Kelly Paxton is a Certified Fraud Examiner, Private Investigator, and Professional Speaker. She also is the founder of Great Women in Fraud, a podcast. She published Embezzlement: How to Prevent, Detect and Investigate Pink-Collar Crime in December, 2020.
Her most recent “real job” was a global investigator for Nike. Before being recruited by Nike, Kelly worked criminal defense and prosecution cases. She also worked as a fraud analyst and background investigator for the Washington County Sheriff’s Office. She has 7 years of experience as a contract special investigator for the Office of Personnel Management and the Department of Homeland Security.
Ms. Paxton was a Special Agent for the US Customs Office of Investigations from 1993-1998. During this time she was assigned to the money laundering/white collar crime unit.