• ACFE Faculty


    Ryan C. Hubbs, CFE, CIA, CCEP, PHR, CCSA 
    Sr. Manager, Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services
    Ernst & Young LLP


    Ryan C. Hubbs is a Sr. Manager in the Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services practice for Ernst & Young, LLP, in Houston, Texas. Hubbs has over fourteen years of experience managing corporate investigations, forensic audits and compliance initiatives. He has conducted hundreds of sensitive internal engagements concerning fraud, corruption, contracts, vendors & suppliers and employee related issues. Hubbs also has extensive experience with organization-wide anti-fraud programs and measures, corporate investigation programs and protocols, and ethics and compliance programs. Hubbs also previously served thirteen years as a commissioned law enforcement officer in both Louisiana and Texas.

    Hubbs is a member of the ACFE Faculty where he co-presents the CFE Exam Review Course, as well as specialized training such as Interviewing Techniques for AuditorsAuditing for Internal FraudContract and Procurement FraudDetecting Fraud Through Vendor AuditsPrinciples of Fraud Examination and Conducting Internal Investigations. He sits on the Professional Standards and Practices Committee for the ACFE and co-wrote the guidance to the ACFE Standards. Hubbs also developed the ACFE Chapter Leaders Resource Guide and has presented the ACFE Chapter Leader’s training since 2013. He served four years as the founder and chapter President of the ACFE New Orleans Chapter post–Hurricane Katrina. He has also served as the President of the Houston ACFE Chapter since 2012 and helped guide the chapter to be recognized as the ACFE’s 2014 Chapter of the Year and the recipient of the ACFE’s 2015 Chapter Newsletter of the Year. Hubbs’ continued involvement and contributions in the anti-fraud profession resulted in him being awarded the Greater Houston Fraud Impact Award in 2014. 

    Hubbs is also active in education, training and research. Hubbs has published articles in both Fraud Magazine and Security Management Magazine. He was the recipient of the 2015 ACFE James R. Baker speaker of the year award. He was also the recipient of the 2013 ACFE Hubbard Award for having the most recognized article in Fraud Magazine. He has contributed to the ACFE by providing original content for several ACFE training programs. He is an active and highly sought after presenter on anti-fraud topics and is one of the ACFE’s highest-rated speakers. Hubbs has been a repeat presenter at several of the Annual ACFE Global Fraud Conferences.   

    Hubbs graduated from Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a minor in Sociology/Criminology. He later graduated from Louisiana State University with a Master's in Business Administration. He is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional (CCEP), Certified in Control Self-Assessment (CCSA) and Certified Human Resources Professional (PHR).