• ACFE Faculty



    Jeffrey G. Matthews, CFE, CPA
    VIce President                    
    Charles River Associates                                

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    Jeffrey G. Matthews is a Vice President in CRA’s Dallas office and leads the firm’s Forensic Accounting, Compliance and Financial Advisory Services practice.  Matthews has spent many years practicing for Big Four accounting firms, state, local and federal governmental bodies. He has investigated and provided oversight for investigations of Federal and state criminal violations, including many types of fraud. He has calculated damages resulting from breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, diminution of value and misappropriation of trade secrets. Matthews was instrumental in developing proprietary anti-fraud and compliance tools for two of the five largest accounting firms in the world.  As such, he has served as a consulting expert in developing and implementing numerous risk management programs for companies in various industries.

     

    Matthews’ clients include the nation’s top law firms, Fortune 100 legal departments and government investigative agencies. Matthews is a 4-time national All-Star speaker, voted on by members of the Institute of Internal Auditors.  He also currently serves as the Past-President of the Dallas Chapter of Certified Fraud Examiners.  Further, he developed and currently teaches the University of Texas at Arlington’s Forensic Accounting and Fraud Investigations Class for the MBA program. 

     

    Matthews was the 2013 Certified Fraud Examiner of the Year, the prestigious award given to annually to one of more than 75,000 members of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.  Matthews is also the executive creator and producer of "The Forensic Forum", a web-based CPE/CLE production that airs quarterly across the globe. The Forum has featured current and former SEC Enforcement Directors, attorneys and luminaries from many industries.

     

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