Registration is open for the June 14 Meeting
Program Theme: Managing Fraud & 3rd Party Risks
11:00 – 12:00
Registration, lunch and networking
12:00 – 12:10
IIA Chapter Announcements – Connie Brown
12:10 – 1:00 PM
Ryan Hauber, Adam Reisch and Matt Gardner - Honkamp Krueger & Co., P.C –
"Construction Auditing Risk and Cost Segregation Strategies for 2013 and Beyond”
1:00 – 1:10PM
1:10 – 2:00PM
Chris Grippa, Partner - Alvarez & Marsal –
“Financial Fraud Risks"
2:00 – 2:10PM
2:10 – 3:00PM
Danny Shaw – CDP, PMP, HISP - Southeast Practice Leader, Experis IT Risk Advisory Services
“Managing 3rd Party Risks "
Construction Auditing Risks and Cost Segregation Strategies for 2013 and Beyond
This presentation has been designed to provide attendees a broad overview of the various risk factors they can expect to encounter during current/future capital projects that take place within their organizations. Example case studies, tools available to manage/mitigate construction project risk, along with best practice suggestions for internal audit departments will also be covered during this session.
Additionally, an overview on current year 2013 cost segregation strategies available for organizations to maximize their depreciation situation from a controls perspective, which subsequently reduces income tax obligations will be addressed as well during this session.
Ryan J. Hauber, MBA, CFE, CCA, CCP | Partner, Honkamp, Krueger & Co. P.C.
Results-oriented internal audit executive and anti-fraud specialist with 15+ years of global experience assessing, advising, developing and managing internal audit groups, fraud prevention and compliance programs. Proven track record of developing and mentoring special investigation/anti-fraud units for a wide variety of organizations.
A licensed CFE in all 50 states, Ryan is a speaker on fraud, forensic accounting and industry hot topics throughout the United States. Ryan started his career in professional services working in progressive roles for a Top 5 public accounting firm along with several years of internal audit management experience with a nationwide multi-billion dollar retailer.
Specialties - Consulting in general business, growth strategies and strategic planning for organizations in the public and private sectors both domestically and abroad; Extensive experience with regulatory compliance, fraud, forensic, internal controls, construction auditing and investigative engagements from start-ups to the world's largest retailers; Cost recovery, business consulting and process improvement initiatives
Education - B.S. in accounting and M.B.A. from the University of Wisconsin School System of Colleges
Credentials - Ryan has earned the credentials of Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Construction Auditor (CCA) and Construction Control Professional (CCP)
Professional affiliations - Association for Corporate Growth (ACG); American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), member; Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), member; International Franchise Association (IFA), member
Community involvement - Ryan has served on the board of directors for two start-up companies located in Michigan and Minnesota, is an active member of the St. Louis Sports Commission, and is involved in various local civic programs throughout the Midwest.
Family life & hobbies - Ryan and his wife have three children, and during his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends, working out, running and golfing.
Adam R. Reisch, CPA, CFP®, CCA, CGMA | Partner
Experience - Adam joined Honkamp Krueger in 2002 in the audit department where he was promoted to audit manager. He also served a variety of clients in the accounting department and was promoted to accounting manager in 2011. He became a partner in 2013. Adam assists businesses and individuals with tax planning and preparation, financial planning, and cost segregation studies.
Specialties - Corporate, partnership and individual tax planning and preparation; financial planning; financial statement preparation; general business consulting and management services; cost segregation studies; construction auditing
B.A. in accounting and finance from Loras College, Dubuque, Iowa
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®)
Certified Construction Auditor (CCA)
Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA)
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), member; Iowa Society of Certified Public Accountants (ISCPA), member; National Association of Construction Auditors (NACA), member
Adam is the treasurer for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Cedar Rapids, a member of the finance and audit committees for the United Way of East Central Iowa, a member of the Daybreak Rotary, and a member of the United Way of East Central Iowa’s William B. Quarton Society.
Matt R. Gardner, CCA,CICA | Risk Advisory Services Manager
Experience - During his career, Matt has significant expertise managing a wide variety of private and public companies in the risk advisory suite of services. This includes various cost recovery engagements for the world's largest organization (Walmart Stores, Inc.), several other Fortune 100 companies, and various colleges and universities throughout the U.S. and Europe.
Matt has a broad range of experience in construction audit across several industries including retail, manufacturing, entertainment, healthcare and transportation. He also has in-depth experience in cost segregation studies, contract compliance and verification, risk analysis/management, variance analysis, SAS70 and SSAE16 reviews, agreed upon procedures reviews, budget and budget variance analysis, Sarbanes Oxley compliance, cost engineering, and contact administration.
Construction audits, SAS70, SSAE16 reviews, cost recovery reviews
B.S. in finance from St. Louis University, St. Louis, Mo.
Matt is a Certified Construction Auditor (CCA) and Certified Internal Controls Auditor (CICA).
Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), member; National Association of Construction Auditors (NACA), member
Family life & hobbies
Matt's wife is Kristine, and he spends his free time fishing, hunting, boating and working on construction projects.
Financial Fraud Risks
Christopher Grippa, CPA, CFF, CFE, CAMS | Managing Partner, Alverez & Marsal
Christopher Grippa is a Managing Director at Alvarez & Marsal. For more than a decade, Mr. Grippa has been working with attorneys and management to provide accounting and financial guidance to organizations across the globe. He specializes in advising clients on complex matters involving compliance, investigations and disputes.
Recently, Mr. Grippa has led numerous forensic accounting investigations and compliance assessments, including engagements related to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), financial statement misrepresentations, employee misappropriation, retail vendor allowances, underwriting misrepresentations, troubled bank investigations, money laundering, corruption, accounts payable fraud and various other types of investigations. Mr. Grippa is currently helping design anti-corruption compliance program s, as well as leading teams around the globe to assess the effectiveness of compliance programs. In addition to designing and testing anti-corruption compliance programs, Mr. Grippa has served with a Monitor to assess and report on the “books and records” and internal controls requirements of the FCPA to the SEC and DOJ.
Prior to joining A&M, Mr. Grippa spent more than 10 years with the Big Four, primarily as a member of the forensic accounting and dispute practice at Ernst & Young. Prior to that, he was an auditor with another Big Four accounting firm.
Mr. Grippa earned a bachelor's and master's degree in accounting from Tulane University. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Florida and Georgia. He is also Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF), a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS). Mr. Grippa is a member of the Forensic and Valuation Services section of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Florida Institute of CPAs, Georgia Society of CPAs, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) and the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS). Mr. Grippa currently serves on the board of the Georgia Chapter of Certified Fraud Examiners.
Managing 3rd Party Risks
Organizations frequently rely upon 3rd party service providers to deliver a wide variety of services and other activities. While such arrangements may result in activities being outsourced in their entirety, they do not relieve the ‘hiring’ organizations of the responsibility for managing the activities and identifying/controlling the risks associated with the relationships.
Learning Objective 1: Gain an understanding of the potential risks that may arise from the use of 3rd party service providers.
Learning Objective 2: Identify the basic elements of an effective 3rd party risk management program.
Danny Shaw – CDP, PMP, HISP
Southeast Practice Leader, Experis IT Risk Advisory Services
Danny has over 30 years of experience in technology and security risk management. He has provided business systems and related accounting technology services to companies including the largest professional services firm in the world, a fortune 500 company, industries including banking, manufacturing and healthcare. Danny has led business consulting efforts for global and municipal organizations including speaking on technology risk management on multiple client roundtable and industry related events.
Danny is the Southeast Practice Leader for the IT Risk Advisory Services for Jefferson Wells. Danny and his teams focus on risk management and process improvement for business systems solutions, information security, and Privacy compliance. Danny’s team has been recognized for delivering timely value on information security assessments and controls relating to information technology environments and eliminating or minimizing the impact of unplanned interruptions and ensuring the continuity of critical business services.
Danny has been published in Compliance Week, Business Continuity and Internal Auditor. Danny additionally serves on the HISP -Holistic Information Security Board since 2005 and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Community Board since 2006.