Thursday-Friday, June 27-28 | 8:30 AM-4:55 PM
CPE Credit: 16
Recommended Prerequisite: None
Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge
To be successful in the fight against fraud, auditors and investigators must work together. The Auditing/Investigating Fraud Seminar brings these two perspectives together for a series of joint general sessions and breaks into separate sessions
for each of the respective professional roles. Through the exploration of various anti-fraud topics and the sharing of best practices across disciplines, you will sharpen your existing skills and learn the techniques necessary for effective
fraud prevention, detection and investigation.
You Will Learn How To:
CEO/Owner, Acuity Forensics
Tiffany Couch, CFE, CPA/CFF, is principal at Acuity Forensics, a Pacific Northwest forensic accounting firm with a national presence. She has more than 21 years of experience in the field of accounting with the last 14 years focused completely
on forensic accounting-related engagements. Her expertise is in matters involving fraud investigation, forensic accounting, contract and regulatory compliance, internal control risk assessment, and complex litigation.
She has provided expertise as a source to The New York Times, NPR, Wall Street Journal, Forbes Magazine, Financier Worldwide Magazine and First Business News. She’s also a regular contributor
to Fraud Magazine and the Vancouver Business Journal, and has been interviewed for CNBC, KING 5-TV in Seattle, iHeartRadio and KGW-TV in Portland, and News Talk in Alberta, Canada. Couch is the recipient of the 2014 James
R. Baker Speaker of the Year, presented by the ACFE to honor an individual who has demonstrated the true spirit of leadership in communication, presentation and quality instruction. She serves as a faculty member for the ACFE and recently
completed a two-year term as Vice-Chair and Chair of the ACFE’s Board of Regents.
Couch is the author of The Thief in Your Company, available at Amazon and the ACFE bookstore.
Global Investigations Director, Texas Instruments, Inc.
Leah Lane has more than 20 years of combined public and private sector investigations and fraud examination experience. During her career, she has managed, worked and assisted in hundreds of investigations globally, involving allegations of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations, internal and external fraud, and employee misconduct.
Lane is currently the global investigations director at Texas Instruments, Inc. (TI), where she manages a group of investigators with global responsibility for investigations within TI. She is also responsible for fraud awareness campaigns.
Before joining Texas Instruments, Lane served as the audit fraud manager at JCPenney and as a security manager for the Americas at HP/EDS. At these positions, she was responsible for investigating and managing complex financial fraud and computer forensic matters. She began her investigative career as a special agent in the U.S. Customs Service, a position she held for more than seven years.
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