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Defining Where and Why Internal Controls are Needed Webinar


Jan. 14
2:30 - 4:30 p.m.

CPE Credits



PICPA Member: $75 | Nonmember: $101

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List reasons to create controls such as to reduce errors, thwart fraud or enhance efficiency.Distinguish between proactively and reactively created measures.Identify control type segments such as administrative or operation level measures.


Learn to identify areas where overlooked internal controls are needed. How to identify and implement more robust controls.Most organizations have many of the basic controls measures required to operate in place. But many lack essential measures that can enhance security, productivity, and the quality of information available for decision making. We'll identify areas where necessary internal control measures are needed. Then explain why these controls should be created, and review in detail specific controls that should be utilized.


Karl Egnatoff, CPA.CITP

Member, Phoenix Beach, LLC

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Karl Egnatoff is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) currently living in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. During the past 22 years Mr. Egnatoff has worked as a consultant, trainer and as a software engineer while engaged on projects for business organization of all types. Prior to this, Karl worked in public accounting as well as in private sector accounting for a period of approximately six years. Before partnering with Pat Garverick to form Phoenix Beach in 2015, Karl presented and created material in association with other quality CPE organizations for approximately seven years. In addition to being a CPA, he is also a Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP).

During the course of his career, Mr. Egnatoff has owned and operated a number of successful businesses. All of these provided services to other organizations in the business community.  The experience he garnered while serving these organizations helps him now as he writes and presents continuing professional education through Phoenix Beach.

Mr. Egnatoff is a member of the West Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the Information Technology Section of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He has also achieved a number of technology certifications including Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), Certified Software Engineer (CSE) and Certified Integration Developer (CID).

Karl graduated from Marshall University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree. During his time in college, he participated in division I Cross County competing on the varsity squad. He was also on Marshall’s Track team. Karl and his wife Lana have been married for twenty-seven years. They have two grown sons, Jordan and Steven.



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