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Press Release


November 19, 2012

(Albuquerque, NM) UNM Anderson Accounting Professor Dr. Rich Brody was selected as a finalist to serve on the Board of Regents of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), the world’s largest anti-fraud organization.
The ACFE Nominations Committee has selected six candidates world-wide to compete for two positions on the 2013-2014 Board of Regents. The board sets standards to promote professionalism and ensure the reputation of the CFE credential. All certified fraud examiners are eligible to vote through December 31.
"It's a true honor for Dr. Brody to be nominated as a candidate for election to the ACFE Board of Regents," says Dr. Craig White, Chair of the UNM Anderson Accounting Department. "The Board sets the direction for the more than 65,000 world-wide member organization that plays a leading role in efforts to prevent, detect, and deter fraud. All New Mexico Certified Fraud Examiners are eligible to vote. We encourage them to cast their vote and give our state a strong voice in efforts to combat fraud - an issue that affects too many New Mexicans."
Earlier this year, the ACFE named Dr. Brody Educator of the Year for his outstanding contributions to anti-fraud education. To learn more about all of the candidates go to: Newly elected Regents will be installed in February 2013 and will serve a two-year term.
Dr. Brody is the Douglas Minge Brown Professor of Accounting, Associate Director of the Center for Information Assurance Research and Education (CIARE), and a Daniels Fund Business Ethics Fellow at UNM Anderson. He earned his Ph.D. from Arizona State University, M.S. from Colorado State University and B.S. from the University of Delaware.
Professor Brody has authored or co-authored more than 80 refereed publications and has made more than 100 presentations at national and international conferences and seminars. At the 23rd Annual ACFE Fraud Conference & Exhibition he served on the panel, "It may be legal, but is it ethical?", and has been on the ACFE’s Editorial Advisory Committee for Fraud Magazine since 2007.
Dr. Brody began focusing on fraud education in 2001, and joined the faculty at UNM Anderson in 2006. He serves as an expert witness and has experience in both civil and criminal cases. He has also worked with the U.S. Secret Service, the U.S. Department of Justice, the New Mexico Attorney General's Office and the Second Judicial District Attorney's Office in New Mexico. He is a Certified Public Accountant, a Certified Fraud Examiner, a Forensic Certified Public Accountant, a Chartered Global Management Accountant and holds the Certified in Financial Forensics designation.


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