Earl G. Fagan, Jr., Managing Director, KPMG LLP
(Graduate of Florida A&M University – Bachelors in Accounting)
Earl has over twenty years of accounting, audit, and advisory services experience with public accounting firms and in private industry. He specializes in forensic accounting with a focus on investigations, anti-bribery and corruption, and corporate intelligence.
He currently serves KPMG as a Managing Director in the Investigations Service Network and coordinates the development and application of KPMG’s Global Investigation Methodology. His international experience includes matters in Brazil, China, Czech Republic, India, Mexico, Vietnam and Russia.
Earl specializes in performing financial, accounting and regulatory investigations on behalf of public and private companies, organizations, audit committees, special committees and their counsel. These matters have included allegations of financial mismanagement and earnings manipulation, schemes to defraud auditors, misappropriations of cash and other assets, violations of company policy, bribery, kickbacks, and self-dealing. He has also served as a consultant to a wide variety of litigation matters including post-acquisition disputes, insurance claims, breach of contracts, lender liability and securities matters. Earl provides forensic services in a wide variety of industries. His larger matters have been with energy and technology companies. He also has extensive experience in the manufacturing sector, and has served other clients from health care, local governments, construction, technology, consumer and industrial markets.
He currently serves as Vice Chairman of the National Board of Directors of the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) and Chairman for the 2018 and 2019 NABA National Convention.
Earl is committed to serving his clients, his community, and supporting the growth and development of minorities in the field of accounting and finance. He has been recognized by his firm as a recipient of the 2010 KPMG Chairman’s Award for Excellence and by The Atlanta Business Chronicle as a “Rising Star” in 2009. He is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.