Join fellow FAU Owls Roberto Valdez and Austin Tellam as they discuss where their Executive Forensic Accounting degrees have taken them since graduating from the School of Accounting Executive Programs.

This is an exclusive event for Students and Alumni only. Please RSVP here to attend.

When: Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 11:30am EST

Where: FAU Higher Education Complex – Suite 1008L – 111 East Las Olas Blvd. Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301


Mr. Roberto Valdez, CISM, CISA, CPA graduated from the Forensic Accounting Program in 2014 and is currently Manager of Risk Advisory Services for Kaufman Rossin in Boca Raton.  Rob specializes in the Information Technology aspect of forensic accounting where he works with clients to identify, manage and combat cybersecurity threats such as phishing attacks, ransomware and data breaches while meeting strict compliance requirements.  Mr. Valdez is also a respected member of the School of Accounting Executive Programs Faculty and serves as the practitioner Instructor in the Writing for Forensic Accounting courses.

Mr. Austin Tellam graduated from the Forensic Accounting Program in 2011 and is currently the Senior Manager at EisnerAmper.  He has nearly 15 years of experience leading and managing complex international investigations throughout the U.S. and Latin America.  Austin will be also be bringing with him a desire to search out and possibly hire Forensic Accountants from this program.  Students and Alumni should come fully prepared to ask questions about the field of forensic accounting and network with a potential future employer.  Bring your questions, as there will be a light Q&A session after the presentations.

How to Join This Event – In Person:

Please join us for this exclusive event by coming to Suite 1008L in the Higher Education Complex on Saturday, April 6, 2019. The discussion starts at 11:30am EST, so please arrive a little early. A catered lunch will be served following the discussion where you can meet and network with the presenters, fellow students, alumni, faculty, staff, etc. Don’t miss out on this great professional development opportunity. RSVP now!

How to Join This Event – Online:

Everyone (students and alumni) should please RSVP in order to save a space. Please click here to open the RSVP form on

Students will receive a link to the WebEx presentation via email, as well as via their Canvas courses on or before April 6, 2019. You will join the online discussion the same way you join an online course lecture via WebEx.

Alumni will receive the WebEx link to join the discussion via email only. Please be sure to RSVP in order to receive it. Without an RSVP we will be unable to send you the link.

Parking information for this event is available at this link.

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