CCME Announces New Associate Vice President of Fraud, Waste & Abuse


Richard Mennuti

Raleigh, NC, May 16, 2023 – The Carolinas Center for Medical Excellence (CCME) is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Mennuti, MBA, as Associate Vice President, Fraud, Waste, and Abuse (FWA). Richard will drive the development of CCME's FWA Solutions program, including policies, procedures, and structure. He will also contribute to business development, working to expand and develop a full spectrum of FWA Solutions, and assist with data and reporting, professional publications, and client engagement.

Richard comes to CCME from the Kemper Insurance Company where he was the Director of Enterprise Fraud Investigations. At Kemper, he led end-to-end corporate strategy to resolve FWA investigations involving insurance claims fraud, employee/vendor misconduct, life/health fraud, elder abuse, cyber fraud, larceny, intellectual property theft, insider trading, money-laundering, bribery/kickbacks schemes, FCPA and OFAC violations, identity theft, privacy and HIPAA violations, conflicts of interest, expense fraud, misappropriation or misuse of company assets, and other violations of the company's enterprise-wide FWA prevention program. Richard was also Investigations Manager over the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) for LA Care Health Plan, the nation’s largest public health plan with two million customers. He is a retired Investigations Manager for the FBI where he was a Supervisory Special Agent and served in the United States Air Force where he transitioned from active duty to the US Air Force of Special Investigations Office of the Inspector General.

Richard holds a Masters in Business Administration from Embry Riddle University in Florida and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of Florida. His certifications include Global Anti-Bribery & Corruption Compliance (SHRM); UK Bribery Act Compliance (SHRM); HIPAA Privacy Compliance (SHRM); Workplace Harassment Compliance for Managers (SHRM); Whistleblowing, Reporting & Retaliation Compliance (SHRM); Discrimination-Free Workplace (SHRM); Work Place Dispute Negotiator; Ethics and Code of Conduct Compliance (SHRM); General Data Protection Regulations Compliance (ACFE); Preventing and Detecting Financial Institution Fraud (ACFE); and Insider Threat Concepts & Activities (SEI)