John Schmarkey is a charter CAMS member and an active Certified Fraud Examiner, who has served in the U.S. Treasury Department, Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation for twenty seven years as a senior special agent. He has a broad background in tax fraud, financial fraud investigations and money laundering matters with international aspects. This includes a decade serving in organized crime and terrorism task forces, with investigative experience on assignments in Southwest Asia, in Europe and in Latin America. He has additional international experience in the intelligence community and as a linguist. Schmarkey has non-government experience in public accounting and manufacturing. He is currently a board member, a vice president, and a controller of a forest products company. He is a member of the Advisory Board for The Center for Forensic Studies in Accounting and Business, at Georgia Southern University. He speaks to college classes and professional groups on fraud and money laundering. He enjoys interacting and serves as a team coach for the Adrian Project, fraud investigation seminars, and has developed and presented courses at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center.