*All attendees must register, including Gold & Platinum members.  Please ensure you receive a confirmation e-mail after RSVPing*


GACFE Luncheon Meeting April 5, 2019


Speakers:  Samara Ross and Satyan Singh, SEC Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations

Topic:  Getting to know the SEC


Samara V. Ross, Assistant Regional Director, Atlanta Regional Office

Samara joined the SEC in August 2007 as a staff accountant. She has been an examination manager since February 2012. Prior to joining the SEC, Samara was an Inspection Specialist with the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board.  Her responsibilities included overseeing audits of public companies in order to protect the interests of investors and further the public interest in the preparation of informative, accurate and independent audit reports.  She has also worked as a Financial Services Assurance Manager with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Atlanta, GA and Baltimore, MD.  Her responsibilities included auditing capital markets, investment management, banking and insurance entities. Samara, a certified public accountant in DC, has earned a B.S. and a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in accounting from Florida A&M University.

Satyan Singh, Exam Manager, Atlanta Regional Office

Satyan joined the SEC in 2009 in the Atlanta Regional Office, bringing 14 years of experience in derivative products, hedge funds and private equity funds. His experience includes work in valuation and reviewing and analyzing derivatives. Prior to his employment with the SEC, Satyan was employed as the Controller with Earnest Partners, LLC, an asset management company.  Prior to Earnest Partners, Satyan was the COO of The Hybrid Group, LLC, a multi-structured hedge fund.  Satyan worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP in the Investment Management/Alternative practice in New York and Atlanta conducting and leading audits of registered and unregistered funds and their advisers.  

GACFE APRIL MEETING:                    

Date: Friday, April 5, 2019
Time: 11:20 AM to 1:00 PM 
Registration Starting Time: 11:00 AM
Buffet Lunch Available: 11:20 AM
Speaker Presentations: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Location: Ansley Golf Club, 196 Montgomery Ferry Drive, Atlanta, GA 30309

Click here to register for luncheon!!!   



Involvement Opportunities:  Would you like to become more involved in serving the Chapter or serving on the Board?

Contact Bruno Pavlicek, our President at president@gacfe.org
Membership Profiles:  If you are a Standard, Standard 2yr, Gold or Platinum Member, log into your GACFE profile at www.gacfe.org and make sure your National ACFE Membership Number is included, and that your contact information is correct.  Also, take a moment to access your National ACFE Membership Profile and make sure it’s up to date.


NOTE:  In order for the Ansley Golf Club to plan for adequate seating and food, it is important for us to be able to provide a lunch count to them by Tuesday afternoon before our Friday meetings, so please be sure to register by 11:00 am April 2, 2019. Even if you are a gold or platinum member, we ask you to please register for the meetings.


All cancellations must be submitted by Tuesday the week of the luncheon.


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