Kenneth J. Hines is co-founder and CEO of global consulting firm Integritas3 which proves tax, financial compliance, forensic accounting, and litigation support services to businesses operating in emerging or highly regulated industries. Industries range from banking to digital assets, casinos, and cannabis. The firm also assists high net worth individuals with complex tax or regulatory matters. Mr. Hines retired after a 25-year career with the Internal Revenue Service-Criminal Investigation where he served as Director of Operations Policy and Support. Mr. Hines is currently an Executive-in-Residence for the University of Washington – Bothell School of Business, where he enjoys mentoring graduate and undergraduate students. He teaches forensic accounting by incorporating law enforcement partnerships to create real-world experience in tax and financial fraud detection and prevention. In addition, Mr. Hines is a sought-after expert in international tax law and regulations and enjoys authoring articles aimed at educating the public and industry experts on tax and fraud prevention.