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Webinar | Review of The Association for Certified Fraud Examiners Occupational Fraud 2022: A Report to the Nations
Tuesday, July 12, 2022, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM EST
Category: Tampa Bay

09:00 AM - 10:30 AM (Pacific)
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM (Mountain)
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM (Central)
12:00 PM - 01:30 PM (Eastern)

Registration

$ 0  Member Registration
$30 Guest Registration

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Zoom link will be sent the day prior to the event

Overview

The Association for Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) 2022 Report to the Nations reveals occupational fraud accounts for 5% of revenue losses annually. For private companies, incidents' volume and financial impact are nearly double their public company contemporaries. The median loss per incident exceeds $500K when the perpetrator is an executive or board member.

This virtual event will have two distinct components. The first will explore highlights from the 2022 Report to the Nations relevant to all board members. We will identify opportunities to improve corporate governance, culture, and reporting mechanisms required to address fraud risks effectively. The balance of the program will be an open Q&A with the report's key contributor and local Certified Fraud Examiners (CFEs).

Note: A downloadable copy of the ACFE Occupational Fraud 2022, click here

Key Participant Takeaways

  1. Understand how fraud risks have evolved and impacted organizations over the past two years.
  2. Identify the key trends, corporate governance oversight best practices, and most effective fraud mitigation program elements needed to address the impact of fraud risks.
  3. Explore practical steps your organization can take to create a 'fraud-aware' culture.
There will be open Q&A during the last 30 minutes of this event facilitated by Mr. Warren and two Certified Fraud Examiners; Jeff Sauntry and Bill Thomas.

Thank you to our National Sponsors!

Presenters

 

John Warren
Chief Strategy Officer
The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

John Warren is Vice President and General Counsel of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. Mr. Warren is responsible for providing guidance, oversight and direction to ACFE management and staff on all legal issues that affect the ACFE. He is also an advisory member of the ACFE Board of Regents and sits on the Board of Directors of ACFE Foundation. Aside from his legal duties, Mr. Warren is a co-author of the Report to the Nations, ACFE’s biennial study on the costs and effects of occupational fraud. He serves as ACFE’s representative on the research selection committee of the ACFE Research Institute, which supports academic studies focused on fraud and corruption, and he previously served as President of the Institute for Fraud Prevention a multidisciplinary academic research center dedicated to supporting anti-fraud research.

           

Jeff Sauntry
CEO
Risk Neutral, Inc.

Jeff Sauntry is the CEO of Risk Neutral and the Co-President of the Private Directors Association Tampa Bay Chapter. He is a results-focused board member and senior executive with publicly traded and private organizations. Leader of core operations for professional services, platform as a service, cybersecurity, technology, and telecommunications firms. Jeff is a Certified Director by the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) and is recognized as a Leadership Fellow in Cybersecurity. Jeff is a graduate of the Chief Risk Officer program at Carnegie Mellon University. He is a subject matter expert in risk management, regulatory compliance, privacy, go-to-market strategy, digital transformation, eCommerce, fraud, and physical security. He is a trusted advisor able to translate complex business challenges into actionable initiatives designed to minimize deviation from expected outcomes. Jeff thrives at the intersection of innovation and value creation.

As an entrepreneur and owner of multiple closely held private companies and an AM&AA certified merger and acquisition advisor, he brings a unique over horizon perspective to the boardroom. Jeff believes cognitive diversity and sound corporate governance create a competitive differentiator for the organizations he serves.

Before becoming an entrepreneur, Jeff served in executive roles at publicly traded and Fortune 500 companies, including Synopsys, Cigital, Unisys, AT&T, Computer Associates, Novell, PWC, and KPMG, leading global professional services and engineering organizations.

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