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New Directors Elected

Newsletter, RICFE
On August 1, the new board of directors took office in accordance with our bylaws. Those re-elected to a two-year term include President Laura Da Fonseca, CFE, CPA, MST, CDFA, CFF; Treasurer Nathan Tamba, CFE, CFSA, MBA; and Director Frank Monteiro, CFE, CRMA, CICA. There was a vacancy in a director serving until the 2017 election. Jean Lehman, CFE, CPA, CFF was elected to serve for a one-year term and is a new director. The board also welcomed three new directors serving until the 2018 election. Those elected are Evan Lemoine, CFE, CPA, CGMA, PRP, MBA; Laina Borowski, CFE, CMI; and Dick Conard, Jr., CFE. Returning to the board are those who are up for election in 2017 and include Vice President JoAnn L. McEwen, CFE; Secretary Nancy Gregory, CFE, MBA; Training Director Todd…
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Spotlight: Laina M. Borowski

Spotlight: Laina M. Borowski

Newsletter
[caption id="attachment_153" align="alignright" width="212"] Laina M. Borowski, CFE, CMI[/caption] Name:  Laina M. Borowski Company and Position:  Manager at Ernst & Young LLP Position Description:  I’m a manager in the Indirect Tax Practice, specializing in Property Tax.  As the engagement manager for several large clients, I’m responsible for ensuring that approximately 13,000 business personal property returns are timely filed each year.  Additionally, I’m responsible for ensuring that approximately 7,000 tax bills are paid timely each year.  Filing tax appeals and facilitating the many audit requests we receive are also part of my responsibilities. What a typical day is like in this position:  Busy, busy, busy!  While I travel frequently to the Charlotte, NC and Atlanta, GA offices, I’m actually a teleworker.  When at my home office in RI, I’m on the…
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Excellence Award Nominations Now Being Accepted

RICFE
Message from RICFE President Laura Da Fonseca, CFE, CPA, CFF, CDFA, MST In September, we will host our Annual ACFE RI Excellence Awards, including a full day of training and CPE. At this event, we will present our annual scholarship award, honor newly minted CFEs and present our annual Excellence Award. I’m sure you’ll want to be in attendance for this very special event. An email invitation with additional details will be sent to you in August. If you were in attendance for last year’s event, I am sure you remember how honored Katie Davis and Parker Gavigan were to be recognized for their contributions to the anti‐fraud field. We cannot select our 2016 RI ACFE Excellence Award Recipient(s) without your input. This Chapter is fortunate to have over 100 participants from many diverse backgrounds.…
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