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FW ACFE February 2023 Chapter Meeting

  • February 15, 2023
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • City Club


  • Special price for members

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The February 2023 Fort Worth ACFE Monthly Chapter meeting will be held at the City Club in downtown Fort Worth. Details are below:
Date : Wednesday, February 15, 2023


Paul Bustos & Jennifer Gruich, Southwest Airlines 
Topic: Payables and Expense Fraud
Objective: Review different types of payables fraud schemes, as well as Southwest Airlines history.
Prerequisite: No prerequisites are required.

City Club
301 Commerce Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Time: 11:30 AM Check-in and Networking
12:00 PM Lunch and Presentation
Price: $40 - Fort Worth ACFE Chapter Member
$60 - Non-Member / Guest
$40 - Student
CPE Offered:


Complimentary parking is available in the attached garage - entrance is near: 201 Commerce St, Fort Worth, TX 76102. Lunch is also provided.

Speaker Info

Paul Bustos, Senior Analyst Revenue Protection Services

Paul has been with Southwest Airlines for more than seven years.  He provides fraud risk and response consultation to business units across the enterprise.  Paul works closely with the loyalty fraud team to design internal controls and procedures to mitigate consumer loss.  Prior to Southwest Airlines, Paul was a Forensic & Litigation Services Manager at a public accounting firm investigating business disputes and employee misconduct.

Paul earned his Master’s in Accounting & Information Management from The University of Texas at Dallas.  He is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) with the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA) with The Institute of Internal Auditors.  Paul served six years with the Dallas Area Chapter-ACFE as President and other board positions.  He currently serves on the Holley-Riddle American Legion – Post 21 Finance Committee.  Paul is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps and United States Army Reserve.

Jennifer Gruich, Manager Corporate Credit Card and Expenses

Jennifer celebrated her 26th year with Southwest Airlines in December. She has held multiple roles throughout her career including Cargo Finance Supervisor, Purchase Card Analyst, and Purchase Card Supervisor. She received a promotion to Manager in November 2022. During her time with the Corporate Card and Expense Team, Jennifer has instituted a contract with a new p-card provider, implemented Concur for expense reporting, and Oversight for expense audit. Jennifer and her small but mighty Team oversee a $221m program with over 700k transactions annually. Jennifer works closely with multiple Departments throughout the Company to help ensure spend and expense policy compliance as well as fraud prevention.

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