Why choose training from Corporate Compliance Seminars?

Corporate Compliance Seminars is the premier source of CPE training classes within our targeted subject areas. Our success has resulted from two critical factors:

  • Expert instructors with many years of "hands-on" work experience in the fields of study, and

  • Course content that is designed, continuously updated and presented to achieve maximum professional learning results.

Every one of our education sessions will provide the attendees with a practical, engaging and enjoyable learning environment. 

Training Philosophy

We pride ourselves on providing training that is:

  • Experienced: We know that quality education is based on the clear presentation of subject matter by instructors that have the deep professional background and field experience.

  • Practical: Presentation material discloses the best practice real-world, cost-effective methods in the subject areas

  • Engaging: Attendees are encouraged to express challenges and concerns from their day-to-day experiences. We strongly promote interaction and participation by including thought-provoking presentations and workshop exercises,

  • Enjoyable: The instructors are engaged and engrossed in the subject matter and have the skills to make learning about the driest accounting and control subjects enjoyable. We are committed to presenting the CPE material in a most entertaining and informative style.

Most importantly, we continually examine participant evaluations, changes in the industry and feedback from clients and instructors to update our course material. We have had many students enroll in the same subject matter seminars over the years.

We know that quality education is based on the clear presentation of subject matter by instructors that have the deep professional background and field experience.

Set Apart by Expertise

Corporate Compliance Seminars has been created by experts who enjoy providing classroom training, workshops and consulting on internal controls, internal auditing and accounting related subjects. We have focused on SOX, COSO, PCAOB, COBIT, GRC, IFRS and IIA Standards.

 

Corporate Compliance Seminars allows the attendee to earn Official NASBA CPE credit while examining the details of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX), Internal Controls over Financial Reporting (ICFR) as defined by the Security and Exchange Commission (SEC), Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO) Internal Control Frameworks, ISACA's Control Objectives over Information Technology (COBIT), Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL), Open Compliance & Ethics Group's (OCEG) Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) methodology, PCAOB's Auditing Standard 5 (AS5), Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) IPPF and American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) SAS's and the future conversion from GAAP to the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

Our seminars provide CPE For CPAs, CFEs, CIAs, CISAs, auditors and others with effective and engaging training.

Meet The Team

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John C. Blackshire, Jr., CPA

CEO of The Accountware Group, Inc. (TAG) of Austin, TX. He has over 40 years of business management, internal control, software development and auditing experience. TAG helps companies improve their business processes, implement financial systems, and comply with the requirements of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.

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David S. Marshall, MBA, CISA, CFE

Principal with Infotech Global, a provider of audit, compliance, IT and training services from Chicago, IL area. With over 20 years of experience, he is an expert in internal control, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and information technology. He has assisted numerous companies, from startups to multinationals, improve their operations by strengthening their internal control programs and complying with Sarbanes-Oxley, as well as providing IT auditing, computer security and fraud prevention training.

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Robert Berry, CPA 

Key instructor within the internal audit training industry and he is known as "That Audit Guy".

Robert has worked as an auditor and an accountant in small and multi billion dollar organizations. You will find the standard alphabet soup behind his name (CPA, CIA, etc), but improving people, processes and profits is what matters most.

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Thomas E. Derise, CPA MBA

 Recently joined our group after retiring from 1st Constitution Bank where he was Vice President and Controller. Tom has over 35 years of business management, public accounting, and information technology experience. He has extensive background in banking and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.

Elliot Fisch

Elliot A. Fisch, CPA, CIA, CFE, CFF, CGMA, CRMA, MBA 

Over 30 years experience in internal audit, corporate compliance, ethics, fraud reviews, and financial and project management in the corporate, government and consulting sectors. He has extensive experience in the compliance discipline, with significant responsibilities to oversee relations with various governmental authorities.

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David F. Kent, CIA, CISA, CGEIT, CRISC, CRMA, CGFM

Seasoned former audit practitioner, with more than 45 years in the profession. After heading SWIFT, Inc.'s US-based audit team for more than 10 years, he served as Internal Audit (IA) Quality Assurance & Improvement Program (QAIP) Manager from April 2014 until his retirement in June 2018.

 

Prior to joining SWIFT, Dave spent more than seven years as a Client Service Director with Pricewaterhouse Coopers' US Federal Government practice, where he focused on providing oversight and direction to large and/or complex automated information systems controls testing projects in various major Federal departments and agencies.

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Jim G. George

Over 30 years of experience as a consultant and advisor to major banks. He was an associate partner and principal at PriceWaterhouse-Coopers Consulting, IBM Consulting in Bank Risk and Compliance, and Andersen Consulting (now Accenture).

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Amar I. Saini 

The managing principal at HnC Smart Solutions, a risk management advisory firm based in Atlanta, Georgia. Saini has more than 30 years of experience within the financial services industry working with some of the leading organizations in the industry to enhance business performance through risk management, operational effectiveness, enhanced governance and application of technology.

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Henry Schneider

The Process and Product Quality Consulting's (PPQC) Senior Principal Consultant. PPQC, a provider of CMMI centered education and services. PPQC's mission is to provide premier technology and process improvement consulting, appraisals, and training to help our customers advance their business processes thereby increasing their strategic competitive edge.

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Don West, CPA, CISA, CISSP, CITP

Founder and Managing Partner of Donald P. West, CPA, LLC of Columbia, SC. Don is a seasoned professional. He has over 20 years of construction management experience along with years of auditing and information technology practice. He is currently the chairman of the Technology Committee for the South Carolina Association of CPAs. Don's CPA practice covers IT security, compliance, virtualization, PCI-DSS, systems analysis, design and implementation, large scale engineering and construction project controls. He has special skills in IT security and Business Objects usage.

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Thomas N. Wickes, MBA, CISA, PMP 

Founder and CEO of Audit Practice, LLC (Audit Practice) of Jacksonville, FL. Thomas is a seasoned professional services, project management, audit and compliance professional with over 15 years of experience in manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, insurance and technology-based entities. He specializes in project management projects involving risk management, Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), strategic planning, compliance, security and risk assessment (including applications, network operating systems and security software packages) and business impact analysis and implementation engagements. In the past, he has held the titles of vice president of professional services, controller, vice president of finance, chief operating officer and vice president of sales.

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Stanley I. Yaker

He spent over fifteen years in auditing in Medicaid Healthcare Programs. He worked as controller for a homecare, hospice and community service provider. His health care experience includes positions at JPS Health Network, Manor Healthcare, University of Maryland Hospitals and The Johns Hopkins Hospital.

In the past, he has held the titles of senior fraud auditor, controller, director of cost reimbursement, senior reimbursement manager, director of cost accounting and senior cost accountant.