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Management and Business Advisers Conference

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  • Anirban Basu

    Anirban Basu

    Chairman & CEO of Sage Policy Group, Inc.

    A1. Economic Update: Anirban Basu and the Chamber of Data
    Anirban Basu, MPP, MA, JD, Ph.D., is chairman & CEO of Sage Policy Group, Inc., an economic and policy consulting firm that provides strategic analytical services to energy suppliers, law firms, medical systems, government agencies and real estate developers among others. He also lectures at Johns Hopkins University and has a weekday radio show. In recent years, Basu was named one of Maryland’s 50 most influential people and one of the region’s most powerful business leaders.

  • Kimberly N. Ellison-Taylor

    Kimberly N. Ellison-Taylor

    Vice chairman, AICPA National Commission of Diversity and Inclusion

    F1. A 12-Step Plan to Address Racism and Unconscious Bias
    Kimberly N. Ellison-Taylor, CPA, CGMA, CISA, is a transformational leader with a compelling background of strategy, finance, people leadership, digital engagement, business development and technology. In her role as global executive director of finance thought leadership at Oracle, she promotes transformation and digital strategies in organizations of all sizes. Ellison-Taylor is also former Chairman of the Board for the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), Association of International Certified Professional Accountants, and the Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants. She continues to serve as a leader in the profession as the Vice Chairman for the AICPA National Commission for Diversity and Inclusion.

  • Brett Hood

    Bret Hood

    Author and certified expert in financial crimes

    K1. COVID-19 and Fraud: How Things Have Changed With the Coronavirus
    Bret Hood, MBA, CFE, is an instructor, legislative consultant and expert witness for 21st Century Learning and Consulting. He is a master facilitator who teaches public and private sector employees around the world how to develop anti-fraud, anti-bribery, anti-corruption and anti-money laundering programs. Hood served for 25 years as a special agent in the FBI, working on complex financial crime, money laundering and corruption, and major cases such as the 9/11 terrorist attack, the HealthSouth fraud and the Maricopa Investments case. He has authored two books and numerous articles.
     


Randy
Armknecht

Protiviti, Inc.
Chicago, IL


Kevin
Ayres

Baker Tilly US, LLP
Plano, TX


Anirban
Basu

Sage Policy Group, Inc.
Baltimore, MD


Boz
Bostrom

College of St. Benedict & St. John's University
Collegeville, MN


Craig
Brandt

Moss & Barnett, A Professional Association
Minneapolis, MN


Gordon
Braun

Protiviti, Inc.
Minneapolis, MN


Susan
Brower

Minnesota State Demographic Center
Saint Paul, MN


Leah
Donti

Advantage Montreal Seminars Inc.
Laval, QC


Mark
Eich

CliftonLarsonAllen LLP
Minneapolis, MN


Kimberly
Ellison-Taylor

Business Learning Institute, Inc
Towson, MD


Geno
Fragnito

Minnesota Society of CPAs
Bloomington, MN


Kara
Hanson

Hollstadt Consulting
Mendota Heights, MN


Bret
Hood

21st Century Learning and Consulting
Hillsborough, NC


Chris
Jones

Dell Computer Corporation
Round Rock, TX


Dan
Kidney

Wipfli LLP
Minneapolis, MN


Bob
Kill

Enterprise Minnesota, Inc.
Minneapolis, MN


Michael
Levitt

Breakfast Leadership Network
San Diego, CA


Jonathan
Lokhorst

Lokhorst Consulting LLC
Andover, MN


Scott
Mallory

Riveron Consulting
Minneapolis, MN


Larry
Morgan

Orion HR Group, LLC
Apple Valley, MN


John
Morris

B2B CFO, LLP
Phoenix, AZ


Drew
Niehaus

Riveron Consulting
Dallas, TX


Meg
Paschall

Ernst & Young LLP
Minneapolis, MN


Michelle
Patten

Riveron Consulting
Chicago, IL


John
Romano

Baker Tilly US, LLP
Philadelphia, PA


Daniel
Sanchez

Ernst & Young LLP
Minneapolis, MN


David
Schultz

Hamline University
Saint Paul, MN


Mark
Sellner

Sellner Tax Consulting, LLC
Sarasota, FL


Donny
Shimamoto

IntrapriseTechKnowlogies LLC
Honolulu, HI


Godson
Sowah

Ernst & Young LLP
Minneapolis, MN


Thomas
Stephens

K2 Enterprises
Hammond, LA


Adam
Sweet

Eide Bailly LLP
Spokane, WA


Jeff
Weinberg

Baker Tilly US, LLP
Plano, TX


Charles
Weinstein

Ethical Leaders in Action, LLC
Minneapolis, MN


Alan
Wenker

Origination, LLC
Woodbury, MN


Masha
Yevzelman

Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.
Minneapolis, MN