SAUL GORDON, OWNER SGI FORENSIC AND EXPERT WITNESS
CPA, CFE, CIA, CA(SA)
Mr. Saul Gordon is a Certified Public Accountant (licensed in California by the California Board of Accountancy), a Certified Fraud Examiner, a Certified Internal Auditor, and a Chartered Accountant (South Africa). He formerly held the Certified in Financial Forensics designation through the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). See www.aicpa.org. He has over 14 years of professional experience spanning many different industries and that means that SGI Forensic can service clients in different industries and of different sizes. Saul worked for BDO Seidman in the USA, which is one of the largest international public accounting firms and he also worked for one of the largest public accounting firms in South Africa (and so he brings some international experience to his clients). Saul later went on to found SGI Forensic (formerly SGI Consulting), a firm specializing in forensic accounting.
Saul was twice-elected as the President of the Orange County Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and served from 2007-2011. The Chapter provides training on fraud prevention and detection to Certified Fraud Examiners, persons interested in becoming Certified Fraud Examiners, and others e.g. internal auditors, people who work for various government agencies etc. The Chapter is a non-profit organization and is a Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (the "ACFE"). The ACFE is the world's largest anti-fraud organization and premier provider of anti-fraud training and education. Together with more than 60,000 members, the ACFE is reducing business fraud world-wide and inspiring public confidence in the integrity and objectivity within the profession. As President, Saul chaired Board and Chapter meetings and helped to promote the events of other ACFE Chapters as well as the events of other professional organizations. Saul presided over the Chapter's meetings, including an all-day event in September 2008, which included an appearance by Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas. Saul served as a Director-at-Large for the Inland Empire Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners from 2009-2012. He served as the Orange County District Ambassador for the Professional Investigators of California from 2008-2011.
Saul is absolutely thorough in his work and is known by many people for his attention to detail. Saul personally cares about each of his clients - although he often works with numbers, a client is never just a number to him. With a combination of his experience, credentials and personality, Saul is no push-over as a forensic accountant. See the Testimonials Page.
His selected accomplishments include:
Provided testimony in Court as an expert witness in both criminal and civil trials, including a criminal case that received attention from the media. He has testified multiple times. See the Testimonials Page.
Detected frauds and detected and prevented possible frauds ranging from petty cash fraud to attempted financial statement fraud.
Recommended for implementation various internal controls designed to prevent loss through fraud and/or error, ensure compliance with laws and regulations and prevent costly lawsuits.
Elected President of the Orange County Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners in 2007 and again in 2009.
First elected Director-at-Large for the Inland Empire Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners in 2009 and served until 2012. Saul was one of the Founding members of the Chapter in 2009 and was the first person ever to pay membership fees to the Chapter.
Elected Orange County District Ambassador of the Professional Investigators of California in 2008.
Member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, the Orange County and Inland Empire Chapters of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, the Institute of Internal Auditors, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants. Specialized Service Member of the Professional Investigators of California.
Past affiliations include: Service and Industry Member of the California Association of Licensed Investigators. Associate section member of the Orange County Bar Association. Member of the California CPA Society.
Numerous professional references both from the United States and South Africa. See the Testimonials Page. More references are available on request.
Mr. Saul Gordon, Owner of SGI Forensic (formerly SGI Consulting), on Video
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