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 Trust is not an Internal Control

Speaker Presentation
2/19/2013 4:15 PM
2/19/2013 6:30 PM
Edgewood College, 1000 Edgewood College Dr., Madison, WI  53711 |


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Registration deadline is noon on Tuesday, February 12th

Event Description

This is a 2 CPE event that is once again being co-sponsored by the Madison IIA and IMA.  One of our own IIA members, Michael Yankunas of Wipfli LLP, will be speaking on issues related to forensic accounting, fraud, & ethics.
Following the presentation, there will be a cash bar and a dinner which will be served at 6:45pm.  This is a great opportunity to network with fellow IIA and IMA members, especially with those seated at your table.  Dinner is optional if you can't stick around after the presentation, but there is not a reduction in cost if you decline the meal.
Cost:  $40 for members; $50 for non-members; $25 for students, retirees, & unemployed members
Dinner will consist of the following entree choices:
·         London Broil - Thinly Sliced Marinated Grilled Flank Steak atop a Red Wine Reduction Sauce
·         Cherry Smoked Chicken Breast - Pan Smoked Chicken Breast Smothered in an Apple Cranberry Compote
·         Portobello Mushroom Steak - Grilled Portobello Mushroom Cap with a Dried Herb Rub and Balsamic Glaze

Each meal will also come with:
·         House Salad with Italian & Ranch dressings
·         Honey Glazed Baby Carrots
·         Duchess Potatoes - Oven Browned Mashed Potatoes
·         Country Apple Cake (Served Warm)


The meeting will be held in the Heritage room of Regina Hall (#9 on campus map)
You may park in any of the three visitor parking lots.


Registration begins at 4:15pm
Program is from 4:30 - 6:30pm (includes break)
Sit-down dinner is served at 6:45pm

Speaker Information 

Michael Yankunas, Partner at Wipfli LLP, is the head of Wipfli's forensic accounting services.  His experience in this area of practice has resulted in his retention for various types of investigations, expert witness assignments, public speaking engagements and board of director presentations. He has authored various articles relating to fraud prevention and detection.


  • Reactive forensic investigations
  • Proactive fraud risk mitigation
  • Litigation support
  • Expert witness testimony
  • Internal control reviews
  • Fraud risk assessments
Past Experience
  • 35 years of financial and compliance audit experience
  • 23 years of fraud examination experience
Professional Memberships and Activities:
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants - Member
  • Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants - Member
  • Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants - Member
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners - Member
  • Institute of Internal Auditors - Member
  • Guest speaker at several Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants continuing education conferences
University of Wisconsin - Whitewater
  • Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance and Accounting