Kenneth J. Hines
Ken's vision as co-founder of Integritas³ is based in a passion to deliver the highest level of integrity in expertise in forensic accounting, tax and compliance expertise that clients can trust. Partnering with two other national leaders, Integritas³ brings a nimble, innovative business network of experts with a broad range of services and skills now serving clients around the world – from high net worth individuals – to public-private and government entities.
Ken brings more than two decades of experience as IRS-Criminal Investigation Director of Operations Policy and Support at IRS-Criminal Investigation’s National Headquarters where he managed nearly 4,000 agents worldwide.
Ken is an Enrolled Agent and a member of the National Association of Enrolled Agents. He is a Certified Fraud Examiner and a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist as well as a Lecturer and Executive-in-Residence for the University of Washington - Bothell School of Business, where he enjoys mentoring graduate and undergraduate students and teaches forensic accounting and other accounting courses.
Ken began his IRS career on the civil side as a Revenue Agent before making the switch to a Special Agent with IRS-CI where his career eventually elevated him to lead the Pacific Area Field Operations and ultimately was named one of the top law enforcement leaders in IRS-CI.
Notable accomplishments: Ken served on the Law Enforcement Executive Steering Committee for the President of the United States affecting government policy changes. In addition, he established IRS Criminal Investigation’s procedures for the 2011 Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Initiative (OVDI). Under his direction, IRS-CI continually improved the implementation processes and the OVDI website.
In addition, Ken provided direction and strategic planning for tax, BSA and money laundering investigations and compliance issues affecting millions of taxpayers and large areas of the economy. He is the past President of the Hawaii State Law Enforcement Official’s Association.
Ken is a sought after expert in international tax law and regulations and enjoys authoring articles aimed at educating the public and industry experts on fraud prevention. He's been published in Young Money, The American Chiropractor, Dentistry IQ, Drug Topics, and Convenience Store News, and is quoted in the book, The Wrong Stuff profiling America’s largest congressional corruption case.