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 Luncheon-Meeting - “Fraud, Fraud Risk Prevention, and Roles for Internal Audit in Anti-Fraud Programs”

2/20/2014 11:30 AM
2/20/2014 1:00 PM
The Pasadena Women's Club | California
 “Fraud, Fraud Risk Prevention, and Roles for Internal Audit in Anti-Fraud Programs”
Learning Objectives
·       Understand who commits fraud
·       Determine conditions under which fraud risk is elevated
·       Understand appropriate roles for Internal Audit in anti-fraud programs
·       Understand organizational warning signs for fraud
   Lunch Program Topic Presented by:
Rick McAlpin
Chief Audit Executive, Chairman of the Ethics Committee, and Vice President Parsons Corporation
Rick is the Vice President of Internal Audit at Parsons Corporation, where he also serves as the Chairman of the Corporate Ethics Committee. 
Parsons is a global engineering, construction, technical, and management services firm headquartered in Pasadena, CA.  With $3 billion in annual revenue, Parsons is a leader in many diversified markets, with a focus on transportation, environmental, infrastructure, and defense/security.  Parsons is 100% owned by the Employee Stock Ownership Trust.
Rick is a native of Pasadena.  He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Cal Poly Pomona and an MBA from UCLA.  He has worked for Parsons for nearly 20 years in a variety of functions, including sales, finance, and operations.  Rick also worked for Universal Studios for 5 years, helping with the design and construction of Universal’s theme park in Osaka, Japan.
Rick has worked in Internal Audit and Ethics for over 8 years, becoming the CAE in late 2006 and becoming Chairman of the Ethics Committee in late 2012.  He holds the IIA’s CIA and CRMA certifications.
Delivery Method: Group-Live
Program Level: All
Field of Study: Auditing
Prerequisites or Advanced Preparation: None
Come join us in Pasadena at The Women’s City Club, 160 North Oakland Ave (free parking behind building on Madison off of Walnut St). 
Register by February 13, 2014:
As part of the Chapter’s commitment to service our members, the price for lunch including 1 CPE has been reduced to $20 (members), $25 (non-members), or $10 (retired members or students) for this meeting.
Meal choices: Grilled Salmon Piccata, Grilled Salmon with Citrus Salsa, or Vegetarian.  No meals guarantee for registration after the deadline or for walk-ins.  If you are registering multiple participants please email
Payment: Remit cash or check at time of check-in.  Make checks payable to: IIA-SGVC
Cancellations after February 13, 2014 and no shows will be billed.  Please contact to cancel your registration or if you want to change your food selection after completing the registration process.
Refunds: Refund requests should be received by February 13, 2014.   No refunds will be granted after the event start date.  Contact the Programs Chair Vivien Ai at for refund, complaint or cancellation policies.
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