Protiviti Offers CPE Education Day in Atlanta for Finance and Audit Professionals

Press Release

New Atlanta market Managing Director David Brand to host event providing updates on key issues: revenue recognition, big data and more


WHAT:​  ​Global consulting firm Protiviti ( and the firm’s new market leader for Atlanta, Managing Director David Brand, will host a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) event for Georgia auditing and accounting professionals.

Brand recently transitioned from Protiviti’s Chicago location, where he worked for the past 12 years to lead the firm’s Atlanta office. Brand continues to serve as Protiviti’s global IT audit lead as well.

The day-long instructional event, entitled "Guidance Through Powerful Insights," will present sessions led by Protiviti subject-matter experts and national thought leaders who will share their expertise on a variety of current topics. Participants can earn up to eight CPE accounting and auditing credits.

​WHO:  ​Protiviti speakers and sessions will include:

  • COSO Implementation Panel Discussion: Moderator - Keith Kawashima, managing director, Protiviti
  • Prepare for Impact: Get Ready for the New Revenue Recognition Updates - Charles Soranno, managing director, Protiviti
  • Enterprise Risk Management and Third-Party Risk - Keith Keller, managing director, Protiviti
  • Building a Foundation for Big Data with Data Governance - Matt McGivern, managing director, Protiviti
  • Key Takeaways of the Protiviti/ISACA IT Audit Benchmarking Survey - David Brand, managing director, Protiviti
  • 2015 Priorities for Finance Leaders - Andrea Spinelli, director, Protiviti
  • Luncheon Keynote Presentation: Increasing Your Influence - Ann Butera, Whole Person Project


WHEN: ​Friday, November 14, 2014

7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. EST (breakfast and lunch included)


WHERE: The City Club

3343 Peachtree Road, Suite 1850

Atlanta, GA 30326


​HOW:  Registration fee is $125 per person; register four participants and the fifth attendee is free. Please register at Seating is limited. For group discount, email: Tracey Oliver at [email protected].


Protiviti is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:

About Protiviti

Protiviti ( is a global consulting firm that delivers deep expertise, objective insights, a tailored approach, and unparalleled collaboration to help leaders confidently face the future. Protiviti and its independent and locally owned Member Firms provide clients with consulting and managed solutions in finance, technology, operations, data, digital, legal, governance, risk and internal audit through its network of more than 85 offices in over 25 countries.

Named to the 2022 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® list, Protiviti has served more than 80 percent of Fortune 100 and nearly 80 percent of Fortune  500 companies. The firm also works with smaller, growing companies, including those looking to go public, as well as with government agencies. Protiviti is a wholly owned subsidiary of Robert Half (NYSE: RHI). Founded in 1948, Robert Half is a member of the S&P 500 index.

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Kathy Keller
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