Decosimo Fraud Examiner Presents Fraud Update at IMA Meeting
CHATTANOOGA, TN (May 23, 2012)–Senior Manager Sharon Hamrick, CPA, CFF, CFE, of Decosimo, a Top 100 accounting and business advisory firm, presented the Annual Fraud Update on May 23 for the Chattanooga Chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA). This was the second year that Ms. Hamrick, a CPA certified in financial forensics and a certified fraud examiner, was asked to be the speaker for the fraud update, which qualifies as continuing professional education for IMA members.
A copy of Ms. Hamrick’s presentation is available at www.decosimo.com/IMAfraudupdate.
Ms. Hamrick specializes in commercial litigation support, internal control assessments and forensic accounting, specifically as it relates to the deterrence and investigation of suspicions of corporate fraud. She has extensive experience in financial analysis and preparation of expert reports for state and federal courts, especially related to litigation involving fraud, contract disputes, breach of contract, manufacturing and supply disputes, wrongful termination, personal injury and wrongful death.
IMA is the worldwide association for accountants and financial professionals working in business. The organization is committed to helping its more than 60,000 members expand their professional skills, better manage their organization and enhance their career.
Founded in 1971, Decosimo is a nationally recognized firm perennially ranked as a Top 100 accounting and business advisory services firm. The regional firm has nine offices in the United States and Cayman Islands, with nearly 300 professionals and staff. Each of Decosimo’s offices provides a full range of accounting and advisory services to a wide array of industries. Additionally, Decosimo is an independent firm associated with Moore Stephens International Limited. With 301 member firms and a total of 636 offices spanning 100 countries, the Moore Stephens association and Decosimo provide clients access to a depth of resources and expertise that is comparable to Big Four firms.