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Operations Level Internal Control Webcast


Sept. 24
12:30 - 4:00 p.m.

CPE Credits



PICPA Member: $139 | Nonmember: $189

CLE Credit Add-On: $25

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Many in business view internal control systems almost purely as a protective measure. However, a well-designed internal control system can and will drive all entity objectives, including successful operations. This session uses information gathered from years of creating internal control systems and concepts from well-respected authoritative pronouncements and frameworks to illustrate the power of a strong control system. Those tasked with developing ways to improve operation-level capabilities will learn how establishing such a system will benefit their organization.


* List important components and subcomponents of an internal control system* Explain how the control environment helps or hinders the operation of control measures and helps or hinders operational effectiveness* Detail important steps that an organization can undertake, specifically related to control development, that can drive the methodologies of the entity


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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