Using 35 years of experience in auditing, corporate finance, and investment banking, Gary D. Zeune, CPA, provides CPAs, attorneys and executives with hands-on experience in fraud and corporate strategy performance improvement. Mr. Zeune instructs courses for:
FBI National Training Academy
Office of the U.S. Attorney
The SEC Institute
National Association of Securities Dealers
North American Securities Administrators Association
American Society for Industrial Security
Over 35 state CPA societies and bar associations
American Institute of CPAs
American Management Association
Institute of Management Accountants
Treasury Management Association
Private classes for numerous companies and
Mr. Zeune has instructed Strategy Formulation and Implementation in the Executive MBA Program and Accounting and Honors Finance at The Ohio State University. He is also a member of the Education Executive Council and is past chairman of the Education Marketing and Public Relations Committees of The Ohio Society of CPAs. His other memberships include: the American Institute of CPAs, and the Regulation of Public Offerings Committee of the Ohio Division of Securities. Prior to forming his consulting practice in 1986, Mr. Zeune was an Assistant Vice President of Corporate Finance at The Ohio Company, a Columbus, Ohio investment banking firm. He also spent more than five years in Treasury and Finance at Wendy’s International, where he was responsible for mergers and acquisitions, financial and SEC reporting, and corporate finance. He was on the audit staff of Ernst & Ernst from 1973 to 1977; and taught accounting at Ohio University from 1970 to 1973, where he received his bachelors in mathematics and masters in accounting, with honors.
Mr. Zeune is also widely published. He has published more than 40 professional articles and is the author of The CEO’s Complete Guide to Committing Fraud and Outside the Box Performance. He has been a member of the Editorial Advisory Boards of the Journal of Working Capital Management and The Ohio CPA Journal. For Deloitte & Touche, he authored Financing Business Growth and has completed the first draft of The Complete Guide to Buying or Selling a Closely Held Business, two books in the firm’s Entrepreneurial Series. He has authored chapters for two books published by Warren Gorham Lamont, the world’s largest financial publisher: Accessing the Capital Markets and Options for Raising Capital.
TRAINING AND CONSULTING
Mr. Zeune has the ONLY speaker’s bureau in the country specializing in white-collar criminals — The Pros & The Cons. Mr. Zeune’s speakers tell their stories of how and they committed their crimes. Their frauds range from $18,000 to $350 million. Speakers include CPAs, attorneys,and business people.
The frauds include:
Mark Morze created 10,000 phony documents to steal $100 million in the infamous ZZZZ Best Carpet Cleaning fraud (86% of the revenue was fake and no one found it)
Fred Shapiro defrauded nearly every major financial institution in the City of Philadelphia to the tune of $8.6M. He is a former attorney, accountant, educator and inmate. Fred worked undercover with the U.S. attorney’s office and the FBI in a drug and money laundering operation in an effort to minimize his sentence.
Nick Wallace committed a $350 million fraud as the President of ESM Government Securities resulting in the collapse of the Ohio Saving & Loan Guarantee Fund, and the bankruptcy of 69 Ohio S&Ls
Dunlap Cannon was the largest real estate closing attorney in Memphis. He went to prison for 32 months for stealing $5 million from his clients.
Suffering from medical expenses and family deaths, bookkeeper Teri Lynn Norwood stole $18,000, promising to pay it back. She ran out of time.