Ken Yormark is a managing director for K2 Intelligence, where he leads the U.S.-based forensic accounting team. With over 25 years of experience, he is an expert in complex global investigations and forensic and investigative services. Ken has managed and conducted numerous, often high-profile securities fraud, anti-corruption/Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and Ponzi scheme investigations involving public and private companies in all industries around the globe. He has presented to regulatory and law enforcement agencies, boards, senior management, in-house and outside counsel and auditors.
In his practice, Ken focuses on forensic accounting, financial investigations, securities litigation, and anti-corruption risk assessments. He is skilled at validating and reconstructing fraudulent conveyances and assessing the vulnerability of management and accounting systems.
Ken joined K2 Intelligence from Grant Thornton LLP where he served as a Managing Director in the Forensic Advisory Services practice. While there he worked for clients in financial services, manufacturing, real estate and not-for-profits, and often acted side-by-side with outside law firms as they prepared cases for government agencies. Ken has also served as a Managing Director and leader of a major consulting firm’s New York Forensic Accounting practice.
Ken is an adjunct professor at Georgetown University Law Center, where he teaches “Accounting for Lawyers.” He is also a faculty member of the Practicing Law Institute and an adjunct faculty member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). He speaks nationally on Fraud and Anti-corruption at conferences and corporate events.
Ken received his B.S. from Queens College and completed Graduate Studies at New York University in real estate development analysis. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), is Certified in Financial Forensics, and is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist.