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2022 SPONSORSHIP

We appreciate our sponsors! For sponsorship opportunities, please contact our Sponsorship Director:

Joseph Palmar: jpalmar@palmarforensics.com.


BDO

Brief: BDO is a professional services firm providing assurance, tax, and advisory services to a wide range of publicly traded and privately held companies. For more than 100 years, BDO has provided quality service through the active involvement of experienced and committed professionals. The firm serves clients through more than 65 offices and over 700 independent alliance firm locations nationwide. As an independent Member Firm of BDO International Limited, BDO serves multi-national clients through a global network of more than 88,000 people working out of more than 1,600 offices across 167 countries and territories.

Whether faced with an internal investigation, a government investigation, or an allegation of foreign corruption, BDO’s Forensics and Investigations team offers our clients the resources they need, when and where they need them.

Our global team uses extensive experience, deep analytic skills, and state-of-the art technology to help our clients answer questions and respond to inquiries quickly – with as little disruption to operations as possible. Our multidisciplinary group has experience across industries, and includes forensic accountants, certified fraud examiners, certified forensic technology specialists, certified database specialists, and former law enforcement professionals, including former FBI and SEC professionals. Every day, we help limit our clients’ risk exposure efficiently and cost effectively.


YIP Associates

Brief: Yip Associates was founded in 2008 by Maria Yip after numerous years with Big 8 accounting firms and serving as the forensic accounting practice leader for a national accounting firm. Yip Associates has since grown steadily and is now recognized as a leading boutique forensic accounting firm serving clients in the United States and abroad from its offices in Florida, New Jersey, and New York. The Firm excels at distilling actionable information from volumes of documents, electronic data and fact witness testimony. The Firm specializes in forensic accounting/litigation support, financial investigations, integrity monitoring, bankruptcy consulting, business valuations, and fiduciary roles.  The firm has experience as receivers and financial advisors to receivers on SEC, FTC and CFTC matters. Our multilingual team of CPAs, Certified Fraud Examiners and Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors routinely provide testimony in State and Federal courts and efficiently handle international matters. Clients rely on the Firm’s responsiveness and personalized service. Our team believes that personal involvement and proactive service form a solid foundation for each engagement. The firm is certified as a Women Business Enterprise and Minority Business Enterprise.


Palmar Forensics

Brief: Do you really know who you are doing business with? Let us test your data and answer these questions. Fraud prevention & detection, while grounded in science, is an art as well. We have extensive experience and expertise in identifying what others routinely miss. Palmar Forensics utilizes a proven multi-phased approach in assessing the current state, identifying exposure areas, detection and prevention controls. Through our patented forensic technology, we will analyze your data to discover potential financial frauds. We can also provide a comprehensive fraud risk assessment which will identify exposure areas. We bring almost 20 years of professional experience providing litigation support services. Whether for the plaintiff or defense, we apply a thoughtful approach in evaluating the elements of a case.


Kaufman Rossin

Brief: At Kaufman Rossin, it’s our business to make joy your bottom line.  We’re one of the top 100 accounting and advisory firms in the U.S., with 60 years of practice and clients throughout the world.  We take that responsibility to heart. Whether you need consulting, tax, assurance or accounting we bring technical mastery, collective intelligence and integrity to our work for every client.  But it’s the listening, understanding, innovating and caring of our 400+ professionals that brings joy to clients – they give us 4.9 stars, among the highest client satisfaction rating in the industry!  Learn more at kaufmanrossin.com.


EisnerAmper

Brief: EisnerAmper’s Forensic, Litigation, & Valuation Services Group has the experience and expertise to assist civil, criminal, bankruptcy and matrimonial attorneys with the financial aspects of their most important cases. Our clients benefit from several distinctive EisnerAmper approaches:

  • First, we bring to bear the full capabilities of a national accounting firm, coupled with flexibility on pricing and service that many national firms cannot match.
  • Second, all clients receive the hands-on involvement of EisnerAmper partners and senior practitioners, regardless of the scope of their engagement.
  • Third, we develop sound analyses and opinions for our clients that are supported by the facts and circumstances, reasonable assumptions and relevant cases, providing credible opinions and testimony that are effectively communicated to the triers of facts.
  • Lastly, we have Miami-based U.S. / Latam Investigations Team with extensive experience leading accounting investigations in the US and Latin America, including: responding to regulatory and law enforcement actions; FCPA and corporate compliance investigations; whistle-blower allegations; financial reporting investigations and other areas.

Attorneys choose EisnerAmper for the depth of services we deliver and because our professionals are experienced accountants, financial statement auditors, valuation analysts, fraud investigators and insolvency and restructuring experts. Behind the scenes and on the witness stand, EisnerAmper professionals provide the skill and credentials to support you and your clients. Sign up to receive alerts, newsletters and event invites at EisnerAmper Newsletter Sign Up



ascendo

Brief: Ascendo Resources is an award-winning firm that places accounting, finance, financial services, compliance, IT, HR and administrative professionals in the best workplaces. Whether it's temporary, project or direct hire positions, Ascendo's business professionals nimbly orchestrate perfect pairs between client companies and candidates through industry and local market knowledge, personal service, speed and an ethical approach.  

Ascendo is composed of business professionals who worked within the industries they now support. Our team members have held positions with the Big 4, regulatory agencies, global banks and Fortune 500 companies. They have vast experience, local market knowledge and an impressive talent network. 

Our recruiting experts are active in their own communities as entrepreneurs sharing the market with our clients and candidates. By relying on Ascendo, our clients will have a competitive advantage because of the exceptional talent & prices we offer. We also intimately understand our candidates' career goals, objectives and other intangibles - our candidates will find better job opportunities just by being part of Ascendo. We pride ourselves in building lasting relationships with both candidates and clients, that constantly deliver successful outcomes for everyone. 


Grant Thornton

Brief: Grant Thornton LLP (US) is an audit, tax, and advisory firm headquartered in Chicago, Illinois with over 50 U.S. offices and access to a global network or member firms in over 135 countries. We offer a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, operations, technology and more across various industries. We have the experience and expertise to help our clients move forward in an evolving business environment. We’re not a typical professional services firm. We put people first, and that is what sets us apart. We foster an inclusive environment, where extraordinary people come together to support a culture of diversity, quality, innovation and collaboration. With that, we focus on making a difference to our clients, colleagues and the communities in which we live and work.



ttg

Brief: ttg Talent Solutions is a fast-growing, privately-held recruitment and selection firm based out of Coral Gables Florida. ttg provides services on a nationwide and international basis to employers from every type of industry. Areas of focus: Accounting & Finance, Administrative Support, Financial Services, Executive Management, Technology, Healthcare, and Consulting Services. 

ttg business professionals are former executives from industries with Big 4 / Fortune 500 experience and are the efficient partners between amazing client companies & highly skilled candidates for temporary, project, or direct hire positions. We are by your side from beginning to end, ensuring our clients have a seamless talent solution that fuels their corporate strategy.

Our Process is unique and optimizes the hiring process by minimizing the risks of mismatches prior to committing your time to an interview.  We apply a unique, patent-pending methodology to uncover the best solution that fits your business needs.  ttg is a diversity-owned organization that is Making a difference one person at a time.



International Finance Bank

Brief: International Finance Bank provides a wide range of financial services to consumers and businesses both domestically and internationally with special expertise in Commercial and Real Estate Lending. Headquartered in Miami, Florida, International Finance Bank is firmly committed to serving and supporting South Florida, Central Florida, and New York City.

International Finance Bank is a strong financial institution, a leader in the community and a respected source of financial services for professionals and businesses in the markets it serves. The culture of the bank is that of service excellence with an enthusiastic staff that is rewarded based on the results that they obtain for the bank and its customers.



U.S. Century Bank

Brief: U.S. Century Bank, established in 2002, is one of the largest community banks headquartered in Miami, and in the State of Florida. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of USCB Financial Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: USCB) and rated 5-star by BauerFinancial, the nation’s leading independent bank rating firm.

With 10 banking centers and two commercial business offices located in Miami-Dade and Broward counties, the Bank offers customers a wide range of financial products and services and has received accolades from numerous organizations for its philanthropic support and leadership, including the Beacon Council, Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, and the South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

The Bank is designated by the FDIC as a Minority Depository Institution, or MDI, a point of great pride as an institution founded in a diverse and vibrant city.


Citrin Cooperman

Brief: Citrin Cooperman is one of the nation’s largest professional services firms. Citrin Cooperman & Company, LLP, a licensed independent CPA firm that provides attest services and Citrin Cooperman Advisors LLC, which provides business advisory and non-attest services. Clients are in all business sectors and leverage a complete menu of service offerings. Our combined entities include more than 200 partners and over 1500 employees across the U.S.

Since 1979, we have steadily built our business by helping companies and high net worth individuals find smart solutions. Whether your operations and assets are located around the corner or across the globe, we can provide new perspectives on strategies that will help you achieve your short- and long-term goals.

Clients come to us when they need forensic accounting expertise to unearth the facts, e-discovery and data analytics to dissect the detail, analysis of accounting improprieties, or economic damages measurements in complex commercial disputes. Whether we’re engaged for a fraud investigation, accounting analysis, shareholder dispute, or damage analysis, our Forensic and Litigation Advisory Services team members will produce the answers you need so you can focus on what counts.

Taking a multidisciplinary approach is our forte. We draw from our firm’s industry experts to bring clarity to our clients' issues. We are often called upon to testify in matters both large and small. From family and shareholder disputes to fraud investigations, we are here to provide you with the insight you need to move forward.


Jones Walker LLP

Brief: Jones Walker LLP is among the largest 125 US law firms. Our Corporate Compliance & White Collar Defense Practice Group works with clients with operations across the globe to solve complex compliance issues, handle internal and government investigations, and defend against criminal prosecutions and enforcement actions.Our deep bench includes both career defense attorneys and former state and federal prosecutors and regulators. With offices in Miami and across the southeastern US and DC, our capacity and experience in high-stakes corporate and regulatory litigation and white collar defense is unmatched in the region.



2021 SPONSORSHIP

We appreciate our sponsors! For sponsorship opportunities, please contact our Sponsorship Director:

Joseph Palmar: jpalmar@palmarforensics.com.


Column Case Management

Brief: Established in 2011, Column Case Management is a leading case investigative management software with proven successes across the public and private sector organizations. The application is built for the investigator to keep them organized and efficient in managing their tasks and caseloads by managing from intake to case closed and all the interactions in between.


ProPrivatus

Brief: ProPrivatus is a cyber-security, data privacy, and IT assurance services firm assisting organizations, government entities, and legal counsel in mitigating cybersecurity, data privacy, and compliance risk. We are a new breed of data privacy and security professionals recognizing the fusion of technology, business sense, governance, and accountability. ProPrivatus and its affiliates offer a full range of value-added services to help organizations meet the rapidly changing and complex demands of cyber-security and data privacy.


Relativity

Brief: Relativity makes software to help users organize data, discover the truth and act on it. Its SaaS platform RelativityOne manages large volumes of data and quickly identifies key issues during litigation and internal investigations. The AI-powered communication surveillance platform, Relativity Trace proactively detects regulatory misconduct like insider trading, collusion and other non-compliant behavior. Relativity has more than 300,000 users in 49 countries serving thousands of organizations globally primarily in legal, financial services and government sectors, including the U.S. Department of Justice and 198 of the Am Law 200. Relativity has been named one of Chicago's Top Workplaces by the Chicago Tribune for 10 consecutive years. Please contact Relativity at sales@relativity.com or visit http://www.relativity.com for more information.


Palmar Forensics

Brief: Do you really know who you are doing business with? Let us test your data and answer these questions. Fraud prevention & detection, while grounded in science, is an art as well. We have extensive experience and expertise in identifying what others routinely miss. Palmar Forensics utilizes a proven multi-phased approach in assessing the current state, identifying exposure areas, detection and prevention controls. Through our patented forensic technology, we will analyze your data to discover potential financial frauds. We can also provide a comprehensive fraud risk assessment which will identify exposure areas. We bring almost 20 years of professional experience providing litigation support services. Whether for the plaintiff or defense, we apply a thoughtful approach in evaluating the elements of a case.


Kaufman Rossin

Brief: Kaufman Rossin, with more than 400 professionals, is one of the top CPA firms in the United States,  offering a full array of advisory, assurance, tax and accounting services throughout the U.S. and in more than 40 countries.  With a service delivery model grounded in technical mastery, professional vigilance, collective intelligence, innovation, quality and integrity, we bring clients the knowledge they need to protect and enhance their business and stakeholder value. Kaufman Rossin’s professionals provide traditional accounting, audit and tax services, plus business consulting, risk advisory and forensic advisory services. 


Workman Forensics

Brief: The Investigation Game is a gamified fraud investigation training that qualifies for ethics continuing education credit. Each game has been created by real-life case studies performed by Workman Forensics' CEO, Leah Wietholter. The games allow players to obtain hands on experience while learning how to use data analytics to come up with unbiased and a more ethical finding. Players will uncover clues, analyze spreadsheets, review interviews, and interpret documentation to see who finds the full amount. Whether you are new to fraud or an experienced professional, you're going to love The Investigation Game cases.


Verracy

Brief: Verracy offers dynamic training and flexible consulting services that help organizations around the world create a culture of performance with integrity. Verracy helps solve problems. Verracy’s team has decades of deep experience working in every aspect of corporate risk and accountability. We stand ready to help you through the chaos and uncertainty by helping you effectively plan for the future. Every member of the team is an experienced practitioner in their field. They have seen it all and are ready and able to partner with you to deliver solutions to a wide range of challenges; from developing and running audit and compliance functions, providing insightful management guidance on complex global issues, to conducting full fraud investigations. If your organization is looking to expand its own capabilities, Verracy offers dynamic professional development programs that help your team stay ahead of the continually changing demands in today’s audit and compliance industry and beyond. We offer training and skill development in audit, compliance, data analytics, fraud, and personal development. 

If you are looking for inspiration, our internationally recognized, award winning speakers will enlighten, inspire, entertain, and motivate everyone from those newly entering the workforce to seasoned professionals. Out speakers are leaders in the industry who have vast knowledge in managing large multi-national businesses and regularly speak domestically and internationally, on business topics that impact and span the globe. Experience the Verracy difference.  Sign up today to receive information about our services, explore our resources and learn about our wildly popular free CPE webinar series - https://verracy.com/


2020 Sponsorship


Protiviti

Brief: Protiviti is a global consulting firm that delivers deep expertise, objective insights, a tailored approach and unparalleled collaboration to help leaders confidently face the future. Protiviti's consulting solutions span critical business problems in technology, business process, analytics, risk, compliance, transactions and internal audit. Protiviti is committed to developing a diverse workforce of professionals that share the common value of collaboration. As an organization, Protiviti believes that by teaming with clients they can see beyond the surface of changes and problems their client's face in this fast-changing world to discover opportunities others might miss and face the future with greater confidence.


Phalanx Security

Brief: Phalanx Security provides comprehensive cyber security services including strategy, identity management, PKI and enterprise encryption, cyber resiliency, risk/threat analysis, incident response and vendor-neutral advice and recommendations on products in the security and data privacy space. Phalanx Security professionals are trusted advisors to organizations ranging in size from mid-market leaders to global enterprises that need to manage and control risks to their systems, data and business relationships. Phalanx Security professionals deliver their capabilities through an unparalleled team of trusted professionals who work with their clients from the data center to the board room.


Atlantix Partners

Brief: Atlantix Partners delivers transformation, transaction and compliance consulting services to middle market companies in the areas of accounting, finance, process and IT. Atlantix professionals are knowledgeable and skilled leaders who focus on singular goal: to deliver measurable, lasting results to create value for you and your business. What differentiates us from our competitors is the combination of our technical knowledge, industry expertise and prior leadership experience. Atlantix professionals come from public accounting or large national consulting firms and have been in your shoes as former business, finance and technology leaders. 


Palmar Forensics

Brief: Do you really know who you are doing business with? Let us test your data and answer these questions. Fraud prevention & detection, while grounded in science, is an art as well. We have extensive experience and expertise in identifying what others routinely miss. Palmar Forensics utilizes a proven multi-phased approach in assessing the current state, identifying exposure areas, detection and prevention controls. Through our patented forensic technology, we will analyze your data to discover potential financial frauds. We can also provide a comprehensive fraud risk assessment which will identify exposure areas. We bring almost 20 years of professional experience providing litigation support services. Whether for the plaintiff or defense, we apply a thoughtful approach in evaluating the elements of a case.

ACFE South Florida Chapter #11
1421 SW 107th Avenue #135 
Miami, FL 33174-2526

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