Officers & Directors
The following are the members of the board for the 2019 year of the Boise Chapter, ACFE:
|President||Denise McClure, CPA, CFE||Averti Solutions, LLC|
|Vice President||Larry Gibbons, CPA, CFE||KPMG|
|Secretary||Amy Evans||DL Evans Bank|
|Treasurer||Jared Suzuki, CPA, CFE||Retired|
|Directors||Tawnya Eldredge, CFE||Idaho State Tax Commission
RSM US LLP
|Immediate Past President||Mark Eisenmann, CPA, CFE||Boise State University Auditor’s Office|
Denise McClure, CPA, CFE
Denise brings over 30 years of experience in public accounting, forensic accounting, business management, and non-profit board involvement to her work as a forensic accountant. She is a CPA and CFE and has worked exclusively as a forensic accountant for the past ten years.
Denise is the President and founder of Averti Solutions, LLC. “Averti” means aware in French which exemplifies her desire to assist business owners, government agencies and non-profit boards become more profitable, secure and efficient by creating accountable and transparent work environments.
Her services include litigation support for civil cases, investigations of theft and embezzlement, forensic accounting services for partnership and other disputes, internal control assessments to identify risks and improve checks and balances, and author and speaker on accountable and transparent business practices. Denise has served as an expert witness in several civil and criminal cases, including a murder trial.
Denise earned a Bachelor’s degree and Masters in Hospital and Health Administration from the University of Iowa and an MBA in Accounting from Indiana University.
Denise is a member of ACFE national, Boise ACFE, AICPA, and Idaho Society of CPAs. Denise is past-President of Boise ACFE.
Larry Gibbons, CPA, CFE
Larry is currently an Audit Manager at KPMG. He has been working for KPMG since 2013. Larry holds an M.S. and B.S in Accountancy from Boise State University. Larry is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Fraud Examiner, both awarded in 2014. Larry has also served as a board member and Treasurer of the Laurel’s Legacy non-profit and as the VP of the Certified Fraud Examiner Boise State student chapter.
Amy is an Idaho native, living in Boise. Amy has been in banking in the Treasure Valley since 1991 when she started her career with West One Bank. She started as a teller and later became a Personal Banker. In 1998 Amy left WestOne after it merged with US Bank and started at Syringa Bank as a Personal Banker and later as Assistant Vice President, Business Development Officer.
In 2000 Amy accepted a position with DL Evans Bank and has set up every new branch the bank has opened since then. Her primary responsibility is bank security and fraud prevention, but she also serves as a liaison to the Administrative Office, working on compliance items, helping to revise policies, supporting bank operations, conducting training, and helping human resources with new employee orientations and benefits.
Amy has been the Premier Club Director for the Treasure Valley since its inception in 2004. The Premier Club is a club for folks aged 50 or better and offers travel opportunities, luncheons, social events and informative round table seminars on important topics of interest, such as identity theft and fraud prevention. Amy has over 800 members in her club and really enjoys the relationships she has developed over the years.
Amy is very involved in the Treasure Valley community. She serves as the Secretary/Treasurer for the Treasure Valley Referral Group, a local business leads group. She is Vice President of the Board of Directors for the Idaho Senior Games and recently served as Vice Chair for the Idaho Bankers Association Security Committee. Amy also volunteers for numerous local fund raising events.
Jared Suzuki, CPA, CFE
Jared is currently retired after working in the San Francisco Bay Area for over thirty years. He has worked in public accounting with Deloitte, and in audit and fraud investigation with multi-national companies in consumer products, pharmaceuticals, and high tech. Jared also worked in financial management for startups in aviation, software, and waste management. He has performed fraud investigations world-wide, and has worked overseas in Kuwait.
Tawnya Eldredge, CFE
Tawnya is a CFE and a Tax Enforcement Supervisor with the Idaho State Tax Commission where she has worked for 22 years. Tawnya has a B.S. in Psychology from BYU, a B.S. in Accountancy and a Master’s degree in Accountancy-Tax from BSU. Tawnya is a member of the Idaho Coalition Against Identity Theft (ICAIT) and frequently speaks on Tax Identity Theft at venues around the state, including the recent State Controller’s Payroll Conference and a number of Senior Scam Jams sponsored by the Department of Finance.
John Croy, CPA, CFE, CIA
John is the national leader, construction risk advisory services for RSM US LLP. He has 38 years experience, which includes construction, engineering, forensic and manufacturing accounting, and auditing for commercial and governmental projects in North America and several foreign countries. He has given seminars, published articles and has been a guest speaker at national conferences for the Institute of Internal Auditors, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and the Association of Healthcare Internal Auditors. He has provided litigation support for several major construction programs and has conducted investigations leading to indictments of government officials and civilians.
John held senior-level positions for major publicly traded construction and engineering companies, including chief financial officer and assistant director of internal audit.
Professional Affiliations and Credentials
- Idaho Society of Certified Public Accountants
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
- Certified Fraud Examiner
- Certified Internal Auditor
- University of Idaho: Accounting Advisory Board
- University of Idaho, Bachelor of Science in Accounting
- University of Idaho, Masters in Business Administration
Patty Hall, CFE
Patty is an audit and accounting professional with 30 years of experience in diverse industry segments including, banking, financial services, hospitality, mail order, real estate and furniture manufacturing. Patty has held the CFE credential since 2009. Patty’s work in various audit capacities includes identifying risks and making effective and workable recommendations to address those risks. Patty has broad experience in a variety of accounting functions including payroll, accounts receivable, accounts payable and general ledger and writing procedures manuals.
Patty’s experience also includes internal audit in the banking industry and field exam management of a high dollar/high risk asset based lending loan portfolio. Comprehensive collateral risk analysis of commercial loan customers representing businesses from all sectors such as manufacturing, service, distribution, retail and healthcare. Patty has given testimony in multiple depositions relative to a multi-state fraud case that involved both federal and state charges against a bank customer. Served as a grand jury witness in the same case.
Mark Eisenman, CPA, CFE
Mark is currently the Internal Audit Manager at Boise State University. He has been working for Boise State since 2005. His work experience also includes two years with the Idaho Legislative Audit Office and two years with a local CPA firm. Mark earned both a Masters of Accountancy and a B.S. in Business Administration with a double emphasis in accounting and finance from the University of Montana. Mark is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). He is one of the founding members of the local ACFE chapter. Mark serves on two other boards: Capital Educators Credit Union and the Idaho Association for the Education of Young Children.