ACFE Executive Leadership

John D. Gill, J.D., CFE

John D. Gill, J.D., CFE 
Chief Training Officer  
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

John D. Gill graduated from the University of Arkansas with a Bachelor’s Degree in English. In 1990, he received his J.D., with honors, from the University of Texas School of Law.

Prior to working for the ACFE, Mr. Gill was an attorney in the Austin, Texas office of the law firm of Bragg, Smithers and Curry, where he was involved with civil fraud, insurance, and deceptive trade practices cases. He was the editor of the DTPA Forms and Practice Guide, written by David Bragg and Michael Curry.

In 1995, Mr. Gill joined the ACFE and served as both its general counsel and the manager of the Research Department for nine years. When the Research Department expanded in 2003, he took on the role of Research Director where he either created, or assisted in the creation of, dozens of educational products. In 2009, he was promoted to Vice President – Education, and in 2022, he was promoted to Chief Training Officer. In this role he oversees all ACFE training activities whether through a public event, a self-study course, an exam review course, or a private group training. He works with the ACFE’s talented Events, Research, and Training departments to provide the best anti-fraud education available anywhere.

He serves on the faculty of the ACFE and is a co-instructor of the CFE Exam Review class. He is a co-author of The Fraud Examiners Manual. He is the publisher of and a contributing author to Fraud Magazine.

Mr. Gill is a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, the Austin Chapter of ACFE, Phi Beta Kappa, and the State Bar of Texas.