MBA, CFE, PI
Senior Executive Advisor - Global Investigation & Forensics,
Subject Matter Expert on complex counter-terrorism investigations, FCPA, fraud and Compliance Investigations, both within the public sector, multi-national/cross border international investigations, white-collar crime defense litigation support, special investigations including C-level independent mandates, and forensic audit,
Former Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Special Agent, Private Investigator, and Office of Inspector General Special Agent,
Award-winning author, and
English and Spanish bilingual
11710 Plaza America Drive, Suite 300
Reston, VA 20190 USA
Summary of Qualifications
Mr. Kenneth R. Strange Jr. (American citizen) has extensive experience in Counter-Terrorism Investigations, Fraud Investigations and Compliance Investigations both within the public sector (FBI and the DOJ OIG) for 21 years and private sector for 7 years where he managed a diverse staff of investigators in the successful completion of complex investigations. These involve a wide spectrum of federal and corporate crimes such as bribery, collusion and bid-rigging, FCPA, intellectual property theft, anti-money laundering, sexual harassment, workplace violence, conflicts of interest, and improper financial and business practices. His clientele includes NGOs, non-profit organizations and contract firms throughout the world. Ken lives in California with his family.
With leadership presence and residing in the Washington, DC, Los Angeles, and New York metro areas; Miami; Houston; Austin; Atlanta; Columbus; Tampa; Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Quito, Ecuador; Bogota, Colombia; Mexico City; Brisbane, Australia; and Cologne, Germany, the firm principals are repeatedly sought-after in high stakes forensic, integrity services and special investigation, as well as risk, security/executive protection, litigation support, and compliance advisory services. They have worked for or served the world’s largest, most recognized, and respected companies. Together, RKA multi-lingual leaders some which are certified public accountants, accredited business valuators, certified internal auditors and certified fraud examiners, others certified in financial forensics, project management, audit leadership, government and information systems audit, and risk management, licensed attorneys, and personal protection specialists. We have decades of experience as former Fortune 30 senior executives, including CEOs and Board/Audit Committee members, Big4 accounting firm partners, external and internal auditors, compliance advisors, protection and intelligence community personnel, United States federal prosecutors, and state and federal American and foreign law enforcement and armed forces commissioned officers.
Mr. Strange is a Spanish-speaking professional who has worked in the public and private sectors for almost three decades. He also served in a key management position on the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF), coordinating his activities with other state and federal agencies including the New Jersey State Police, U.S. Secret Service, National Security Agency, U.S. Customs, and the Department of Defense. While serving with the U.S. Department of Justice, he was the Inspector General´s representative of the Western Regional Office of Inspector General (OIG) for the Los Angeles Field Office responsible for the management and operation of the third largest district in the United States. Mr. Strange oversaw specialized investigations and audits involving sensitive, high profile corruption and fraud cases that targeted ranking officials within the FBI, DEA, and other Federal government agencies. Mr. Strange offers a unique balance of knowledge of policies and procedures regarding regulations, statutes, laws, and standards applicable to the conduct of audits and investigations as well as considerable management and problem-solving experience.
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