We apply an investigative mindset and innovative technology to help organizations navigate their most complex challenges and mitigate reputational risk.

Shawn McGrath

Partner, Forensic & Integrity Services, Ernst & Young LLP

Innovative leader who leverages technology to investigate and evaluate complex business challenges. Husband. Father. Brother. Mentor. Friend.

Shawn is a Charlotte-based partner with over 20 years of forensic consulting experience. He assists company management teams, corporate boards, audit committees and law firms with investigations, regulatory inquiries, corporate compliance, commercial disputes and transaction due diligence services across a variety of industries, with a primary focus in the banking and capital markets and wealth and asset management segments of the financial services industry.

Shawn received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Business Administration from Auburn University. He is a CPA licensed in Georgia and North Carolina and a certified fraud examiner (CFE).

How Shawn is building a better working world

"Integrity is the cornerstone of a better working world. Successful organizations stay true to their mission, keep promises, respect laws and ethical norms, and foster public trust in the free enterprise system. We help organizations protect their reputation and maintain stakeholder trust by assessing the effectiveness of compliance programs, investigating potential incidences of misconduct and facilitating resolution of business disputes.  

Building a better working world also means serving people. My most important roles include mentoring our professionals and engaging with neighbors to better our community."

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