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It Figures: The CRI Podcast

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Backed by the expertise of CRI’s more than 2,000 professionals, It Figures is an accounting and advisory focused podcast for business and organization leaders, entrepreneurs, and anyone who is looking to go beyond the status quo. The views expressed on “It Figures: The CRI Podcast,” are those of the presenter and moderator, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Carr, Riggs & Ingram. This podcast is intended for informational and educational purposes only, and is not intended as personal investment, tax, legal accounting advice or as a solicitation or recommendation. This is not investment research. Consult with your CRI advisor or other trusted professional should you have questions regarding your specific situation.

Backed by the expertise of CRI’s more than 2,000 professionals, It Figures is an accounting and advisory focused podcast for business and organization leaders, entrepreneurs, and anyone who is looking to go beyond the status quo. The views expressed on “It Figures: The CRI Podcast,” are those of the presenter and moderator, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Carr, Riggs & Ingram. This podcast is intended for informational and educational purposes only, and is not intended as personal investment, tax, legal accounting advice or as a solicitation or recommendation. This is not investment research. Consult with your CRI advisor or other trusted professional should you have questions regarding your specific situation.

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United States

Description:

Backed by the expertise of CRI’s more than 2,000 professionals, It Figures is an accounting and advisory focused podcast for business and organization leaders, entrepreneurs, and anyone who is looking to go beyond the status quo. The views expressed on “It Figures: The CRI Podcast,” are those of the presenter and moderator, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Carr, Riggs & Ingram. This podcast is intended for informational and educational purposes only, and is not intended as personal investment, tax, legal accounting advice or as a solicitation or recommendation. This is not investment research. Consult with your CRI advisor or other trusted professional should you have questions regarding your specific situation.

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@CRIcpa

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English

Contact:

615-945-1234


Episodes

S2:E7 - The One With the Christmas Day Bombing: A Data Infrastructure Nightmare

4/8/2021
The 2020 Christmas Day bombing in Nashville, Tennessee, caused obvious physical destruction to the city’s bustling downtown area—but what about the trickle-down effect of the physical destruction? Join our Cybersecurity and Data Privacy team for this episode of It Figures as they discuss the ramifications of such an event on infrastructure systems supporting everything from businesses to governments and families to hospital systems and how entities can protect themselves from future risk and...

Duration:00:30:12

S2:E6 - Controlling Manufacturing Costs

3/25/2021
In this episode, we apply real-world techniques to the monitoring and controlling of manufacturing costs. Join CRI Partners Tom Carmichael and Scott Bailey as they unravel everything from the budgeting processes to the most effective purchasing techniques performed by the manufacturing industry's goliaths.

Duration:00:20:44

S2:E5 - Conversations that Count: Empowering Women in Business

3/8/2021
In honor of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day, we are proud to introduce our first “Conversations that Count” episode of It Figures. Join CRI Partner of Human Capital, Sandi Guy, as she facilitates a panel discussion with other women from the firm as they discuss how society has impacted their perceptions of themselves, the challenges and successes they’ve seen in their professional careers, and how at the end of the day the most important thing that women can do for each...

Duration:00:34:40

S2:E4 - Risk Management Hot Topics for Financial Institutions

2/25/2021
The continual uncertainty and change we've seen across all areas of business, including financial institutions, calls for in-depth discussion. Join CRI Partners Rob Demonbreun and Chris Cain for this episode of It Figures as they talk about credit risk management, the impacts of PPP loans included in government stimulus packages, Part 363 temporary relief requirements, and much more.

Duration:00:27:02

S2:E3 - Triangulating Success: A CRI & CRI Capital Advisors Client Case Study

2/11/2021
Collaborating is often the key to success when owning and running a business—and transitioning to the sell phase of owning a business is no different! In this episode of It Figures, CRI Partner Jen Christensen is joined by CRI Capital Advisors Partners Joel Sikes and Paul Evans as they reflect on one of their most successful sell transactions and an overview of the steps business owners should take to prepare for the sale of their business.

Duration:00:24:22

S2:E2 - Accounting for CARES Act Funding & Single Audit Compliance

1/28/2021
In this episode of "It Figures: The CRI Podcast," we outline how governments should recognize revenue from the Coronavirus Relief Fund, as well as the steps they should take to ensure single audit compliance. Join us as CRI Partners Robert Lemmon, Ray Roberts, April Shuping, and Gwen Mansfield-Vogt detail this information and much more.

Duration:00:25:42

S2:E1 - Is FDICIA Still Relevant for Your Institution?

1/14/2021
Establishing key controls, maintaining adequate documentation, and understanding the overall complexity of FDICIA (Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Improvement Act) can help mitigate your institution's risk of noncompliance. In this episode of "It Figures," join CRI Financial Institutions Partners Doug Mims and Chris Cain as they explore the relevancy of FDICIA today and why it is essential to maintaining compliance.

Duration:00:11:09

S1:E25 - Leadership Succession Planning Tips

9/28/2020
An organization’s long-term success is dependent upon not only its financial health, but also on how the organization plans and prepares for leadership succession—which is often overlooked. In this episode of “It Figures,” CRI Partners Jose Aponte and Alan Skinner discuss the initial steps to setting up a C-Suite/leadership succession plan, important pitfalls to avoid, considerations when forming your plan, and how often an organization should review and modify its plan.

Duration:00:20:55

S1:24 - Secrets to a Successful Single Audit

8/31/2020
What is a Single Audit? How can my organization help ensure a successful Single Audit? How do we prepare? Join CRI’s very own “Single Audit Empress” partner, Gwen Mansfield-Vogt and CRI New Orleans partner Becky Hammond as they detail the areas crucial to staging a smooth, positive Single Audit, as well as tips and resources to help ready your organization for the process.

Duration:00:18:42

S1:E23 - Construction Cost Avoidance & Recovery

8/14/2020
The majority of entities these days are building projects using cost plus delivery methods—if they are not employing a third-party to verify the cost of the project then construction managers are submitting reimbursement records without proper oversight. CRI Partners Matt Incinelli and Rob Broline combine forces in this episode of “It Figures” to detail the basics of construction cost avoidance services, the advantages of having them performed, and who benefits the most from engaging these...

Duration:00:14:06

S1:E22 - COVID-19 | Governmental Fund Relief Part 4

7/30/2020
Ensuring your government entity is taking the right steps to stay afloat during the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic can be very difficult. Join us for Part 4 as CRI Partners Robert Lemmon, Ray Roberts, Becky Hammond, and David Alvarez answer some of our clients most frequently asked questions regarding government fund relief during the current economic climate. CRI’s COVID-19-focused episodes are vetted for accuracy at the time of recording, but changes may have occurred. For the most...

Duration:00:25:46

S1:E21 - Protected Cell Captive Insurance 101

7/24/2020
If you’re a captive manager, CFO, insurance broker, controller, or in risk management then you may have heard about protected cell captive insurance companies. But what exactly are they? On this episode of “It Figures,” CRI Partners Scott Bailey and Steven Lorady introduce the concept of protected cell captive entities, detail the pros and cons of utilizing one, and other high-level facets of this type of insurance company.

Duration:00:14:56

S1:E20 - All About Risk Retention Groups

7/2/2020
Are you considering a risk retention group (RRG) as a way to transfer risk beyond that of traditional insurance coverage? Join CRI’s experienced insurance partners Scott Bailey and Steven Lorady as they dive into the nuances surrounding RRGs from a regulatory perspective, including audit and NAIC reporting requirements, what coverages RRGs can underwrite, ownership conditions that must be met, and how premium and retaliatory taxes work for RRGs.

Duration:00:14:20

S1:E19 - Full-Spectrum Client Accounting Outsourcing Services

6/15/2020
Monumental changes are taking place in accounting and bookkeeping services these days, and automation is drastically changing the way the industry approaches these time-honored processes. But don’t go ditching your accountant just yet! In this episode of It Figures, CRI Partners Deanna Dibin and Martin Copeland discuss how even with the speed of change and information delivery that automation provides, people who can interpret the information that accounting systems provide matter even more...

Duration:00:13:37

S1:E18 - COVID-19 | Governmental Fund Relief Part 3

6/9/2020
Ensuring your government entity is taking the right steps to stay afloat during the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic can be very difficult. Join us for Part 3 as CRI Partners Robert Lemmon, Ray Roberts, Jason Harpe, and David Alvarez answer some of our clients most frequently asked questions regarding government fund relief during the current economic climate. CRI’s COVID-19-focused episodes are vetted for accuracy at the time of recording, but changes may have occurred. For the most...

Duration:00:28:55

S1:E17 - COVID-19 | Governmental Questions Part 4

6/2/2020
Is your government entity prepared for what is yet to come of the COVID-19 impact? Do you have questions about the steps you may need to take once the smoke clears? Join us as CRI Partners Robert Lemmon, Ray Roberts, Jason Harpe, and David Alvarez answer some of our clients most frequently asked questions regarding government entities and the current economic climate. CRI’s COVID-19-focused episodes are vetted for accuracy at the time of recording, but changes may have occurred. For the...

Duration:00:28:16

S1:E16 - When You Suspect Fraud: The Story of the Million Dollar Fajita Fraud

5/27/2020
What do I do if I suspect fraud is occurring in my organization? Who can help me determine the extent of the fraud? Do I involve law enforcement? These are some of the questions that most business owners will unfortunately and inevitably face at some point. Join CRI Partners Ygnacio Garza and Jimmy Woodall on this episode of It Figures as they explore the ways finance officers and business owners can identify fraud, the steps to rectify and mitigate the fraud, and the internal controls to...

Duration:00:17:12

S1:E15 - COVID-19 | Governmental Fund Relief Part 2

5/15/2020
Ensuring your government entity is taking the right steps to stay afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic can be very difficult. Join us for Part 2 as CRI Partners Robert Lemmon, Ray Roberts, and Jason Harpe answer some of our clients most frequently asked questions regarding government fund relief during the current economic climate. CRI’s COVID-19-focused episodes are vetted for accuracy at the time of recording, but changes may have occurred. For the most up-to-date information, please...

Duration:00:20:30

S1:E14 - COVID-19 | Governmental Fund Relief Part 1

5/13/2020
Ensuring your government entity is taking the right steps to stay afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic can be very difficult. Join us as CRI Partners Robert Lemmon, Ray Roberts, and Jason Harpe answer some of our clients most frequently asked questions regarding government fund relief during the current economic climate. CRI’s COVID-19-focused episodes are vetted for accuracy at the time of recording, but changes may have occurred. For the most up-to-date information, please contact your...

Duration:00:23:20

S1:E13 - COVID-19 | Governmental Questions Part 3

4/27/2020
Is your government entity prepared for what is yet to come of COVID-19? Do you have questions about the steps you may need to take once the smoke clears? Join us as CRI Partners Robert Lemmon, Ray Roberts, and Becky Hammond answer some of our clients most frequently asked questions regarding government entities and the current economic climate. CRI’s COVID-19-focused episodes are vetted for accuracy at the time of recording, but changes may have occurred. For the most up-to-date...

Duration:00:21:21