Stuart Berman has more than 25 years of experience handling complex white-collar investigations incorporating his expertise in data analytics, forensic accounting and investigations. Stuart spent most of his career as a Special Agent with the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Office of Inspector General (OIG) in Chicago. In that role, he planned, organized and conducted investigations concerning GSA contracts, personnel, contractors and contractor employees. These investigations involved a wide variety of fraud allegations, including bribery, kickbacks, inferior quality-product substitution, cost mischarges, anti-trust violations, credit card fraud, diversion of excess government property and money laundering.
Prior to joining Capital Forensics, Stuart served as the Chicago Practice Lead and Director of Forensics & Valuation Services for a national accounting and advisory firm out of Chicago. Stuart joined CFI as a Director of Risk Management and Investigations in 2019. He will continue to build upon its capabilities, dedicated to helping organizations investigate and prevent corruption issues, manage change, mitigate risk and resolve disputes.
Mr. Berman is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS). He is a summa cum laude graduate of DePaul University, Chicago, with a B.A. degree in Audits and Investigations. Stuart previously held his Series 7 and 63 security industry licenses.