Brian Fox

    • Member Type(s): Expert
    • Title:Founder & Chief Marketing Officer
    • Organization:Capital Confirmation
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My Expertise

    My Expertise

      Summary of expertise:
      CPA, MBA & Associate Member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, has been recognized nationally by The CPA Technology Advisor as one of the accounting profession's "40 Under 40" and is the Founder and Chief Marketing Officer of Capital Confirmation, Inc. Prior to Capital Confirmation, Brian worked in audit for Ernst & Young LLP and in mergers and acquisitions for PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP. He has been the driving force for the company's effective response to the evolving accounting industry standards. Early in his career, Brian identified inefficiencies and potentials for fraud that existed with the standard audit practice. His vision resulted in the creation of an innovative patented process, which has received awards for technology innovation in accounting. He has authored numerous articles on fraud with articles and quotes in The CPA Journal, New York Times, The CPA Technology Advisor, AP Matters, The International Herald Tribune and other professional publications.
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      White paper/research:
      Electronic Audit Confirmations; Audit Confirmation Fraud; Audit Confirmation Standards
      Books/articles published:
      Your Company Could Be At Risk...And Not Even Know It (2006) SAS 99: Audit Confirmation Fraud Risk (2005) What Every Fraudster Knows - And CPAs Need to Know - About "Confirmation Fraud" (2005) The PCAOB, SAS 99, and Confirmation Fraud Risk (2005) Why Parmalat Happened and How to Make Sure It Doesn't Happen to You (2004) Preventing Confirmation Fraud (2004) Confirmation Fraud Schemes Exposed (2004) Analyzing Bank Confirmation Fraud in Light of Parmalat (2004) A Financial Institution's Exposure to Confirmation Fraud Schemes (2004)
      Certified Public Accountant Top 40 Under 40 CPA - The CPA Technology Advisor Top 30 Under 30 - Nashville Post Member of the AICPA Member of the Tennessee Society of CPAs Associate Member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners Review of Audit & Fraud Articles for the Tennesse Society of CPAs Magazine
      Prior media experience:
      Professional speaker on Confirmation Fraud, Audit Confirmation Standards and Electronic Audit Confirmations: AICPA Technology Conference AICPA Practitioners Conference World Continuous Auditing & Reporting Symposium New York State Society of CPAs Southeast Accounting Conference The Accounting Institute in Georgia GMN Enterprise Partner Conference in Dallas DFK International Multidiscipline Conference McGladrey Network WebConference Leading Edge Alliance Conference Tennessee Society of CPAs Owen Graduate School of Management Vanderbilt University Fairfield University in Connecticut Middle Tennessee State University Business School David Lipscomb University Chamber of Commerce
      Educational background:
      MBA - Vanderbilt University's Owen School of Business BBA in Accounting - Southern Methodist Univerity's Cox School of Business

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