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 Fraud & Abuse Awareness

1/13/2015 11:30 AM
1/13/2015 1:45 PM
Tower Room 5100 Poplar Ave #3300, Memphis, TN 38137 |  

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Speakers: Chris Glenn & Mark Nicolas, Dixon Hughes


Mark Nicolas, CPA, CFE
Christopher Glenn, CIA, CFE, CISA
Dixon Hughes Goodman
Mark Nicolas, CPA, CFE
About the Speaker:
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Mark is a partner in our Memphis office with 20 years of public accounting experience. Prior to joining Dixon Hughes Goodman, Mark spent 13 years with a national firm.  Mark is a certified fraud examiner and specializes in fraud risk assessments and assisting organizations in developing policies and procedures to mitigate their occupational fraud risks.  Mark has led several forensic investigations related to the misappropriation of assets, fraudulent financial statements and securities frauds.  He is a frequent speaker on fraud risks and awareness to employee and civic groups. Mark serves the distribution, manufacturing, real estate, governmental and not-for-profit industries.
University of Mississippi
§  Master of Accountancy
University of Mississippi
§  Bachelor of Accountancy
Licenses & Certifications
§  CPA - TN
§  CFE – Certified Fraud Examiner
Service Focus
§  Fraud and Forensic Accounting
§  Financial Statement Audits and Reviews
§  Employee Benefit Plan Audits
§  A-133 Compliance Audits
§  Agreed Upon Procedures
§  Internal Control Reviews
Professional & Civic Organizations
§  American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
§  Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants
§  Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
§  Government Finance Officers Association
§  University of Memphis School of Accountancy Advisory Board
§  Highpoint Church Board of Trustees
Chris Glenn, CIA, CFE, CISA
Senior Manager, Advisory Services
About the Speaker
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Chris is a manager in the firm’s Memphis, Tennessee office. As the local leader of the Risk Advisory & Internal Audit Services Group, Chris is responsible for risk advisory and internal controls-related services, including internal audit, Sarbanes Oxley 404, J-SOX, compliance, risk assessment implementation and execution, Quality Assessment Reviews, project management, policy and procedure development and review, and anti-fraud services for public and private companies.
Chris has over 15 years of advisory experience, including industry-related experience in healthcare, financial services, manufacturing and distribution, insurance, gaming, utilities, and governmental entities. Chris is especially adept at leading and executing project deliverables in a fast-paced and changing project-oriented environment. An excellent communicator, Chris has honed skills in writing, speaking, meeting presentations, certified training development and execution for both internal employees and clients, and process documentation; utilizing all of these skills to navigate differing stakeholder needs, obtaining buy-in where necessary. Chris possesses a multitude of certified skills across internal control, IT, and fraud prevention that allow him to execute detailed action plans across all business cycles (F&A, revenue, expenditures, inventory, payroll, etc.) while leading a project team and keeping the “big picture” end game in focus at all times.
Prior to joining Dixon Hughes Goodman, Chris worked in the Risk Advisory practice of a Big Four accounting firm for over 6 years, leading large internal audit, Sarbanes Oxley 404 and internal control project teams servicing multiple stakeholders at the client in diverse service lines and staffing levels requiring continuous staffing and operational coordination and monitoring.
University of Mississippi
Master of Accountancy
Bachelor of Accountancy
Licenses & Certifications
Certified Internal Auditor 
Certified Fraud Examiner
Certified Information Systems Auditor
Industry/Service Focus
      Project Management
      Business Process Analysis
      Risk Advisory
      Training development and delivery
      Internal Audit
      Quality Review
      Quality Assurance Review (QAR)
      Compliance Audits
      IT General Controls
      SOX Compliance
      Fraud Prevention & Detection
Professional & Civic Organizations
      Institute of Internal Auditors
      Association of Certified Fraud Examiners