Douglas Small has over twenty-six 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 fourteen 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
MBA, 1990

Missouri Valley College
BS, Accounting, 1985

Employment History

Capstone Advisory Group
Managing director

Navigant Consulting

Federal Bureau of Investigation
Special agent

YieldStar Technology LLC
Vice president of Finance

Pennzoil Company
Senior internal auditor

Coopers & Lybrand
Staff auditor


Representative Engagements

News & Insights

Seminars & Speaking Engagements


Professional Affiliations

Association of Certified Fraud Examiners


Certified Public Accountant

Certified Fraud Examiner

Certified in Financial Forensics
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants