Tim Ball CFE - Principal

Background & Expertise


Tim is a principal in the firm's Government Compliance and Labor division and a Certified Fraud Examiner.

He currently provides a wide array of consulting, forensic and auditing services for the Fraud and Forensics team. He specializes in providing forensic examination and consulting support for both criminal and civil litigation. He is experienced in designing on-site examination programs to both identify and uncover fraud.  In addition, he has been a consultant to local governments and not-for-profits for assistance in strengthening their internal control structure and detecting and deterring fraud.

Tim currently serves as lead principal on all quality control contracts with Departments of Social Services.  He has years of experience working hand in hand with Commissioners, County Management and Legislatures in assisting Social Service departments in achieving maximum efficiency.  In addition to this role, he also reviews and evaluates sensitive applicant case files and confidential financial documentation to support several counties in New York State relating to the detection and prevention of Medicaid fraud, waste, and abuse.  He has a great deal of experience in providing forensic and financial determinations for Medicaid, food stamp, and other Health Care and public assistance programs.

He also has experience providing on-site consulting services to law enforcement agencies, particularly in policy and procedure development for functions such as property rooms, cash account controls, inventory management and scheduling analysis.

Tim received his B.S. degree in accounting from Alfred University.

He is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and a member of the National Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and the Western New York Certified Fraud Examiners Association.