ACFE Executive Leadership

John D. Gill, J.D., CFE

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

John Gill is the President of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). He also serves as an advisory member to the ACFE Board of Regents. 

Gill began his career at the ACFE in 1995 as its first general counsel. He then created, and was the first director of, the ACFE’s research and publications department. He most recently served as Chief Training Officer where he oversaw all of the ACFE’s training activities.

In 2006, he developed the CFE Exam Review Course, which he has taught on six continents. He has also conducted training for Fortune 50 companies; federal, state, and local government agencies; and professional organizations across the globe.

Prior to joining the ACFE, Gill was an attorney in the Austin, Texas, office of the Bragg, Smithers and Curry law firm, where he was involved with civil fraud, insurance and deceptive trade practices cases.

Gill is a co-author of the Fraud Examiners Manual. He is the former publisher of Fraud Magazine and remains a regular contributor to the magazine.

Gill graduated from the University of Arkansas with a bachelor’s degree in English. He earned his Doctor of Jurisprudence with honors from the University of Texas School of Law.

Gill is a member of the Austin Chapter of ACFE, Phi Beta Kappa and the State Bar of Texas.