Denise McClure, CPA, CFE

Denise McClure, Averti Fraud Solutions

Denise McClure brings over 30 years of experience in public accounting, business management and non-profit board involvement to her work as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). She is committed to helping business owners resolve the systemic organizational gaps that allow dishonesty and sloppy practices to gain a foothold in organizations. Her philosophy and services help businesses and non-profit organizations become more profitable, secure and efficient by creating accountable and transparent work environments. Denise focuses on reducing risk by creating checks and balances in financial processes and teaching business owners, boards of directors and employees how to achieve transparency and accountability.


Licensure & Certification

  • Certified Public Accountant, licensed in Idaho (previously licensed in Indiana)
  • Certified Fraud Examiner


  • MBA Accounting, Indiana University (1986)
  • MA Hospital and Health Administration, University of Iowa (1982)
  • Bachelor of General Studies, University of Iowa (1981)


  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Boise Chapter (Past President)
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Idaho Society of Certified Public Accountants

Published Articles

  1. Resume Fraud Consequences are Widespread, Idaho Business Review, 6-17-13
  2. Payroll Fraud Myths and Realities, Idaho Business Review, 4-8-13
  3. Signs of Embezzlement, Idaho Business Review, 8-27-12
  4. In the Words of The Embezzlers, Idaho Business Review, 8-6-12
  5. Medical Groups Are Often Targeted for Embezzlement, Idaho Business Review, 6-27-12
  6. Don’t be Afraid to See What You See, Idaho Business Review, 5-4-12
  7. Great Places to Work, Idaho Business Review, 4-6-12
  8. Law Firms at Risk for Embezzlement, Idaho Business Review, 3-30-12
  9. Five Tips for Nonprofit Board Members, Idaho Business Review, 3-7-12
  10. Don’t Tell Your Daughter I am Here…, Idaho Business Review, 2-28-12
  11. New Federal Regs Put Spotlight on Anti-fraud Measures, Idaho Business Review, 2-9-12
  12. Why Employees Steal – and Signs to Watch For, Idaho Business Review, 1-20-12
  13. When it Comes to Embezzlement, Property Management is a Risky Business, Idaho Business Review, 1-9-12
  14. Don’t Lose Touch with Your Company’s Wheel of Fortune, Idaho Business Review, 1-3-12
  15. Kootenai County Learns from Embezzlement, Business Insider (Idaho Statesman), 11-30-11
  16. Lessons Learned From Embezzlement Cases at Colleges, Business Insider (Idaho Statesman), 11-2-11
  17. Cheating and Ethics, Idaho Business Review, 10-19-11
  18. Embezzlers Taught Port of Hope’s CEO a Bitter Lesson, Business Insider (Idaho Statesman), 10-12-11
  19. How a Caldwell Bookkeeper Stole $1 Million from Isom, Business Insider (Idaho Statesman), 9-21-11
  20. Law Firms Face Higher Risk of Embezzlement than Most, Business Insider (Idaho Statesman), 9-14-11
  21. Workplace Fraud May Cost State Economy $2.7 Billion a Year, Business Insider (Idaho Statesman), 8-31-11
  22. Why Bright, Educated People Steal from Their Employers, Business Insider (Idaho Statesman), 8-10-11
  23. Your Trusted Employees are the More Likely Embezzlers, Business Insider (Idaho Statesman), 7-20-11
  24. Theft in Group Practices Costs Billions of Dollars Annually; Warning: New MGMA Research Shows That Honest Employees Embezzle, with Jim Margolis, MGMA Connexion, September 2010
  25. Employee Theft Rises During Economic Downturn, HCCA Compliance Today, November 2009