Alyssa Misner is an Associate Managing Director based in New York. A Latin Americanist by background, she has spent more than a decade managing and conducting complex fraud and due diligence investigations throughout the Americas and Europe. She has led long-term, transnational investigations into insider trading and embezzlement and routinely handles asset searches, litigation support, and background due diligence, as well as inquiries involving reputational, FCPA, and anti-corruption concerns. She notably led the Spain- based portion of a global Ponzi scheme investigation and ran the intelligence for a major Latin American conglomerate’s internal investigation.
Alyssa’s experience in corporate criminal inquiries is multi-faceted, having worked in the boutique investigations, Wall Street financial crimes, and Big Four consulting spaces. She joined Nardello & Co. from a leading audit and advisory firm, where she managed pre-acquisition inquiries and fraud probes for corporate clients, notably leveraging expert books and records reviews to drive a significant cross-border fraud investigation. Prior to consulting, Alyssa was a director in the global financial crimes group of a major securities brokerage, managing risk in the Enhanced Due Diligence (EDD) and Know Your Customer (KYC) space. She began her career with a global investigations firm, building its Latin America practice and handling an array of matters ranging from the flow of illegal guns to intellectual property theft.
In 2015, Alyssa attended the Summer Institute of the International Anti-Corruption Academy in Laxenburg, Austria. She is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) and has been certified as a Spanish- English translator for nearly 15 years. She received a joint MA in Latin American studies and journalism from New York University and a BA in international studies and Spanish from American University.