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Billy F. Marlin, CFE
Senior Managing Director – ICM – Latin American Practice Leader
Billy has over 20 years of combined domestic and international consulting and investigative experience. Billy is both a senior executive of Navigator Associates as well as the founder and CEO of Veritas Assurance Partners, engaged in global investigative and intelligence work. Billy is also a Partner in Global Audit LLC a special purpose forensic auditing firm concentrating on international issues.
Prior to 2007, Billy was the Managing Director responsible for Navigant’s Latin American Practice including Financial Investigations, Fraud Risk Management and Litigation Consulting.
Prior to joining Navigant, Billy held senior level positions with Protiviti, Diligence LLC and was Managing Director for the South East Region and Latin America for Citigate Global Intelligence (“CGI”). Before his tenure at CGI, Billy also had pivotal roles at Pinkerton Consulting & Investigations’ Florida office and as Regional Head of Financial Investigative Services in Latin America and the Caribbean for Kroll Associates, Inc.
In the public service Billy was a Senior Confidential Investigator with the New York City Department of Investigation where he conducted highly sensitive investigations of corruption and misconduct involving New York City agencies, employees and companies doing business with the City of New York. The granting of the New York City Department of Investigation Commissioner’s Outstanding Achievement Award for outstanding investigative work recognized Billy’s contributions to the City of New York.
During his private sector career, Billy has been involved in hundreds of consulting projects in the United States and Latin America. These matters have encompassed several industries including numerous business intelligence and due diligence projects, litigation support matters, fraud investigations, asset searches, employee misconduct inquiries, insurance dispute investigations and money laundering.
Billy has also actively participated and managed Independent Private Inspector General assignments in New York City and Miami-Dade County including the expansion of the Miami International Airport, the investigation of alleged organized crime and corrupt operations in the Hotel Employees and Restaurant Employees Union and the divestiture of organized crime entities controlling the Garment District and the Carting Industry.
Specifically on litigation support matters, Billy has consulted to several major law firms in the United States including Cleary Gottlieb and Hamilton, Carlton Fields, Greenberg Traurig, Steel Hector and Davis, Akerman Senterfit, White and Case, Carlton Fields and Hunton & Williams.
Billy has lead many international efforts including consultancy to major multinationals, law firms, financial and manufacturing companies and several governments in Latin America including Ecuador, El Salvador, The Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Trinidad Tobago, Guatemala, Colombia and Martinique.
Billy holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from the University of Puerto Rico and is fluent in English, Spanish and is conversational in Portuguese. Billy has authored technical and investigative articles and is a frequent speaker in fraud and investigative related seminars and training in the United States and Latin America. He is a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.