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    November 2020 Newsletter Print

    President's Letter

    Hello NEOACFE Members and Non-members,

    This email is our final reminder for the ACFE South Florida Year-End - Part 2 Webinar, set for this Friday, November 13th. 

    The first seminar in October was very well done.  I am looking forward to being one of 3 Chapter Presidents actively participating in the ACFE South Florida Chapter Year-End Webinar Series, Part-2. 

    Register now and join us as we connect with a wide range of ACFE professionals across the United States!  

    • Chapter members looking for CPE's, our chapter has them availableThis week is your last chance to register for PART 2 of the Year-End Webinar Series.  TO REGISTER FOR THE PART 2 WEBINAR**** Please select NEOACFE as your chapter, for tracking and proper pricing.

    If anyone has questions please contact [email protected].

    Best regards,

    Christine Meador

    President

    NEOACFE - Northeast Ohio Chapter of the ACFE

     

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    Upcoming Events

    ACFE South Florida Chapter #11 presents

    The 2020 End of Year 3-Part Webinar Series

    (Supported by the Northeast Ohio Chapter #13 (NEOACFE) & 18 ACFE Chapters)

    Part 1: October 13th / 2 - 4pm EST  (2 CPE) - ($20 Chapter Member / $35 Non-Member)  E&Y Miami and Tallahassee Office - Emergency Financial Recovery (FEMA, CARES Act) and EY Global Integrity Report 2020:  Is this the moment of truth for corporate integrity?  

    Part 2: November 13th / 12 - 5pm EST  (5hr CPE) - ($85 Chapter Member / $100 Non-Member) – Bruce Dorris, ACFE President & CEO - Global Fraud Studies in a Pandemic; Joseph Palmar, Palmar Forensics CEO - The Business TSA: A Case for Knowing Your Vendor; PwC Houston Office - Corruption Risk in Latin America and Peter Grupe, Protiviti Forensics Director - Financial Crimes Through the Years - Trends and Lessons Learned.

    Part 3: December 3rd / 12-4pm EST - (4hr CPE) - ($70 Chapter Member / $90 Non-Member)  - The Brendan Dassey Confession:  Lessons for Interviewers; The HealthSouth Financial Statement Fraud: How Did It Go So Wrong - Michael Bret Hood, ACFE Faculty & 2020 James R Baker Speaker of the Year.

    • NEOACFE Chapter Members register at the $150 Chapter Member rate.
    • If attendees select all 3 events and register prior to the October 13th seminar, the fee is reduced to: $150 Chapter Member / $200 Non-Chapter Member.
    • If attendees register individually: $175 Chapter Members / $225 Non-Chapter Members.
    • Individuals who are not chapter members, you may choose to join the chapter at a reduced membership fee of $10 (prorated last quarter 2020 membership fee), to receive membership
      That would place a non-member as an active NE Ohio Chapter Member through December 31, 2020, and able to register for the $150 registration fee.

     

    When registering at the ACFE South Florida Chapter link, NEOACFE requests all Northeast Ohio Chapter Members and Non-Members to:

    • Please select the NE Ohio Chapter #13 (NEOACFE - Northeast Ohio Chapter) from the pull-down menu when registering for tracking purposes and to receive member pricing. 
    • Non-members can join the NE Ohio Chapter #13 (NEOACFE) for the last quarter at a prorated $10 on the NE Ohio Chapter site. Then you would proceed to the ACFE South Florida link to register for the seminar, selecting NE Ohio Chapter #13 and Chapter Member pricing.
    • The separate NE Ohio Chapter #13 registration $10 fee would need to be paid prior to registering for the ACFE Year End event and completed on the NE Ohio Chapter #13 site, at the following link: https://acfeneo.org/form.php?form_id=8

     

    Please see the attached Year End Webinar flyers, which include additional program details and the registration link.  In addition, we have posted the webinar events posted on the NEOACFE Chapter website at acfeneo.org.  

     

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    Annual Dues

    Annual Northeast Ohio 2020 Last Quarter Offer for Non-Members 
    • Prorated Membership rate of $10.
    Please note, to individuals who are not chapter members, you may choose to join the chapter at a reduced membership fee of $10 (prorated last quarter 2020 membership fee), to receive the membership pricing for the upcoming programs.  That would place a non-member as an active NE Ohio Chapter Member through December 31, 2020, and able to register for the $150 registration fee.
    The separate NE Ohio Chapter #13 registration $10 fee would need to be paid prior to registration, and completed on the NE Ohio Chapter #13 site, at the following link: 
    Upcoming Annual Northeast Ohio 2021 Chapter Dues
    (Dues run from January 1st - December 31st)
    ***SPECIAL NOTE TO CURRENT CHAPTER MEMBERS***
    The NEOACFE Board of Directors would like to take a moment to extend our appreciation to our current Chapter Members.  Due to the Covid-19 situation, NEOACFE will be extending a $10 complimentary credit to all current member renewals for 2021. 

    The regular annual cost for upcoming 2021 registration is as follows:

    • There will be a $10 credit for renewals with existing 2020 Chapter Members due to Covid-19 for the 2021. 
    • Regular membership registration for all new members going into 2021 remain at the below pricing:

     

    Regular Membership $20.00
    Active 
    Law Enforcement/Gov’t  $15.00
    Students $10.00

    For groups of 5 or more from the same employer, firm, or agency, an additional 15% discount will apply. Please contact NEOACFE for more details and to register as a group.

    All membership levels must register as such through our website unless otherwise specified. Please see below. 

    Please Note: The Dues for the Northeast Ohio Chapter are NOT included in your annual Associate ACFE Membership Dues. Local Chapter membership is separate from the National ACFE. In order to receive the special rates offered by the Chapter, you must be a Chapter Member.

     

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    Officers

    President
    John K. Heffner, CFE
    CrossCountry Mortgage

    Incoming President
    Christine Meador, MAcc, MLS, CFE
    Medica, LLC

    Vice President
    James Billman, CFE, CFI, LPC, PI
    Veritas Solutions Group, LLC

    Secretary
    Allison Bores, MBA, CFE, CAMS
    DOJ

    Treasurer
    Melissa Sui, CPA, CFE, CRMA, CGMA
    NE Ohio Regional Sewer District

    Directors
    Ralph Barone, CFE, CAMS
    Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office

    Directors
    Allison Bores, MBA, CFE, CAMS
    DOJ

    Directors
    Linda Chase, CPA, CFE
    Baldwin Wallace University

    Directors
    Arvin Clar
    Ohio Attorney General

    Directors
    Adam Pajakowski

    Directors
    Michael Skrypek, CFE
    Bluestone Research and Consulting

    Directors
    Frank Suponcic
    Skoda Minotti

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