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Seating will be limited for this event so you must register if you plan to attend.   No walk ups please. 

Gold & Platinum Members Please Register


Speakers: Roosevelt Council, Jr., Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport; Bradley Carroll, State Bank & Trust Company; and Sabrina Serafin, Frazier and Deeter

GACFE / IIA JOINT MARCH MEETING:                   

Friday, March 9, 2018
Time: 10:30 AM to 3:00 PM
Registration Starting Time: 10:30 AM
Buffet Lunch Available: 11:00 AM
Speaker Presentations: 12:10 PM to 3:00 PM
Shirley A. Massey Executive Conference Center, 830 Westview Drive SW, Morehouse College

All attendees must park in the only parking deck on campus.  When you enter the parking deck, you should receive a ticket.  Please bring that inside for validation at the registration desk.  Your ticket has to be validated for you to receive free parking.

Morehouse College address is: 830 Westview Dr SW, Atlanta, GA 30314


THE GACFE will have a joint meeting with the IIA this month, March 9th at Morehouse College. We have an exciting group of speakers for an outstanding day of presentations.  This event will be educational as well as a great opportunity to network. 

12:10 pm - 1:00 pm

Speaker:  Roosevelt Council, Jr., General Manager, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

Topic: Atlanta Business:  Spotlight on the World's Busiest Airport

1:10 pm – 2:00 pm

Speaker:  Bradley Carroll, Director of Internal Audit, State Bank & Trust Company   

Topic: Fraud:  From Theory to Real-Life

Textbook examples of fraud brought to life from the perspective of a practitioner with 25 years in internal and external audit.   Mr. Carroll will walk through fraud theories and real-life examples from his personal career.

2:10 pm to 3:00 pm

Speaker:  Sabrina Serafin, Partner and National Practice Leader PRG, Frazier and Deeter

Topic: Impact on Organizations as a Result of Cyber Fraud

This session will examine case studies involving fraudulent activity resulting from logical security failures.  A security incident can expose an organization to multiple risks, including reputational, regulatory and financial statement risk.  Each risk will be discussed, with an emphasis on financial statement risk and mitigating strategies.


Speaker Biographies

Roosevelt Council, Jr.  

Mr. Council was named Airport General Manager at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in January 2017. Previously, he was the Airport Deputy General Manager and Chief Financial Officer. In that role, he directed all accounting, budgeting, financial analysis and forecasting, procurement and treasury operations at the Airport.  For more information, please click the following link:


Bradley Carroll, CPA, CFF, CIA, QIAL, CFSA, CRMA

Mr. Carroll began his career in internal audit with Central Bank in Monroe, LA after graduating from ULM.  Upon the sale of Central Bank, he moved to the Atlanta area in internal audit positions with Carter’s Childrenswear and then Wachovia Bank.  Afterwards, he pursued public accounting for the next 14 years, starting and then selling a CPA practice.  Mr. Carroll transitioned back into internal audit when he was hired as the CAE of two-year old, $3 billion State Bank and Trust Company which was using outsourced services for internal audit.  Mr. Carroll was given the challenge of developing a methodology and staffing the Bank’s own internal audit function.

Mr. Carroll is currently the CAE of the now $5.2 billion State Bank and Trust Company, and serves as the community bank representative for the IIA on their Financial Services Advisory Board.  As a member of this board, he has advocated on Capitol Hill on behalf of IIA initiatives.  He has recently joined the Atlanta IIA’s Board of Directors and Executive Committee.


Sabrina Serfin, CISA

Ms. Serafin joined Frazier & Deeter in 2007 and leads the national Process, Risk & Governance practice. She provides her clients with assurance services including Service Organization Control (SOC) examinations and Agreed upon Procedures; Internal and IT audit co-sourcing and consultative risk and governance assessment services. She has extensive experience with Internal Audit, Enterprise Risk Management and consumer privacy, with a focus on IT governance, risk, and controls.  For more information, please click the following link:


The joint meeting will take place in the Shirley A. Massey Executive Conference Center, which is located near the entrance to Morehouse College.  Registration tables will be set up at the entrance of the Motorola Lobby of the Center and the buffet lunch tables will also be in this area.   Attendees will eat in the dining section, which is next to the lobby.  The speaker presentations will be held in the Bank of America Auditorium.  No food or drink is allowed in the Bank of America Auditorium. 



All attendees must park in the only parking deck on campus.  When you enter the parking deck, you should receive a ticket.  Please bring that inside for validation at the registration desk.  Your ticket has to be validated for you to receive free parking. 

Here is a link to the campus map that is available on the Morehouse College website. The parking deck is located to the right of the conference center.


NOTE:  In order for the Morehouse College to plan for adequate seating and food, it is important for us to be able to provide a lunch count to them by Monday afternoon before our Friday meetings, so please be sure to register by 1:00 pm March 5, 2018. Even if you are a gold or platinum member, we ask you to please register for the meetings.