2023 Higher education cfo forum

This year’s Higher Education CFO Forum will feature open discussions and seminars with our leading experts as they go over GASB/FASB updates, campus security, cybersecurity and more. Join us for 6.0 hours CPE credit, educational sessions and the latest in higher education and register for a spot today. 

agenda

 

  • How Modern is Your HR Technology? This session will cover:
    • Challenges with legacy HR Technology 
    • Benefits and capabilities of modern HR Technology
    • The journey to a modern solution
    • How to maximize your investment in a modern HR Technology
      • Gary Humphrey, Managing Director, Human Capital Management and Payroll Consulting, and Ken Cranney, Partner, Human Capital Management and Payroll Consulting
  • The Threat Assessment Team: A Key Factor in Keeping Your Campus Safe. – Join us to gain a critical understanding of best practices in campus violence prevention including guidelines for establishing a multi-disciplinary threat assessment team, lessons learned from recent high profile campus incidents, field tested and practical advice for a comprehensive school threat assessment program and more!
    • Matt Doherty, Managing Director, Workforce Risk Management Services
  • Break Out Sessions: Higher Education FASB/GAAP or GASB Update. – Each session will cover implementation issues and FAQs on recent pronouncements affecting higher education, as well as what’s on the horizon.
    • GASBAnthony Cervini, Partner-in-Charge, Government Services, and Fred Lantz, Director, Government Services
    • FASB– Jennifer Casacchia, Director, Not-for-Profit and Higher Education Services
    • Each session will also include a 20-30 minute presentation by Ray Krouse, Partner, Not-for-Profit and Higher Education Services, on “Common Single Audit Findings with Student Financial Aid and HEERF,” covering the most common findings auditors report on student financial aid, the higher education emergency relief funds programs and significant findings in the Single Audit Report.
  • War Stories and Lessons Learned from Higher Ed Cybersecurity Breaches. – This session will use examples from real-world breach investigations of colleges and universities to illustrate common IT security weaknesses and threat actor attack methods. It will also provide actionable guidance for improving an organization’s security posture and controlling cybersecurity spend through proactive IT risk management.
  • Practical Application of Unrelated Business Income Rules. – During this discussion, our experts will provide reminders of basic tests to determine unrelated business income, examples of how to apply them, what to watch for with alternative investments and foreign reporting reminders.

Our Presenters

Anthony-Cervini-Partner-Profile

Anthony Cervini, CPA, CFE

Partner in Charge, Government Services
headshot of Kate Burian

Kate Burian

Senior Manager
Ray Krouse

Ray Krouse

Partner
Head shot of Richard Lynch

Richard Lynch

partner in charge, Not-for-profit and higher education services

Larry Warf

VCIO
Fred Lantz

Fred Lantz

Director
headshot of Ellen Soukup

Ellen Soukup

Senior Manager
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Andy Powell

Partner
headshot of Jill Boyle

Jill Boyle

Director
Jim Sullivan

James Sullivan

CONSULTANT

headshot of Teri Taylor

Teri Taylor

Director
Ryan Spohn

Ryan Spohn

Chief Financial Officer & Partner-In-Charge
Greg Fiedler Headshot

Gred Fiedler

Assurance Director of Innovation

Ashley Johnson

Director

Our Presenters

Anthony-Cervini-Partner-Profile

Anthony Cervini, CPA, CFE

Partner in Charge, Government Services
Fred Lantz

Fred Lantz

Director
Ray Krouse

Ray Krouse

Partner
Matt Doherty Headshot

Matthew Doherty

Managing Director

Kevin Bong

Director of Cybersecurity

Ken Squires

Director - Governance, Risk, and Compliance
Headshot of Lesley Keller

Lesley Keller

Director
headshot of Jill Boyle

Jill Boyle

Director

Heather Bonifas

Manager
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Ken Cranney

Partner
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Gary Humphrey

Senior Managing Director
National registry of CPE sponsors

Sikich LLP is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.NASBARegistry.org.