Friday, February 7, 2020

March 5 -- Mike O'Shea, Forensic Accountant and P.I.

We are fortunate to have Michael F. O’Shea as our March speaker. Mr. O’Shea is a forensic accountant and a licensed private investigator with a wide-ranging and interesting career. He has testified in both federal and state courts as an expert in forensic accounting and accounting in a number of states and in Middlesex Crown Court in the UK. He has worked for the Office of the Controller of the Currency, the FBI, the US Secret Service, and the ATF on financial matters.

Mr. O'Shea has traveled extensively servicing clients in the US, UK, France, Germany, Denmark, Switzerland, Italy, Columbia, Dubai, and China. In addition to performing financial investigations for the Forensic Research Group, Inc., he has extensive experience with  corporate and individual due diligence and litigation support.

He attended Union College (Business Administration) and Fairleigh Dickinson University (Business / Management Accounting). He is certified as Homeland Security Level III in Accounting & Security. His professional affiliations include the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners American College of Forensic Examiners; A.L.M.I.E. (Association of Legal, Medical and Investigative Experts) in New York; Association of British Investigators; Institute of Directors (UK); and Greenville County – Court Appointed Guardian ad Litem.


Our monthly meeting will take place on Thursday, March 5th, at The Runway CafĂ©, 21 Airport Rd, Greenville, SC.  Be there at 6:15 p.m. to meet Mike O’Shea and enjoy chapter fellowship. Supper should be served at 6:30. Our speaker will begin after new and old business at about 7 p.m. Both dinner and the meeting are open to the public.

Please e-mail your dinner and drink order before 10 a.m. on Thursday to Ellis Vidler (click on link). This speeds service and helps us plan. The link for our special menu is located on the right-hand column listing. If you place an order and do not attend or fail to cancel by noon, you will be charged for the meal. Look forward to seeing you!


January 2 – Ann Middleton, former FBI Special Agent
March 5 – Mike O’Shea, Forensic Accountant
March 28 - Hank Philippi Ryan, investigative reporter and award-winning mystery author, "An Afternoon Most Mysterious" at Greenville Co. Main Library. 
April  – No Meeting
May 7 – Amy Staton, a DNR Law Enforcement Officer
June 4 - Carla Damron, Author