Craig L. Greene, CPA/CFF, CFE, MAFF, MCJ is partner in charge of
Financial Investigation and Forensic Accounting Services for McGovern &
Greene LLP, a forensic accounting and litigation services consulting firm with
offices in Chicago, Illinois and Las Vegas, Nevada. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree
in accounting from Aurora University and a Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Boston University. Mr.
Greene works as a consultant and expert witness for law firms, corporations, governmental and law enforcement
agencies on cases involving allegations of fraud and misrepresentation. Many of his corporate internal
investigations have focused on corruption payment schemes to senior corporate executives. Other engagements
have involved high profile fraud investigations both nationally and internationally, many of which have involved
fraudulent financial reporting.
Mr. Greene has also been a forensic accountant serving as a consulting or testifying expert for both plaintiffs and
defendants in cases involving financial business disputes, inappropriate accounting procedures, CPA malpractice,
business and contractual damages, business partner/shareholder disputes, securities litigation, business purchases,
white collar crime and business valuation. Most of his cases required him and his team to locate hidden assets of
the other party and/or fraudster.
Prior to founding McGovern & Greene LLP, Mr. Greene was a Partner in a mid size accounting practice,
Principal of his own firm and was a senior auditor at a Big Four accounting firm, where he supervised and
performed audits primarily of large publicly held corporations. He has over 40 years of experience as a CPA.
Active in professional organizations, Mr. Greene is past U.S. Central Regional Governor of the Association
of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) and past president and past Chapter Training Officer of the Greater
Chicago Chapter of the ACFE. He was a founding committee member of the Illinois CPA Society’s Litigation
Services Committee, and a former Peer Review Team Captain of CPA Firms for the American Institute of
Certified Public Accountants. He is a member of the Nevada, Illinois and New Mexico Societies of CPA’s;
Institute of Internal Auditors; American Society for Industrial Security; International Masters of Gaming Law;
National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts; and the American Society of Criminology.
An internationally recognized public speaker, Mr. Greene has addressed numerous organizations on topics
involving fraud and its detection, performing litigation services assignments and forensic accounting. He
is, and has been a faculty member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Institute of Internal
Auditors, University of Nevada, Reno Gaming Management Program and has been a guest instructor in
forensic accounting and fraud examination at the IIT Kent College of Law, University of Illinois at Chicago,
Northwestern University, University of Texas at Austin and numerous other universities and colleges.