March 2021

PROCUREMENT COMMUNICATIONS REPORT

OAG employees must document all written and oral communications they receive that impart or request material information or make a material argument regarding potential action concerning a procurement matter, including but not limited to an application, a contract, or a project. This requirement does not apply to communications regarding the administration and implementation of an existing contract, except communications regarding change orders or the renewal or extension of a contract.

Name and
Title OAG
Employee
Date/time of contact Name and title of
person making
contact and name of company
they
represent
Registered
Lobbyist?
Name and title
of each
additional
participant to
the
communication
Method of contact (oral by phone, oral
in person, or in writing). If by phone,
list each person's phone number. If in
person, list location of meeting.
Approximate
duration of
communication.
Provide a detailed summary of the points made by each
person involved in the communication, including any
action requested or recommendation made, and the
substance of your response.
Jane Clark, Director 03/03/2021 08:41 AM Paul Pelletier, Partner Borschnack Pelletier & Co No phone: Jane Clark 217-782-0811 Paul Pelletier 815-933-1771 2 minutes Called to let Paul know the OAG had selected Borschnack Pelletier & Co's proposal in response to the OAG competitive Procurement process for IMSA and IMSA Fund. The assigned manager will be reaching out in the next couple of weeks. Thanked him for their continued interest in our program.
Jane Clark, Director 03/03/2021 08:48 AM Marites Sy, Partner Roth&Co. No phone: Jane Clark 217-782-0811 Marites Sy 312-876-1900 2 minutes Called to let Tes know the OAG had selected Roth&Co's proposal in response to the OAG competitive Procurement process for the Department of Human Rights. The assigned manager will be reaching out in the next couple of weeks. Thanked her for their continued interest in our program.
Jane Clark, Director 03/03/2021 10:13 AM Stella Santos, Managing Partner Adelfia LLC No phone: Jane Clark 217-782-0811 Stella Santos 312-240-9500 2 minutes Called to let Stella know the OAG had selected Adelfia's proposal in response to the OAG competitive Procurement process for the Illinois Supreme Court. The assigned manager will be reaching out in the next couple of weeks. Thanked her for their continued interest in our program.
Jeanne Michaud, Audit Manager 03/01/2021 14:42 PM Kimberly Walker, Partner
Kemper CPA Group
No Email: kwalker-at-kempercpa.com
jmichaud-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email Received updated timetable dates from Kimberly for the amendment to the FY18 contract for ROE 30.
Reddy Bommareddi Audit Manager V 03/03/2021 12:43 PM Heather Powell, Managing Director - BKD LLP No Email: hpowell-at-bkd.com
rbommareddi-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email I emailed Heather to determine if she was interested in and independent in order to perform the upcoming financial audit of the State Gaming Fund of the Illinois Gaming Board for FY21. She replied back noting her firm is independent and interested in the audit.
Reddy Bommareddi Audit Manager V 03/03/2021 12:51 PM Leilani Rodrigo, Partner- Roth&Co No Email: lrodrigo-at-rothcpa.com
rbommareddi-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email I emailed Leilani to determine if she was interested in and independent in order to perform the upcoming compliance engagement of the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority for two years ended June 30, 2021 and financial, compliance, and single audit of Chicago State University for FY21. She replied back noting her firm is independent and interested in the audits.
Reddy Bommareddi Audit Manager V 03/03/2021 12:55 PM Marites Sy, Partner- Roth&Co No Email: msy-at-rothcpa.com
rbommareddi-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email I emailed Tes to determine if she was interested in and independent in order to perform the upcoming financial & compliance engagements of the Illinois Conservation Foundation for the year ended June 30, 2021 and financial audit of capital asset account of Department of Natural Resources for FY21. She replied back noting her firm is independent and interested in the audit.
Joe Butcher, Director 03/02/2021 06:59 AM Heather Wolke, CPA
Manager, West & Company
No Email: hwolke-at-westcpa.com
jbutcher-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email Heather submitted 5 technical questions regarding the ROE request for proposals in general. The questions were related to the new electronic process. I sent an emailed response to the questions.
Joe Butcher, Director 03/04/2021 16:25 PM John Wysocki, CPA
Partner, GW & Associates
No Email: john.wysocki-at-cpagwa.com
jbutcher-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email John submitted a question regarding RFP No. 21-17 ISC #4 related to independence and whether audits performed of school districts would preclude his firm from bidding. I responded that it would not preclude them from bidding.
Dennis Gibbons, Audit Manager IV 03/05/2021 11:57 AM Heather Powell, Managing Director - BKD LLP No Email: hpowell-at-bkd.com
dgibbons-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email I emailed Heather to determine if she was interested in and independent in order to perform the upcoming financial audit and compliance examination of the Teachers' Retirement System for FY21. She replied back noting her firm is independent and interested in the engagement.
Dennis Gibbons, Audit Manager IV 03/05/2021 11:57 AM Joe Evans, Partner - RSM US LLP No Bill Sarb, Audit Senior Manager - RSM US LLP Email: joseph.evans-at-rsmus.com
bill.sarb-at-rsmus.com
dgibbons-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email I emailed Joe to determine if he was interested in and independent in order to perform the upcoming financial audit and compliance examination of the General Assembly Retirement System for FY21. He replied back noting his firm is independent and interested in the engagement.
Dennis Gibbons, Audit Manager IV 03/05/2021 11:58 AM Joe Evans, Partner - RSM US LLP No Bill Sarb, Audit Senior Manager - RSM US LLP Email: joseph.evans-at-rsmus.com
bill.sarb-at-rsmus.com
dgibbons-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email I emailed Joe to determine if he was interested in and independent in order to perform the upcoming financial audit and compliance examination of the Judges Retirement System for FY21. He replied back noting his firm is independent and interested in the engagement.
Dennis Gibbons, Audit Manager IV 03/05/2021 11:58 AM Joe Evans, Partner - RSM US LLP No Bill Sarb, Audit Senior Manager - RSM US LLP Email: joseph.evans-at-rsmus.com
bill.sarb-at-rsmus.com
dgibbons-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email I emailed Joe to determine if he was interested in and independent in order to perform the upcoming financial audit and compliance examination of the State Employees' Retirement System for FY21. He replied back noting his firm is independent and interested in the engagement.
Dennis Gibbons, Audit Manager IV 03/05/2021 11:59 AM Joe Evans, Partner - RSM US LLP No Dan Sethness, Senior Assurance Manager - RSM US LLP Email: joseph.evans-at-rsmus.com
dan.sethness-at-rsmus.com
dgibbons-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email I emailed Joe to determine if he was interested in and independent in order to perform the upcoming financial audit of the Unemployment Compensation Trust Fund for FY21 and the compliance examination of the Department of Employment Security for FY20/21. He replied back noting his firm is independent and interested in the engagement.
Dennis Gibbons, Audit Manager IV 03/05/2021 13:13 PM Marites Sy, Partner Roth&Co. No Email: msy-at-rothcocpas.com
dgibbons-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email I emailed Tes the welcome letter for the FY20/21 compliance examination of the Department of Human Rights.
Dennis Gibbons, Audit Manager IV 03/05/2021 13:29 PM Heather Powell, Managing Director - BKD LLP No Email: hpowell-at-bkd.com
dgibbons-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email I emailed Heather the welcome letter for the FY21 financial audit and compliance examination of the Teachers' Retirement System. Heather asked if I could tell her the early work budget, and I told informed her and mentioned that it was included in the welcome letter.
Dennis Gibbons, Audit Manager IV 03/08/2021 08:00 AM Joe Evans, Partner - RSM US LLP No Bill Sarb, Audit Senior Manager - RSM US LLP Email: joseph.evans-at-rsmus.com
bill.sarb-at-rsmus.com
dgibbons-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email I emailed Joe the welcome letter for the FY21 financial audit and compliance examination of the State Retirement Systems (GARS, JRS, and SERS). He inquired about a due date for the informal proposal, and I asked if the firm could provide it by 4/12/21.
Dennis Gibbons, Audit Manager IV 03/08/2021 09:07 AM Joe Evans, Partner - RSM US LLP No Dan Sethness, Senior Assurance Manager - RSM US LLP Email: joseph.evans-at-rsmus.com
dan.sethness-at-rsmus.com
dgibbons-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email I emailed Joe the welcome letter for the FY21 financial audit of the Dept. of Employment Security's (IDES) nonshared proprietary fund and the FY20/21 compliance examination for IDES.
Stacie Sherman, Audit Manager 03/08/2021 09:39 AM Chris Mower, Partner, Crowe LLP No Email: chris.mower-at-crowe.com
ssherman-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email I emailed Chris to determine if Crowe was interested in contracting for the FY21 Treasurer Office engagements including the FY21 financial audits of the College Savings Program, The Illinois Funds, and the Secure Choice Program, the FY21 financial audit and compliance examination of Fiscal Officer Responsibilities, and the FY20/21 compliance examination of the Non-Fiscal Officer Responsibilities. I also asked if there were any independence issues or conflicts of interest.
Stacie Sherman, Audit Manager 03/08/2021 10:18 AM Stella Santos, Managing Partner Adelfia LLC No Ana Ausan, Partner, Adelfia LLC Email: sbsantos-at-adelfiacpas.com
arausan-at-adelfiacpas.com
ssherman-at-adelfiacpas.com
Email I emailed Stella to determine if Adelfia was interested in contracting for the FY21 financial audit, single audit and compliance examination for Western Illinois University. I also asked if there were any independence issues or conflicts of interest. Stella responded that they are interested and have no independence issues or conflicts of interest.
Stacie Sherman, Audit Manager 03/08/2021 11:11 AM Stella Santos, Managing Partner Adelfia LLC No Gilda Priebe, Partner, Adelfia LLC Email: sbsantos-at-adelfiacpas.com
gbpriebe-at-adelfiacpas.com
ssherman-at-adelfiacpas.com
Email I emailed Stella to determine if Adelfia was interested in contracting for the FY20/21 compliance examination of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum. I also asked if there were any independence issues or conflicts of interest. Stella responded that they are interested and have no independence issues or conflicts of interest.
Peggy Hartson, Audit Manager 03/08/2021 13:09 PM Chuck Kozlik, Principal Clifton Larson Allen LLP No Email: chuck.kozlik-at-claconnect.com pahartson-at-auditor.illinois.gov Email I emailed Chuck to deterrmine if the firm was interested in performing the FY21 finacial audit of the Department of Transportation and to verify there were no independence or other issues. Chuck responded they were interested and independent.
Peggy Hartson, Audit Manager 03/08/2021 13:12 PM Tom Leach, Partner Sikich LLP No Email: tom.leach-at-sikich.com pahartson-at-auditor.illinois.gov Email I emailed Tom to determine whether the firm was still interested, independent and there were no issues that would affect the FY21 Eastern IL University and the FY21 Financial audit and compliance examination of the Comptroller- Fiscal Officer Responsibilities. He responded they were interested and independent.
Peggy Hartson, Audit Manager 03/08/2021 13:13 PM Gilda Priebe, Partner Adelfia LLC No Email: gbpriebe-at-adelfiacpas.com pahartson-at-auditor.illinois.gov Email I emailed Gilda to determine if the firm was interested and indpendent in conducting the FY20/21 compliance examination of the Govenor's Office of Management and Budget & she replied they were interested and independent.
Peggy Hartson, Audit Manager 03/08/2021 13:13 PM Elda Arriola, Partner Roth & Co No Email: ebarriola-at-rothcocpa.com pahartson-at-auditor.illinois.gov Email I emailed Elda the welcome letter for the FY20/21 compliance examination of the Department of Public Health
Thomas L. Kizziah, Audit Manager V 03/08/2021 13:43 PM Catherine Baumann, Partner KPMG LLP No Email: cbaumann-at-KPMG.com tkizziah-at-auditor.illinois.gov Email I emailed Cathy the Welcome Letter and contracting forms for the upcoming engagement of the Illinois State Board of Investment for the year ended June 30, 2021.
Thomas L. Kizziah, Audit Manager V 03/09/2021 11:09 AM Joe Evans, Partner - RSM US LLP No Email: Joseph.Evans-at-rsmus.com tkizziah-at-auditor.illinois.gov Email I received the contracting documenting from Joe via email for the upcoming engagement of the University of Illinois for the year ended June 30, 2021.
Megan Green, Audit Manager 03/09/2021 15:24 PM Kate Ward, Partner, Kerber, Eck and Braeckel LLP No Email: katew-at-kebcpa.com mgreen-at-auditor.illinois.gov Email I emailed Kate to ask her if KEB was still interested and indpendent for the FY20/21 compliance engagement of the Illinois Emergency Management Agency.
Megan Green, Audit Manager 03/09/2021 15:27 PM Amy Sherwood, Partner, Sikich LLP No Email: Amy.Sherwood-at-sikich.com mgreen-at-auditor.illinois.gov Email I emailed Amy to ask her if Sikich was still interested and independent for the FY20/21 DCMS engagements and FY21 Financial Audit of the Capital Development Board. Amy responded yes and asked if OAG had finalized what it will need Sikich to do for the census testing for OPEB.
Megan Green, Audit Manager 03/09/2021 15:43 PM Kate Ward, Partner, Kerber, Eck and Braeckel LLP No Email: katew-at-kebcpa.com mgreen-at-auditor.illinois.gov Email Kate responded that KEB is interested in independent regarding the FY20/21 IEMA compliance examination.
Megan Green, Audit Manager 03/10/2021 14:14 PM Amy Sherwood, Partner, Sikich LLP No Email: Amy.Sherwood-at-sikich.com mgreen-at-auditor.illinois.gov Email I let Amy know we are still working on the plan for OPEB census testing and that we have been advised to hold off on contracting for now. I also stated we would still plan on starting the audit in May as usual. Amy responded that was no problem.
Megan Green, Audit Manager 03/10/2021 14:23 PM Kate Ward, Partner, Kerber, Eck and Braeckel LLP No Email: katew-at-kebcpa.com mgreen-at-auditor.illinois.gov Email I sent Kate the 2021 Welcome Letter for the FY20/21 compliance examination of the the Illinois Emergency Management Agency and asked to receive the contracting documents by the end of March. Kate responded thank you and that she would provide the documents by the end of March.
Donna Humphries, IT Manager 03/10/2021 16:33 PM Fred Bascom, sales w/ CDS Office Supply No Email: fbascomATcdsot.com Email Quote on IP phones
Christian Cortes, Audit Manager 03/11/2021 15:25 PM Janice Romack, Partner, West & Company, LLC No Michael Lawler, Manager, West & Company, LLC Email: jromack-at-westcpa.com
ccortes-at-auditor.illinois.gov
mlawler-at-westcpa.com
Email I emailed Janice to determine if West & Company was interested in contracting for the FY20/21 compliance examination of the Legislative Reference Bureau. I also asked if there were any independence issues or conflicts of interest. Michael responded that they are interested and have no independence issues or conflicts of interest.
Megan Green, Audit Manager 03/12/2021 12:33 PM Amy, Sherwood, Partner, Sikich LLP No Email: Amy.Sherwood-at-sikich.com mgreen-at-auditor.illinois.gov Email I emailed Amy the 2021 welcome letter and related attachments for the FY21 audit of the Capital Development Board
Dennis Gibbons, Audit Manager IV 03/08/2021 14:01 PM Marites Sy, Partner Roth&Co. No Email: msy-at-rothcocpas.com
dgibbons-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email Tes sent me the firm's informal proposal for the FY20/21 Dept. of Human Rights compliance examination.
Dennis Gibbons, Audit Manager IV 03/09/2021 16:30 PM Bill Sarb, Audit Senior Manager - RSM US LLP No Phone: Dennis Gibbons 217-558-4244
Bill Sarb 847-413-4709
Phone Bill called me to inquire about the OAG's plan for employer census testing in order to determine whether hours for this testing should be incorporated into the firm's informal proposal for SRS. I told him I would inquire and let him know.
Dennis Gibbons, Audit Manager IV 03/10/2021 07:44 AM Joe Evans, Partner - RSM US LLP No Bill Sarb, Audit Senior Manager - RSM US LLP Email: joseph.evans-at-rsmus.com
bill.sarb-at-rsmus.com
dgibbons-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email I forwarded Joe and Bill an email from Sara Metzger in which she provided an update to me on the OAG's developing plan for employer census testing.
Dennis Gibbons, Audit Manager IV 03/10/2021 07:50 AM Joe Evans, Partner - RSM US LLP No Bill Sarb, Audit Senior Manager - RSM US LLP Email: joseph.evans-at-rsmus.com
bill.sarb-at-rsmus.com
dgibbons-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email I forwarded Joe and Bill an email from Sara Metzger in which she provided current guidance for the OAG's developing plan to incorporate new employer census testing into the FY21 engagements.
Stacie Sherman, Audit Manager 03/15/2021 10:52 AM Chris Mower, Partner, Crowe LLP No Brandon Reed, Partner, Crowe LLP Email: chris.mower-at-crowe.com
brandon.reed-at-crowe.com
ssherman-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email Chris responded that Crowe is interested in contracting for the FY21 Treasurer Office engagements including the FY21 financial audits of the College Savings Program, The Illinois Funds, and the Secure Choice Program, the FY21 financial audit and compliance examination of Fiscal Officer Responsibilities, and the FY20/21 compliance examination of the Non-Fiscal Officer Responsibilities. She also said she is not aware of any independence issues or conflicts of interest.
Kathy Lovejoy, Principal of IS Audits 03/12/2021 10:15 AM Mike Lawler, Manager, West & Company No Miranda Karger, Supervisor, OAG M. Lawler-618-664-4848, K. Lovejoy 217-782-0798 15 minutes Kathy discussed with Mike West's interest in conducting the FY 20/21 Govenor's Office Complinace Examination and if West had any independence issues or conflicts of interest. Mike indicated there were no issus and West would conduct the Examination.
Maranda Karger, Supervisor 03/12/2021 10:15 AM Mike Lawler, Manager, West & Company No Kath Lovejoy, Principal, OAG M. Lawler-618-664-4848, M. Karger 217-782-0798 15 minutes Miranda discussed with Mike, West's interest in conducting the FY 20/21 Department of Labor Compliance Examination and if West had any independence issues or conflicts of interest.. Mike indicated there were no issues and they would conduct the Examintion.
Gordon French, IS V 03/18/2021 13:49 PM CDS, Insight, CDW-G No Crystal Boyd Jason Contreras Jason Sturtewagen Online (www.cdsofficetech.com), Email, Email Online Email Email Price quote on monitors, scanners, cables, mice, server hard drives & poer adapters
Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V 03/01/2021 07:20 AM Thomas Leach, Partner - Sikich LLP No Email: Tom.Leach-at-sikich.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email I emailed Tom to determine if the firm was interested in and independent in order to perform the upcoming financial audit and compliance examination of the Department of Healthcare and Family Services for FY21 and FY20/21, respectively. He responded noting the firm is independent and interested in performing the engagements.
Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V 03/05/2021 10:45 AM Thomas Leach, Partner - Sikich LLP No Email: Tom.Leach-at-sikich.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email I emailed Tom the Welcome Letter for the FY21 financial audit and the FY20/21 compliance examination of the Department of Healthcare and Family Services.
Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V 03/01/2021 07:52 AM Linda Abernethy, Partner - RSM US LLP No Email: Linda.Abernethy-at-rsmus.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email I emailed Linda to determine if the firm was interested in and independent in order to perform the upcoming financial audit and compliance examination of the Department of Human Services for FY21 and FY20/21, respectively. She responded noting the firm is independent and interested in performing the engagements.
Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V 03/05/2021 10:41 AM Linda Abernethy, Partner - RSM US LLP No Email: Linda.Abernethy-at-rsmus.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email I emailed Linda the Welcome Letter for the FY21 financial audit and the FY20/21 compliance examination of the Department of Human Services.
Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V 03/01/2021 07:30 AM William (Bill) Sarb, Audit Senior Manager - RSM US LLP No Linda Abernethy, Partner - RSM US LLP Email: Bill.Sarb-at-rsmus.com
Linda.Abernethy-at-rsmus.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email I emailed Bill to determine if the firm was interested in and independent in order to perform the upcoming financial audit of the Department of Revenue for FY21. He responded noting the firm is independent and interested in performing the engagement.
Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V 03/05/2021 10:29 AM William (Bill) Sarb, Audit Senior Manager - RSM US LLP No Email: Bill.Sarb-at-rsmus.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email I emailed Bill the Welcome Letter for the FY21 financial audit of the Department of Revenue.
Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V 03/01/2021 07:20 AM Stella Marie Santos, Managing Partner - Adelfia LLC No Email: sbsantos-at-adelfiacpas.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email I emailed Stella to determine if the firm was interested in and independent in order to perform the upcoming compliance examination of the Illinois State Fair for the two years ended June 30, 2021. She responded noting the firm is independent and interested in performing the engagement.
Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V 03/05/2021 10:38 AM Stella Marie Santos, Managing Partner - Adelfia LLC No Email: sbsantos-at-adelfiacpas.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email I emailed Stella the Welcome Letter for the the FY20/21 compliance examination of the Illinois State Fair.
Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V 03/01/2021 07:20 AM Stella Marie Santos, Managing Partner - Adelfia LLC No Email: sbsantos-at-adelfiacpas.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email I emailed Stella to determine if the firm was interested in and independent in order to perform the upcoming compliance examination of the DuQuoin State Fair for the two years ended June 30, 2021. She responded noting the firm is independent and interested in performing the engagement.
Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V 03/05/2021 10:37 AM Stella Marie Santos, Managing Partner - Adelfia LLC No Email: sbsantos-at-adelfiacpas.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email I emailed Stella the Welcome Letter for the the FY20/21 compliance examination of the DuQuoin State Fair.
Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V 03/01/2021 07:20 AM Stella Marie Santos, Managing Partner - Adelfia LLC No Email: sbsantos-at-adelfiacpas.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email I emailed Stella to determine if the firm was interested in and independent in order to perform the upcoming compliance examination of the Department of Agriculture for the two years ended June 30, 2021. She responded noting the firm is independent and interested in performing the engagement.
Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V 03/05/2021 10:32 AM Stella Marie Santos, Managing Partner - Adelfia LLC No Email: sbsantos-at-adelfiacpas.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email I emailed Stella the Welcome Letter for the the FY20/21 compliance examination of the Department of Agriculture.
Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V 03/01/2021 07:20 AM Stella Marie Santos, Managing Partner - Adelfia LLC No Email: sbsantos-at-adelfiacpas.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email I emailed Stella to determine if the firm was interested in and independent in order to perform the upcoming financial audit and compliance examination of the Illinois Grain Insurance Corporation for the two years ended June 30, 2021. She responded noting the firm is independent and interested in performing the engagements.
Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V 03/05/2021 10:35 AM Stella Marie Santos, Managing Partner - Adelfia LLC No Email: sbsantos-at-adelfiacpas.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email I emailed Stella the Welcome Letter for the the FY20/21 financial audit and compliance examination of the Illinois Grain Insurance Corporation.
Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V 03/01/2021 06:54 AM Amy Sherwood, Partner - Sikich LLP No Email: Amy.Sherwood-at-sikich.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email I emailed Amy to determine if the firm was interested in and independent in order to perform the upcoming compliance examination of the Illinois State Board of Elections for the two years ended June 30, 2021. She responded noting the firm is independent and interested in performing the engagement.
Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V 03/05/2021 10:42 AM Amy Sherwood, Partner - Sikich LLP No Email: Amy.Sherwood-at-sikich.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email I emailed Amy the Welcome Letter for the the FY20/21 compliance examination of the Illinois State Board of Elections.
Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V 03/01/2021 07:20 AM Joshua Shugart, Partner - KEB LLP No Email: joshs-at-kebcpa.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email I emailed Josh to determine if the firm was interested in and independent in order to perform the upcoming financial audit of the Illinois State Board of Education for FY21. He responded noting the firm is independent and interested in performing the engagement.
Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V 03/05/2021 10:23 AM Joshua Shugart, Partner - KEB LLP No Email: joshs-at-kebcpa.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email I emailed Josh the Welcome Letter for the the FY21 financial audit of the Illinois State Board of Education.
Reddy Bommareddi Audit Manager V 03/22/2021 10:05 AM Marites Sy, Partner- Roth&Co No Phone: Tes Sy: 312-235-4705
Reddy Bommareddi: 217-558-3971
3 minutes I called Tes to discuss the contract amendment for the Department of Natural Resources compliance examination for two years ended June 30, 2020. We discussed schedule 1 dates to determine the final report delivery dates.
Thomas L. Kizziah, Audit Manager V 03/22/2021 11:35 AM Joe Evans, Partner - RSM US LLP No Phone: Joe Evans 312-634-xxxx; Thomas 217-782-0816 3 minutes I called Joe to let him know that the University of Illinois contract was signed and that I would get a copy to him soon. Additionally, we discussed the timing of the draft Schedule of Federal Awards.
Stacie Sherman, Audit Manager 03/23/2021 14:21 PM Stella Santos, Managing Partner Adelfia LLC No Gilda Priebe, Partner, Adelfia LLC Email: sbsantos-at-adelfiacpas.com
gbpriebe-at-adelfiacpas.com
ssherman-at-adelfiacpas.com
Email I sent Stella the Welcome Letter for the FY20/21 compliance examination of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.
Thomas L. Kizziah, Audit Manager V 03/23/2021 11:15 AM Chuck Kozlik, Principal CliftonLarsonAllen LLP No LeapFile Secure Transfer to Chuck via CLAconnect.com Leapfile I sent Chuck the Welcome Letter and contracting forms for the upcoming engagement of Northern Illinois University for the year ended June 30, 2021.
Thomas L. Kizziah, Audit Manager V 03/23/2021 03:20 AM Chuck Kozlik, Principal CliftonLarsonAllen LLP No LeapFile Secure Transfer to Chuck via CLAconnect.com Leapfile I sent Chuck the Welcome Letter and contracting forms for the upcoming engagement of Illinois Housing Development Authority for the year ended June 30, 2021.
Megan Green, Audit Manager 03/24/2021 13:59 PM Amy Sherwood, Partner - Sikich LLP No Email: Amy.Sherwood-at-sikich.com
mgreen-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email I told Amy noticed we do not have a date for completion of the AUP deliverables in the Phase 2 timetable for CDB. I asked if 11/1/21 would work for Sikich for this deliverable.
Megan Green, Audit Manager 03/24/2021 15:03 PM Amy Sherwood, Partner - Sikich LLP No Email: Amy.Sherwood-at-sikich.com
mgreen-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email Amy stated 11/1/21 was fine for the due date of the AUP's.
Megan Green, Audit Manager 03/25/2021 09:14 AM Marci Petropoulos, Manager, KEB LLP No Email: marcip-at-kebcpa.com
mgreen-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email Marci asked if she needed turn in both Exhibit 31-E and Exhibit 31-G, since they contain duplicate information. She also asked for the PY hours by engagement area.
Megan Green, Audit Manager 03/25/2021 09:29 AM Marci Petropoulos, Manager, KEB LLP No Email: marcip-at-kebcpa.com
mgreen-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email I told Marci she could just turn in Exhibit 31-E, and provided her with the PY budget to actual schedule.
Megan Green, Audit Manager 03/25/2021 09:59 AM Marci Petropoulos, Manager, KEB LLP No Email: marcip-at-kebcpa.com
mgreen-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email Marci asked how many hours they needed to use during phase 1, as the budgeted hours I provided in the welcome letter did not agree with the RFP.
Megan Green, Audit Manager 03/25/2021 14:21 PM Marci Petropoulos, Manager, KEB LLP No Email: marcip-at-kebcpa.com
mgreen-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email I responded to Marci to let her know the RFP outranks the budget, therefore, we need KEB to perform at least 15% of the work during phase I. If KEB can use more, that will be acceptable as well. I told Marci KEB can go up to the budgeted amount I provided in the Welcome Letter for early work.
Gordon French, IS V 03/24/2021 09:38 AM LogMeIn Boston No Email: Tim.CollitoATlogmein.com Email Requested a price quote for "remote in" software for the office.
Dennis Gibbons, Audit Manager IV 03/25/2021 10:58 AM Joe Evans, Partner - RSM US LLP No Dan Sethness, Senior Assurance Manager - RSM US LLP Email: joseph.evans-at-rsmus.com
dan.sethness-at-rsmus.com
dgibbons-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email I sent Joe and Dan the initial request list of documents for planning the IS review of IDES for FY21.
Dennis Gibbons, Audit Manager IV 03/25/2021 11:31 AM Joe Evans, Partner - RSM US LLP No Dan Sethness, Senior Assurance Manager - RSM US LLP
Dan Harker, IS Manager - RSM US LLP
Email: joseph.evans-at-rsmus.com
dan.sethness-at-rsmus.com
dan.harker-at-rsmus.com
dgibbons-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email Joe replied back to me to state that Dan Harker would be RSM's manager responsible for the IS review of IDES.
Dennis Gibbons, Audit Manager IV 03/26/2021 07:33 AM Heather Powell, Managing Director - BKD LLP No Email: hpowell-at-bkd.com
dgibbons-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email Heather emailed me to inform me that BKD's DHR number would be expiring soon and asked whether I would prefer to wait to receive the contract documents until the number is renewed or take the documents as is.
Dennis Gibbons, Audit Manager IV 03/26/2021 08:18 AM Heather Powell, Managing Director - BKD LLP No Email: hpowell-at-bkd.com
dgibbons-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email I replied to Heather to tell her I would not mind waiting until the DHR number can be renewed, as the contracting for TRS will be affected by upcoming changes regarding the census data testing.
Thomas L. Kizziah, Audit Manager V 03/26/2021 09:02 AM Joe Evans, Partner - RSM US LLP No Email: Joseph.Evans-at-rsmus.com tkizziah-at-auditor.illinois.gov Email Joe emailed me his proposal for the upcoming Illinois Finance Authority engagement for the year(s) ended June 30, 2021.
Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V 03/23/2021 12:23 PM Amy Sherwood, Partner - Sikich LLP No Email: Amy.Sherwood-at-sikich.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email Amy sent the Informal Proposal documents for the the FY20/21 compliance examination of the Illinois State Board of Elections.
Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V 03/23/2021 15:33 PM Amy Sherwood, Partner - Sikich LLP No Email: Amy.Sherwood-at-sikich.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email I sent Amy some questions to get clarification regarding the timelines and hours between phases the firm proposed in the Informal Proposal documents for the the FY20/21 compliance examination of the Illinois State Board of Elections.
Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V 03/24/2021 07:20 AM Amy Sherwood, Partner - Sikich LLP No Email: Amy.Sherwood-at-sikich.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email Amy answered the questions I had regarding the timelines and hours between phases the firm proposed in the Informal Proposal documents for the the FY20/21 compliance examination of the Illinois State Board of Elections.
Thomas L. Kizziah, Audit Manager V 03/26/2021 08:22 AM Heather Powell, Managing Director - BKD LLP No Email: hpowell-at-bkd.com
tkizziah-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email I emailed Heather the Welcome Letter and contracting documents she would need for the upcoming State Universities Retirement System engagement for the year ended June 30, 2021.
Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V 03/26/2021 11:09 AM Jennifer Roan, Partner - Adelfia LLC No Stella Marie Santos, Managing Partner - Adelfia LLC Email: jsroan-at-adelfiacpas.com
sbsantos-at-adelfiacpas.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email Jennifer emailed me regarding the proposed firm's timeline submission of the Informal Proposals for the upcoming compliance examinatiosn of the Department of Agriculture, DuQuoin State Fair, Illinois State Fair, and the Illinois Grain Insurance Corporation for the two years ended June 30, 2021 and the financial statement audit of the Illinois Grain Insurance Corporation for the two years ended June 30, 2021.
Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V 03/26/2021 11:17 AM Jennifer Roan, Partner - Adelfia LLC No Stella Marie Santos, Managing Partner - Adelfia LLC Email: sbsantos-at-adelfiacpas.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email I emailed Jennifer stating the OAG agreed to the proposed firm's timeline submission of the Informal Proposals for the upcoming compliance examinatiosn of the Department of Agriculture, DuQuoin State Fair, Illinois State Fair, and the Illinois Grain Insurance Corporation for the two years ended June 30, 2021 and the financial statement audit of the Illinois Grain Insurance Corporation for the two years ended June 30, 2021.
Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V 03/25/2021 15:52 PM Linda Abernethy, Partner - RSM US LLP No Email: Linda.Abernethy-at-rsmus.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email Linda emailed me a question regarding the use of a subcontractor for the FY21 financial audit and the FY20/21 compliance examination of the Department of Human Services.
Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V 03/26/2021 10:00 AM Linda Abernethy, Partner - RSM US LLP No Phone: Abernethy 630-533-XXXX
Van Durme 217-685-XXXX
10 minutes I called Linda to get clarification on the question regarding the use of a subcontractor for the FY21 financial audit and the FY20/21 compliance examination of the Department of Human Services. (5 miuntes) I called her back at 11:11 am to answer her question after performing the necessary research to answer it.
Reddy Bommareddi Audit Manager V 03/25/2021 10:21 AM Marites Sy, Partner- Roth&Co No Email: msy-at-rothcpa.com
rbommareddi-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email Tes emailed me to let know that amended contract forms of Department of Natural Resources compliance engagement for two years ended June 30, 2020 were mailed and would be received in the Office on 3/26/21.
Dennis Gibbons, Audit Manager IV 03/26/2021 10:35 AM Heather Powell, Managing Director - BKD LLP No Email: hpowell-at-bkd.com
dgibbons-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email I provided Heather additional clarification regarding the firm's DHR number for the TRS contract. I told her since the firm's current DHR was good until May 10, it would be fine to use the current DHR for contracting, since the contract will be signed before May 10.
Dennis Gibbons, Audit Manager IV 03/26/2021 10:36 AM Heather Powell, Managing Director - BKD LLP No Email: hpowell-at-bkd.com
dgibbons-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email Heather confirmed with me that BKD's goal was to get its DHR number renewed as soon as possible, rather than wait until May 10. However, she said she would provide the firm's current DHR form for the TRS contract.
Dennis Gibbons, Audit Manager IV 03/29/2021 08:10 AM Joe Evans, Partner - RSM US LLP No Bill Sarb, Audit Senior Manager - RSM US LLP Email: joseph.evans-at-rsmus.com
bill.sarb-at-rsmus.com
dgibbons-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email I sent Joe and Bill the initial request list of documents for planning the IS review of SERS for FY21.
Dennis Gibbons, Audit Manager IV 03/29/2021 08:19 AM Bill Sarb, Audit Senior Manager - RSM US LLP No Joe Evans, Partner - RSM US LLP
Dan Harker, IS Manager - RSM US LLP
Email: joseph.evans-at-rsmus.com
bill.sarb-at-rsmus.com
dan.harker-at-rsmus.com
dgibbons-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email Bill replied back to me to state that Dan Harker would be RSM's manager responsible for the FY21 SERS expanded IS review, and that Bill and Dan would work to discuss a plan and respond to OAG later this week.
Thomas L. Kizziah, Audit Manager V 03/29/2021 09:31 AM Joe Evans, Partner - RSM US LLP No Barb Jarocki - RSM US LLP Email: Joseph.Evans-at-rsmus.com Barb.jarocki-at-rsmus.com tkizziah-at-auditor.illinois.gov Email I sent an email to Joe and Barb letting them know that I would need a revised Phase II financial timetable sne to me adjusting the final date to be 12/15/21 and that I would also need the disclosure forms for their proposed subcontracor Roth & Co.
Megan Green, Audit Manager 03/15/2021 11:15 AM Amy Sherwood, Partner - Sikich LLP No Email: Amy.Sherwood-at-sikich.com mgreen-at-auditor.illinois.gov Email Amy and I discussed the contract timetable dates for the FY21 financial audit of the Capital Development Board.
Megan Green, Audit Manager 03/15/2021 14:22 PM Amy Sherwood, Partner - Sikich LLP No Email: Amy.Sherwood-at-sikich.com mgreen-at-auditor.illinois.gov Email Amy sent the Informal Proposal documents for the the FY21 financial audit of the Capital Development Board.
Peggy Hartson, Audit Manager 03/29/2021 14:34 PM Gilda Priebe, Partner Adelfia LLC No Email: gbpriebe- at -adelfiacpas.com pahartson-at-auditor.illinois.gov Email I emailed FGilda the welcome letter for the FY20/21 compliance examination of the Governor's Office of Management and Budget
Stephanie Wildhaber, Audit Manager 03/23/2021 13:44 PM Amy Sherwood, Partner - Sikich LLP No Email: Amy.Sherwood-at-sikich.com swildhaber-at-auditor.illinois.gov Email Sent Amy the Welcome Letter for the FY21 Financial Audit and FY20/21 Compliance Examination of the Illinois Secretary of State.
Stephanie Wildhaber, Audit Manager 03/23/2021 13:44 PM Amy Sherwood, Partner - Sikich LLP No Email: Amy.Sherwood-at-sikich.com swildhaber-at-auditor.illinois.gov Email Sent Amy the Welcome Letter for the FY20/21 Financial Audit and Compliance Examination of the Illinois Literacy Foundation.
Stephanie Wildhaber, Audit Manager 03/25/2021 10:30 AM Amy Sherwood, Partner - Sikich LLP No Phone: Amy Sherwood 217-793-3363 Stephanie Wildhaber 217-785-0165 5 minutes Amy called and asked if Sikich could have approximately 10 hours of Phase I for the FY20/21 Financial Audit and Compliance Examination of the Illinois Literacy Foundation.
Stephanie Wildhaber, Audit Manager 03/25/2021 10:47 AM Amy Sherwood, Partner - Sikich LLP No Email: Amy.Sherwood-at-sikich.com swildhaber-at-auditor.illinois.gov Email Called and let Amy know they are able to allocate approximately 10 hours to Phase I (early work) for the FY20/21 Financial Audit and Compliance Examination of the Illinois Literacy Foundation.
Stephanie Wildhaber, Audit Manager 03/30/2021 12:30 PM Amy Sherwood, Partner - Sikich LLP No Email: Amy.Sherwood-at-sikich.com swildhaber-at-auditor.illinois.gov Email Received the proposal for the FY21 Financial Audit and FY20/21 Compliance Examination of the Illinois Secretary of State.
Stephanie Wildhaber, Audit Manager 03/30/2021 13:24 PM Amy Sherwood, Partner - Sikich LLP No Email: Amy.Sherwood-at-sikich.com swildhaber-at-auditor.illinois.gov Email Received the proposal documents from Amy for the FY20/21 Financial Audit and Compliance Examination of the Illinois Literacy Foundation.
Jane Clark, Director 03/31/2021 09:03 AM Stella Santos, Managing Partner Adelfia LLC No phone: Jane Clark 217-782-0811 Stella Santos 708-3**-*401 4 minutes Called to let Stella know the OAG had selected Adelfia's proposals in response to all the engagements in Group 3 of the the OAG competitive Procurement process. This includes for the Office of the Executive Inspector General, Gemeral Assembly, and the Liquor Control Commission. The assigned managers will be reaching out in the next couple of weeks. Thanked her for their continued interest in our program.
Stacie Sherman, Audit Manager 03/31/2021 15:31 PM Brandon Reed, Partner
Crowe LLP
No Lisa Stinson, Senior Manager, Crowe LLP email: brandon.reed-at-crowe.com
lisa.stinson-at-crowe.com
ssherman-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email I sent Brandon the Welcome Letter for the FY21 financial audits of the College Savings Program, The Illinois Funds, and the Secure Choice Program, the FY21 financial audit and compliance examination of Fiscal Officer Responsibilities, and the FY20/21 compliance examination of the Non-Fiscal Officer Responsibilities.
Dennis Gibbons, Audit Manager IV 03/31/2021 18:57 PM Marites Sy, Partner Roth&Co. No Email: msy-at-rothcocpas.com
dgibbons-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email Tes inquired about whether the Dept. of Human Rights contracts were ready for the firm's receipt.
Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V 03/31/2021 08:07 AM Amy Sherwood, Partner - Sikich LLP No Email: Amy.Sherwood-at-sikich.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email I sent Amy and email noting the contracts were uploaded to the Sharesite for signatures and a few notes on the timing/dating of signatures for the the FY20/21 compliance examination of the Illinois State Board of Elections.
Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V 03/30/2021 13:57 PM Amanda Wells, Audit Manager - KEB LLP No Email: amandaw-at-kebcpa.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email Amanda emailed me a question regarding a form that needs submitted with the Informal Proposal for the FY21 financial audit of the Illinois State Board of Education.
Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V 03/31/2021 08:11 AM Amanda Wells, Audit Manager - KEB LLP No Email: amandaw-at-kebcpa.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email I answered Amanda's question regarding a form that needs submitted with the Informal Proposal for the FY21 financial audit of the Illinois State Board of Education.
Megan Green, Audit Manager 03/31/2021 12:41 PM Marci Petropoulos, Manager, KEB LLP No Email: marcip-at-kebcpa.com
mgreen-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email Marci uploaded the contracting documents to the OAG's sharefile site for the FY20/21 compliance examination of the Illinois Emergency Management Agency.
Daniel J. Nugent, Technical Specialist 03/10/2021 09:00 AM Amy Sherwood, Partner Sikich LLP No E-Mail Amy: asherwood-at-sikich.com Dan: dnugent-at-auditor.illinois.gov E-Mail I sent Ms. Sherwood the proposed timetables for the Fiscal Year 2021 financial audit of the State Lottery Fund at the Department of the Lottery and Fiscal Year 2020 - Fiscal Year 2021 State compliance examination of the Department of the Lottery.
Daniel J. Nugent, Technical Specialist 03/10/2021 10:26 AM Amy Sherwood, Partner Sikich LLP No E-Mail Amy: asherwood-at-sikich.com Dan: dnugent-at-auditor.illinois.gov E-Mail Ms. Sherwood proposed some alternative dates for the deadline for submission of the preliminary deliverables related to the financial audit of the State Lottery Fund and the compliance examination of the Department of the Lottery.
Daniel J. Nugent, Technical Specialist 03/10/2021 10:31 AM Amy Sherwood, Partner Sikich LLP No Carol Radwine, Senior Public Service Administrator Department of the Lottery Amber Chappell, Senior Public Service Administrator Department of the Lottery Darick Clark, Chief Internal Auditor Department of the Lottery E-Mail Amy: asherwood-at-sikich.com Dan: dnugent-at-auditor.illinois.gov Carol: carol.l.radwine-at-illinois.gov Amber: amber.chappell-at-illinois.gov Darick: darick.clark-at-illinois.gov E-Mail After making Ms. Sherwood's suggested changes, I sent the proposed timetables for the Fiscal Year 2021 financial audit of the State Lottery Fund at the Department of the Lottery and Fiscal Year 2020 - Fiscal Year 2021 State compliance examination of the Department of the Lottery to the Department of the Lottery's primary engagement contacts.
Daniel J. Nugent, Technical Specialist 03/11/2021 13:28 PM Amy Sherwood, Partner Sikich LLP No Carol Radwine, Senior Public Service Administrator Department of the Lottery Amber Chappell, Senior Public Service Administrator Department of the Lottery Darick Clark, Chief Internal Auditor Department of the Lottery E-Mail Amy: asherwood-at-sikich.com Dan: dnugent-at-auditor.illinois.gov Carol: carol.l.radwine-at-illinois.gov Amber: amber.chappell-at-illinois.gov Darick: darick.clark-at-illinois.gov E-Mail The Department of the Lottery sent back some comments regarding the proposed timetables for the Fiscal Year 2021 financial audit of the State Lottery Fund at the Department of the Lottery and Fiscal Year 2020 - Fiscal Year 2021 State compliance examination of the Department of the Lottery.
Daniel J. Nugent, Technical Specialist 03/12/2021 08:45 AM Amy Sherwood, Partner Sikich LLP No Carol Radwine, Senior Public Service Administrator Department of the Lottery Amber Chappell, Senior Public Service Administrator Department of the Lottery Darick Clark, Chief Internal Auditor Department of the Lottery E-Mail Amy: asherwood-at-sikich.com Dan: dnugent-at-auditor.illinois.gov Carol: carol.l.radwine-at-illinois.gov Amber: amber.chappell-at-illinois.gov Darick: darick.clark-at-illinois.gov E-Mail I responded to the Department of the Lottery's e-mail from yesterday, indicating what changes I had made to the proposed timetables to reflect the concerns raised by the staff of the Department of the Lottery.
Daniel J. Nugent, Technical Specialist 03/17/2021 13:23 PM Amy Sherwood, Partner Sikich LLP No Carol Radwine, Senior Public Service Administrator Department of the Lottery Amber Chappell, Senior Public Service Administrator Department of the Lottery Darick Clark, Chief Internal Auditor Department of the Lottery E-Mail Amy: asherwood-at-sikich.com Dan: dnugent-at-auditor.illinois.gov Carol: carol.l.radwine-at-illinois.gov Amber: amber.chappell-at-illinois.gov Darick: darick.clark-at-illinois.gov E-Mail I responded to a call I only had with Darick Clark to the whole e-mail group documenting the agreement reached between myself and Darick regarding the timetable for the State compliance examination of the Department of the Lottery and what resources/areas Sikich would eb
Daniel J. Nugent, Technical Specialist 03/18/2021 10:23 AM Amy Sherwood, Partner Sikich LLP No E-Mail Amy: asherwood-at-sikich.com Dan: dnugent-at-auditor.illinois.gov E-Mail I sent Ms. Sherwood the Welcome Letter for the Fiscal Year 2021 financial audit of the State Lottery Fund at the Department of the Lottery and Fiscal Year 2020 - Fiscal Year 2021 State compliance examination of the Department of the Lottery.
Daniel J. Nugent, Technical Specialist 03/18/2021 10:23 AM Amy Sherwood, Partner Sikich LLP No E-Mail Amy: asherwood-at-sikich.com Dan: dnugent-at-auditor.illinois.gov E-Mail Ms. Sherwood sent me her Informal Proposal for the Fiscal Year 2021 financial audit of the State Lottery Fund at the Department of the Lottery and Fiscal Year 2020 - Fiscal Year 2021 State compliance examination of the Department of the Lottery.
Daniel J. Nugent, Technical Specialist 03/19/2021 07:44 AM Amy Sherwood, Partner Sikich LLP No Phone Amy: (217) 862-1728 Dan: (217) 524-8153 4 minutes Ms. Sherwood and I discussed the proposed price per hour, which resulted in Amy agreeing to a significant decrease in the overall price per hour. I also indicated I was OK with the overall engagement plan and proposed hours by major engagement area.
Daniel J. Nugent, Technical Specialist 04/01/2021 14:33 PM Amy Sherwood, Partner Sikich LLP No E-Mail Amy: asherwood-at-sikich.com Dan: dnugent-at-auditor.illinois.gov E-Mail I loaded the Phase 1 and Phase 2 contracts for the Fiscal Year 2021 financial audit of the State Lottery Fund at the Department of the Lottery and Fiscal Year 2020 - Fiscal Year 2021 State compliance examination of the Department of the Lottery to the OAG's portal for Amy to digitally sign.
Daniel J. Nugent, Technical Specialist 04/01/2021 15:02 PM Amy Sherwood, Partner Sikich LLP No E-Mail Amy: asherwood-at-sikich.com Dan: dnugent-at-auditor.illinois.gov E-Mail Amy loaded the signed Phase 1 and Phase 2 contracts for the Fiscal Year 2021 financial audit of the State Lottery Fund at the Department of the Lottery and Fiscal Year 2020 - Fiscal Year 2021 State compliance examination of the Department of the Lottery to the OAG's portal.
Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V 03/08/2021 08:57 AM Amy Sherwood, Partner - Sikich LLP No Email: Amy.Sherwood-at-sikich.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email Amy emailed me that she would like to set up a meeting to discuss the Welcome Letter attachments for the the FY20/21 compliance examination of the Illinois State Board of Elections.
Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V 03/08/2021 09:13 AM Amy Sherwood, Partner - Sikich LLP No Email: Amy.Sherwood-at-sikich.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Email I emailed Amy notifiying she could call me at her convience to discuss the Welcome Letter attachments for the the FY20/21 compliance examination of the Illinois State Board of Elections.
Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V 03/08/2021 10:53 AM Amy Sherwood, Partner - Sikich LLP No Sherwood - (217) 862-1728
Van Durme - (217) 782-8393
10 minutes Amy and I discussed and made conclusions for her questions regarding the Welcome Letter attachments for the the FY20/21 compliance examination of the Illinois State Board of Elections.
Daniel J. Nugent, Technical Specialist 03/10/2021 09:00 AM Joe Evans, Partner RSM US LLP No Dan Sethness, Senior Manager RSM US LLP Erik Ginter, Manager RSM US LLP E-Mail Joe: joseph.evans-at-rsmus.com Dan: dan.sethness-at-rsmus.com Erik: erik.ginter-at-rsmus.com Dan: dnugent-at-auditor.illinois.gov E-Mail I sent Mr. Evans the proposed timetables for the Fiscal Year 2021 financial audit, Single Audit, and State compliance examination of the Illinois State University.
Daniel J. Nugent, Technical Specialist 03/12/2021 08:43 AM Joe Evans, Partner RSM US LLP No Dan Sethness, Senior Manager RSM US LLP Erik Ginter, Manager RSM US LLP E-Mail Joe: joseph.evans-at-rsmus.com Dan: dan.sethness-at-rsmus.com Erik: erik.ginter-at-rsmus.com Dan: dnugent-at-auditor.illinois.gov E-Mail Mr. Evans responded he was OK with the proposed timetables.
Daniel J. Nugent, Technical Specialist 03/31/2021 08:13 AM Joe Evans, Partner RSM US LLP No Erik Ginter, Manager RSM US LLP E-Mail Joe: joseph.evans-at-rsmus.com Erik: erik.ginter-at-rsmus.com Dan: dnugent-at-auditor.illinois.gov E-Mail I sent Mr. Evans the Preliminary Survey for the Fiscal Year 2021 financial audit, Single Audit, and State compliance examination of the Illinois State University.
Daniel J. Nugent, Technical Specialist 03/10/2021 08:44 AM Epifanio Sadural, Partner Roth & Co., LLP No E-Mail Epifanio: esadural-at-rothcocpa.com Dan: dnugent-at-auditor.illinois.gov E-Mail I sent Mr. Sadural the Preliminary Survey for the Fiscal Year 2021 financial audit of the Self-Insurers Security Fund at the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission and the Preliminary Survey for the Fiscal Year 2020 - Fiscal Year 2021 State compliance examination of the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission.
Daniel J. Nugent, Technical Specialist 03/10/2021 09:58 AM Epifanio Sadural, Partner Roth & Co., LLP No E-Mail Epifanio: esadural-at-rothcocpa.com Dan: dnugent-at-auditor.illinois.gov E-Mail I sent Mr. Sadural the proposed timetables for the Fiscal Year 2021 financial audit of the Self-Insurers Security Fund at the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission and Fiscal Year 2020 - Fiscal Year 2021 State compliance examination of the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission.
Daniel J. Nugent, Technical Specialist 03/10/2021 10:32 AM Epifanio Sadural, Partner Roth & Co., LLP No Phone Epifanio: (312) 876-1900 Dan: (217) 524-8153 10 Minutes Mr. Sadural and I discussed the timetable for the Fiscal Year 2021 financial audit of the Self-Insurers Security Fund at the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission and Fiscal Year 2020 - Fiscal Year 2021 State compliance examination of the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission. We also discussed Mr. Sadural's concerns about the amount of hours incurred by Roth & Co., LLP in performing the currently ongoing Fiscal Year 2020 financial audit of the Self-Insurers Security Fund.
Daniel J. Nugent, Technical Specialist 03/12/2021 12:55 PM Epifanio Sadural, Partner Roth & Co., LLP No E-Mail Epifanio: esadural-at-rothcocpa.com Dan: dnugent-at-auditor.illinois.gov E-Mail I sent Mr. Sadural concerns identified by some staff members of the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission with the proposed timetable, namely the anticipated move of the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission out of the James R. Thompson Center in May 2021.
Lisa Warden Auditor V 03/17/2021 15:25 PM Vicki VanDenBerg, Partner Plante Moran No Steven Bishop, Partner Plante Moran E-Mail: lwarden - at - auditor.illinois.gov Steven.Bishop - at - plantemoran.com Vicki.VanDenBerg-at-plantemoran.com E-Mail Proposed timetable amendment to the FY20 audit of Southern Illinois University.
Lisa Warden Auditor V 03/18/2021 07:21 AM Vicki VanDenBerg, Partner Plante Moran No Steven Bishop, Partner Plante Moran E-Mail: lwarden - at - auditor.illinois.gov Steven.Bishop - at - plantemoran.com Vicki.VanDenBerg-at-plantemoran.com Email Partner agreed to proposed timetable amendment to the FY20 audit of Southern Illinois University.
Lisa Warden Auditor V 03/19/2021 12:17 PM Vicki VanDenBerg, Partner Plante Moran No None Vicki: 1-269-567-XXXX Lisa: 1-217-782-9307 24 minutes I inquired and the partner responded the firm is interested and independent for the FY21 audit of Southern Illinois University. Discussed timing, scope, and phase 1 portion.
Lisa Warden Auditor V 03/17/2021 14:29 PM Paul Pelletier, Partner Borschnack & Pelletier No None E-Mail: lwarden - at - auditor.illinois.gov Ppelletier - at - bpc - cpa.com Email Proposed timetable amendment to the FY19/20 examination of Department on Aging.
Lisa Warden Auditor V 03/17/2021 15:36 PM Paul Pelletier, Partner Borschnack & Pelletier No None E-Mail: lwarden - at - auditor.illinois.gov Ppelletier - at - bpc - cpa.com Email Firm agreed to proposed timetable amendment for the FY19/20 examination of Department on Aging.
Lisa Warden Auditor V 03/12/2021 15:02 PM Michael Lawler, Manager West and Company No None Michael: 1-618-664-4848 Lisa: 1-217-370-XXXX 9 minutes I inquired and the manager responded he will be the team leader, and the firm is interested and independent for the FY20/21 examination of the Lieutenant Governor. Discussed timing, scope, and phase 1 portion.
Lisa Warden Auditor V 03/16/2021 16:08 PM Leilani Rodrigo, Partner Roth & Company No None Leilani: 1-312-235-XXXX Lisa: 1-217-370-1672 4 minutes I inquired and the partner responded the firm is interested and independent for the FY20/21 audit of Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission. Discussed timing and that all work will be performed on or after July 1.
Lisa Warden Auditor V 03/16/2021 08:59 AM Gilda Priebe, Partner Adelfia LLC No None Gilda: 1-312-240-9500 Lisa: 1-217-370-XXXX 3 minutes I inquired and the partner responded the firm is interested and independent for the FY20/21 audit of Board of Admissions to the Bar. Discussed timing and that all work will be performed on or after July 1.
Josť G. Roa, Auditor V 03/03/2021 13:50 PM Paul Pelletier, Partner, Borschnack, Pelletier & Co. No Phone: Paul 815-933-1771 Josť 312-814-4073 5 minutes I informed Paul his Firm was awarded the upcoming engagement for the Illinois Mathematics & Science Academy and IMSA Fund FY21 Financial Audits and Compliance Examinations. Paul confirmed the Firm's interest and independence. We discussed the planned scope, timing, and staffing. Informed Paul welcome letter will be provided in the near future.
Josť G. Roa, Auditor V 03/05/2021 09:02 AM Maria Balita, Partner, Adelfia LLC No Phone: Maria 773-XXX-2168 Josť 773-XXX-1337 5 minutes I asked Maria if her Firm was interested and indempendent for the upcoming engagement for the Illinois Arts Council & Foundation Financial Audits and Compliance Examinations. Maria confirmed the Firm's interest and independence. We discussed the planned scope, timing, and staffing. Informed Maria welcome letter will be provided in the near future.
Josť G. Roa, Auditor V 03/05/2021 16:35 PM Paul Pelletier, Partner, Borschnack, Pelletier & Co. No E-mail: Paul ppelletier-at-bpc-cpa.com Josť jroa-at-auditor.illinois.gov E-mailed Firm welcome letter for the Illinois Mathematics & Science Academy and IMSA Fund FY21 Financial Audit and Compliance Examination.
Josť G. Roa, Auditor V 03/05/2021 16:30 PM Maria Balita, Partner, Adelfia LLC No E-mail: Maria mfbalita-at-adelfiacpas.com Josť jroa-at-auditor.illinois.gov E-mailed Firm welcome letter for the Illinois Arts Council and Foundation FY21 Compliance Examination.
Josť G. Roa, Auditor V 03/26/2021 11:21 AM Jennifer Roan and Stella M. Santos, Partners, Adelfia LLC No E-mail: Jennifer jsroan-at-adelfiacpas.com Josť jroa-at-auditor.illinois.gov Stella sbsantos-at-adelfiacpas.com Firm E-mailed to inform when to expect informal proposal materials for the Illinois Arts Council and Foundation FY21 Compliance Examination.