Eli Rosenblatt’s dedication to the Oregon Area Chapter and its members to succeed is undeniable. As president, Rosenblatt is determined to help others reach their professional goals as well as streamline processes within the chapter.
What do you do for a living?
I’m a licensed private investigator and forensic specialist.
Why did you decide to enter the anti-fraud field?
It’s a natural fit for me. So much of the work I do is in criminal, civil, workplace and family law investigations. It gives me multiple opportunities to work with people I wouldn’t otherwise get a chance to work with.
How has the CFE credential benefited your career?
The networking with peers and training resources available have been invaluable. I have also seen an increased recognition of my skills and expertise in recent years as a result of the certification.
How long have you been involved with the chapter?
I’ve been with the Oregon Chapter about three years, one year as board president. Prior to that, I was a speaker at our local training events.
Why did you become active with the chapter and the board?
I saw a need and stepped up. The chapter has given me lots of great networking opportunities and continuing education, and board service is a great way to give back.
What has been a highlight during your time on the board?
There’s been multiple highlights! Getting the chapter better organized and working with a fantastic team of talented people has been really great.
What are the benefits of serving as a chapter leader?
Being able to help others reach their training and networking goals, and having a better understanding of what is actually needed to produce quality chapter events.
What goals would you like to help the chapter accomplish?
I would like to increase our member participation in conference and event planning, and ensure financial stability for the chapter’s future.
Do you have any advice for other chapter leaders?
Consider bringing on a Chapter Administrator/Outreach Coordinator paid position. Meetings and event planning can be so much more efficient and effective. It has made a huge difference.
What are your favorite activities and hobbies outside of work?
Biking, sailing and music.
What is your personal motto? Does it have any special meaning?
“Do or do not, there is no try.”
What do you consider your greatest achievement to date?
For the Oregon Chapter, spearheading the organizing of our chapter’s biggest and best conference yet. In the rest of my life, building a successful investigation practice while raising two amazing kids and being an awesome house-husband.