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  • ACFE Faculty

     

    Allen F. Brown, CFE, CPA
    Former Assistant Legislative Auditor
    Baton Rouge, LA

    allen-brown-150x225.jpgAllen Brown is a graduate of the University of Louisiana at Monroe and is a CPA and CFE. Brown, now retired, was Assistant Legislative Auditor for the Louisiana Legislative Auditor’s Office. In this position, he oversaw investigations and matters related to local government audits and issues. Brown spent 21 years with the Legislative Auditor’s Office and has participated in over 250 investigative audits. Results of these audits included felony convictions of four sheriffs, three of whom went to prison. As a result of an investigative audit of the Department of Elections, the statewide elected Commissioner of Elections was also convicted of felony charges and sentenced to prison, and over 25 others were indicted and convicted, including vendors from New Jersey, Florida, and Alabama. Subsequent to this project, the department was eliminated by the state legislature. 


    Brown's experience also includes 8½ years as Director of Internal Audit for the Louisiana Community and Technical College System. This System has 49 campuses throughout the state.

    Prior to joining the Community & Technical College System, Allen was Practice Leader for Forensic and Investigative Services for the international firm of Deloitte & Touche. While with Deloitte & Touche, he directed projects in the continental United States, Hawaii, Mexico, Bermuda, Morocco, and the United Kingdom. Brown also worked with one of the major U.S. law firms in three major lawsuits involving the tobacco industry.