Marc Benson is a Partner in Guidehouse’s Global Investigations & Compliance Practice, based in New York. He has extensive experience providing AML, Sanctions, CDD, Financial Fraud Investigations, Forensic Accounting and Fraud Services. He is also a CPA. Marc’s broad and deep expertise has helped build GIC’s Managed Services Business across the globe to over 900 full time employees on three continents.
Marc specializes in AML investigations and reviews, provides forensic accounting services and conducts financial fraud investigations. He managed and conducted various types of engagements relative to asset misappropriation, financial statement fraud, construction matters and regulatory compliance. Marc has supervised and conducted numerous compliance monitoring engagements for government agencies for a variety of businesses.
Marc’s experience combines both the private and public sectors. His private sector experience includes playing a critical role in the expansion of the Guidehouse Managed Services Practice. This includes the opening and on-going development of our Lithuania office, and the expansion of additional workstreams from existing clients into Lewisville, Texas. With respect to both Lithuania and Lewisville, Marc plays a key role in the overall workforce planning, revenue forecasts and negotiating statements of work directly with clients.
Additionally, Marc’s private sector experience includes supervising teams from 10 to over 200 professionals providing suspicious activity reporting and transaction monitoring services for one of the world’s largest payment processing companies. In this role, Marc is responsible for recruiting, workforce planning, revenue forecasting and project budgeting, training and development of investigators, all key performance indicators (“KPIs”), and client reporting.
As a Deputy Inspector General for the New York City Department of Investigation, Marc’s public sector experience includes conducting investigations covering over one dozen City Agencies involving whistleblower claims, employee frauds, revenue reporting frauds, kickback schemes, vendor frauds and construction contractor frauds. Marc has conducted numerous investigations with District Attorneys and Federal Prosecutors that resulted in criminal convictions and restitution to the City.
Prior to joining Guidehouse, Marc was a Deputy Inspector General for the New York City Department of Investigation. Previously, Marc was also a Director at Daylight Forensic & Advisory LLC and a Director in a “Big Four” Forensic Practice.