President and Chief Executive Officer

Anne has over 30 years experience as a business leader, forensic accountant, fraud investigator, risk manager, and compliance professional. Her experience includes directing and performing high-profile, mission-critical projects, and sensitive investigations related to financial reporting fraud, misappropriation of assets, and corruption, where cases involved C- Suite executives and potential exposures was in the millions to billions of dollars. Anne has the requisite credentials that boards and governance professionals want to see for fraud and misconduct investigators: CPA, CFE, and CFF. Anne has successfully designed and implemented organization-wide fraud risk management and compliance programs for public sector and nonprofit organizations to prevent, detect, and deter fraud. Additionally, Anne has extensive experience in both the public and private sector performing fraud risk assessments, designing and conducting fraud awareness training, designing monitoring projects, and assisting audit teams with the consideration of fraud.

Anne McFadden, Forensic Accountant, President of Capitol Financial Forensics & Accounting


  • B.S in Chemical Engineering
  • Masters in Business Administration
  • Certified Public Accountant in Washington DC and Maryland.

Professional Affiliations, Education, Volunteer Efforts and Awards

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Maryland and Washington, D.C. (Maryland License #40794)
  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) by Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) by the AICPA
  • Chartered Global Management Accountant Designation (CGMA) from the AICPA
  • FINRA Arbitrator
  • Johns Hopkins University, MBA (Finance and Accounting)
  • University of Maryland, BS Chemical Engineering
  • Chairman’s Award 2004, PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • U. S. Department of Justice, Certificate of Appreciation, 2004
  • Innovation Award, DuPont
  • Established financial education program at The Women’s Center in Vienna, VA, 2006
  • Board of Directors, Women Empowered Against Violence, Jan. 2008 – January 2010
  • Representative Payee, October 2013 - Present (volunteer)
  • Appointed to the NASDAQ Listing Qualifications Hearing Panel