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 Crossing Ethical Boundaries

9/12/2013 11:30 AM
9/12/2013 1:00 PM
The Warehouse |

Crossing Ethical Boundaries: Insights into Organizational Fraud


Our presenters will discuss the recent result of the 2012 Report to the Nations on fraud and will discuss two case studies from the District of Columbia, Office of Tax & Revenue and the City of Dixon. 



L. Rand Gambrell, CPA, CVA, CFE, ABV, CFF

As a member of BKD’s Forensics & Valuation Services division, Rand provides business valuation services, forensic accounting, economic damage analysis, fraud auditing and bankruptcy and restructuring services, including serving as an expert witness.  His more than 16 years of experience also includes performing audits and consulting services for large national and international companies while with an international accounting firm. 

He performs valuations for transactions, restructurings, marital dissolutions and income tax-related purposes and provides economic analyses of damage resulting from business interruption and breach of contract.  Rand helps identify source and use of funds through forensic accounting and provides financial consulting related to bankruptcy.


Rand also performs consulting services, serving both as an expert witness and a neutral “referee,” in a variety of post-acquisition and other dispute matters, including working capital adjustments, assumption of post-acquisition liabilities, undisclosed contingent liabilities and calculation of earn-out payments.


He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Colorado Society of Public Accountants, National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts and Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.  He is a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) and Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) who is Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) and Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF).


Rand is a 1991 graduate of the University of Colorado, Boulder, and in 1995 received an M.B.A. degree with an accounting emphasis from the University of Denver, Colorado.

Katie E. Willemarck, CPA

Katie has more than eight years of experience in the accounting industry.  She is a member of BKD National Health Care Group and assists health care clients with audits and provides general business consulting.

Katie is active in the community and is the treasurer of CASA of the Pikes Peaks Region. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants and Healthcare Financial Management Association.
Katie is a 2004 graduate of the University of Baltimore, Maryland, with a B.S. degree in business administration.
Event  Information:
Registration begins at 11:15 a.m. with lunch at 11:30 a.m.   Estimated time: one and a half hours. 
Cost: $20 IIA members/$25 nonmembers/$15 students (with student ID).
Additional Information:      
Delivery Method: Group - Live
Prerequisite:  None
Advanced Preparation:  None
Level:  Overview    
Field of Study: Auditing- General, Auditing
Up to 1.0 hour CPE Available
Who Should Attend:
Auditors, Audit Staff, Audit Managers, Accountants, Students
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