Financial Investigations and Fraud: How Do You Protect Your Company and Yourself?
How can you protect yourself and your company against fraud?
In this session of our ongoing Cyber Security Roundtable Series, join ADKtechs and the Saratoga County Chamber as Paul Zarecki of Ferraro, Amodio & Zarecki CPAs Forensic Accountants and Business Advisors discusses financial investigations and fraud prevention.
Keynote Speaker: Paul Zarecki, CPA, CFE, CFF
Paul is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner and Certified in Business Forensics.
Paul is a Partner with Ferraro, Amodio & Zarecki CPAs Forensic Accountants and Business Advisors with over 20 years in public accounting. Paul has worked in numerous areas of public accounting and thus developed a wide range of knowledge and experience. Since 2005, Paul has worked exclusively in forensic accounting. His strong knowledge and extensive experience in forensic examinations includes the ability to identify the issues, identify the sources and measures to obtain the evidence needed to ultimately determine the nature of the allegations.
Paul has planned, coordinated and supervised numerous forensic engagements locally, nationally and internationally for private companies, government agencies, municipalities, school districts and non-profit clients. He has experience in the areas of embezzlement, bank fraud, financial statement fraud, fiduciary fraud, inventory theft, corporate and individual tax fraud, motives for arson and numerous other cases involving the misappropriation of assets.
Additionally, Paul has developed a niche to provide proactive fraud risk and internal control assessments. He has provided numerous trainings in the areas of forensic accounting, insurance loss accounting and internal controls. Paul is a member of the AICPA, NYSCPA and Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) and a Board member of the Albany Chapter of Certified Fraud Examiners. He earned his Accounting Degree from LeMoyne College in Syracuse, NY.
Facilitator: Jared Humiston
Jared Humiston is the proud Owner and President of Adirondack Technical Solutions (ADKtechs). Jared developed the earliest cyber security programs in the Capital Region before opening ADKtechs in 2005.
Over the years, ADKtechs has had steady growth while instilling Jared’s belief that to be successful, ADKtechs needs to provide exceptional customer service, invest in the community, and make continued education a part of everyday practices. A member of Albany Business Review’s 40 Under 40 class, Jared and his team have received a multitude of other regional accolades including Washington County Small Business of the Year (2013 & 2019), Steven M. Sutton Small Business of the Year (2014), and the Ethics in Business Award (2017).
In Jared’s off hours, he’s a volunteer coach for Argyle youth programs and serves as a member of the Adirondack Regional Chamber of Commerce, Washington County Local Development Corporation, and Argyle Youth Commission boards.