Nicole Manos, CIRA, CFE
Senior Managing Director
Nicole’s tenacity to find the missing piece of a financial puzzle enhances Resolute’s talent for solving complex problems for their clients.
Nicole Manos’ career has spanned more than 20 years of experience in finance and accounting. As a Certified Insolvency & Restructuring Advisor and Certified Fraud Examiner, her areas of expertise include forensic accounting and fraud detection. Nicole’s professional experience includes analyzing complex Ponzi schemes, receiverships, investigating allegations of fraud, and bankruptcy preference and insider claim recoveries.
Nicole’s career highlights includes the management and execution of numerous state and federal court-appointed receiverships in a wide range of industries. In addition, she has constructed detailed analyses of multi-million dollar Ponzi schemes and fraud investigations that were instrumental in asset recoveries and in the successful prosecution of the perpetrators. These included:
- $90M Ponzi scheme investigation with recoveries in excess of $5M that resulted in a conviction of eight counts of fraud and a sentence of 35 years
- $16M Ponzi scheme investigation with recoveries of $5.4M that resulted in a conviction of two counts of theft and a sentence of 3.5 years
- $25M telemarketing and credit card interest rate scams with recoveries in excess of $1.5M into victims’ claim pool
Ms. Manos graduated Summa Cum Laude from Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Science in Economics. She is a Certified Fraud Examiner and a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. In addition, Ms. Manos is a Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor and is the 2018 President of the Turnaround Management Association Arizona Chapter.
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