Brian Lafountain CPA, CFE - Partner

Background & Expertise


Brian is a Partner in the Government Compliance and Labor Division at The Bonadio Group. He has over 13 years’ experience in a wide variety of auditing, consulting and business advisory services. He is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) as well as a Certified Public Accountant. Brian provides forensic accounting, auditing, and internal auditing services to a wide variety of organizations, including public and private corporations in several industries. He also has experience with a national accounting firm, providing tax consultation services for individuals, corporations, and partnerships.

Brian currently works with eighteen different counties on various fraud and forensic type engagements, as well as a variety of private corporations with unique fraud and forensic accounting needs. Brian Lafountain and the Bonadio Group annually identify millions of dollars in cost avoidance for these clients.

Brian received his B.S. degree in accounting from Le Moyne College in Syracuse, NY.

Brian is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Fraud Examiner. He leads the firm's fraud prevention, investigation and litigation services, as well as its fraud hotline service (Bonadio Fraud & Abuse Hotline). He is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, and the Rochester Chapter of the Institute of Internal Auditors.