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Safeguard Your Business from Internal Fraud

Is internal fraud happening to you? Join local experts for an in-depth look at how to safeguard your business by identifying red flags and internal cost controls. Learn about the best practices to prevent fraud, including real case examples.

Date: Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017
Time: 5–7:30 p.m. (Roundtable begins at 5 p.m. with reception and light refreshments immediately following.)
Location: Boise State Alumni and Friends Center

Complimentary parking is available at the Alumni and Friends Center

Free to attend. 



Trish Simon
Vice President Treasury Management & Payments Consultant for US Bank

Payment Fraud – Risk & Loss Prevention

Learn more about Trish Simon

Trish began her career with U.S. Bank 20 years ago and provides Treasury Management solutions for organizations of all sizes.  She partners with a team of product and service specialists to provide custom solutions that best meet the unique needs of her clients.  Her focus is to build long-term relationships and to be an advocate for bank clients by helping them achieve their cash management goals.  In addition to her job responsibilities, Trish is proud to serves on the advisory board for Idaho Voices for Children, and enjoys teaching young students about financial literacy and college/career readiness with Junior Achievement. 

Denise McClure
CPA, CFE and President of Averti Solutions, LLC

Red Flags of Fraud Perpetrators

Learn more about Denise McClure

Denise McClure, a forensic accountant, is president and owner of Averti Solutions, LLC. Denise’s philosophy and services help businesses become more profitable, secure and efficient by creating accountable and transparent work environments. Her services include civil and criminal fraud investigations and litigation support, risk assessments to identify and strengthen internal control processes, and training in oversight and monitoring techniques to deter fraud. Denise is an author and frequent speaker on fraud prevention and deterrence.

Doug Wells
CPA, Forensics Accounting Manager at Eide Bailly

The Dollars and Sense of Fraud Detection 

Learn more about Doug Wells

Doug’s experience is diverse, and he’s worked in both the private and public sector. He’s well versed in the measurement of damages involving product liability, employee and corporate fraud, wrongful termination, business disputes, wrongful death and personal injury suits, and more. Doug’s assisted with a number of business valuations that have been used for estate planning and litigation matters. His skills also extend to tracing assets, analyzing expenses, reviewing financial records and identifying information pertinent to an engagement. Providing value to clients is Doug’s goal. He aims to meet this throughout the engagement process by communicating regularly, defining expectations and providing a quality work product. Doug creates a collaborative environment for both his clients and his team, where everyone’s thoughts and input are valued and respected.

Ken Howell
Attorney-Partner at Hawley Troxell

What if Internal Fraud Happens to You?

Learn more about Ken Howell

Ken Howell is a partner with Hawley Troxell in the business and finance group and co-chair of the firm’s banking practice group. His practice emphasizes creditor rights, bankruptcy, banking, intellectual property (including trademark and copyright), and real estate (with a focus on business transactions associated with the technology industry, real estate financing and development, and debtor/creditor relationships). In the technology area, he helps clients protect, acquire, license, and transfer copyrights, trade secrets, trademarks, and trade names.



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