Christopher M. Favo, Senior Adviser with StoneTurn, brings 40 years of investigative experience in both the public and private sectors, unearthing complex fraud schemes of all types. Over the course of his career, he has spent 14 years in leading government and corporate compliance programs.

In the public and private sectors, Chris has deep expertise in the design and implementation of risk assessment programs, third-party due diligence programs, training programs, and other aspects of modern compliance programs. He also maintains higher education experience, currently as an adjunct professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, where Chris teaches investigations and seminar portions of a compliance certificate program.

Prior to StoneTurn, Chris was the Director of Investigations and Risk Management at Arconic, Inc, and Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer for Howmet Aerospace. He also served in multiple investigative and compliance roles with 3M’s Office of Compliance and Business Conduct, including Compliance Counsel, Senior Counsel, and Assistant General Counsel and Director of Investigations. During his time with 3M, Howmet and Arconic, Chris led multiple complex investigation into a litany of fraud, theft, securities, and accounting schemes.

Over a nearly three-decade career with the FBI, Chris rose from FBI Special Agent to Supervisory Special Agent and Attorney in the Office of Integrity and Compliance. While serving as a special agent in the FBI, he led successful investigations of terrorist bombings, an organized crime family war, narcotics gang wars, and international investment fraud schemes. In addition, he spent three years on the FBI/DOJ Enron task force, serving on teams investigating the chief financial officer and the chief executive officer.