Instructor Biography

Jonathan Todd Marks, CPA/CFF/CITP, CFE

Firm Practice Leader
Baker Tilly US LLP
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About The Instructor

Jonathan is the firm leader of the global fraud and forensic investigations and compliance practice. He has more than 30 years of experience working closely with his clients, their board, senior management and law firms on global and cross-border fraud and misconduct investigations, including bribery, corruption and compliance matters.

Jonathan specializes in internal and regulatory investigations; governance matters; risk assessment, design and implementation of compliance programs; global fraud risk management programs; and compliance coordination and monitoring services for the private, public, not-for-profit sectors. He assists his clients to mitigate potential issues by conducting root-cause analysis, developing remedial procedures, and designing or enhancing governance and compliance systems along with internal controls, policies and procedures and customized training.

He has led high-profile financial, accounting, compliance and regulatory investigations around the world relating to allegations of accounting irregularities, improper financial disclosures, fraud, noncompliance, bribery, corruption, money laundering, kickbacks, cyber incidents and whistleblower matters. Jonathan has provided expert testimony on accounting, financial, and internal control issues in commercial litigation matters.  He has appeared before the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Financial Industry Regulation Authority (FINRA), and the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) to present his findings. Jonathan has also led global compliance initiatives, fraud risk or vulnerability assessments, internal audits, and third-party risk management programs.

Jonathan is a well-regarded author and speaker, who has gained international recognition for developing thought leadership that has enhanced the profession. He presents regularly on an array of fraud, ethics, and forensic accounting topics. He was an adjunct professor at Rider University and today is a guest lecturer at Lehigh University. Jonathan has previously held leadership positions at a national accounting and a global disputes and investigations professional services firm. He has educated and advised some of the world's largest companies on these and a variety of other highly complex issues.