Kevin T. Brant is a senior managing director of forensic accounting services based in the New York office. He has more than 25 years of experience performing forensic accounting, monitoring and compliance services.
Prior to joining Guidepost, Mr. Brant was a director of litigation support and financial investigations at BDO Consulting and a senior managing director of financial investigations at Citigate Global Intelligence & Security. He also worked at Kroll Associates as a managing director for financial investigations and has served as a senior special auditor investigator for the New York State Deputy Attorney General for Medicaid Fraud Control.
Mr. Brant has been engaged on numerous occasions to perform investigations of complex financial transactions, including clients in the financial sector. He worked with outside counsel for a major financial institution in response to a federal investigation of fraud and money laundering involving suspect Russian and American bank accounts. Mr. Brant has also assisted outside counsel to a prominent university to investigate a misappropriation of funds, which lead to the arrest and conviction of employees in the cashier’s office and a complicit bank employee. In addition, he has been retained to perform a tracing of funds in support of litigation involving hedge fund investments in the education sector. Mr. Brant worked jointly with outside counsel for a Fortune 100 specialty retailer to investigate and quantify losses of $34 million resulting from vendor kickback arrangement with company’s procurement manager. He provided management with recommendations for improvement of internal controls over the procurement process. Mr. Brant has also performed an investigation of a residential property manager in New York City that disclosed a scheme to embezzle funds through the use of fictitious vendor invoices. He has served as a neutral intermediary in the quantification of losses related to a multi-million dollar procurement fraud by construction contractors working for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.