Andrew K. Davis, CFE

Senior Director, Investigations

Since joining Hillard Heintze in 2012, Andrew Davis has been entrusted with a range of critical assignments – from supporting security risk assessments of Fortune 500 global security programs and executive protection planning to his current responsibility: overseeing a team of associates dedicated to one of the firm’s largest clients and leading the company’s high-volume due diligence background investigation projects. He also participates in complex investigations and assists in security assessment projects and emergency operation plan reviews.

Prior to joining the firm, Andrew worked as an investigative analyst for USIS and was contracted to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Secure Communities program. As an analyst in this program, Andrew investigated the immigration status and criminal history of all non-U.S. citizens arrested in the jurisdictions that participated in this program. After analyzing the individual, he helped prioritize the removal of those who posed the greatest risk to public safety.

Andrew’s professional career began at the United States Marine Corps’ Officer Candidate School, where he took to heart the Marine Corps’ values on leadership, teamwork and integrity. Andrew served as a Marine for nearly five years, leaving the service as a captain. While in the Marines, he specialized in a variety of fields including air defense, intelligence, classified security management, physical security, administration, military law and investigations, and management. His assignments placed him throughout the United States and included an overseas deployment in support of the war on terrorism.

Andrew holds a Master of Public Administration degree from DePaul University, where he focused his research on public corruption. He also earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois. Additionally, Andrew has earned the Certified Fraud Examiner designation, which is awarded by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.

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