FTI Consulting Enhances Anti-Corruption and Financial Fraud Expertise with Appointment of Morgan Magionos as Managing Director
Washington, D.C., April 23, 2019 — FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: FCN) today announced the appointment of Morgan Magionos as a Managing Director in the Forensic Accounting & Advisory Services practice within the firm’s Forensic & Litigation Consulting segment. She will be based in Washington, D.C.
Ms. Magionos brings 15 years of forensic accounting and investigative experience. She joins FTI Consulting from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”) and will focus on anti-corruption and anti-money laundering matters, as well as a variety of securities, investment and other financial fraud-related matters.
“Morgan brings a unique mix of law enforcement and accounting experience, and her focus on anti-fraud and corruption matters will benefit our clients who may face regulatory and compliance investigations or seek guidance on best practices to mitigate risk,” said Basil Imburgia, North America Leader of the Forensic & Litigation Consulting segment at FTI Consulting.
Ms. Magionos served as a forensic accountant at the FBI for nine years, most recently serving as a member of the International Corruption Squad in the Washington Field Office. While at the FBI, she planned, directed and coordinated comprehensive financial investigations involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, kleptocracy, public corruption, fraud against the government, money laundering, corporate and securities fraud, and high-yield investment fraud.
Prior to joining the FBI, Ms. Magionos worked at Deloitte, where she led teams of auditing professionals in the execution of financial audits; analyzed client accounting, operating and internal controls policies; and researched and resolved accounting issues over the course of the audits. Prior to Deloitte, she was an in-house accountant at an architectural firm.
Commenting on her appointment, Ms. Magionos said, “The breadth of opportunities and the ability to collaborate with colleagues around the world to meet client needs were key reasons I decided to join FTI Consulting. The firm’s expertise with FCPA, anti-corruption and anti-money laundering matters dovetail nicely with my background, and I am excited to begin working with the team.”
Across a global platform, FTI Consulting’s Forensic Accounting & Advisory Services professionals assist global clients with responding to allegations involving the propriety of accounting and financial reporting, fraud, regulatory scrutiny and anti-corruption inquiries. Multidisciplinary experts address a variety of accounting and compliance issues; analyze and reconstruct corporate books, records and electronic information; and participate in fact-finding interviews. Experts react quickly and confidentially to safeguard assets and reputation, resolve matters with minimum disruption to the business and mitigate recurrences by recommending effective controls.
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