Joseph Mario Palmar, CPA, CFE, CFF
About The Instructor
With over 25 years of forensic accounting, auditing, and consulting experience Mr. Palmar, a Certified Public Accountant, Certified in Financial Forensics, and a Certified Fraud Examiner, specializes in fraud investigations, fraud prevention & detection, data analytics, healthcare procurement controls, construction audits and vendor credentialing. His experience includes fraud investigations pertaining to corruption, embezzlement, vendor related schemes, and theft allegations as well as financial reporting fraud. He provides consulting and expert witness services pertaining to fraud related matters, with special concentration in healthcare and construction.
Mr. Palmar has lead numerous fraud engagements in healthcare, hospitality, and institutions of higher learning. A frequent lecturer at the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, we routinely speaks on topics related to vendor credentialing, relationship discovery, conflicts of interest, data base analytics, as well as various billing schemes. The co-developer of Vetted®, as well as Data Query Analytics software, he is well versed in all aspects fraud prevention, detection, and the software tools necessary to analyze big data.
He has also led several investigations involving the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) as well as the internal Revenue service. He was awarded a special commendation by the FBI for his involvement in a muti-million healthcare fraud case in South Florida.
He has served on many Boards throughout his career and is especially proud of his service to His House Children’s Home as well as Banyan Health System. He also on serves on the Board of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, South Florida Chapter. Most important to him is his faith and findings ways to serve the under-resourced in our community and throughout the world. He has a deep conviction in serving widows and orphans and enjoys serving on the Board of His Purpose Ministries.