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Anchin Expands Regulatory Compliance and Investigations, Hires Top Fraud and Investigations Expert Brian Sanvidge

May 15, 2019

Anchin, a leading accounting and advisory firm based in New York City, announced that Brian Sanvidge, a Certified Inspector General and Certified Fraud Examiner, has joined the firm’s Litigation, Forensic and Valuation Services group as Principal, Leader of Regulatory Compliance and Investigations.

Brian brings more than 30 years of litigation and investigation support, and independent monitoring services, to public and private sector clients covering a variety of highly-regulated industries, including construction, transportation, infrastructure, retail and hospitality, not-for-profits, specialty healthcare and pharmaceuticals.

“We are delighted to welcome Brian to Anchin. Not only is he a noted expert in fraud and forensic investigations, labor investigations and statutory and regulatory compliance issues, but he also has the rare distinction of being a Certified Inspector General. His experience will complement our team’s strengths by augmenting our service offerings and expanding our expertise across a broader range of industries,” said Anthony Bracco, Leader of Anchin’s Litigation, Forensic and Valuation Services group.

Brian served as Inspector General for 12 years, including 10 years for the New York State Department of Labor, where he oversaw investigations resulting in criminal convictions and more than $250 million in civil restitution. He led the investigation of $7 million in questionable costs for a Fortune Global 50 company, and he has supported large-scale government cases, some valued at more than $1 billion. He has extensive experience as an advisor on business compliance issues, with a focus on minority- and women-owned company matters.

Brian is a Certified Inspector General, Certified Fraud Examiner and is qualified by the NYS Unified Court System to serve as a Court Appointed Forensic Accountant Pursuant to NYS Part 36. He is a member of the Association of Inspectors General, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, International Association of Independent Private Sector Inspectors General, American Society for Industrial Security, and Government Finance Officers Association. He is a Certified Financial Records Expert Witness in the National White Collar Crime Center, a Secure Member of the New York Metro InfraGard Alliance, and a Trustee of the Citizens Budget Commission. He lectures nationally on labor law, business fraud, white collar crime and tax fraud, as well as regulatory compliance, government investigations, and internal audits and controls.