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Tom Willingham (Retired)

Tom Willingham (Retired)

Founder & Senior Advisor

Tom Willingham, Chief Executive Officer until his retirement in 2019, founded Gryphon in 1989 after 13 years as an investigator and Manager in the Bay Area and New York. During his years at Gryphon, his management of investigations in the U.S. and around the world helped build the firm’s reputation, many leading to criminal indictments and convictions.

During his career, Tom worked on cases in Europe, South America, the Middle East, Africa and the United States, including investigating complex frauds, construction kickback schemes, money laundering, sexual harassment, embezzlement and many variations of insurance fraud. Tom is an alumnus of Bard College and is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE).

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