From his first experience with a fraud investigation, Ben Kurko knew that forensic accounting was where he wanted to focus his career.

Seeking an understanding of the “whats and whys” behind accounting principles, Ben helps to provide an independent assessment of the financial implications in complex cases and claims.

Ben began his career in the Department of Business Oversight for the State of California, where he performed safety and soundness examinations of community financial institutions.

Benjamin Kurko


2012, Master of Accountancy—Forensic Accounting Concentration, Golden Gate University
2007, Bachelor of Science—Business Administration (Finance), San Diego State University

Professional Credentials

Certified Public Accountant
Certified Fraud Examiner
Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Member, California Society of Certified Public Accountants
Member, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
Chairman, Supervisory Committee—San Francisco Federal Credit Union

Professional History

2014—Present RGL Forensics, San Francisco, California
2008—2014 State of California – Department of Business Oversight, San Francisco, California
2007—2008 Macy's West, San Francisco, California