IFP Governance

The IFP is guided by its Board of Directors. The Board of Directors is the final deliberative and decision-making body regarding matters that materially affect the welfare and integrity of the IFP. Members of IFP’s Board of Directors are as follows:

Voting Board Members:

  • Bill Olsen, Grant Thornton Principal, FVS National Leadership Team
  • John Warren, ACFE, Vice President and General Counsel

Intellectual Board Members:

  • Jonathan Marks, Partner, Crowe Horwath


IFP officers are elected annually by the Board of Directors and are responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the Institute in accordance with the authority granted to them by the IFP Bylaws or by resolution of the Board of Directors. The current officers of the IFP are:

  • President — William "Bill" Olsen, CFE, CAMS, CIA
  • Executive Director — LaRue Williams, WVU, PMP, MPA
  • Director of Research - Richard Riley, WVU, CFE, Ph.D., CPA/CFF

Other IFP Affiliates who offer advice and guidance are:

  • President Emeritus-Mary-Jo Kranacher, York College, CUNY and the CPA Journal