Mela Capital Group is a nationally recognized mortgage fraud mitigation and credit risk management consulting firm that has audited $8 billion in high risk mortgage loans for private industry and law enforcement. As a recognized industry expert in mortgage and securities fraud investigation and operational procedure, Cindi Dixon, President, provides expert witness testimony and is a frequent presenter at public speaking engagements. As a private contracting firm, has assisted US Customs/ICE, the FBI, the US Postal Inspector General and other agencies in unraveling complex criminal schemes involving mortgage fraud. In the private sector, having worked with clients from local banks to global financial services leaders, services include operational risk and IT integration, training development, process improvement, back office workout support, default investigation and comprehensive internal and external response reporting. Cindi is a board member for the Florida Quality Council, a Co-Chair of the FQC Legislative Subcommittee, a ten year member of the International Association of Financial Crimes Investigators (IAFCI), the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), and the National Federation of Paralegals. For over ten years she has been actively involved with the Mortgage Banker's Association's Fraud and Ethics subcommittee and is a Director for Amiees Place Foundation, providing emergency financial assistance to young adults with life threatening illness.Born in Hartford, Connecticut, Cindi moved with her family to South Florida where she now lives with her husband and their four children in Broward County. She moved to Southern California to pursue her education where she received her bachelors degree in finance and a masters in banking. The early years of her career were spent in leadership roles for global organizations including Wells Fargo Banks Real Estate Investment Group, Dreyfus Corporation/Mellon Bank, Countrywide, and Morgan Stanley Mortgage Capital Inc.
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