Janet McHard

Janet M. McHard


Janet M. McHard is the Founding Partner of The McHard Firm.  She specializes in forensic accounting, fraud prevention, and accounting reconstruction.  She is a Certified Public Accountant, a Certified Fraud Examiner, a Master Analyst in Financial Forensics, and is Certified in Financial Forensics.

As a faculty member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Ms. McHard has been teaching on topics of fraud examination and white-collar crime since 2003, and in 2017 was named the ACFE James A. Baker Speaker of the Year. In 2016 she was inducted into the University of New Mexico Anderson Schools of Management Hall of Fame.  That same year, she was honored as a Woman to Watch—Experienced Leader by the New Mexico Society of CPAs.

List of courses

Anti-Money Laundering Awareness

Designed for Title 31 education compliance for employees in casinos, including large and small stand-alone casinos, racinos, as well as gaming operations at taverns and bars, convenience stores, and airports.

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Ethics, how do you know you have them?

This course will cover the ethical requirements for CFE’s and other professionals. It will also include a comprehensive discussion of ethical decisions fraud examiners, auditors, and investigators may encounter while performing fraud investigations.

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Expert Witness Testimony – Don’t Trip Yourself Up

Navigating testimony is one of the most challenging aspects of the job for any expert or investigator.  This course provides advice and tips to anyone providing testimony about how to get through tricky situations and provide your best testimony.

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Janet McHard

Founding Partner

The Founding Partner of the McHard Firm, Janet M. McHard, CPA, CFE, MAFF, CFF, is an award-winning speaker as well as an inductee in the University of New Mexico Anderson Schools of Management Hall of Fame.