Governing & Leading with Integrity
South Jordan, UT
Governing and Leading with Integrity: Business Ethics in the Boardroom and the C-Suite
Nationally-acclaimed Professor Steve Albrecht will lead a discussion about ethical dilemmas and challenges faced by both board members and executives and why taking the high road pays big dividends for companies, executives and board members. He will discuss what it means to have good corporate governance and why that is so important, regardless of the perceived short-term costs.
Location and Time
651 South Jordan Parkway
South Jordan, UT 84095
11:30 am - Registration and Networking
Noon to 2 pm - Speaker and Lunch
Steve AlbrechtW. Steve Albrecht, MBA, PhD, CPA, CFE, CIA Gunnell Endowed Professor, Marriott School of Management & Wheatley Fellow, BYU Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah Steve Albrecht is the Gunnell Endowed Professor in the Marriott School of Management and a Wheatley Fellow at Brigham Young University. Steve is a certified public accountant, certified internal auditor, and certified fraud examiner. He earned his B.S. in accounting at BYU and his MBA and PhD degrees from the University of Wisconsin. He has taught at BYU, Stanford and the U. of Illinois. While at BYU, he has been an associate dean of the Marriott School of Management and the director of the School of Accountancy. Steve has written numerous books and academic and professional articles and has been an expert witness in 36 major business fraud cases including Enron, Tyco, Adelphia, Cendant and Lincoln Savings and Loan. He has consulted with hundreds of companies and organizations, including the FBI and Fortune 500 companies. He has served on the board of directors of nine different companies and is currently on the board of five companies. He has been president of four major academic and professional organizations. He was previously the mission president of the Japan Tokyo Mission of the LDS Church. He has been named the outstanding accounting educator in the U.S. by five different organizations and was named the outstanding faculty member at BYU. In honor of his academic work, a professorship was endowed in his name by an anonymous donor at BYU and in honor of his professional service a building was named after him in Austin, Texas. Steve is married to the former LeAnn Christiansen of Waukesha, Wisconsin and they have 6 children and 26 grandchildren.