Kirstie Tiernan - BDO Chicago

Kirstie Tiernan

Managing Director


BDO Chicago Office



Executive Summary

Kirstie Tiernan is a managing director in BDO’s Chicago office with more than 15 years of experience providing data analysis, information technology (IT) advisory, digital forensics, and e-discovery services. A Certified Fraud Examiner and an Oracle Certified Associate, Kirstie regularly conducts fraud investigations and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) compliance reviews, in addition to providing fraud prevention services across various industries.

Kirstie is experienced in managing fraud detection and prevention analysis projects requiring the collection of entire general ledger systems data from multiple sources such as Peoplesoft, SAP and Oracle. She approaches projects with a focus on process efficiency, regularly implementing technological advancements within systems and databases in order to improve and accelerate time-consuming client processes. Kirstie also conducts anti-bribery compliance reviews, having managed engagements at several Fortune 500 companies, as well as an international review at a Fortune 10 client that resulted from allegations of FCPA violations.

Professional Affiliations

Association of Certified Fraud Examiners


M.B.A., Fraud Management and Economic Crime, Utica College
B.S., Computer Information Systems, Indiana University

Community Involvement

Cabrini Green Legal Aid Clinic Young Professionals Advisory Board