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September 2016 Chapter Meeting
Thu, September 15, 2016, 11:00 AM – 3:30 PM EDT
The Atlanta Chapter is a local chapter of the Association of Government Accountants, a national organization of professionals interested in efficient, effective and economical financial management at all levels of government - Federal, State and Local, including agencies, counties, schools, and universities.
The Atlanta Chapter conducts weekday luncheon seminars to provide continuing professional education for its members and the public.
September Chapter 2016 Chapter Meeting
Topics: Public Corruption: Causes, Consequences & Countermeasures; Fraud
Victor Hartman, JD, CPA, CFE, CFF
The Hartman Firm, LLC
Mr. Hartman is a licensed Attorney and Certified Public Accountant in the State of Georgia and a graduate of Emory University School of Law. Prior to founding the Firm, Mr. Hartman was a Special Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation where he served as a “Street Agent,” Supervisory Special Agent, and Chief Division Counsel for 25 years. During his tenure with the FBI, Mr. Hartman played a leadership role in the early phases of both the Enron and WorldCom investigations.
Mr. Hartman remains active in the forensic accounting and fraud examination community. He is an Adjunct Professor at Georgia State University, where he teaches forensic accounting, and also serves on Georgia Southern University’s Forensic Accounting Advisory Board. He is the current President of the Georgia Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.
Sridhar Ramamoorti, Ph.D., CGFM, CPA, CIA, CITP, CFE, CFF, CFSA, CGAP, CGMA, CRMA, CRP, MAFF
Kennesaw State University
Dr. Ramamoorti is currently an Associate Professor in the School of Accountancy and a Director of the Corporate Governance Center at Kennesaw State University. Dr. Ramamoorti has a unique, blended academic-practitioner background with over 30 years of experience in academia, auditing, and consulting. A prolific contributor to the literature in governance, risk, and compliance, Dr. Ramamoorti is co-author of over 35 articles in respected academic and practitioner-oriented journals, as well as twelve books and monographs. A member of the Standing Advisory Group of the PCAOB, he is the past Chairman of FEI’s Committee on Governance, Risk & Compliance, as well as a Board member of the Institute for Truth in Accounting and Ascend. An Atlanta AGA chapter member, Dr. Ramamoorti served on the AGA’s Editorial Advisory Board from 1998-2010, was the inaugural Chairman of the Academy for Government Accountability, and twice received the AGA National President’s Award in 2004 and 2006 respectively.
John V. Kelly
Deputy Inspector General of the Department of Homeland Security, Office of Inspector General
John Kelly was appointed Deputy Inspector General at the Department of Homeland Security in June 2016. John, who has over 40 years of Federal audit experience, joined DHS OIG in 2008 and was appointed the AIG for Emergency Management Oversight (EMO) in May 2013. Under John’s leadership EMO transformed itself into an organization that proactively prevents communities from improperly spending disaster assistance and away from an organization that simply reported how those communities improperly spent disaster assistance. John previously served DHS OIG as the Deputy Assistant Inspector General for EMO and as the Director of Forensic Audits, in the Office of Information Technology Audits.
Prior to joining DHS OIG, John was the Assistant Director for Forensic Audits and Special Investigations at GAO. During his tenure with GAO, he also directed forensic, performance, and financial statement audits; and program evaluations at numerous Federal agencies, including the Departments of Homeland Security, Defense, Treasury, State, Energy, Health and Human Services, the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the Internal Revenue Service. John worked at GAO’s Dallas, Denver, and Honolulu field offices, as well as at GAO’s Washington headquarters.
John is an instructor at the Graduate School (formally the USDA Graduate School), has served as the Executive Director of the Southwest Intergovernmental Audit Forum, and as the President of the Dallas Chapter of the Association of Government Accountants. John graduated from the University of Scranton; is a Certified Public Accountant, a Certified Fraud Examiner, a Chartered Global Management Accountant, and is Certified in Financial Forensics.
11:00 am - 11:30 am Check in
11:30 am - 12:00 pm Lunch service begins
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm Presentation
CPE (Continuing Professional Education credits)