Ernie is a forensics services professional and experienced CPA. While working as an FBI Special Agent for over 20 years, Ernie’s FBI experiences involved the “mafia,” bank robbers, kidnappers, undercover operations and white collar criminals all over the country. Ernie was also an Executive Manager of the FBI and a member of the FBI’s Inspection Team.
Ernie’s extensive background and multiple credentials – CPA, CFE, CFF and Attorney – have contributed to his success in managing financial fraud investigations in the private sector. He has vast experience in conducting corporate internal financial investigations that involve allegations of fraud and encompass embezzlement, theft, bribery, conflicts of interest and other types of financial irregularities. Ernie is highly regarded for his work with all levels of law enforcement and has frequently testified in court as an expert in forensic accounting and fraud matters.
Ernie has extensive experience and training in working with government agencies and educational institutions, commercial businesses, special districts, NFP’s and other organizations. Because of his vast and unique experience and background, Ernie is frequently called upon to provide training and workshops in the area of fraud and ethics.
Ernie and his spouse, who is currently an FBI Special Agent, are the proud parents of four young adults, four young grandkids and are enjoying the “empty-nester” phase of life.