Douglas Small has over 25 years of experience in connection with fraud investigations, forensic accounting, and anti-corruption issues. He principally advises clients in all aspects of internal corporate fraud investigations, forensic accounting matters, and compliance with Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and white collar criminal matters.
Mr. Small has consulted with law firms and global companies since 2008 on financial fraud, anti-corruption, and forensic accounting investigations throughout the world. He spent 14 years as a special agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, where he conducted numerous complex white collar criminal investigations including corporate, healthcare and financial institution fraud, money laundering, wire fraud, mail fraud, and public corruption. Many of these investigative matters required extensive forensic accounting expertise and related analyses of financial records to include data analytics of accounting data, asset-tracing, and funds-flow analysis.
During his FBI career, Mr. Small also was involved in all phases of the crisis management continuum, including executive protection, tactical response, field training exercises, and firearms and tactical training.
Throughout his career, Mr. Small has led and conducted investigations both domestically and internationally in Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, Europe, and the Middle East. He has also worked closely with federal prosecutors and has been called upon frequently to provide testimony in both criminal trials and grand juries.
In addition, he served as a vice president of finance of a startup information technology company in the multifamily housing sector; and has six years of experience auditing joint venture and contract vendor agreements with a major oil and gas company, as well as audit experience with a Big Four accounting firm.
Ball State University
Missouri Valley College
B.S., Accounting, 1985
Capstone Advisory Group
Federal Bureau of Investigation
YieldStar Technology LLC
Vice president of Finance
Senior internal auditor
Coopers & Lybrand
BRG experts led the investigation for and advised a for-profit educational entity with response to governmental investigation and U.S. Senate Committee Document Request; and performed initial scoping, forensic preservation, processing, review, and production of electronically stored information in investigative matters for schools involved in litigation.
News & Insights
- Westlaw Journal White Collar Crime 30:5February 1, 2016
- BRG newsletterMarch 2015
- BRG newsletterFebruary 2015
- BRG newsletterJanuary 2015
- BRG newsletterDecember 2014
- BRG newsletterNovember 10, 2014
- BRG newsletterOctober 2014
- BRG newsletterSeptember 2014
- Bloomberg BNAAugust 8, 2014
- BRG newsletterAugust 2014
- BRG newsletterJuly 2014
- BRG newsletterMay 2014
- BRG newsletterApril 2014
- Law360May 15, 2013
Seminars & Speaking Engagements
News & Commentary
- Inside CounselDecember 23, 2015
- Los Angeles TimesJune 3, 2015
- Los Angeles TimesMay 28, 2015
- Wall Street JournalMay 28, 2015
- Press releaseJune 4, 2013
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
Certified Public Accountant
Certified Fraud Examiner
Certified in Financial Forensics
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants