Leadership development happens most effectively in a business context, not just in training sessions!
Andrea Derler, Ph.D., Research Manager
Bersin by Deloitte
Dr. Derler joined Bersin by Deloitte in March 2015 and leads the
Leadership & Succession Management research practice.
She brings international work experience as leadership trainer & coach and a
solid academic background to this role. Prior to joining Bersin, she
collaborated closely with organizations in the USA as well as Europe
in order to pursue practice-oriented leadership research.
Andrea studied international management, organizational culture and integral
leadership and facilitated leadership development efforts in a variety
She holds a doctoral degree in Economics (Leadership
& Organization), and a Master's degree in Philosophy. Her work
about leaders' Ideal Employee recently received wide-spread media
attention in Europe and was published in the Leadership &
Organization Development Journal.
Our January 19th, 2017 dinner speaker will be Paul Tew from Dixon Hughes Goodman. He will discuss "Surviving an IRS Audit"
ur October 20th dinner speaker will be Wayne Washington,from Hyster-Yale Group. He will discuss Hiring and Retaining Millennials.
Our October 20th dinner speaker will be Wayne Washington,from Hyster-Yale Group. He will discuss Hiring and Retaining Millennials.posted 3 minutes ago by IMA NCTRIANGLE
Our September 22nd dinner speaker will be Heather Dean, CPA from HPG. She will present State and Local Tax – Areas of Heightened Risk
Heather L. Dean
Heather has 19 years of experience in public accounting. She joined Hughes Pittman & Gupton, LLP in January 2005 and became a partner in 2008. She was previously with PricewaterhouseCoopers
, LLP in Raleigh and prior to that, the regional firm, Hill, Barth & King LLC, working in offices in both Ohio and Pennsylvania as a tax supervisor.
Heather manages the Firm’s corporate tax practice. She works with clients in a variety of industries including biomedical and pharmaceutical, software and technology development, manufacturing and distribution, and venture funds. Her experience in these industries includes corporate and partnership tax compliance, including international and multistate tax, tax provisions under ASC 740 (FAS 109) including FIN 48 implementation, as well as business planning and consulting, including mergers and acquisitions.
Our March 17th dinner speaker will be Jamie Long from MRI. She will present Getting Hired, "The Placement Process"
Please Register for this meeting using Meeting Payments using PayPal or Reservations (for those paying at the meeting, or Free Events)
Jamie will cover the following issues:
When is the right time to make a change?
How do I go about making a change?
- Job boards
- Recruiting firms
Active or Passive Candidate what am I?
How do I stand out?
Do’s and don’ts
When to negotiate and when not to.
Starting your new job
Lee A. Wagner, CPA, CFE
Services: Forensic Accounting, Fraud Examination, Assurance | Industries: Manufacturing & Distribution, Government, Not-for-Profit
Lee has ten years of experience in public accounting, focusing primarily on financial statement auditing and forensic accounting services for a multitude of commercial, governmental, and non-profit clients.
Lee has served as lead examiner for several large officer and employee embezzlement investigations and has assisted on various other forensic accounting projects, including a large public corruption investigation. Prior to joining Elliott Davis Decosimo, he worked with a Big Four accounting firm in Washington, DC.
Education, Credentials and Special Training
Certified Public Accountant
Certified Fraud Examiner
B.S., Accounting, Pennsylvania State University
B.S., German, Pennsylvania State University
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
AICPA Forensics and Valuation Services Section
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)
North Carolina Chapter of the ACFE (Board Member)
January's featured Speaker will be Dhawn Hansen of Organized For Productivity. She will give us the top 5 things you can do NOW to take control of your time.
November’s featured Speaker will be Dr. LeJon Poole of Campbell University, speaking on the topic of Startup Funding
Laura Noble, Founder and Partner of The Noble Law Firm will be our Speaker on Thursday October 15th at Prestonwood Country Club in Cary, NC
Our next Dinner Meeting will be Thursday October 15th at Prestonwood Country Club in Cary, NC. If you have not attended a meeting at Prestonwood, then you are in for a treat as the buffet is outstanding.
Our featured Speaker will be Laura Noble, Founder and Partner of The Noble Law Firm. She will discuss key issues regarding the latest employment law developments, in her talk “The Top Ten Employment Laws Executives Need to Know”.
Laura Noble moved to New York after graduating with honors from the University Of Maryland School Of Law. In New York, she worked as a prosecutor in one of the largest and most challenging District Attorney’s offices in the country. Later, she worked at a sizeable civil litigation firm in Manhattan where she first became introduced to employment law issues. Her interest in access to justice motivated her career change from the private sector to work as the Advocacy Deputy Director for a multinational nonprofit organization. By starting her own employment law practice, she has combined the best of aspects of her experience in the government, private and nonprofit sectors to her practice representing individuals and advising small business on employment issues.