Andi McNeal, CFE, CPA
Director of Research
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Global Headquarters
Andi McNeal, CFE, CPA, is the Director of Research for the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, where she oversees the development and production of educational materials related to the prevention, detection, and investigation of fraud. She is co-author of the ACFE Occupational Fraud: A Report to the Nations, a biennial report on the costs and effects of occupational fraud, as well several other anti-fraud benchmarking reports. She is a frequent speaker on anti-fraud and leadership topics, and she has authored numerous articles for publications such as the Journal of Accountancy, CPA Journal, Internal Auditor, and Fraud Magazine.
Prior to joining the staff of the ACFE, she worked as a Certified Public Accountant at a regional accounting firm in Jacksonville, Florida, where she performed audit, tax, and consulting services for small business clients. She holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Flagler College and a Master of Accountancy degree from the University of North Florida, and she is a past recipient of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ Excellence Award.