Amy L. Slevinski

Amy L. Slevinski

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Amy is a director with more than 15 years of experience in forensic investigations, data analytics, compliance, fraud risk management, litigation support and digital forensics. She has worked with clients in the public sector, including federal, state and local governments and government contractors. Her private sector clients include companies across a wide variety of industries, including higher education, not for profits, financial services, real estate/construction and telecommunications.

Amy has particular expertise in the analysis of large data sets for fraud prevention and detection. She also manages complex forensic investigations and fraud risk assessments, and performs anti-bribery and anti-corruption compliance assessments and investigations. She consults on digital forensic and e-discovery needs such as the acquisition, preservation and analysis of electronic evidence in support of investigations or litigation.

Prior to joining Baker Tilly, Amy worked for the forensic practices of global accounting and advisory firms.

  • Managed a year-long investigation of alleged fraud and embezzlement by a municipal employee. Led large team in a complex investigation. Created data testing methodology to assess ten years of accounts payable transaction data to determine pool of transactions at highest risk for fraud; examined the associated accounts payable files for indicia of fraud; assessed internal controls to identify gaps that may have contributed to the ability to commit fraud; authored report presented to County Attorney. Employee pled guilty to federal and state charges and was sentenced to serve prison time.
  • Performed a high profile investigation on behalf of a higher education institution to identify indicators of potential fraud or misconduct by academic departments as it pertained to the athletic eligibility of students. Consolidated and analyzed over ten million records of operational, academic, and financial data to identify anomalies and trends, and presented report of findings to the institution’s general counsel.
  • Managed four separate investigations on behalf of the City Solicitor and a Commissioner for a small municipality. Created data testing methodology to assess three years of lien, foreclosure, and loan transactions at highest risk for fraud or misconduct; analyzed available support documentation for each transaction to assess its appropriateness and completeness in accordance with relevant policies and procedures; authored reports to the City Solicitor and presented findings before the City Commissioners in a public meeting. Testified in an administrative employment hearing on behalf of the client pertaining to the findings of one of the investigations. Findings in two of the other investigations led to government agency referrals: one for additional investigation by the Office of Inspector General for a Federal agency and the other to a state police agency.
  • Performed fraud risk assessments for clients including large financial services companies and telecommunications companies. Casework consists of assessing anti-fraud programs and controls, facilitating fraud awareness and training and developing reporting processes and procedures.
  • Managed data analytics cases involving millions of records, to detect potential indicators of fraud or misconduct. Cases include the implementation of continuous monitoring programs. Clients have included public sector, higher education, and financial services companies.
  • Experience includes assisting global entities with compliance assessments and investigations pertaining to anti-bribery and anti-corruption, including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). Clients have included a U.S. based global manufacturer with operations in Asia, Central America and South America and a U.S. based agricultural company with operations in South America.

Industry involvement

  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • Institute of Internal Auditors

Thought leadership

  • Co-presented “Data Analytics in Fraud Prevention, Detection, and Investigation,” Association of University and College Auditors Midyear Conference (2017 and 2018)
  • Co-presented “From Wedding Bells to Prison Cells: A Case Study in Not-for-Profit Diversion of Assets,” U.S. Trust / Bank of America Webinar Series (2014)
  • Co-presented “Taking the Fear out of IT Fraud” Association of Certified Fraud Examiners – D.C. Chapter (2014)
  • Co-presented “Don’t Forget Your Deposition is in the Morning! Are You Ready?” National Association of Construction Auditors Annual Conference (2012)
  • Co-presented “Computer Forensics – Process and Pitfalls” Women in eDiscovery – D.C. Chapter Meeting (2007)
  • Authored “Data Speaks: What Does It Say About Your Organization?” Protiviti KnowledgeLeader© series (2006)

Location

Washington DC

Education

Master of Forensic Science in high technology crime investigation

George Washington University (Washington, DC)

 

Bachelor of Science in business management/MIS

University of Pittsburgh at Bradford (Bradford, PA)

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