Dora Gomez is an active Director of the InfraGard’s New York Metro Chapter (affiliated with the FBI) and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners New York Chapter. She is the current Audit Committee Chair and a member of the International Board of Directors for the High Technology Crime Investigation Association, as well as their NY Chapter President. She actively manages and plans the chapter meetings and conferences for these organizations and is part of the steering committee for the annual New York Metro Joint Cyber Security Conference.
Dora has over 25 years of experience in insurance and financial services of which 17 years was with the AXA Group in various leadership roles in Audit, Fraud Risk Management, AML, GRC, ERM, and IT Security, including significant international experience and perspectives. Following her return to the U.S. from an expat assignment in Paris France, she was Audit Director and Global Fraud Officer for AXA Technology Services where she created the company’s Anti-Fraud Policy, investigated fraud/whistleblower incidents, developed fraud awareness training, and evaluated fraud risk assessments. She held positions as Audit Chief of Staff and Risk Officer as well – establishing the audit department’s global departmental practices and governance.
In 2014, Dora joined Wolters Kluwer as Director of Internal Controls in their Corporate Legal Services Division. Dora is currently a consultant and advisor in areas of her expertise helping companies assess enterprise-wide risks in their operational and IT areas to ensure proper controls and governance, including fraud and ethics needs.
Dora is a recent graduate of NJIT where she earned her MS in Business and Information Systems. She is a Certified Fraud Examiner, holds a Certification in Risk Management Assurance from the IIA, and is a Governance, Risk and Compliance Professional, designated from the OCEG. She received her BBA in Accounting from Pace University and is an active mentor and Alumni advocate. Most recently she has contributed to publications which include fraud investigations, embezzlement, cybercrime and prevention strategies.
She is a lecturer at various forums such as the NY State Society of CPAs, The Institute of Internal Auditors, iSMG Security Summit, and The Conference Board, on fraud risk management, prevention and detection, cyber-data breaches, information security, third-party risk management, and ethical behavior in the workplace. She has also been interviewed by Univision Spanish News Network on cybersecurity and the dangers of using WiFi. She has been invited twice to present the Lecture of Opportunity on Fraud Awareness and the ‘Fat Leonard’ case at the U.S. Naval War College in Rhode Island.