justice Academy in the North Carolina Department of Justice. His knowledge includes law enforcement experience in rural and municipal law enforcement agencies. Instructional areas include: corporate security operations, interviewing, rapport building, interrogation, persuasion, detecting deception, investigations and investigative discourse analysis. Over a period of 30 years, he has provided instruction and investigative assistance has been provided to investigators in 44 states, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Belgium, France, Germany, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Singapore, Ireland and England. In addition, training he has been provided to federal, state and local criminal justice personnel, NATO counterintelligence personnel (from the United Kingdom, Norway, Canada, Italy, Belgium, Denmark, France, Spain and Holland), as well as private-sector investigative and corporate security personnel.
Neal Roberts, J.D., CFE President, Roberts Partners Mr. Roberts has more than 30 years of consulting and legal experience. Since retiring his partnership at PricewaterhouseCoopers in 2001, he has focused on providing expert and consulting services regarding the Federal False Claims Act. Prior to joining PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Mr. Roberts was a partner at Deloitte & Touche. He began his career as a law professor at Canada’s Osgood Hall Law School and the UCLA School of Law. Mr. Roberts received his B.A. and M.A. from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and his law degree from Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California, Berkeley. Mr. Roberts is the author of five books and 13 articles. Mr. Roberts is a Certified Fraud Examiner and a member of the California Bar.
Phillip A. Rodokanakis, CFE, EnCE Managing Member, U.S. Data Forensics, LLC Phillip A. Rodokanakis is the Managing Member of U.S. Data Forensics, LLC (USDF), a firm specializing in computer forensics and litigation support. Mr. Rodokanakis has more than 30 years of international and domestic investigative, white-collar crime experience. He has participated in prosecutions of numerous complex financial frauds, and has developed a solid professional background in computer forensics and advanced Information Technology systems. As a federal special agent Mr. Rodokanakis conducted a broad range of criminal, civil, and administrative investigations in more than 60 countries. He interacted with senior public and private sector officials at the highest executive levels, both in the United States and overseas. Mr. Rodokanakis is Certified in Computer Forensics (EnCE and ACE) and Fraud Examinations (CFE); he has also served as the Chapter President of the Washington Metropolitan Chapter of Certified Fraud Examiners.
Christopher Rosetti, CFE, CPAPartner, BST Advisors, LLCChristopher Rosetti has spent the last eighteen years working full-time as a forensic accounting/fraud investigator, working with various private and public entities in the resolution of contentious and litigious fraud matters. He has presented more than 80 seminars internationally on forensic accounting, fraud investigations and loss analysis. He has authored six fraud-related articles and has developed fraud training programs and self-study materials for a number of entities. He was an adjunct professor of accounting for six years and he developed and taught forensic accounting courses at two colleges in New York.
Amber SchroaderCEO, Paraben CorporationAmber Schroader has been involved in the field of computer forensics for more than 20 years. During this time, she has developed and taught numerous courses in the computer forensic arena, specializing in the field of wireless forensics, as well as mobile technologies. Ms. Schroader is the CEO of Paraben Corporation. As an innovator in the field, Ms. Schroader has been key in developing new technology to help investigators with the extraction of digital evidence from hard drives, e-mail and handheld and mobile devices. Ms. Schroader has extensive experience in dealing with a wide array of forensic investigators ranging from federal, state, local and corporate. With an aggressive development schedule, Ms. Schroader continues to bring new and exciting technology to the computer forensic community worldwide and is dedicated to supporting the investigator with new technologies and training services that are being provided through Paraben Corporation.
Sulaksh Shah, CFE, CPA, CA Director, PricewaterhouseCoopersMr. Shah is a director in PricewaterhouseCoopers' Global Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) practice based in the Washington, D.C., office. He routinely works on matters involving the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). Mr. Shah has led FCPA projects in Asia, North America, South America, Africa and Europe. Mr. Shah is the primary contact person in the Global FCPA practice for India and the Middle East. Mr. Shah's FCPA case experience includes FCPA investigations, FCPA compliance assessments and FCPA due diligence projects.
Mike Sherrod, CFE, CPASenior Manager, Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services Mike Sherrod is a senior manager at Ernst & Young in the Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services practice and is based in Washington, D.C.. Mike was selected to lead the firm’s efforts in the United States in creating and delivering its anti-fraud service into the marketplace. Mike has led numerous fraud risk assessments, fraud awareness trainings and fraud response plan developments with numerous clients in various industries located in the United States. In addition to Mike’s work in dealing proactively with fraud, he also focuses attention in the area of fraud investigations, specifically on revenue recognition, embezzlements, audit malpractice and other internal investigations.
Jeff SolomonDirector of Business Development, World-Check Jeff Solomon is the Director of Business Development for World-Check and an Enhanced Due Diligence Specialist. Having been a consultant in the compliance and due diligence industry for over five years, Jeff has been instrumental in assisting many financial and multi-national companies with their due diligence requirements. Jeff specializes in helping Companies create their Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and UK Bribery Act compliance programs to ensure that the businesses are in accordance with these global government regulations.
Donald E. Sparks, CIA, CISAIDEA Data Analysis Software Don Sparks is Vice President of Industry Relations, Audimation Services, Inc. He has 24 years of experience in the property casualty insurance industry, including 12 years as a Chief Audit Executive and Corporate Director. Don also served as an Assistant Vice President for over 6 years at the Institute of Internal Auditors. Don brings his extensive internal auditing and technology expertise to Audimation's clients to help users get the most out of IDEA.
Jerry Spratt, CFE, CFF, CFCI, CPA, CFSA, CGFM Assistant Legislative Auditor, Arkansas Division of Legislative Audit Jerry E. Spratt is the Assistant Legislative Auditor for the Arkansas Division of Legislative Audit, serving the organization for 37 years. He received his BA in business and economics from Hendrix College, Conway, Arkansas, in 1971 and his MBA from the University of Central Arkansas, Conway, Arkansas, in 1972. Mr. Spratt directed the fraud deterrence and detection efforts of the Arkansas Division of Legislative Audit between 1980 and 2007. These efforts included the investigation of hundreds of government agencies in Arkansas, obtaining more than 200 confessions and assisting state prosecuting attorneys in the successful prosecution of more than 200 criminal cases with only one felony not guilty verdict.
Doug Squires, J.D. Adjunct Professor of Law and Federal Prosecutor, Capital University School of LawDoug Squires is a federal prosecutor with the U.S. Department of Justice and has prosecuted numerous significant white-collar cases. In 2009, Doug received the Department’s Distinguished Service Award for prosecuting a $2 billion securities fraud case resulting in the conviction of 10 executives. Doug is also an Adjunct Professor at Capital University Law School in Columbus, Ohio, where he developed and teaches a class in forensic evidence, an advanced evidence course. The class includes the use of white-collar expert testimony regarding computer forensics, forensic accounting and questioned document examination, among other topics.
Erik SteinVice President Solutions Architecture, FiservErik Stein is Vice President for Solutions Architecture for Fiserv Fraud & Compliance Solutions where his responsibilities include helping to guide product direction, positioning and configuration to meet the needs of Fiserv’s over 16,000 clients around the globe. He also provides pre-sales consulting expertise and deep domain expertise across a variety of fraud disciplines. Stein has over 30 years experience in retail banking managing operations, compliance and risk for financial institutions. He has done extensive public speaking including testifying twice before Congressional subcommittees, testifying as an expert witness, publishing articles in commercial publications, and writing public comments in response to topics in the Federal Register on behalf of employers. Erik has been actively engaged with banking and mortgage industry issues and organizations including BITS where he served as the Vice-Chair of the Fraud Reduction Steering Committee, Identity Theft Working Group Chair and Mortgage Fraud Reduction Working Group Chair. He holds credentials as a Certified Risk Professional, Accredited ACH Professional and Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist.
Louis Straney Arbitration Insight LLC Louis Straney received his first general and principal’s securities licenses in 1980. He spent the next 24 years in senior management positions for member firms. He has extensive experience in all aspects of supervising institutional and private client accounts. His responsibilities included the professional development of financial consultants and branch managers. After his retirement in 2004, he spent the next three years conducting risk management research and curriculum development at a leading business school. He was an instructor and academic advisor for students enrolled in programs including MBA MBA/J.D., MD/MBA, Undergraduate Honors and Masters in Accounting. In 2007, Louis launched his securities litigation consulting practice. He has been engaged by plaintiff and defendant counsel in more than 60 cases, requiring personal testimony in 15 hearings in 2009.
Ralph Summerford, CFE, CFF, ABV, CIRA, CPA President, Forensic/Strategic Solutions, PCRalph Summerford is the President of Forensic/Strategic Solutions, PC, a firm of fraud and forensic investigators. Forensic/Strategic Solutions, PC, is recognized as one of the top forensic accounting and fraud investigation firms in the United States. Mr. Summerford and his team of professionals specialize in forensic and investigative accounting, computer forensics, expert witness services, fraud examination, business valuations and litigation consulting. Mr. Summerford works primarily in the area of forensic accounting, fraud examination and bankruptcy. He works closely with both plaintiff and defense attorneys, corporate boards and audit committees, insurance company special investigation units, government inspectors general and governmental agencies such as the U.S. Attorney's Office and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Daniel Tannebaum, CFE OFAC Compliance Manager, Compliance Function—Legal Group Daniel Tannebaum, CFE, is the OFAC Compliance Manager for the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (FRBNY). Dan currently oversees the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) program for the FRBNY’s International Treasury Services group and provides guidance and clarification on OFAC matters to other business lines of the Bank. Dan previously was a Senior Consultant at Protiviti Inc., serving in the Regulatory Risk Practice. He managed the OFAC sub-practice as Protiviti’s OFAC subject-matter expert. Dan has conducted BSA/AML/OFAC compliance audits for major domestic and international financial institutions and developed OFAC policies, procedures and risk assessments for various clients. He has advised clients on the selection and implementation of transaction monitoring systems and developed and delivered targeted OFAC and AML training.
Jonathan Turner, CFE, CII, ACFE Regent Managing Director, Wilson and Turner, Inc.Mr. Turner has extensive experience conducting civil investigations, concentrating on financial fraud and computer crime cases. During his career, he has assisted hundreds of companies and organizations resolve fraud matters, primarily in the healthcare, banking, manufacturing and service sectors. He is a Managing Director with Wilson & Turner Incorporated, where he specializes in the prevention and detection of financial fraud and employee crime issues. Mr. Turner was educated at Tulane University (B.A., International Relations) and the University of Leicester (M.Sc., Security & Risk Management). Prior to co-founding WTI, he served in investigations management positions with regional, national and international investigations firms, with operational responsibility for thousands of investigations.
Steve Vale, J.D. Principal, Risk Solutions & Investigations A lawyer by training with more than 25 years of experience in the risk and investigative arena, Mr. Vale is currently a principal in Risk Solutions & Investigations, Inc., a Los Angeles–based investigations and risk management firm. Prior to forming RSI, Mr. Vale was a partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and a Managing Director at Kroll Associates. Mr. Vale received his B.A. from Western Connecticut State University and his law degree from the University of Connecticut School of Law and is a member of the Connecticut bar.
Leonard Vona, CFE, CPAFraud Auditing, Inc.Leonard W. Vona is a financial investigator with more than 30 years of diversified auditing and forensic accounting experience, including a distinguished 18-year private-industry career. Mr. Vona has successfully conducted more than 100 financial investigations for some of the largest, high-profile organizations in the United States. The net result of his efforts has saved clients millions of dollars through recovery or defense strategies. His financial investigation experience includes, but is not limited to embezzlement, economic damage, asset theft, bribery, intellectual property and disbursement schemes. Mr. Vona lectures nationally and internationally on fraud risk assessments, fraud investigation, fraud prevention and detection and fraud schemes perpetrated in organizations. Mr. Vona is the author of Fraud Risk Assessment: Building a Fraud Audit Program, published by Wiley Publishers.
Vincent WaldenSenior Manager, Ernst & YoungVincent Walden is a Senior Manager specializing in forensic technology and anti-fraud analytics. With a focus on text analytics, forensic data mining and electronic discovery services, Vincent has over thirteen years of experience handling the information management and electronic discovery needs for large scale, complex litigations, investigations and proactive anti-fraud programs. Vincent is experienced with providing clients leading anti-fraud based innovation, research and analytics, including, Fraud Triangle analytics, link analysis, text data mining, and cluster analysis that seek to identify or predict fraud risk variables, data anomalies or data inefficiencies that can lead to unnecessary costs or enterprise risks.
David P. Weber, J.D., CFESpecial Counsel, Enforcement and Compliance Division, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Department of the TreasuryDavid P. Weber is the Special Counsel for Enforcement at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), the bureau of the United States Department of the Treasury responsible for supervision, investigations and enforcement of laws involving all national banks and federally licensed branches and agencies of foreign banks conducting business within the United States. He is also a Certified Fraud Examiner. His recent assignments have involved investigating the failure of a large national bank, investigating and prosecuting money laundering and Bank Secrecy Act program violations, claw back of excessive board and insider compensation, and substantial call report (fraudulent accounting misstatement) violations. In addition to serving as Special Counsel at the OCC, Mr. Weber is adjunct associate professor and the fraud and forensic investigation lead faculty member at the University of Maryland, University College. Prior to his employment at the OCC, he was the law clerk to a United States District Judge in New York. He received his J.D., magna cum laude, from Syracuse University College of Law. He received his B.S. in criminal justice, cum laude, from Utica College of Syracuse University. He is licensed to practice law in the District of Columbia, New York, the Supreme Court of the United States and in United States District Courts.
Carl J. WellensteinExecGlobalNet, Inc.Carl J. Wellenstein is the author of 12 Steps to a New Career. For the past 17 years, he has worked as a career strategist and coach for those in mid-career. He helps those in transition to facilitate job change and those who want to make career changes to discover and pursue new career directions. Prior to that, he owned an international executive search firm in the UK that he managed for seven years. He is a CPA (Inactive) and former partner with Arthur Young & Co (now Ernst & Young), where he was country managing partner in Saudi Arabia. Carl has uncovered fraud in several instances in past accounting and auditing roles.
R. A. (Andy) Wilson, CFE, CPPManaging Director, Wilson & Turner, Inc. For more than 25 years, Mr. Wilson has conducted and supervised criminal, civil and financial investigations, both for the government and as a corporate consultant. He has assisted hundreds of businesses investigate and resolve complex financial schemes involving bank, insurance and corporate fraud and has successfully conducted inquiries on a global basis. He is a Managing Director with Wilson & Turner, Inc., specializing in corporate fraud and security matters, and has testified as an expert in state and federal courts. Mr. Wilson was educated at the University of Tennessee (B.S., Criminal Justice) and Utica College of Syracuse University (M.S., Economic Crime Management). His background includes law enforcement and covering white-collar investigations for the attorney general, loss prevention management for an international corporation and investigations management with an international fraud-consulting firm prior to co-founding WTI.
Frank Wisehart, CFE, CPA, ABV, CVAWisehart & Wisehart CPAs Frank Wisehart is President of Wisehart & Wisehart, Inc., a CPA firm specializing in business valuations, litigation support and forensic accounting. Based in Columbus, Ohio, the firm recently celebrated its 10-year anniversary, performing work both in state and across the country. Frank has testified as an expert witness in both Federal and State courts, offering expertise on a wide range of cases including bankruptcy, fraud, divorce and lost profit valuations. Prior to becoming president of Wisehart & Wisehart, Frank held several prominent positions in the finance field, includingIT Auditor for Ernst & Young, controller for Foremost Computer Systems and Newtowne, Inc., and Vice President and Treasurer of Colony Development Corporation.
Richard F. Woodford, Jr., J.D., CFEExecutive Assistant, U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Inspector GeneralRichard Woodford has served in several positions of public trust since his appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy as a member of the class of 1983. As an attorney, he is admitted to practice law before the Supreme Court of the United States as an active member of the Florida Bar. His federal work experience includes service with the U.S. Office of Special Counsel, the National Science Foundation and Securities and Exchange Commission Offices of Inspector General. Currently, Mr. Woodford is the Executive Assistant at the Office of Audit for the U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Inspector General (DOL, OIG). In January 2009, Richard completed a two-year term as a Regent to the ACFE’s Board of Regents. He contributed a chapter to the recently released Computer Fraud Casebook: The Bytes that Bite. Richard has presented workshops at the ACFE Conferences in Boston and Las Vegas.
Ian Younger, CFEMember of the Fraud Advisory Panel, INVESTiTEC—Fraud Investigation and Fraud Risk Management Ian originally trained as a Legal Investigator 30 years ago before moving into industry, reaching board level in a number of different commercial roles. As well as working in-house and in merger and acquisitions, he has worked overseas as part of an international due diligence team. While working in industry and commerce, Ian worked for a number of training companies that delivered both traditional, tutor-led training and technology-based training. As a result, Ian has both developed and delivered courseware across a wide variety of subjects, most recently on fraud risk management and investigation-related training. He is also a regular speaker and presenter at local business events and seminars.
Gerard Zack, CFE, CPA, ACFE FellowPresident, Zack, P.C., Founder, Nonprofit Resource Center Gerard Zack is the president of Zack, P.C., which specializes in providing internal control, internal audit, fraud prevention consulting and fraud investigation services for businesses, nonprofit organizations and government agencies throughout the United States, Canada and Europe. Gerry is based in Rockville, Maryland, and has provided audit and anti-fraud services for all types and sizes of entities since 1981. For more information about Gerry and Zack, P.C., go to www.zackpc.com. Gerry also is the founder of the Nonprofit Resource Center, through which he provides anti-fraud training and consulting and online financial management tools specifically geared toward the unique internal control and financial management needs of nonprofit organizations. For more information about the NRC, go to www.nonprofitresource.com.
Paul Zikmund, CFE, CFFA, CFDSenior Director of Forensic Audit, Tyco InternationalPaul serves as Senior Director of Forensic Audit at Tyco International. He is responsible for providing fraud investigation, detection and prevention services. He has nearly 20 years of experience in the field and has led global fraud and forensic teams at various Fortune 500 companies investigating complex financial frauds. Paul, a Certified Fraud Examiner and Certified Fraud Deterrence Analyst, performs corporate investigations and investigative due diligence, provides corporate and government compliance and integrity services and provides fraud risk assessments and fraud awareness programs.