2018 Controllers Workshop (BC18)
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 Export to Your Calendar 3/23/2018
When: 03/23/2018
8:00 AM until 4:20 PM
Where: Renaissance Hotel
7000 Bluebonnet Blvd
Baton Rouge
United States
Presenter: Various

Online registration is available until: 3/23/2018
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Gold Sponsor


Cost Segregation Initiatives

Cost Segregation Initiatives caters to CPAs and CFOs to help them manage fixed assets in regard to their real estate holdings and related tax issues. This includes cost segregation studies, asset management studies, disposal studies, and repairs/maintenance decisions. Curt regularly consults with CPAs and CFOs on planning and compliance issues relating to depreciation, tangible property regulations, and changes of method of accounting including form 3115

Curt Gautreau, CPA • 225.910.8195 • curt@crsbr.com

Bronze Sponsors



Paychex is a leading provider of payroll, payroll tax, HR, and benefits outsourcing solutions for small- to medium-sized businesses. They also offer 401(k) plan recordkeeping, section 125 plans, a professional employer organization, and other administrative services for businesses.

James Reynolds • 504.368.4455, ext. 44008 • jreynolds@paychex.com


Robert Half

With more than 400 specialized locations worldwide, Robert Half is dedicated to connecting you with professionals with skills well-matched to your hiring needs. And we help job seekers find rewarding positions where they can thrive. We've been making happy matches since 1948.

Shana Silcio • 504.529.9747 • shana.silcio@roberthalf.com


Whitney Bank

Whitney offers expertise in all aspects of Commercial Banking, Treasury Services, International Banking, and specialized financial solutions. From operating accounts with great value to sophisticated financing solutions to treasury products that help you manage your payments and deposits, our job is to anticipate the needs of your business.

Jerry Brodnax • 504.299.5260 • jerry.brodnax@whitneybank.com

As the financial pilot of your organization, you’re responsible for monitoring the dashboard and reading gauges for early indications of trouble. Any number of outside forces can create turbulence and threaten the future of the organization. Whether your business is at its ideal cruising altitude, still ascending, or on the brink of spiraling out of control, we’ve got you covered. The 2018 Controllers Workshop will give you the instruments you need to scan the horizon and make necessary adjustments before things get bumpy. The lineup is fueled by experienced speakers who will help you maintain upward momentum and soar to new heights.

Sponsorships are still available. Contact Misean Reed at 504.904.1133 or mreed@lcpa.org.

Visit our Virtual Expo!

Click on the logos and links in the Virtual Expo tab above to get a preview of their offerings and make sure to stop by and introduce yourself at the conference to learn more. Plus, many will be giving away fabulous prizes, so bring your business cards so you can enter to win!

Sponsorships are still available. Contact Misean Reed at 504.904.1133 or mreed@lcpa.org.

6:30 am Registration/Continential Breakfast Opens
7:00 – 7:50 am

Lagniappe Session (optional)

Power Up Your Excel Knowledge
Karen Jones, CAPM • Postlethwaite & Netterville • Baton Rouge, LA
8:00 – 9:15 am Revenue Recognition and Lease Accounting: Changes are Coming
Kurt Oestriecher, CPA • Oestriecher & Company • Alexandria, LA
9:15 – 9:35 am Break/Visit with Exhibitors
9:35 – 10:50 am New Rules for Pass-Through Entities in the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act
Alfred E. (Ted) Stacey IV, CPA • Bourgeois Bennett, LLC • New Orleans, LA
10:50 – 11:40 am The Psychology of Fraud
David Yellott, CPA, CGMA • East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office • Baton Rouge, LA
11:40 am – 12:40 pm Lunch (included)
12:40 – 1:55 pm Today’s Cyber World: Risks vs Rewards
Lisa Traina, CPA, CITP, CGMA • Traina & Associates, A CapinCrouse Company • Baton Rouge, LA
1:55 – 2:15 pm Break/Visit with Exhibitors
2:15 – 3:30 pm Blockchain Technology: What You Should Know
John Higgins, CPA, CITP • CPA Crossings, LLC • Rochester, MI
3:30 – 4:20 pm Intelligent Interviewing
Daniel Prados, CPA, CPC • The Personnel Consulting Group • Metairie, LA
James Schneider, CPA, CIA • The Personnel Consulting Group • Metairie, LA

Renaissance Hotel
7000 Bluebonnet Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70810

Group Rate: Feb. 22
Group Code:To reserve by phone, call 866.469.5448 and mention LCPA’s Controllers Workshop.

Cut-off date: $139/night

Registration Fees

Up to 9 CPE credits

Early Bird (through 3/12) Member/Non-member: $289/389
Register online using the 'Register' button above.

After 3/12, add $50 to your fee.

*Non-CPA staff of LCPA members may attend at the member rate.

To register by phone, call the LCPA Member Service Center at 800.288.5272 or 504.464.1040 Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm.

Need to register more than one person?
Fill out our Group Registration Form and email it to register@lcpa.org.