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Monday, June 29, 2009
David Karakashian appointed to Metro D.C. Chapter of Certified Fraud Examiners board
David Karakashian, CPA, CFE, CISA, CITP, senior manager in WS+B’s Silver Spring, Maryland office, was recently appointed as board member of the Washington DC Metropolitan Chapter of Certified Fraud Examiners (CFE). The term is for one year, expiring June 30, 2010.
David has over 14 years experience in public accounting, with expertise in the federal government arena where he has provided numerous audit, inspection, and investigative services to various Offices of Inspector General. His specialties include federal financial statement audits and internal control evaluations, federal grant and contract audits, performance audits, and forensic accounting services. Dave has also performed numerous A-133 “single audits” of non-profit organizations, as well as performed audit and forensic accounting services to commercial entities.
In addition to being a certified fraud examiner, Dave is a certified information systems auditor and certified information technology professional. He earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting with a minor in business law from Penn State University. He is a member of the Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants (MACPA), the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Association of Government Accountants (AGA), the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and the Information Systems Audit and Control Association.
The Washington DC Metropolitan Chapter of Certified Fraud Examiners is a professional organization dedicated to training professionals in the field and to educating the public about fraud. The chapter was incorporated in 1991 and is one of more than 100 chapters officially recognized by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. The primary mission of the Chapter is to promote fraud detection and deterrence through educational training programs. Chapter members provide investigative, auditing, and consulting services to law firms, business enterprises, governmental and regulatory agencies in the areas of litigation support, forensic accounting, fraud investigation, and fraud prevention.
For more information about the chapter, please visit http://acfedc.org/.Back to Firm News and Events