As the founder of Dawson Forensic Group, Steve Dawson’s expertise and real-life, in-the-trenches experiences are invaluable to helping setup and maintain a robust antifraud and internal control system that protects the profits of companies just like yours. For over 30 years, Mr. Dawson has performed forensic investigations and provided forensic services to a wide variety of public, private businesses / corporations, small “mom and pop” businesses, non-profit organizations, and federal and state government agencies.
He is a sought after keynote speaker/trainer and is devoted to the unique needs of the small business community. Steve’s mission is to help protect business owners protect themselves, their employees and their profits. To help he recently founded the Institute for Small Business Internal Controls which is dedicated to “…educating and training small businesses in how to set up and implement internal controls/anti-fraud programs designed to prevent and/or detect internal occupational fraud.”
Prior to founding the Dawson Forensic Group, Steve was a partner for Bolinger Segars Gilbert & Moss, one of the nation’s top 400 public accounting firms, and spent 26 years serving as a financial statement auditor and forensic examiner. He is a graduate of Texas Tech University with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Accounting and holds a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certificate in Texas and a certificate as a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE).