CRI Tampa Bay's David Alvarez will present a GASB update session at the Florida School Finance Officers Association (FSFOA)/Florida Association of School Business Officials (FASBO) joint conference. David's presentation will highlight updates on governmental financial reporting topics. The FSFOA/FASBO conference is an opportunity to learn from experts and build relationships with public school business and finance staff [...]
CRI Partner Byron Shinn has been appointed to the Florida Cybersecurity Task Force by Florida Senate President Bill Galvano. The role of the Cybersecurity Task Force is to provide guidance and recommendations to the state's cybersecurity efforts.
CRI's Chad Branson will host a session at the 2019 Florida Governmental Finance Officers Association School of Governmental Finance. His session, entitled "Protecting Your Entity from Fraud and Misappropriation of Assets," will identify the key program areas and processes within government entities that are most at risk for fraud and misappropriation of assets including physical [...]
CRI Partner Doug Mims will moderate a CECL panel at the third annual Institute of Internal Auditors Atlanta Chapter's 2020 Financial Services Conference. This roundtable, entitled "It's Never Too Early to Start Thinking About CECL," will cover lessons learned and best practices from a variety of perspectives. Panelists include top professionals from accounting, lending, regulatory [...]
We are very proud to announce that our Managing Partner, Bill Carr, has been selected as part of the inaugural Yellowhammer 15 Class of 2019. The preeminent honor is for those in the private sector that are moving Alabama forward through job creation, economic impact, community involvement and philanthropic endeavors.
Carr, Riggs & Ingram Albuquerque would like to congratulate Amy Larson for being selected as the New Mexico Society of CPAs Woman to Watch for the Emerging Leader category. We are proud to have you on the CRI team!
CRI Partner AJ Bowers is presenting at the Public Trust Advisors 2019 Public Finance Workshop on October 17, 2019, at the Hotel Parq Central. AJ's presentation will cover GASB 84, Fiduciary Activities. He will discuss the process for making the determination, provide examples of administrative and direct financial involvement, and review fiduciary fund types.
Carr, Riggs & Ingram Houston would like to congratulate Tram Nguyen on recently passing the Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) exam. We are proud to have you on the CRI team!
CRI Partners Brian Barksdale and Jason Harpe will present at the Alabama Society of CPAs Governmental A&A Forum on December 5, 2019. They will cover the new treatment of leases in governmental entities that can have a significant impact on the financial reports. The presentation will review the accounting requirements as well as reporting and [...]
CRI Partner AJ Bowers will host a session at the New Mexico Association of School Business Officers' 2019 Fall Conference on September 19, 2019. This session starts with an in-depth description of internal controls as they relate to the COSO Framework. He will then examine a case study and explore what internal controls should have [...]
CRI Partner David Sietsma will participate in a panel discussion as part of the Charitable Gift Planners of Tampa Bay Lecture Series. This panel will review what a Donor Advised Fund is, who they are appropriate for, and how to best utilize it as part of overall wealth and gifting strategy. This panel will take [...]
CRI Partner David Sietsma will participate in the Opportunity Zones Expert Panel Discussion on August 27, 2019 at The Ring Workspace. The panel will discuss where the zones are, specific rules that govern these investments, pros and cons of opportunity zone investments, and which types of investors should consider opportunity zone investments. Register here to [...]
Carr, Riggs & Ingram Birmingham would like to congratulate Amanda Vandegrift on recently passing the Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM) exam. We are proud to have you on the CRI team!
CRI ENTERPRISE – Keith Hundley: 2019 Southeast Association of Community Action Agencies Annual Conference
CRI Partner Keith Hundley is joining the Southeast Association of Community Action Agencies for his sixth year as a speaker at their Annual Conference. During the 3-day conference, he will present two sessions. The first will be Back to Basics: Fund and Accrual Accounting followed by Procurement Issues and the Uniform Guidance. The Southeastern Association of Community Action [...]
CRI Partner Keith Hundley is presenting at the Oklahoma Community Action 2019 Annual Conference at the Westin in Oklahoma City, OK, on September 18, 2019. Community Action Agencies are managed by local, volunteer boards of directors. A Community Action Board of Directors must include low-income residents as well as private and public sector representatives. Community Action [...]
CRI Partner Scott Bailey is speaking at the 2019 NCCIA Conference on August 22, 2019. The presentation will cover what makes a great captive board of directors and will be followed by a panel of government experts answering key questions about how to build the ideal board of directors.
CRI Partner Steven Lorady was selected to serve as the Conference Committee Chair for 2020 for the Tennessee Captive Insurance Association. We are very proud of Steven for stepping into this role in the industry, and excited for what is to come to TCIA in 2020!
CRI Partner R. A. Bobbi Hayes will present a break out session at the Construction Management Financial Association's Lonestar Conference in San Antonio, TX on September 19, 2019. The Lonestar Conference is the regional conference for CFMA and includes all the Texas CFMA chapters. Her topic will be Implementing the New Leasing Standards for Contractor [...]
CRI Partner Debbie Goode serves as the Campaign Chairwoman for United Way of Brevard. Their 2019 Workplace Campaign raised $6.9 million which was a 3.4% increase from the previous year. We are proud of Debbie and all of the positive change she is helping facilitate in her community. You can read more about their campaign [...]
CRI Partner Louise Anderson presented a Business and Accounting class for artists of all genres and arts organizations at The Art Studio in St. Augustine Beach, FL on May 23. Her workshop covered topics such as forming an entity (corporation, LLC, partnership, etc.), expense deductions, record keeping, useful tools, and more.