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July 22, 2016

Grant Thornton expands Forensic and Valuation Services practice in New York

Press Release by Grant Thornton – Kenneth Yormark has joined Grant Thornton LLP as a managing director in the firm’s Forensic and Valuation Services (FVS) practice. Yormark will support Grant Thornton’s fraud investigation and dispute services in New York and New England.

“Ken brings to Grant Thornton a combination of proven leadership skills, vast knowledge delivering fraud investigation and dispute services offerings, and a strong understanding of our growth-oriented clients’ needs throughout the Northeast region,” said Frank Kurre, Grant Thornton’s Metro New York and New England managing partner. “Ken’s wealth of knowledge and more than 25 years of practice have solidified him as a trusted resource and he will provide unique value to our current and prospective clients.”

“Ken has established himself as a thought leader in forensic accounting and we’re excited to have his extensive experience within our firm’s FVS practice as we continue to provide distinctive client service to the organizations we serve,” said Craig Casey, Grant Thornton’s Forensic and Valuation Services Northeast practice leader. “He will be integral in continuing to expand our forensic and dispute services capabilities not only throughout Metro New York and New England, but globally as well.”

Yormark has more than 25 years of experience in forensic and investigative services. He has managed and conducted numerous complex, high-profile securities fraud, anti-corruption, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and Ponzi scheme investigations involving public and private companies in a variety of industries. Additionally, he has testified in deposition and at trial in Federal and Bankruptcy court. Prior to joining Grant Thornton, Yormark served as managing director and leader of the New York Forensic Accounting practice for a nationally recognized consulting firm.

Yormark is a certified public accountant in New York and a member of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He is an adjunct professor at Georgetown University Law Center and a faculty member of the Practicing Law Institute. He is also an adjunct faculty member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, a member of the ABA Section of Business Law and a partner to the ABA Litigation Section – Business Torts and Unfair Competition Committee. Yormark is also a certified anti-money laundering specialist and is certified in Financial Forensics.

Yormark received a bachelor’s degree from Queens College and completed graduate studies from New York University.

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