The Gilbert Chamber of Commerce Launches Business Academy Workshop Series

The Gilbert Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the launch of our Business Academy Workshop Series!

The first workshop, "Fraud Awareness and Prevention" is being held on Tuesday, Nov. 29th from 9:00am-10:00am at Farm Bureau Financial in Gilbert. The Gilbert Chamber has partnered with Farm Bureau Financial Services to address ongoing concerns from our business community regarding fraudulent activity. Fraud can occur at any time or place regardless of industry. Join us to hear from Garth McClellan, CIFI in the Special Investigations Unit with Farm Bureau Financial Services on current fraud trends affecting society, and more specifically fraud targeting businesses and individuals.

Garth McClellan has been a Special Investigator with Farm Bureau Financial Services since 2018. Previous to his role with Farm Bureau Financial, Garth was a Police Officer with the Burlingame (CA) Police Department from 1992-1998, a Police Officer with the Gilbert Police Department from 1998-2018, as well as a US Marine from 1987-1991.

Keep an eye out for additional workshops on a variety of topics to be announced soon.