Bruno Pavlicek is a Senior Investigator with Verizon Wireless's Corporate Security Department. Bruno is a Certified
Fraud Examiner (CFE) and Certified Forensic Interviewer (CFI). He also has previous experience as a County
Prosecutor's Office Detective and Police Officer. Bruno holds a PhD in Psychology and Master's Degree in
Economic Crime Management. Bruno's LinkedIn Profile is:
Scott is a Managing Director in the Atlanta office of KPMG’s Forensic Advisory Services practice and has over
23 years of legal and investigatory experience. He is a lawyer and a Certified Fraud Examiner, and he focuses
on regulatory compliance, fraud investigations, litigation support, and e-discovery. Prior to joining KPMG, Scott
was a partner in an AmLaw Top 50 Law Firm where he practiced securities and business litigation and conducted
Secretary and Chapter Historian
Nnennaya works at MARTA in the Internal Audit Department as a Special Projects Auditor. As part of
MARTA’s Internal Audit Department, she conducts compliance and operational audits of various departments.
She conducts routine analysis and evaluation of MARTA’s operations for compliance with various MARTA and
Government policies, procedures, and guidelines. Nnennaya is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), a Certified
Fraud Examiner (CFE), a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Government Auditing Professional (CGAP)
Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM). Prior to joining MARTA, she worked as an Accountant for over 15 years.
Debbie is a Senior Manager at Smith & Howard, a certified public accounting firm. Debbie is a Certified Public
Accountant (CPA), a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), a HITRUST Certified CSF Practitioner (CCSFP),
and a Certified Cybersecurity Advisory Services Practitioner. Debbie’s primary focus is leading Smith & Howard’s
Advisory practice engagements including, fraud and forensic, System and Organization Control (SOC), litigation
support, financial due diligence, and consulting projects. Her experience also includes the development of internal
control policies and procedures to help companies manage strategic, operational, and regulatory compliance risks,
including fraud risks. Debbie is Magna Cum Laude graduate of Troy University with a BBA in Accounting. She is a member of the
Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants, where she serves on the Fraud and Forensics Advisory Council and the Accounting and
Auditing Conference Task Force. Debbie is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Association of
Certified Fraud Examiners. She is currently serving as the Treasurer of the Atlanta Fire Rescue Foundation and was a former board member
of St. Jude’s Recovery Center, Inc. and Emerge Scholarships, Inc. She has more than 19 years of experience in public accounting.
Chairman, Speakers Committee
Tyler Wright is a Senior Manager in Moore Colson’s Consulting Practice. Tyler’s primary focus is helping lead
the Consulting Practice and its engagements, nurturing client relationships, providing consultative advice, a
nd driving continued efficiencies while enabling the firm’s continued growth. Drawing on his experience as an
external auditor, internal auditor, and forensic accountant, Tyler provides accounting and financial advice in
forensic investigations and commercial disputes.
Co-Chairman, Seminar Committee
Vic is the Principal of The Hartman Firm, LLC in Atlanta. He specializes in Internal Investigations, Forensic
Accounting, and Fraud Mitigation Consulting. Vic is an attorney, CPA, and CFE. He also represents whistleblowers
and regularly speaks on the topic of fraud.
Co-Chairman, Seminar Committee
(Biography to come)
Chairman, Membership Committee
Bill Black is a forensic accountant and accounting educator with a strong interest in business ethics. After
several decades of independent practice, including expert witness testimony on intellectual property, breach of
contract damages, and business valuation matters, he returned to school and earned his PhD in Accounting from
the University of Mississippi. He now teaches financial and managerial accounting, financial statement analysis,
accounting theory, and accounting information systems at the University of North Georgia, and still consults
on interesting and challenging assignments. He is President of the Georgia Association of Accounting Educators,
Membership Chair of the Georgia chapter of Certified Fraud Examiners, and Editor of the Accounting Historians Journal.
Chairman, Career Affairs and Scholarship Committee
Douglas Legg is a Supervisory Criminal Investigator employed at the Georgia Department of Revenue. Doug is a
CFE and holds a Masters Degree in Public Safety Administration. He also has 30 years of previous law enforcement
experience serving as a Police Officer and Supervisor, Detective, United Nations Police Trainer and white collar crime
Lawrence Clark an auditor, fraud investigator, and public speaker. He has been an employee of MARTA for nearly
22 years. Lawrence came to the Audit Department from MARTA's Police Department (MPD), where he spent nearly
seven years of service as an officer and sergeant. He has been with the Audit Department for over 14 years
where he serves as a lead auditor/fraud investigator. As an auditor Lawrence conducts risk-based, compliance
and financial audits, As a fraud investigator he investigates tips received from the employees, customers, and the Fraud,
Waste, and Abuse Hotline.
Brandi serves as a Manager in IAG Forensics & Valuation's family law forensic accounting practice. She has over
five years experience comprised of both public and private practice. Brandi possesses extensive experienc
in financial reporting; auditing of local governments, non-profit entities, and private companies; addressing complex
accounting issues; evalutating and designing internal controls; and performing corporate investigations.
Chairwoman, Social Media
Ana Hess is a Certified Fraud Examiner; Certified Public Accountant; an Accountant at Georgia Power Company
and has been with Southern Company Services since 2004. Her work experience comprises of, External and Internal
Auditing, SOX Requirements, Internal Controls and Compliance, SEC filing and GAAP/ASC Ana Hess is a Certified
Fraud Examiner; Certified Public Accountant; an Accountant at Georgia Power Company and has been with Southern
Company Services since 2004. Her work experience comprises of, External and Internal Auditing, SOX
Requirements, Internal Controls and Compliance, SEC filing and GAAP/ASC.
Member at Large
(Biography to come)