Out and About

Steve Named MSA Professor of the Year

The annual UCONN School of Business Accounting Department Awards Banquet was held on April 18, 2018. It concluded with the presentation of the MSA Professor of the Year award to Steve by department head George Plesko. This was Steve’s second time receiving the award. He first received it in the 2014-2015 school year.

Firm Awards Scholarship at UCONN Awards Banquet

Steve attended the UCONN School of Business Accounting Department awards banquet on April 18th and was pleased to award the Forensic Accounting Services Scholarship to undergraduate Kayla Sinkevitch.

13th Annual Borgida & Company  Food Drive

Steve and Rhiannon stopped by Borgida and Company, P.C. in Manchester this morning to make a donation to their 13th annual food drive benefitting the M.A.C.C. Community Food Pantry. After a few laps around the supermarket and some in-store, dry run construction, they ultimately erected a Christmas tree topped fireplace made entirely of cereal and pasta boxes–a truly festive donation!

Steve Speaks at ACFE’s Global Fraud Conference

Steve traveled to Las Vegas to speak at the ACFE’s Global Fraud Conference in June, 2018. The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) is the world’s largest anti-fraud organization, providing anti-fraud training and education to nearly 85,000 members worldwide.

Steve’s session, Fiduciary Fraud: When Trusted Individuals Turn Untrustworthy, addressed topics including when a fiduciary duty exists, actions and inactions that can lead to a breach of fiduciary duty, and how breaches can lead to fraud, losses, and damages.

2017 Winter Extravaganza

Screen Shot 2017-01-26 at 12.00.00 PMOn January 17, 2017, Steve spoke at the 2017 Winter Extravaganza, an charity event sponsored by the New England Claim Executives Association (NECEA), the Hartford Association of Insurance Professionals, the CT Insurance Marketing Association, and the Hartford Pond of the Honorable Order of the Blue Goose International.

Steve addressed the topic of employee theft and embezzlement and how pervasive it is within businesses today. He also discussed the need for more employee theft insurance coverage for most businesses.

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We have the resources to get to the bottom of your most complex financial matters. Our team of forensic accountants brings a varied background of experience to each matter.

Heading the team is Stephen A. Pedneault. A CPA and forensic accountant, Steve is also a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) and is a Forensic Certified Public Accountant (FCPA). He brings thirty years of accounting and fraud investigation experience to the firm.