Andrew Conders is an Assistant Regional Director for Regulation for the Fort Worth office of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. He was promoted to that position in 2016 after spending five years as the Assistant Regional Director – Operations for the office. He previously served for three years as a Branch Chief/Exam Manager for Investment Adviser and Investment Company examinations. He started his career with the SEC as an Examiner in 2001. Before joining the Commission, he worked for 17 years as the CFO of a private company in Fort Worth.
Mr. Conders, a native of Fort Worth, holds an undergraduate degree in business from the University of Texas at Austin, an MBA from the University of Texas at Arlington, and an MPA from the University of Texas at Arlington. He is a Certified Public Accountant.
John Warren was elected as County Clerk for Dallas County and sworn in January 2007. Prior to his election, he was employed with Dallas County for thirteen years and has served in various administrative capacities; court manager for the county courts at law, court administrator and systems administrator for the Dallas County Civil District Courts.
As the Dallas County Clerk, he has an annual operations budge of 11 million dollars, employees 240 employees in nine (9) division.
He serves on the Texas Judicial Committee for Information Technology, the Board of Directors for the Dallas Central Appraisal District, Property Records Industry Association (PRIA), and the National Association of Counties. He also serves as President of the Urban Records Alliance for the State of Texas.
He graduated from Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana with a B.A. degree in Political Science.
William Brown specializes in forensic accounting, investigations, litigation support, and compliance and ethics program design and implementation. Mr. Brown’s forensic accounting services focus on the analysis of complex financial transactions and relationships with an emphasis on developing evidence and expert testimony. He is routinely called upon to investigate allegations involving fraud or misconduct which requires not only forensic accounting but in-depth witness interviews. The results of his investigations are often times referred to regulatory or law enforcement agencies for appropriate disposition. In addition, recommendations for remedial actions and controls improvements are included in investigative reports. Ethical lapses or control weaknesses are also commonly examined and reported upon. Mr. Brown is frequently called upon to assist with the design and implementation of appropriate compliance and ethics programs.