YHB gets an audit!

It was our turn last month!  Bryan and Daniel from our very own Risk Advisory Services Team did our annual IT Assessment.  Like most of our clients, I had a pretty good idea of where we need some improvement.  But the great part of this exercise is putting it down on paper and having to… Read more »

Why does YHB’s Risk Advisory Services Team want to Blog?

Sounds like a reasonable question. There are a ton of good blogs on the internet covering all aspects of IT, accounting, business, and just about everything else. What can we add? It may be a new angle to understanding how technology and business work together. Maybe we can offer a few good ideas for running… Read more »

YHB Principal, CPAs, Recognized by VSCPA

On May 16th, Culpeper Partner Gary Lee was honored as a Lifetime Member of the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants, receiving a certificate and a pin for his 40 years of service, at the 2013 Virginia CPA Honors & Awards ceremony. Also that night, Culpeper Supervisory Senior Megan Furlong and Richmond Associate LaLa Zhang… Read more »

2013 Banking Technology and Risks Survey is Now Open

YHB’s Risk Advisory Services Team is proud to announce the opening of our 2013 Banking Technology and Risks Survey.  Building on the success of our 2011 Report, we have prepared a comprehensive survey to gather information and report on the current technology trends in the Mid-Atlantic’s community banking industry.  For those unfamiliar with our 2011… Read more »

Client Focus: State Theatre of Culpeper

May 4th was a day that many residents of Culpeper and beyond had eagerly awaited. After years of renovation, the historic State Theatre opened its doors to the public; but this wasn’t just any grand opening – Bruce Hornsby was there to entertain an already sold-out concert. The 1938 Art Deco theatre, once a vital part… Read more »

Client Focus: CLEAN’s Glow Run

Are you ready to Glow in the Park? This evening fundraising experience, the first of its kind in the Shenandoah Valley, is less about the run and more about the fun! Enjoy the glowing course and entertainment with your friends and family. Come walk, run, or dance… but definitely GLOW! All donations are tax deductible and… Read more »

Are You Ready for Healthcare Reform?

From YHB Manager Chris Frye‘s blog, More Than Just the Numbers… Are You Ready for Healthcare Reform? Last month, I was fortunate to have the opportunity to sit on a panel hosted by the Capital Area Franchise Association (CAFA). The roundtable discussion focused on identifying practical solutions to respond to the provisions of the Patient… Read more »

Culpeper Partner Helps High Schoolers Entrepreneurial Spirit

For the second year in a row, Culpeper Partner Gary Lee was a semi-finals judge in the E-Squared Competition among students in the Culpeper County High School System.  The panel of seven judges heard oral presentations from four teams of students whom had earlier developed written business plans to attract potential investors to support their entrepreneurial ventures.  Each… Read more »

North America CACS 2013 Day 3

NACACS 2013 in Dallas is done.  Take a deep breath of Texas air (compliments of the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport HVAC system) and savor the sweet scent of knowledge and Cinnabon. The morning session was a summary of some basic controls for managing cyber security threats. I’ll be honest– there was no new information here… Read more »

North America CACS Day 2

Day 2 of NACACS is wrapping up and sessions were energized, topics were relevant, and it’s clear that ISACA gets industry leaders to share their knowledge.  The morning started with all conference attendees at a panel discussion focusing on generic IT Risk, Governance and Control issues. In general, I find panel discussion to be a… Read more »