June 6, 2016
June 6, 2016, Washington, DC – Ankura Consulting Group (Ankura), a business advisory and expert services firm, announced today the appointments of Martin Wilczynski, Jason Flemmons and Amy Gonce to the SEC enforcement and forensic accounting practice within Ankura’s Corporate Investigations and Financial Forensics Group.
Mr. Martin Wilczynski joins Ankura as Senior Managing Director with more than 30 years of professional experience. His background includes 10 years of auditing experience at an international accounting firm and six years on the staff of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), where he served within the Enforcement
Division. Mr. Wilczynski’s practice is focused on SEC enforcement proceedings, Department of Justice (DOJ) matters, internal and forensic investigations, FCPA and anti-corruption reviews, financial reporting and revenue recognition issues and related litigation support. He has assisted outside counsel representing corporate boards of directors and special committees in a number of high-profile, complex, factfinding accounting investigations involving financial restatements, whistleblower allegations and SEC enforcement and reporting issues. Most recently, Mr. Wilczynski served as the North American leader of FTI Consulting’s Forensic Accounting practice.
Mr. Jason Flemmons joins Ankura as Senior Managing Director with more than 20 years of experience in forensic accounting, corporate investigations and financial statement auditing matters. He is the former Deputy Chief Accountant of the SEC’s Division of Enforcement, where he supervised and performed numerous financial fraud investigations involving accounting, disclosure and audit issues. Mr. Flemmons provides a wide range of consulting services to corporate clients and their legal counsel, including fraud examination, financial reporting advisory, litigation support and expert testimony. Mr. Flemmons provides expert assistance to accountants, auditors and other clients involved in regulatory inquiries by the SEC, the DOJ and the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board. He was most recently Senior Managing Director at FTI Consulting.
Ms. Amy Gonce joins Ankura as Senior Managing Director with more than 20 years of experience in forensic accounting, financial investigations and analysis, technical accounting and internal control reviews. She has worked with senior management and boards of directors of public and private companies in a variety of industries including healthcare, financial services and software. Ms. Gonce’s client work is comprised of forensic accounting, internal investigations, SEC enforcement actions, DOJ investigations, technical accounting support and review, post-acquisition disputes and serving as an expert witness. She was most recently Managing Director at FTI Consulting.
“Marty, Jason and Amy each bring specialized knowledge of SEC enforcement, accounting and financial forensics to Ankura and its clients,” said Roger Carlile, founder and Chief Executive Officer of Ankura. “As we build upon the momentum created by other recent additions, their individual skills and leadership experience will strengthen the firm’s corporate investigations and financial forensics group and provide Ankura’s clients access to the market leading independent SEC enforcement consulting practice.”
“Joining Ankura at this time in the firm’s growth provides an exciting opportunity to build a truly client focused corporate investigations and financial forensics group,” said Martin Wilczynski. “I look forward to working with Ankura’s leadership team and its outstanding professionals to grow an organization that delivers exceptional service to clients.”
“The opportunity to build a client-focused SEC enforcement and forensic accounting practice that brings together the best professionals and resources is very exciting,” said Jason Flemmons. Amy Gonce added, “I am very excited to be part of such a talented and collaborative team of recognized industry leaders and the growth story that lies ahead for Ankura.”