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Kristen Spence CFE, MSA
Fraud & Litigation Team Manager

Kristen works as the Fraud & Litigation Team Manager at Hungerford Nichols CPAs + Advisors to lead the creation of a new avenue for the company in 2021. She has a passion for helping people and a strong focus on analyzing circumstances through the scope of Anti-Fraud measures. Balancing multiple tasks under pressure while keeping a level mind set and positive attitude is where she thrives.

Kristen is trained in Fraud Interviewing, Facial Recognition Signs of Deception, Forensic Visual Security, Body Language Fraud Detection, Forensic Accounting, and Internal Control Strategy Planning as well as obtaining Judicial Confessions.

Kristen earned a Master of Science in Accounting degree from Grand Valley State University and maintains a current Certified Fraud Examiner(CFE) certification under the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). Previous to this, she earned a Bachelor of Science in Physiology Pre-Med from Michigan State University (Go Green!).  Another passion of Kristen’s exists in the medical field. She worked in the Emergency Department at Butterworth Hospital finishing up her time there specializing in Pediatric Care. During her free time she enjoys reading medical and scientific journals along with emerging cyber, synthesis, and engineering fraud materials.

Kristen is an active member in the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) as well as the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA).

On average, businesses lose a minimum of 5% of annual revenue to fraudulent activity. If you get a feeling something is amiss in your organization, listen to your instincts. We offer custom Fraud Review engagements that covers a range of areas to detect fraudulent activity. Fraud Review engagements have been proven to help protect entities by targeting fraudsters, ensuring the return of your bottom line coming back to you. You work hard to earn what you have, we want to help you keep it that way.

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