School of Business Brings Fraud Examiners Professional Organization to Campus

The audience at the ACFE meeting

The School of Business of SUNY Old Westbury was pleased to be the host for more than 100 business, governmental and not-for-profit professionals along with an array of college students interested in careers in accounting and fraud examination when the Long Island Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners held its annual "Young Professionals" meeting at the College recently.

Organized on behalf of the College by Associate Professor of Accounting David Glodstein, the evening included presentations from professionals in law enforcement, private security, and academia, including:

  • Wiliam Delgais, a forensic accountant with the FBI
  • Robert Koval, a retired DEA Special Agent In Charge and currently an assistant professor at SUNY Farmingdale)
  • Christopher Petrellese, a forensic accountant with the FBI
  • Ken Ripp, a retired member of the Suffolk County Police Departments Computer Crimes and Identity Thefts units and currently a private security consultant
  • Paul Schmick, a frequent media contributor and security executive with Alliance Security

Students attended the event as guests of the ACFE and were able to speak with recruiters from such organizations as the Suffolk County Police Department and the FBI.