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Breakfast Forum: Issues, Concerns and Solutions in Auditing 403(b) Plans

  • Thursday, May 23, 2013
  • 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
  • Hyatt Regency Irvine, 17900 Jamboree Road, Irvine


  • Early Bird pricing
  • Early Bird pricing

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Since 2009, there have been new audit requirements for 403(b) plans.  The audited financial statements attached to the Form 5500 filings have brought new visibility and reviews from the Department of Labor.  We will provide insights into features unique to 403(b) plans.  We will discuss issues found during the audits of 403(b) plans, inquiries made by the Department of Labor related to audits of 403(b) plans and solutions to getting them into compliance.

About our speakers:

Catrina Blackwell, CPA, is a Partner with Moss Adams LLP in the Employee Benefit Plan Services Group.  She leads Moss Adams' Benefit Plan Audit Practice in Southern California and has 20 years of experience auditing benefit plans.  Catrina joined Moss Adams in 2007 from a Big 4 CPA firm where she was the leader of their Employee Benefit Plan Assurance Practice.  She has extensive experience auditing all types and sizes of defined benefit and defined contribution plans.  Catrina is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.  She has served on the steering committee and has been a speaker at the AICPA Employee Benefit Plan Conference.

Stephanie Reagan, CPA, is the Managing Partner of Sunlin Consulting LLP.  She has served as Managing Partner of Sunlin Consulting LLP since co-founding the company in 2001.  A former Partner at Deloitte, she was responsible for building the company's Employee Benefits Tax Group for Southern California and later for the entire Western Region.  With more than 25 years of experience in all aspects of employee retirement benefits, she specializes in the design, compliance, administration and documentation of 403(k), 403(b) and 457(b) retirement plans.  Stephanie helps clients to identify and resolve plan compliance issues, including resolution through the IRS and DOL self-correction and fiduciary programs, and represents clients in IRS and DOL audits.

Doors open at 7:30 a.m. for check-in, breakfast and networking.  Our program will begin at 8:00 a.m. and this program will end at approximately 9:30 a.m.  The registration fee includes a full breakfast buffet and hosted parking in the self-parking lot at the Hyatt.

The reservation deadline for this event is Friday, May 17.

Continuing Education:
1 CE unit for ASPPA certifications
1 CEC for NIPA certifications
1 CPE for CEBS
1.5 hours MCLE for California attorneys
1.5 hours for California CPAs
1.5 hours for Certified Financial Planners
1 hour for Enrolled Retirement Plan Agents

The statements and materials presented at WP&BC Orange County Chapter events are solely the opinions of the speakers and do not represent the opinions or positions of WP&BC Orange County Chapter. In addition, WP&BC Orange County Chapter assumes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the statements and materials presented by speakers at WP&BC Orange County Chapter events.

Please feel free to reach out to WP&BC with any questions.

Direct Questions To:

Christine Stewart,
Chapter Administrator


(949) 407-9128


Orange County Chapter
PO Box 6111
Garden Grove, CA 92846

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