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Spring Professional Development Training 2021


April 08, 2021
8:30 AM - 12:15 PM
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Spring Professional Development Training

Thursday, April 8, 2021

8:30 – 12:15

Zoom Video Conference (link will be emailed the week of April 5th)


Sedrik Newbern

Topic: Ethics

BIO: Sedrik Newbern is Operations Director for The Center for Public Trust, an Amazon best-selling author and a John Maxwell Certified Coach, Trainer and Speaker. When Sedrik shows up, relationships are recreated into workable, productive alliances that produce measurable results for individuals and businesses. Years of experience have taught Sedrik that personal and business difficulties always stem from relationships that are stuck, burdened and unworkable. Sedrik has an innate ability for identifying what isn’t working and revealing it so that relationships can be recreated into something that is life-giving and empowering.

A native of Nashville, TN, Sedrik holds a BS in Marketing from Western Kentucky University and an MBA with a concentration in Economics from Tennessee State University. Sedrik’s success as an entrepreneur and corporate leader, he attributes to the support and motivation he receives from his wife Denise and their son Matthew.

Special Agent Jamease Todd

Topic: Rise of the Home Office: Safeguarding against Cyber-crimes and Fraud. Internet crime trends, lessons learned, and best practices for safeguarding your home office environment to reduce your employer’s vulnerability to cyber-crime and fraud.

BIO: Special Agent (SA) Jamease Todd is a Criminal Investigator with the NASA Office of Inspector General (OIG), Office of Investigations, Cyber Crimes Division.  She conducts investigations into allegations of crime, cyber-crime, fraud, waste, abuse, and misconduct having impact on NASA programs, projects, operations, and resources. SA Todd has been employed with the NASA OIG and NASA for over fifteen years.  SA Todd is a certified computer forensic examiner (CFCE) with the International Association of Computer Investigative Specialists (IACIS) and a certified fraud examiner (CPE) with the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. 

Arthur F. Ray II, Assistant General Counsel of Alabama Department of Labor

Topic: Recent activity in fraudulent unemployment claims during COVID


$125 for nonmembers (fee includes local and National Member ship dues)

$45 for members (Chapter and National members)

Free for students

Registration Closes April 5th

Featured Charities: Joy to Life 

Friendship Mission

2 hours of Ethic and 2 hours of business-related CPE (pending approval)


$45.00 Guest Ticket-Alternate Chapter Member

$0.00 Guest Ticket-Student