Eric Lister Earns CFE Credentials

May 2018 | Posted in Audit, Energy, Fraud, Manufacturing and Distribution, Manufacturing, Wholesale, & Retail, Retail and Restaurants, Risk Advisory Services
Audit, Energy, Fraud, Manufacturing and Distribution, Manufacturing, Wholesale, & Retail, Retail and Restaurants, Risk Advisory Services

Houston, TX – (May 8, 2018) – Whitley Penn is pleased to announce that Eric Lister has been awarded the globally preferred Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) credential. In order to become a CFE, Lister has met a stringent set of criteria and passed a rigorous exam administered by the ACFE.

Lister has more than seven years of audit experience with a focus primarily in the Oil and Gas industry. He has extensive experience working in risk advisory, internal audit, and internal controls.  He has designed and performed enterprise risk assessments, annual audit plans, and internal control testing procedures over financial reporting for public and private companies with domestic and international operations.

“We are proud of Eric for obtaining this certification. His accomplishments and wealth of experience will be a valued resource to our clients and potential clients,” states Nathen McEown, Partner in Charge of the Houston office.

Lister previously served as the Chief Audit Executive of a publicly traded oil and gas company in Houston and has experience managing all aspects of Internal Audit and SOX departments.

Lister earned a BA in Communications from Mississippi State University and an MBA in Finance and Internal Audit from Louisiana State University.

About the ACFE

The ACFE is the world’s largest anti-fraud organization and premier provider of anti-fraud training and education. Together with nearly 65,000 members, the ACFE is reducing business fraud world-wide and inspiring public confidence in the integrity and objectivity within the profession.  Identified as “the premier financial sleuthing organization” by The Wall Street Journal, the ACFE has captured national and international media attention.  For more information about the ACFE visit www.ACFE.com.

About Whitley Penn

Whitley Penn continues to be one of the region’s most distinguished public accounting firms. With a strong base in Texas and a worldwide network affiliation via Nexia International, the firm is strategically positioned for continued growth both locally and internationally.  Whitley Penn has been consistently recognized as “One the Top 100 Firms in the U.S.” and “Best of the Best” by INSIDE Public Accounting.  For more information on Whitley Penn, please visit whitleypenn.com.

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Whitley Penn continues to be one of the region’s most distinguished public accounting firms. With a strong base in Texas and a worldwide network affiliation via Nexia International, the firm is strategically positioned for continued growth both locally and internationally. Whitley Penn has been consistently recognized as “One of the Top 100 Firms in the U.S.” and “Best of the Best” by INSIDE Public Accounting. For more information on Whitley Penn, please visit whitleypenn.com.

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