Ethics & Compliance Initiative


Ethics & Compliance Initiative
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  • Paul Zikmund
    Paul Zikmund
    Director, Global Forensics, Compliance & Integrity Service, Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP

    Paul is a Director in Baker Tilly’s Global Forensics, Compliance & Integrity Services practice. He joined the firm in 2019 and is a results-driven professional with extensive experience in the development, implementation and administration of fraud, compliance, ethics, security, enterprise risk and crisis risk management programs and controls. Paul formally served as director global ethics and compliance for Bunge in White Plains, N.Y. where he was responsible for managing and conducting investigations of compliance matters, fraud and misconduct, implementing fraud detective techniques, administering the company’s fraud and compliance risk assessment process and managing anti-fraud/compliance programs and controls designed to reduce the risk of fraud and misconduct.

  • Robert Mascola
    Robert Mascola
    Senior Director, Compliance Programs, Fordham Law School

    Robert Mascola, Senior Director, Compliance Programs, joined Fordham Law School in May 2019, after more than 20 years of working in law and compliance. At Fordham, Bob oversees the growing graduate corporate compliance degree programs and teaches and advises students. Prior to joining Fordham, Bob was Deputy Chief Compliance Officer at the world’s largest gold mining company, Barrick Gold, and before that led the ethics and compliance function for Philip Morris International America’s region and served as the global lead for its anti-corruption program. Before going in house, Bob worked as an antitrust attorney at Arnold & Porter LLP in Washington, where he focused on antitrust litigation, white collar defense, and mergers and acquisitions. Bob currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Ethics and Compliance Initiative, a leading association of Ethics and Compliance professionals.

    Bob received his Masters in International Affairs at The George Washington University and his JD from Harvard Law School.

  • Scott Craddock
    Scott Craddock
    Vice President, CECO, CoreCivic



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Mar 26 2020

[ON-DEMAND] Best Practice Forum - Virtual Event Sponsored by Convercent

On-Demand Livestream Event Sponsored by 

UPDATE 3/26/2020: Thank you all for a fantastic event! If you missed attending this Best Practice Forum, it is now available on-demand and ready to watch at your convenience. Simply hit the Register Now button and register as you normally would. You will be sent a link to view the recorded version of this webinar.

UPDATE 03/21/2020: The novel COVID-19 has E&C professionals wondering how coronavirus will affect employees and ethics in the workplace. The Ethics and Compliance Initiative (ECI) took a pulse of E&C professionals (surveyed all members) and will share results with you during this event! ECI will connect the dots of what to lookout for and one way of measuring your E&C program. Join ECI along with practitioners who will share first-hand knowledge of how assessment can help sustain, improve and grow your E&C programs.

An all-new way to participate, engage and learn from today’s leading thinkers, subject-matter experts and experienced practitioners. Measuring Your Program Maturity - How to Assess Your Overall Ethics & Compliance Program is attended completely online via high-quality livestream. This session will explore E&C programs must evolve and adapt in order to continually maximize the value they provide to their organizations.  Periodic assessments play a critical role in this process.  They provide critical actionable information, highlighting areas of strength and exposing areas of gaps in their E&C programs. Explore how compliance professionals can use assessments to help sustain, improve and grow their E&C programs.

Bob Mascola, Senior Director, Compliance Programs, Fordham University, Scott Craddock, Vice President, Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer, CoreCivic and Paul Zikmund, Director, Global Forensic, Compliance & Integrity Services, Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP will bring their expert knowledge to share the best practices they use to build effective E&C programs that can help you achieve success as an E&C leader.

All Best Practice Forums qualify for CEU credit upon completion. Register today!

Fellows and Organizational Members remember to use your comp code to attend this Best Practice Forum at no charge! Contact for more information.

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