After a 27 year career with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Gary Johnson founded Gary C. Johnson and Associates, specializing in fraud, forensic accounting, expert witness services, internal investigations, and litigation support.
After initial assignments in Sacramento and San Francisco, during which he specialized in white-collar crime investigations, Mr. Johnson went to FBI Headquarters to conduct management studies for the FBI Director. He was subsequently assigned to the Denver Field Office where he served for thirteen years as the Supervisory Special Agent responsible for all of the FBI’s white-collar crime investigations in Colorado and Wyoming.
Mr. Johnson has successfully investigated and supervised thousands of white-collar crime and fraud matters, including some of the most complex cases ever undertaken by the FBI. His areas of expertise encompass all facets of forensic accounting, fraud, embezzlement, and complex financial investigations. He has been distinguished throughout the FBI and among law enforcement and regulatory agencies for his investigative expertise, knowledge, and accomplishments.
Since founding Gary C. Johnson and Associates, Mr. Johnson has provided expert witness analysis and testimony for law firms throughout the United States and has conducted complex internal investigations on behalf of individuals, for profit and non-profit organizations, governmental agencies, CPA firms, and law firms internationally. He has served as a forensic accounting consultant to CPA firms and law firms, and has provided diverse civil and criminal litigation support, contributing his experience and expertise in conducting and reporting investigations to withstand intense legal challenge and courtroom scrutiny. He has acted as a homeland security consultant to the State of Wyoming Office of Homeland Security. Mr. Johnson’s efforts have contributed to the successful resolution of numerous internal inquiries, civil and criminal proceedings, and to a number of substantial financial recoveries.
Mr. Johnson earned a B.S. degree, with honors, and an M.B.A., summa cum laude, both in accounting, from California State University. He is a Certified Public Accountant in the states of Colorado and Texas. Mr. Johnson is also a Chartered Global Management Accountant and has been designated by the AICPA as Certified in Financial Forensics.
Mr. Johnson is a member of the Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the Society of Former Special Agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
He has presented hundreds of speeches and training seminars concerning all aspects of white-collar crime, fraud detection, forensic investigation, risk management, and Homeland Security strategies.