BDO Consulting Expands Anti-Fraud & Corruption Capabilities in Washington, D.C. Metro Area

November 2014

Gordon Porter
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WASHINGTON, D.C. November 4, 2014 BDO Consulting, one of the nation’s leading professional services organizations, today announced the appointment of Gerard Zack as a Managing Director in the firm’s Global Forensics practice. Based in Washington, D.C., Mr. Zack, a renowned fraud and compliance professional and award-winning educator with the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), will provide clients with anti-fraud and corruption training and awareness programs, as well as fraud risk assessment and mitigation, compliance, due diligence and investigative services. Mr. Zack has more than 30 years of experience serving companies of all sizes, including multinational organizations.
“Understanding that our clients are under constant pressure to comply with evolving regulation, we are focused on expanding our network of anti-fraud resources,” said Carl W. Pergola, Executive Director of BDO Consulting. “Gerry’s addition to the team augments our practice’s ability to provide clients with the tools they need to identify and deter fraud and corruption, as well as corporate misconduct.”
“Gerry’s impressive anti-fraud and corruption training acumen expands our ability to assist clients in responding to global regulatory compliance matters,” said Glenn Pomerantz, Partner and Global Forensics practice leader. “His extensive experience providing training and education to a diverse range of corporate, nonprofit and government entities will provide tremendous value.”
“I’m genuinely excited to be joining a firm of such high-caliber professionals that have a clear culture of collaboration and a common goal for providing exceptional client service,” said Mr. Zack. “BDO’s impressive global network and ability to assist organizations manage fraud and compliance risk aligns well with my career objectives in today’s dynamic regulatory environment.”
Prior to joining BDO, Mr. Zack served for 25 years as the founder and president of Zack, P.C. where he provided anti-fraud and corruption training, investigative, due diligence and compliance services on a global basis. He is a faculty member of the ACFE and presently serves on their Board of Regents. Mr. Zack has authored numerous books and policies on fraud, including Financial Statement Fraud: Strategies for Detection and Investigation (2013), Fair Value Accounting Fraud: New Global Risks and Detection Techniques (2009), and Fraud and Abuse in Nonprofit Organizations: A Guide to Prevention and Detection (2003), as well as "Model Accounting and Financial Policies and Procedures for Nonprofit Organizations," a customizable set of policies and internal controls that is currently in use by more than 2,000 organizations.
Mr. Zack is a Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor, and Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional. He earned his B.S. in Business Administration from Shippensburg University and his M.B.A. in Finance from Loyola University.
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