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May 08, 2019

Chapter Meeting (PLEASE NOTE THE LOCATION CHANGE)
May 08, 2019
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
BankPlus
385 A Highland Colony Parkway
Ridgeland, MS 39157
Speaker: Wilkins M. “Wil” Crawford Jr., CPA

Attention CFE Members (PLEASE NOTE THE LOCATION CHANGE):

Please join us for our March Chapter Meeting on May 8th @ 11:30 at BankPlus, 385 A Highland Colony Parkway, Ridgeland, MS 39157 (come to the 2nd floor of the building)Our luncheon will be led by Wilkins M. “Wil” Crawford Jr., CPA who will speak on “Expense Reimbursement and Credit Card Fraud and Best Practices.”

Please join us for Great Food and Fellowship!

Wilkins M. “Wil” Crawford Jr.

 

Wil has almost 13 years of experience providing audit and accounting services to telecommunications, governmental, not-for-profit and higher education clients.  Wil also serves as the assistant accounting and auditing director for BKD’s Jackson office.

He has served as the in-charge, manager and engagement executive for compliance Single Audits under OMB Circulars for various universities, governmental and not-for-profit agencies as well as Yellow Book financial statement and Rural Utilities Service compliance audits for telecommunications entities.  Within BKD, he has assisted with audit staff training and creating advanced virtual Single Audit compliance training. 

Wil is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA).  He was awarded the Silas M. Simmons Bronze Medal for the 2007 CPA Exam.  He also has served as president of the MSCPA Young CPAs, chair of the MSCPA Governmental A&A Committee, millennial chair of the MSCPA Long Range Planning Committee, an MSCPA board member and was the 2015 winner of the MSCPA Rising Star Award.  He is a member of the Association of Government Accountants and was a reviewer for the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada’s CAFR Program. 

He previously served as treasurer on the board of directors of the Central Mississippi Chapter of the Mississippi State University Alumni Association and on the Madison United Methodist Church finance committee, and he currently serves on the board of directors for Habitat for Humanity Mississippi Capital Area.

Wil is a summa cum laude graduate of Mississippi State University with a B.S. degree in accounting and a MPA degree. 

Future Meetings

May 08, 2019

Chapter Meeting (PLEASE NOTE THE LOCATION CHANGE)

May 08, 2019
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

BankPlus
385 A Highland Colony Parkway
Ridgeland, MS 39157

Speaker: Wilkins M. “Wil” Crawford Jr., CPA
 

Chapter meetings begin in January and occur bi-monthly. Normally, meetings are scheduled on the second Wednesday of the month and are open to the public. The luncheon format meetings are from 11:30 A.M. to 1:00 P.M and the location is announced in advance. The cost of the luncheon is $30 for members and $35 for non-members. Each meeting provides an opportunity to network with fellow professionals and has a speaker or a program that addresses a topic related to fraud. One hour of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credit is available to participants.  

Advance reservations with the Chapter are required by the hosting facility and are guaranteed by the Chapter. The Chapter bills "no-shows" for the cost of the luncheon.  Reservation substitutions are allowed and encouraged.