Ryan C. Hubbs, CFE, CIA, CCEP, PHR, CCSA Sr. Manager, Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services
Ernst & Young LLP
Ryan C. Hubbs is the Sr. Manager of Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services for Ernst & Young, LLP, in Houston, Texas. Hubbs has more than 14 years of experience in the corporate fraud investigation and forensic audit fields as well as 13 years of full-time and volunteer law enforcement experience. He has 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. Hubbs was also awarded the 2014 Greater Houston Fraud Impact Award for the impact that his contributions have made to the anti-fraud profession.
Hubbs has extensive experience conducting hundreds of interviews, investigations and internal audit engagements. These areas include employee and contractor frauds, vendor due diligence, conflicts of interest, ethics and compliance violations, fraud risk assessments, contract review and contract recovery audits, and special projects. Hubbs is also a subject matter expert on organization-wide anti-fraud programs and measures, corporate investigation programs and protocols, and ethics and compliance training programs. In addition to his anti-fraud experience, Hubbs has experience conducting investigations into employee misconduct including discrimination, sexual harassment, retaliation, workplace violence, intimidation and pornography.
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 Auditors, Auditing for Internal Fraud, Contract and Procurement Fraud, Detecting Fraud Through Vendor Audits, Principles 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.
Hubbs is also active in education, training and research. Hubbs has published articles in both Fraud Magazine and Security Management Magazine. He is a former ACFE Hubbard Award Winner for having the most recognized article in Fraud Magazine. He has also 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).