Stacey Ferris






Associate Director


Washington, DC, USA


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Summary of Experience

Forensic accountant (CPA, CFE) & Adjunct Professor of Accounting writing and teaching on blockchain and crypto topics. Experience working with startups as an expert advisor for product development and for compliance matters. Direct experience in compliance with federal acquisitions (FAR/DFARS), crypto taxation, financial reporting crypto assets, and banking regulations.

Professional Goals & Objectives

I will continue to write and teach on related topics, and also support crypto engagements with my firm. HKA is growing its Cyber practice and offers clients a wide range of services around blockchain assets including: regulatory investigations, compliance assistance/programs and gap assessment, back end programming for trading platforms, bitcoin and digital asset payment processing (hedging and AML/KYC requirements), NFT supply chain tracking and smart contract validation, taxation and forensic transaction advisory services, Due Diligence for investors evaluating cyber and financial risk factors, blockchain and NFT strategic expansion reviews, smart contract cyber risk audit and assurance, crypto tracing and transaction audit and asset recovery support, and asset backed validation and audit services (does the asset exist and is it properly valued).

Domain Experience

Accounting, College/University Professor, Construction / Home Improvement, Finance / Banking / Insurance, Government / Military / Defense, Legal, Risk & Compliance

Use Case Experience

Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Asset Management, Disbursement Management, Financial Crimes, Financial Instruments, Information Management, Sanctions, Other

Cryptocurrency Experience

Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, Litecoin, Other

Languages Spoken

Chinese, English

Are you open to speaking opportunities?


Availability for Work or Contract Opportunities

Full Time

Available for Travel*


Government Roles

Government Contractor