Bart Bevers is a lawyer in Texas. Mr. Bevers is the former Inspector General at the Office of Inspector General (OIG) in Texas, where he ran the largest state OIG in the nation. He served seven years at the OIG and nine years as an assistant district attorney. He has specialized in fraud and white-collar crime. As the chief prosecutor in five different courts and a civil litigator, Mr. Bevers has personally tried over 450 contested trials in criminal and civil courts.
Mr. Bevers currently serves on the Board of Regents for the Association of Certified Fraud Specialists (ACFS) and the Board of Directors for the Association of Inspectors General (AIG), and he is an instructor for the National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C). He is certified as a certified fraud examiner (CFE), certified fraud specialist (CFS), certified homeland security, level III (CHS-III), certified inspector general (CIG), and certified public manager (CPM). Mr. Bevers is also licensed to practice law in Texas.
Mr. Bevers was the recipient of the 2009 Public Administrator of the Year award in Texas by the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) and was nationally recognized with the 2008 Sentinel Award by the Association of Certified Fraud Specialists in San Francisco, California.
Mr. Bevers became a Christ follower over thirty-eight years ago at age nine. He has been married to his best friend for sixteen years and has two children, a son and a daughter. He is an avid golfer and enjoys running—even in the Texas heat.