The joint meeting will be in the Shirley A. Massey Executive Conference Center near the entrance to the college. Registration tables will be setup at the entrance of the Motorola Lobby, buffet lunch will be setup in this area also then move into dining section to eat. The speakers presentations will be in the Bank Of America Auditorium. No food or drink is allowed in the Auditorium.
Randy Chartash, Assistant US Attorney and Chief of Economic Crime
RANDY S. CHARTASH has been an Assistant United
States Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia since mid-1991. AUSA Chartash is currently the Chief of the
Economic Crime Section. He has been the
chief since 2006. AUSA Chartash has
conducted all phases of criminal prosecutions with special emphasis on white
AUSA Chartash has been the recipient of several
prestigious awards, including 2011 U.S.
Department of Justice John Marshall Award, Participation in Litigation (October
19, 2011) (The John Marshall Award, named for the fourth Chief Justice of the
United States, is the Department of Justice’s highest award presented to
attorneys for contributions and excellence in legal performance); 2011 Council of
Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency Award of Excellence,
Investigation Category (“CIGIE”) (October 10, 2011) (The Award for Excellence
recognizes the hard work, tenacity, and dedication in the fight against health
care fraud); The Attorney General’s Award for Exceptional Service (This is the
highest award granted by the Attorney General within the Department of Justice
among all employees, and normally only one is awarded each year); HHS Office of
Inspector General Cooperative Achievement Award; and the Director's Award for
Superior Performance as an Assistant United States Attorney, Executive Office
of the United States Attorney.
AUSA Chartash received his JD from the University of Miami
School of Law and was a federal clerk in the Southern District of Florida to
Judge W.O. Mehrtens and then Chief Judge C. Clyde Atkins. AUSA Chartash graduated from the University
at Albany with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.
Avery Munnings, CPA, Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP
During his 26-year career he has served
public and private companies of all sizes, focusing on accounting and auditing
services and due diligence for mergers and acquisitions
Broad range of experience in
serving a wide spectrum of companies, including both SEC registrants and
private entities. Significant experience in a variety of industries, including mining,
manufacturing, aviation and transportation, banking, the public sector,
homebuilding, telecommunications, media, and technology
Previously served as
professional practice director (PPD) for the Atlanta and Birmingham offices,
with responsibility for managing all aspects of audit quality, including
accounting and auditing consultations and risk management. In this role, also
served as the concurring partner to a broad range of clients across the
Previously led Deloitte’s
Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) practice in Atlanta, serving a wide range of
strategic and private-equity clients in Deloitte’s national M&A practice
Experience includes two
years in Deloitte’s national office accounting consultation group, where he
specialized in M&A transactions. He also completed a six-month rotation in
Deloitte’s national SEC services group, where he gained an in-depth knowledge
of SEC accounting and reporting matters. During that time, he was responsible
for pre-filing reviews of documents filed with the SEC, as well as for
assisting clients with responses to SEC comment letters
Education & Professional qualifications
Bachelor of Business
Administration with a concentration in Accounting from Morehouse College, Class Valedictorian, Phi
Member, American Institute
and raised in the Bahamas, Avery came to the US to attend college. He graduated from Morehouse College in 1986
as Class Valedictorian with a BA in Accounting.
joined Deloitte in 1986, and he was promoted to partner in 1998.
has been a very active contributor to community activities on a national and
local level. He is/or has been a member
of the following:
- Board of
Trustees of Morehouse College
- Boards of
Directors of KIPP Metro Atlanta
- Board of
Directors of Junior Achievement of Georgia.
- Boards of
Directors of America’s Second Harvest
- Board of
Directors of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta
- Board of
Directors of Jerusalem House.
is well recognized as a business and community leader having completed
Leadership Atlanta as a member of the Class of 2003.
is married to Valerie, his wife of 25 years.
They have two children.
Joint Presentation - Interviewing Techniques
Sarah Rideout, Supervisory Special Agent, Immigrations & Customs Enforcement, Homeland Security Investigations
is a Supervisory Special Agent
with Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security
Investigations (HSI), Atlanta,
Georgia. She has over 26 years as a special agent with legacy U.S. Customs and ICE HSI. Group Supervisor (GS) Rideout
began her career in Miami,
Florida, where she investigated international drug smuggling and money laundering. She also served on the Southwest Border
in Las Cruces, New Mexico,
and El Paso, Texas, where she was assigned
to Internal Affairs. GS Rideout was a senior instructor at the Federal Law Enforcement Academy
(FLETC) where she taught ethics
and integrity reinforcement to all Customs
employees. While assigned
to the FLETC Behavioral Science
Division she taught interviewing and interrogation, search
and arrest procedures, surveillance, stress management, ethics and trial preparation to employees of over 80 federal agencies. GS Rideout is trained in various
interview/interrogation methods including
the Reid Interview
Techniques and Scientific Content Analysis (SCAN). Following her assignment at FLETC, she was a National Program
Manager in Washington, DC with ICE.
various trade programs
including in-bond diversion, trade agreements, and textiles and had investigative oversight of the Customs Broker
Program for ICE. GS Rideout has served as an instructor at the International Law Enforcement Academy,
Gaborone, Botswana, where she instructed law enforcement officials from over 29 sub-Saharan African
countries in trade fraud and money laundering. GS Rideout has been assigned
to HSI Atlanta for approximately 7 years and supervises investigations of Trade Fraud, including Intellectual Property Rights (IPR),
Export Violations and Counter
Proliferation Investigations (CPI). She supervises nine (9) Special Agents and one Investigative Assistant. In 2012 GS Rideout
represented ICE and provided training in counterfeit pharmaceuticals at the ASEAN-USPTO Workshop on Enforcement of Intellectual Property
Rights against Trade in Counterfeit Goods in Jakarta, Indonesia. GS Rideout is also a fact finder
for ICE and conducts internal
investigations of alleged
employee misconduct. She holds a BS in Economics
from Clemson University
William Studdard, Retired, Supervisory Criminal Investigator, U.S. Department of Treasury
William Studdard is a Certified Fraud Examiner and Certified Public Accountant in Carrollton, Georgia. Retired from the United States Treasury Department as a Supervisory Criminal Investigator, William has more than 31 years of government service. His professional experience includes the investigation of tax fraud, import/export fraud, violations of international economic sanctions, money laundering and other financial crimes in addition to the investigation of a wide range of other criminal activity, including international drug and weapons smuggling.
He also served as a senior instructor at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center teaching forensic accounting and financial investigation, interviewing and interrogation, trial presentation, and other law enforcement subjects to special agent and police officer trainees from over eighty federal agencies. He has worked under contract providing investigative services to the US Departments of Defense and Homeland Security, and delivering training in financial investigation and forensic accounting to international audiences for the US State Department. As a faculty member at the University of West Georgia, William currently teaches courses in accounting and fraud examination. He obtained his undergraduate degree in accounting from the University of North Georgia (The Military College of Georgia) and received a Master of Business Administration degree from Georgia State University. William
is a U.S. Navy veteran, retiring from the Naval Reserve with the rank of Commander.