Tommie Singleton

Tommie Singleton is the service line leader for Consulting services at Carr Riggs & Ingram, a large regional public accounting firm. His duties involve forensic accounting, IT auditing, service organization control, and business valuation engagements.

Tommie taught at several universities from 1991 to 2012. Prior to obtaining his Ph.D. in Accountancy from the University of Mississippi, he was president of a small value-added dealer of accounting information systems using microcomputers for eleven years. His education and experience are a mix of Information Systems and auditing.  Altogether, Tommie has over 30 years of experience with IT and fraud, including numerous engagements, numerous seminars, two books (“CITP Review” and “Forensic Accounting and Fraud Auditing”), and teaching classes at universities.

Dr. Singleton is a member of the AICPA, ASCPA, ACFE, IIA, and ISACA. Tommie has been active in service to the profession. Dr. Singleton served on the AICPA’s Information Technology Executive Committee from 2008-2011, and Coordinator for the AICPA’s two IT audit schools from 2009 until the present. Tommie served on the IT Assurance Task Force for both ISACA and AICPA. He also was the column editor for “IT Audit Basics” column of ISACA Journal from 2006 through 2014.

Specialties:  Fraud, IT Audit, SOC reports/SSAE No. 16, CPE provider.

My Sessions

A Holistic Approach to Fraud

Patrons III

Fraud affects grant-funded organizations of all sizes. Although much of the traditional focus of fraud prevention as been on financial risks, fraud also is associated with legal, regulatory, and technological risks. Today’s environment, therefore, requires a more comprehensive treatment of fraud. This session will describe the risks that organizations face and describe how they can […]

Fiscal Information Technology Management/Governance

Cybersecurity in 2018


Cybersecurity is just as important for grant-funded organizations as it is for businesses. Nonprofits, colleges and universities, hospitals, and government agencies, are treasure troves of information ripe for cyber-criminals. Grant-funded entities have data about clients, students, and taxpayers; employees; contractors; and intellectual property and other proprietary information. The consequences for organizations that fail to protect […]

Grants Management Head Start Information Technology Management/Governance

Hot Topics Panel


Join our panel of grants management experts for a discussion of the latest developments and current hot topics in grants management.  This session will be audience-driven and will discuss topics suggested by the Forum’s attendees.  The Hot Topics Panel will also be an opportunity for audience members to ask questions about the issues that most concern […]

Fiscal Grants Management Human Resources Information Technology Management/Governance