• Archive for the ‘Where I’ve Been’ Category

    Special For Forbes: A Business Travel Story About Mexico

    By • Feb 2nd, 2011

    Mexico is my great love. So I jumped at the chance to contribute to a Special Report at Forbes, On The Road: The Pleasures and Pain of Business Travel. My piece, Glimpses: Cuernavaca, Mexico, June 2005, is about attending the wedding of a client’s daughter.



    2010 Year in Review: Securities Enforcement, Litigation & Compliance

    By • Jan 1st, 2011

    Here’s a replay of the 2010 Year In Review webcast from Securities Docket. I’m talking about auditor litigation and I’m joined by a great group of other lawyers and experts.



    “Building a Social Media Risk Management Program” Lunch and Learn Panel

    By • Dec 27th, 2010

    The Chicago ISACA Chapter sponsored a Lunch and Learn in conjunction with Crowe Horwath. I participated as a panelist. A presentation given by Crowe Horwath is included.



    ISACA Chicago Chapter Holiday Party – Joint Event With IIA

    By • Nov 30th, 2010

    The Chicago chapters of the IIA and ISACA are pleased to present the 2010 Annual Holiday Celebration, December 9th. Please join us for an elegant afternoon of networking and holiday cheer. We are extremely excited to welcome Mr. Richard (Dick) Anderson as our keynote speaker, an acclaimed scholar on the subject of corporate governance and […]



    How To Increase Visibility and Showcase Expertise: A ProfNet Connect Live-Chat

    By • Nov 29th, 2010

    This Tuesday, November 30, 2010, from 8:30 to 10 pm EST find me on ProfNet Connect’s Connect Chat, a series of live chats to foster active and engaging conversation between communications professionals, experts and the media. The launch of ProfNet Connect gave rise to the idea of creating a real-time dialogue between site users and […]



    2010 FEI CFRI Conference: A New York State of Mind

    By • Nov 15th, 2010

    I’m spending a few days in New York, covering the 2010 Financial Executives International (FEI) Current Financial Reporting Issues (CFRI) Conference. It’s two days at the Marriott Marquis chock full of FASBs, GAAP, SEC and CFO -types, and a chance to see some of the others who have covered the conference with me these past […]



    re: The Auditors at The Poynter Institute

    By • Oct 26th, 2010

    This week I’m attending a class at the Poynter Institute, Critical Tools For The Non-Traditional Journalist. It’s a great privilege to be here and I’m meeting tons of folks from all walks of life.  We are tweeting under the hashtag #NonTradJs. Nick Coleman was born and raised in St. Paul, Minnesota.  Nick, 59, was a reporter […]



    10 Worth Watching: Women Who Inspire A Profession

    By • Oct 19th, 2010

    Wow.  This was a lovely surprise. ‘A girl with a Mac Book’ Francine McKenna doesn’t call herself a journalist, but her blog seems to belie that claim. Since 2006, McKenna has been the mastermind and managing editor behind re: The Auditors, a blog that covers the regulation and globalization of Big Four audit firms, and […]



    McKenna To Attend Poynter Institute Program: St. Petersburg, FL

    By • Oct 18th, 2010

    The Loeb Finalist experience inspired me to look for opportunities to learn more about journalism and digital media from the pros. I’ve been applying for fellowships and programs that can help me find more people doing what I do and more support for future plans. One place that’s well known to professional journalists is the […]



    McKenna Featured in Three New Videos on The Street.com

    By • Sep 22nd, 2010

    Last week while I was in New York, I had the pleasure of sitting down with Maria Woehr, a Financial Services reporter for The Street.com.  We talked for about a half an hour and she’s produced three videos from that material so far.