Vincent D’Amelio is the Executive Managing Director at Thacher Associates, a K2 Intelligence Inc. company where he specializes in forensic accounting investigations relative to Ponzi schemes, asset misappropriation, financial statement fraud, fidelity insurance claims, independent monitoring and regulatory compliance in complex accounting and litigation matters.
Prior to joining Thacher, Vince was a Managing Director in Navigant Consulting’s Dispute & Investigations practice and head of its New York office. Vince has assisted counsel of a major international financial institution that served as the custodian and/or administrator to numerous feeder funds to the Madoff Ponzi scheme and served as the forensic accounting advisor to the trustee for the Agape World Ponzi scheme. Vince also led various investigations related to financial statement fraud, financial improprieties and trade labor unions and has served as an independent integrity monitor throughout his career, including leading the financial oversight of the demolition and debris removal at the World Trade Center site on behalf of the City of New York.
He holds a degree from the City University of New York-Queens College, is a certified public accountant (CPA) and is certified in Financial Forensics.