• ACFE Leadership


    John D. Gill, J.D., CFE
    Vice President - Education 
    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, Gill was an attorney in the Austin, Texas, office of the law firm of Bragg, Chumlea, McQuality, 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, 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. In 2009, he was promoted to Vice President – Education. In that capacity, he oversees the production and development of all the books, manuals, self-study courses and seminar and conference materials produced by the ACFE. Currently, the ACFE publishes 13 different books and manuals, 30 self-study courses, dozens of online offerings and materials for more than 30 different seminars and conferences.

    He serves on the faculty of the ACFE and is a co-instructor of the CFE Exam Review Course. He is a co-author of the Fraud Examiners Manual and serves as the editor-in-chief for the CFE Exam and the CFE Exam Prep Course. He is also a contributing author to Fraud Magazine.

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