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 "High Impact Auditing" Seminar

Seminar
10/28/2013 8:00 AM
10/29/2013 5:00 PM
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (Room 1-102) |
WHEN:        Monday, October 28th and Tuesday, October 29th, 2013
                    8:00 AM to 4:30 PM (Registration 7:15 AM to 8:00 AM)
 
WHERE:      The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (Room 1-102)
                    700 North Alameda Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012 – Adjacent to Union Station
 
CPE:            16 Hours
 
LUNCH:       Lunch will be provided
 
TO REGISTER: CLICK HERE
 
If you have questions, please contact:
 
COST:        $125 per day or $225 for two days (IIA Members)
                   $175 per day (Non-members)
 
Parking fee not included
 
Make check(s) payable to the “IIA San Gabriel Valley Chapter” to:
Attn: Mimi Htut, Treasurer or Leah Ton, Assistant Treasurer
San Gabriel Valley Chapter,
The Institute of Internal Auditors, Inc.
P.O. Box 1532
Sierra Madre, CA 91025
 
For payment by Credit Card
Seminar Members​ Non​-Members

​One Day

​Two Days
 
Seminar Schedule
Day 1 –
Monday, October 28, 2013
From
To
Description
Speaker
7:15
8:00
Breakfast and Registration
 
8:00
11:30
Root Cause Analysis
Danny Goldberg CPA, CIA, CISA, CGEIT, CRISC, CRMA, CCSA, CGMA Partner, Professional Development & Executive Recruiting        
11:30 am
12:30 pm
Lunch
 
12:30 pm
  2:30
Data Analytics
Denise Callahan, MPA
Principal, The Callahan Group
2:30
2:45
Break – Snack provided
 
2:45
4:30 pm
Data Analytics
Denise Callahan, MPA
Principal, The Callahan Group
Day 2 – Fraud Seminar
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
From
To
Description
Speaker
7:15
8:00
Breakfast and Registration
 
8:00am
8:15 am
Welcoming Remarks
André Birotte, United States  Attorney
Central District of California
8:15am
10:30am
White Collar/Financial Crimes
•Bank Fraud/Embezzlements
•Real Estate Fraud
•Identity Theft
Eugene Tapia
Detective III
LAPD Fraud Section of Commercial Crimes Division
10:30am
12:00pm
Fraud and Forensics:
Cyber Crimes Involving
Financial Fraud
Bradley Preber CPA/CFF, CFE
& Shawn Stewart
Grant Thornton-National Managing Partner
Forensic and Valuation Services
12:00pm
 
1:00pm
Lunch                                          
 
1:00
2:30
Fraud and Forensics:
Cyber CrimesInvolving Financial Fraud
 
Bradley Preber CPA/CFF, CFE
& Shawn Stewart
Grant Thornton-National Managing Partner
Forensic and Valuation Services
2:30
2:45
Break – Snack provided
 
2:45
4:30 pm
Fraud and Forensics:
Cyber Crimes Involving Financial Fraud
 
Bradley Preber CPA/CFF, CFE
& Shawn Stewart
Grant Thornton-National Managing Partner
Forensic and Valuation Services
 
SPEAKERS’ BIOS
Danny M. Goldberg
 
Danny M. Goldberg leads the Professional Development and Executive Recruiting Practices at Sunera. Prior to joining Sunera in January 2011, Danny founded SOFT GRC, an advisory services and professional development firm. Danny has over 15 years of audit experience, including five as a CAE/Audit Director at two diverse companies.
 
Prior to founding SOFT GRC, Danny was the Director of SOX Compliance and Corporate Audit at Dr. Pepper Snapple Group, where he led the Year One SOX Compliance efforts and assisted in building both departments.  Prior to his tenure at Dr. Pepper, Danny was the Chief Audit Executive at Tyler Technologies, a publicly traded technology company (Danny was hired to build the department from the ground up).  Danny has served on the audit committee of the Dallas Independent School District and was the Chairman of the North Texas Leadership Council of the American Lung Association in 2012.  Danny is also the IIA Dallas and Fort Worth Chapter Programs Committee Co-Chairman for the 2012-2013 year.
 
Danny is accredited as the professional commentator on the publication BNA Tax and Accounting Portfolio, Internal Auditing: Fundamental Principles (Accounting Policy and Practice Series), which is authored by renowned audit scholars Curtis C. Verschoor and Mort A. Dittenhofer – co-author of Sawyer’s Internal Auditing. He is currently writing a publication on Crucial Communications: Tools When the Stakes are High that will be published by Wiley in 2014.
 
He has also published numerous articles in trade magazines, including:
  • The Audit Report (Critical Thoughts on Critical Thinking, June 2013) – Cover Article
  • ISACA Journal (The Importance of the ARA, Volume 4, 2012)
  • ISACA Journal (the Missing Piece: Optimized Interpersonal Skills, Volume 3, 2012)
  • The Audit Report (Executive Search: Knowing the Company is as Important as Knowing the Candidate, December 2011)
  • ISACA Journals (General Auditing for the IT Auditor: An Overview, Volume 3, 2011)
  • The Audit Report (11 Hot Topics for 2011, March 2011)
  • Dallas Business Journal (The Yes Man Phenomenon, January 2011)
Danny is a well-known speaker across the nation at numerous IIA and ISACA sponsored events.  He currently works with over 85 IIA and ISACA chapters around the world and numerous Fortune 1000 companies, assisting in their professional development efforts.  Mr. Goldberg has been recognized as a top speaker at numerous events over the past years, including:
 
  • 8th overall ranked speaker out of 120 – 2012 IIA International Conference
  • “Top Rated” Speaker – IIA Triple Play Event – May 2013 (4.84/5.00)
  • “Top Rated” (Excellent/Outstanding) Speaker – 20th Annual American Society for Quality (ASQ) Audit Division Conference (out of 44 presenters)
  • Top 10 Presentation – 2011 IIA Midwest Regional (36 total concurrent sessions, 3.75 overall rating out of 4.0)
  • Top 3 Ranked Speaker – ArkSarBen IIA 2011 District Conference (24 total sessions)
  • 3.58/4.00 Rating – 2011 ACFE Annual North American Conference
 
Denise Callahan
 
Denise has 25 years of experience evaluating and developing solutions to improve organizational performance.  Her expertise is in:
  • project management
  • evaluation design
  • organizational development
  • performance reviews, and
  • policy research, analysis and evaluation
Denise has successfully completed over 200 projects throughout her career involving financial analysis, comparative studies, performance management and analytics for all types of organizations.  She has received numerous endorsements from senior executives for her skills and experience, and conducts training to professional associations and organizations that are interested in advancing the profession of auditing and evaluation.  Known for executing high risk/high impact projects, Denise has provided over 30 training seminars to state agencies and other professionals on project planning and design, risk management, and has taught the graduate course on Policy Analysis and Evaluation at the University of Southern California.  Denise is best known for her collaboration with senior executives to develop and implement cutting edge approaches to improving organizational performance.  Denise is currently writing a case study on the influence of organizational culture on decision-making.
 
Denise earned her BA and MPA degrees in from the University of Southern California in 1984 and 1987.  She began her career at the U.S. Governmental Accountability Office where she served as Project Manager from 1987 to 2000.  From 2000 to 2013, Denise led a statewide consulting firm and served as Partner for a five-year period.  Denise now serves as Principal of The Callahan Group, a full-service management consulting firm providing Analytics, Performance Management, and Training to businesses and government agencies.
 
André Birotte, Jr., United States Attorney
 
André Birotte holds an undergraduate degree from Tufts University and a J.D. from Pepperdine University School of Law.  Following law school, Mr. Birotte worked for three years as a deputy public defender in Los Angeles representing indigent clients charged with felony and misdemeanor offenses.
 
He joined the United States Attorney’s Office in Los Angeles in 1995 where he investigated and prosecuted numerous violent crime, fraud, and narcotics trafficking cases.  In 1999, Mr. Birotte joined the Quinn Emanuel Law firm representing clients in white-collar crime and commercial litigation matters.
 
Mr. Birotte joined the Los Angeles Police Department’s (“LAPD”) Office of the Inspector General in 2001 as an Assistant Inspector General.  In May 2003, after an extensive nationwide search, the Los Angeles Police Commission unanimously selected Mr. Birotte to serve as the LAPD’s Inspector General.  In that capacity, Mr. Birotte led a staff of employees—including lawyers, professional auditors, and former law enforcement executives—responsible for conducting and overseeing LAPD internal investigations and audits to ensure compliance with both LAPD policies and mandates imposed by a Federal Consent Decree.
 
In December 2009, President Barack Obama nominated Mr. Birotte to serve as United States Attorney for the Central District of California. Mr. Birotte was unanimously confirmed by the United States Senate and was sworn in on March 4, 2010. As United States Attorney, Mr. Birotte oversees an office of approximately 265 attorneys and 200 staff members. Mr. Birotte serves as a member of the Attorney General’s Advisory Committee’s Civil Rights, Cyber/Intellectual Property, Terrorism/National Security, Violent and Organized Crime, and Border and Immigration Law Enforcement Sub-Committees. He is also a Co-Chair of the Multi-agency Financial Fraud Enforcement Task Force’s Consumer Protection Working Group.
 
Detective Eugene Tapia
 
Detective III Eugene Tapia started his career with the Los Angeles Police Department in 1981.  Detective Tapia is a Detective Supervisor with the Los Angeles Police Department. He has been with the Department for 32 years and has been assigned to Commercial Crimes Division since 1999.  The Financial Crimes sections are tasked with Citywide investigative responsibility for all forgery and fraud related white collar crimes. Detective Tapia has been assigned to variety of positions: Patrol, Traffic, Motors and Homicide.  His current assignment is the Officer-in-Charge of the Real Estate Fraud Unit of Commercial Crimes Division.
 
Bradley J. Preber
 
Brad Preber is the National Managing Partner of Grant Thornton LLP’s Forensic and Valuation Services practice.
 
Experience
With almost thirty years’ experience, Brad serves clients as a litigation consultant, expert witness, forensic accountant and fraud investigator.  He specializes in complex claims and events, with an emphasis on class actions, “bet the company” commercial disputes, professional malpractice, white collar investigations and claims, and fraud allegations. Brad has prepared a number of expert reports as an accounting, financial, fraud and/or damages expert and testified in Federal Court and numerous State Courts as follows:
  • United States Court of Federal Claims
  • United States District Court (Districts of Columbia, Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas and Washington)
  • Superior Court of Arizona (Maricopa, Mojave and Pima Counties)
  • Superior Court of California (Orange and San Francisco Counties)
  • Circuit Court of Oregon (Clackamas County)
Brad also has significant consulting experience in post-acquisition disputes.  He has consulted on earn-out arrangements, working capital calculations and non-compete agreements. In addition, Brad has served as a neutral accounting arbitrator for complex high-stakes disputes. Brad’s industry experience includes construction, real estate, and consumer and industrial products, among others.  In addition, he has provided consulting services to the gaming industry. Brad is the primary author of the AICPA special report entitled Introduction to Civil Litigation Services and he has instructed National Institute of Trial Advocacy (NITA) programs.
 
Professional qualifications and memberships
  • Certified Public Accountant (AZ, MS, NM, TX)
  • Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF)
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, National and Arizona Chapters
Education
  • University of New Mexico, BBA Accounting
  • University of New Mexico, Anderson School of Management Hall of Fame 2008 Inductee
Contact details
2398 E. Camelback Road, Suite 600, Phoenix, AZ 85016
T: 602.474.3440
F: 602-474.3421
 
PARKING
1. MWD VALET ($12), 700 N. Alameda Street, M-F 8am - 5pm
2. MTA Five Star, 1 Gateway Plaza, $6.00 per day under Metro’s Building 24 hours-7 days. Parking entrances are located on the north side of the building from Cesar Chavez and on the east side from Vignes. There is ample parking on levels P2 - P4. Metro and IIA will not validate parking for this event. Metrolink trains, Pasadena Goldline and Metro Redline can also be used to commute to the MWD Building.  It is an easy walk through Union Station to the Seminars.
Parking fee not included with Seminar fee
 
Cancellation Policy
Cancellations
Registration cancellation shall be submitted to the Treasurer of the IIA San Gabriel Valley Chapter in writing or email htutm@metro.net or lton@lacsd.org at least 72 hours before the Seminar.
 
 
NASBA Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Policies
San Gabriel Valley Chapter is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.  State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit.  Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website - Website: www.learningmarket.org.
In accordance with the standards of the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, CPE credits have been granted based on a 50-minute hour.  Two-day programs are eligible for 16 CPE credits; one-day programs are eligible for 8 CPE credits.  Actual credits awarded are based on actual program length.