May 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

05/04/2021 10:43 AM

Stella Santos, Managing Partner Adelfia LLC

No

phone: Jane Clark 217-782-0811 Stella Santos 708-369-6401

2 minutes

Called to let Stella know the OAG had selected Adelfia's proposals in response to the OAG competitive procurement process for the Illinois Commerce Commission and the Guardianship and Advocacy Commission. The assigned managers will be reaching out shortly. Thanked her for Adelfia's continued interest in the program.

Jane Clark, Director

05/04/2021 11:10 AM

John Wysocki, Partner GW & Associates, PC

No

phone: Jane Clark 217-782-0811 John Wysocki 708-755-8182

4 minutes

Called to let John know the OAG had selected GW & Associate's proposals in response to the OAG competitive procurement process for the Court of Claims. The assigned manager will be reaching out shortly. Thanked him for GW's interest in our program.

Stacie Sherman, Audit Manager

05/04/2021 14:30 PM

Adam Pulley, Partner, CliftonLarsonAllen

No

Andrew Zebell, Manager, CLA
Amanda Campbell, Manager, CLA
Paul King, Senior Associate, CLA

phone: Stacie Sherman 217-820-xxxx
CLA - 309-430-6815 (conference line)

35 minutes

We discussed both the financial audit and compliance examination of the Department of Children and Family Services. Specially, the items left to complete the engagements and timelines for a contract amendment.

Thomas L. Kizziah Senior Audit Manager

05/06/2021 09:47 AM

Cathy Baumann, Partner KPMG

No

Courtney Dzierwa, OAG Statewide Single Audit Manager

Email & phone cbaumann-at-kpmg.com 312-665-8980 & tkizziah-at-auditor.illinois.gov 217-782-0816

5 minutes

Cathy email me her updated proposal for the upcoming Illinois State Board of Investment engagement and we spoke on the phone at 1:05PM. I told Cathy that our office had accepted her updated proposal and Cathy explained to Courtney and myself the status of the Firm's disclosure forms. I told Cathy to update the timetable start date to align with the timing of the receipt of the disclosures.

Stacie Sherman, Audit Manager

05/06/2021 13:29 PM

Ana Ausan, Partner, Adelfia LLC

No

Stella Santos, Managing Partner, Adelfia LLC

Email: Ana: arausan-at-adelfiacpas.com
Stella: sbsantos-at-adelfiacpas.com
Stacie: ssherman-at-adelfiapas.com

Email - Response received at 2:16 pm

I sent Ana and Stella timetables with updated dates for the FY20 financial audit and the FY20 compliance examination and single audit of Western Illinois University. Ana confirmed that the dates I gave her were acceptable.

Dennis Gibbons, Audit Manager

05/04/2021 08:52 AM

Bill Sarb, Audit Senior Manager - RSM US LLP

No

Email: bill.sarb-at-rsmus.com
dgibbons-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

I asked Bill if he had an update on RSM's progress towards the FY21 State Retirement Systems informal proposals.

Dennis Gibbons, Audit Manager

05/04/2021 08:59 AM

Bill Sarb, Audit Senior Manager - RSM US LLP

No

Email: bill.sarb-at-rsmus.com
dgibbons-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

Bill informed me that the FY21 JRS and GARS informal proposals were almost done and should be sent today. The SERS proposal is pending follow-up with RSM's national office regarding structure of the extra census testing. Bill mentioned he would like to set up a conversation between himself, myself, and some other individuals from OAG to discuss.

Dennis Gibbons, Audit Manager

05/04/2021 09:03 AM

Bill Sarb, Audit Senior Manager - RSM US LLP

No

Email: bill.sarb-at-rsmus.com
dgibbons-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

I asked Bill to let me know when he was interested in a discussion on SERS with my office and I would set it up.

Dennis Gibbons, Audit Manager

05/06/2021 10:24 AM

Bill Sarb, Audit Senior Manager - RSM US LLP

No

Email: bill.sarb-at-rsmus.com
dgibbons-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

I touched base with Bill and asked him for available dates/times when he'd like to schedule a discussion with myself and OAG personnel regarding the FY21 SRS informal proposals.

Dennis Gibbons, Audit Manager

05/06/2021 14:24 PM

Bill Sarb, Audit Senior Manager - RSM US LLP

No

Email: bill.sarb-at-rsmus.com
dgibbons-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

Bill provided some times on 5/7/2021 when he would be available for a discussion on the FY21 SERS informal proposals.

Dennis Gibbons, Audit Manager

05/06/2021 14:36 PM

Bill Sarb, Audit Senior Manager - RSM US LLP

No

Email: bill.sarb-at-rsmus.com
dgibbons-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

I confirmed a Zoom call scheduled with Bill on 5/7/2021 for discussion on the FY21 SERS informal proposals.

Dennis Gibbons, Audit Manager

05/07/2021 08:00 AM

Bill Sarb, Audit Senior Manager - RSM US LLP

No

Sara Metzger, Assistant Director of Financial/Compliance Audits - OAG;
Dan Nugent, Technical Specialist - OAG

Zoom Call: OAG participants were located in the South Conference Room; Bill was located off-site and joined using his computer.

30 minutes

Sara, Dan, and myself spoke with Bill regarding some questions and concerns that RSM had regarding the additional census testing for the FY21 SRS engagements.

Reddy Bommareddi, Auditor Manager V

05/07/2021 18:50 PM

Leilani Rodrigo, Partner - Roth & Co., LLP

No

Email: lrodrigo-at-rothcocpa.com
rbommareddi-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

I emailed/uploaded to Sharefile Chicago State University FY21 contract for the firm signatures and Leilani emailed/uploaded back the signed contract.

Stacie Sherman, Audit Manager

05/10/2021 08:53 AM

Stella Santos, Managing Partner Adelfia LLC

No

Ana Ausan, Partner, Adelfia LLC

Email: sbsantos-at-adelfiacpas.com
arausan-at-adelfiacpas.com
ssherman-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

I let Stella know that the FY20 contract amendment for WIU was available for her signature.

Stacie Sherman, Audit Manager

05/11/2021 08:13 AM

Gilda Priebe, Partner Adelfia LLC

No

Stella Santos, Managing Partner, Adelfia LLC

Email: sbsantos-at-adelfiacpas.com
gbpriebe-at-adelfiacpas.com
ssherman-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

I let Gilda know the signed contracts for the FY20/21 complliance examination of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum were uploaded to the portal.

Stacie Sherman, Audit Manager

05/10/2021 17:36 PM

Brandon Reed, Partner, Crowe LLP

No

Email: brandon.reed-at-crowe.com
ssherman-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

Brandon provided the proposal documents for the Treasurer's Office engagements: FY21 financial audit of Fiscal Officer Responsibilities, College Savings Program and Illinois Funds and the FY20/21 compliance examination of nonfiscal officer responsibilites.

Megan Green, Senior Audit Manager

05/10/2020 16:12 PM

Amy Sherwood, Partner - Sikich LLP

No

Email: Amy.Sherwood-at-sikich.com
mgreen-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

I uploaded the final signed contract for the FY21 Department of Central Management Services engagements.

Stacie Sherman, Audit Manager

05/11/2021 11:11 AM

Brandon Reed, Partner, Crowe LLP

No

Phone: Stacie Sherman 217-820-xxxx
Brandon: 217-862-2706

11 Minutes

We discussed the proposal documents Brandon provided for the Treasurer's Office engagements: FY21 financial audit of Fiscal Officer Responsibilities, College Savings Program and Illinois Funds and the FY20/21 compliance examination of nonfiscal officer responsibilites. We discussed the timetables for each engagement and additional forms needed for the contracts.

Reddy Bommareddi, Auditor Manager V

05/10/2021 16:06 PM

Heather Powell, Managing Director - BKD LLP

No

Email: hpowell-at-bkd.com
rbommareddi-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

I emailed/sharefield Heather the signed contract of the FY21 financial audit of the State Gaming Fund of the Illinois Gaming Board.

Reddy Bommareddi, Auditor Manager V

05/10/2021 16:07 PM

Tes Sy, Partner - Roth & Co., LLP

No

Email: msy-at-rothcocpa.com
rbommareddi-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

I emailed/sharefiled the signed contracts of FY21 financial audit and compliance examination of the Illinois Conservation Foundation and Financial Audit of Capital Asset Account of Department of Natural Resources.

Reddy Bommareddi, Auditor Manager V

05/11/2021 10:33 AM

Leilani Rodrigo, Partner - Roth & Co., LLP

No

Email: lrodrigo-at-rothcocpa.com
rbommareddi-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

I emailed Leilani signed amended contract of FY20 Financial Audit, Single Audit, and Compliance Examination of Chicago State University.

Reddy Bommareddi, Auditor Manager V

05/11/2021 09:56 AM

Leilani Rodrigo, Partner - Roth & Co., LLP

No

Email: lrodrigo-at-rothcocpa.com
rbommareddi-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

I emailed Leilani draft contracts of FY21 Compliance Examination of Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority and Leilani emailed/sharefiled the signed contracts back to me.

Stacie Sherman, Audit Manager

05/12/2021 08:38 AM

Stella Santos, Managing Partner Adelfia LLC

No

Ana Ausan, Partner, Adelfia LLC

Email: sbsantos-at-adelfiacpas.com
arausan-at-adelfiacpas.com
ssherman-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

I emailed Stella to let her know the FY21 WIU contracts had been added to the portal for her signature.

Stacie Sherman, Audit Manager

05/12/2021 08:47 AM

Stella Santos, Managing Partner Adelfia LLC

No

Ana Ausan, Partner, Adelfia LLC

Email: sbsantos-at-adelfiacpas.com
arausan-at-adelfiacpas.com
ssherman-at-auditor.illinois.gov

email

I emailed Stella to let her know the FY20 WIU Amendment had been signed and I provided her a copy.

Reddy Bommareddi, Auditor Manager V

05/14/2021 08:47 AM

Leilani Rodrigo, Partner - Roth & Co., LLP

No

Email: lrodrigo-at-rothcocpa.com
rbommareddi-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

I emailed/Sharefiled Leilani the signed contract of FY21 Financial Audit, Single Audit, and Compliance Examination of Chicago State University.

Reddy Bommareddi, Auditor Manager V

05/14/2021 08:48 AM

Leilani Rodrigo, Partner - Roth & Co., LLP

No

Email: lrodrigo-at-rothcocpa.com
rbommareddi-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

I emailed/sharefiled Leilani the contracts of FY21 Compliance Examination of Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority.

Stacie Sherman, Audit Manager

05/14/2021 10:38 AM

Stella Santos, Managing Partner Adelfia LLC

No

Ana Ausan, Partner, Adelfia LLC

Email: sbsantos-at-adelfiacpas.com
arausan-at-adelfiacpas.com
ssherman-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

I sent Ana and Stella the FY21 WIU signed contracts via sharefile.

Stacie Sherman, Audit Manager

05/12/2021 09:43 AM

Brandon Reed, Partner, Crowe LLP

No

Email: brandon.reed-at-crowe.com
ssherman-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

Brandon sent the subcontractor information for use on the FY20/21 compliance examination of the Office of the Treasurer - Non-Fiscal Officer Responsibilities.

Stacie Sherman, Audit Manager

05/13/2021 08:38 AM

Brandon Reed, Partner, Crowe LLP

No

Email: brandon.reed-at-crowe.com
ssherman-at-auditor.illinois.gov

email

Brandon sent revised hours by area for the FY20/21 compliance examination of the Office of the Treasurer - Non-Fiscal Officer Responsibilities.

Stacie Sherman, Audit Manager

05/18/2021 09:57 AM

Brandon Reed, Partner, Crowe LLP

No

Email: brandon.reed-at-crowe.com
ssherman-at-auditor.illinois.gov

email

I emailed Brandon to let him know the FY21 Treasurer's Office contracts (Fiscal Officer, Nonfiscal Officer, College Savings Program, and Illinois Funds) were ready for his signature and available via sharefile.

Gordon French IS V

05/05/2021 07:01 AM

Cathy Crick, Sales with CMA Joshua Wells, Sales with FoxIt

No

Email: ccricATcmai.com Email: joshua_wellsATfoxitsoftware.com

email

Foxit Maintenance Renewal - Quote

Donna Humphries, IT Manager

05/18/2021 14:46 PM

Fred Bascom - CDS Phone Sales

No

Email: fbascomATcdsot.com

email

Price quote on IP phones and licenses

Gordon French IS V

05/18/2021 14:17 PM

Jason Contreas - Insight Sales

No

Email: Jason.ContrerasATinsight.com

email

Price quote on 24" monitors

Jeanne Michaud, Audit Manager

05/18/2021 16:19 PM

Colleen Porter, McGreal & Company, PC

No

Mike Morrissey, Partner, McGreal & Company, PC

Email: colleenp-at-mcgreal.com
mikem-at-mcgreal.com
jmichaud-at-auditor.illinois.gov

email

Colleen sent propsed hours and rate for her firm to audit ROE 56 for 6/30/21.

Jeanne Michaud, Audit Manager

05/19/2021 16:12 PM

Maria de J Prado, Partner, Prado & Renteria

No

Hilda Renteria, Partner, Prado & Renteria

Email: mprado-at-pradorenteria.com
hrenteria-at-pradorenteria.com
jmichaud-at-auditor.illinois.gov

email

Maria sent propsed hours and rate for her firm to audit ROE 47 for 6/30/21.

Jeanne Michaud, Audit Manager

05/20/2021 15:30 PM

Colleen Porter, McGreal & Company, PC

No

Mike Morrissey, Partner, McGreal & Company, PC

Email: colleenp-at-mcgreal.com
mikem-at-mcgreal.com
jmichaud-at-auditor.illinois.gov

emails over the course of 27 minutes

Provided counter offer to Colleen. She accepted. I let her know her hours and rate were approved for her firm to audit ROE 56 for 6/30/21.

Jeanne Michaud, Audit Manager

05/20/2021 16:14 PM

Maria de J Prado, Partner, Prado & Renteria

No

Email: mprado-at-pradorenteria.com
jmichaud-at-auditor.illinois.gov

email

Let Maria know the propsed hours and rate for her firm to audit ROE 47 for 6/30/21 was accepted.

Donna Humphries, IT Manager

05/20/2021 10:06 AM

Dave Klopack, Sales w/ Agilant

No

Phone: 312-656-4080

Phone

Ask for price quote on new server, etc.

Dennis Gibbons, Audit Manager

05/10/2021 08:15 AM

Heather Powell, Managing Director - BKD LLP

No

Email: hpowell-at-bkd.com
dgibbons-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

I informed Heather that I was still awaiting confirmation of the IOC's acceptance of the FY21 TRS contracts, and reminded her to please refrain from beginning Phase I work until I had notified her of this (due to today being the commencement date of the Phase I contract).

Dennis Gibbons, Audit Manager

05/18/2021 09:20 AM

Bill Sarb, Audit Senior Manager - RSM US LLP

No

Email: bill.sarb-at-rsmus.com
dgibbons-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

I inquired about the status of the FY21 State Retirement Systems informal proposals from Bill.

Dennis Gibbons, Audit Manager

05/19/2021 09:56 AM

Bill Sarb, Audit Senior Manager - RSM US LLP

No

Email: bill.sarb-at-rsmus.com
dgibbons-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

Bill informed me that he was still working through some issues on the FY21 SERS proposal related to the additional testing, and that the FY21 GARS and JRS proposals should be provided soon.

Dennis Gibbons, Audit Manager

05/20/2021 08:31 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

Joe provided the firm's informal proposal for the FY21 IDES financial audit and FY20/21 IDES compliance examination.

Dennis Gibbons, Audit Manager

05/20/2021 09:19 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 asked Joe to send me several forms needed to complete the informal proposal for the FY20/21 IDES financial audit and compliance examination.

Dennis Gibbons, Audit Manager

05/20/2021 12:05 PM

Joe Evans, Partner - RSM US LLP

No

Dan Sethness, Senior Assurance Manager - RSM US LLP; Barbara Jarocki, Administrative Lead - RSM US LLP

Email: joseph.evans-at-rsmus.com
dan.sethness-at-rsmus.com
barbara.jarocki-at-rsmus.com
dgibbons-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

Joe provided the firm's signed standard certifications for the FY21 IDES informal proposal and indicated he would be requesting additional documentation from the firm's proposed subcontractors.

Dennis Gibbons, Audit Manager

05/24/2021 08:45 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 asked Joe for additional details about the proposed hours for one area of the FY21 IDES informal proposal.

Stacie Sherman, Audit Manager

05/24/2021 12:54 PM

Brandon Reed, Partner, Crowe LLP

No

Email: brandon.reed-at-crowe.com
ssherman-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

Brandon sent me the signed contracts for the Office of the Treasurer (Fiscal Officer, Nonfiscal Officer, Illinois Funds, and College Savings Program) via sharefile.

Stacie Sherman, Audit Manager

05/25/2021 11:49 AM

Brandon Reed, Partner, Crowe LLP

No

Molly Moss, Senior, Crowe LLP

Email: brandon.reed-at-crowe.com
molly.moss-at-crowe.com
ssherman-at-auditor.illinois.gov

email

I let Brandon know that he would need to resign the Treasurer's Office contracts using Entrust.

Jeanne Michaud, Audit Manager

05/21/2021 09:00 AM

Kristyl McDaniel, Manager, Winkel, Parker & Foster, CPA PC

No

Email: kmcdaniel-at-wpf-cpa.com
jmichaud-at-auditor.illinois.gov

email

Kristyl sent proposed hours and rate for her firm to perfom the 6/30/21 audit of ROE 49.

Jeanne Michaud, Audit Manager

05/25/2021 14:16 PM

Kristyl McDaniel, Manager, Winkel, Parker & Foster, CPA PC

No

Email: kmcdaniel-at-wpf-cpa.com
jmichaud-at-auditor.illinois.gov

email

I let Kristyl know the proposed hours and rate for her firm to perfom the 6/30/21 audit of ROE 49 was accepted.

Dennis Gibbons, Audit Manager

05/24/2021 11:50 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

Joe provided a response to my inquiry about the FY21 IDES informal proposal area.

Dennis Gibbons, Audit Manager

05/24/2021 13:23 PM

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 responded to Joe and thanked him for the additional FY21 IDES informal proposal information.

Stacie Sherman, Audit Manager

05/26/2021 14:57 PM

Brandon Reed, Partner, Crowe LLP

No

Phone: Brandon 309-224-xxxx
Stacie 217-782-0808

3 minutes

Brandon said Crowe is still having issues siging the contracts with Entrust. I let him know that if we can't get the contracts signed today, they won't be able to begin working on the Treasurer's Office engagements.

Stacie Sherman, Audit Manager

05/26/2021 15:31 PM

Brandon Reed, Partner, Crowe LLP

No

Molly Moss, Senior, Crowe LLP

Email: brandon.reed-at-crowe.com
molly.moss-at-crowe.com
ssherman-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

I emailed Brandon to let him know that we would need to change the effective date of the contract and the start of fieldwork date on the Schedule 1 for the Treasurer's Office engagements. I asked him to let me know when he's able to sign the contracts with Entrust and I will update the dates in the contract.

Stacie Sherman, Audit Manager

05/27/2021 08:24 AM

Brandon Reed, Partner, Crowe LLP

No

Email: brandon.reed-at-crowe.com
ssherman-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

Brandon sent the signed Phase II Treasurer engagement contracts via sharefile.

Jeanne Michaud, Audit Manager

05/26/2021 18:17 PM

Kimberly Walker, Partner
Kemper CPA Group LLP

No

Email: kwalker-at-kempercpa.com
jmichaud-at-auditor.illinois.gov

email

Kimberly sent proposed hours and rate for her firm to perfom the 6/30/21 audit of ROE 41.

Jeanne Michaud, Audit Manager

05/27/2021 09:54 AM

Kimberly Walker, Partner
Kemper CPA Group LLP

No

Email: kwalker-at-kempercpa.com
jmichaud-at-auditor.illinois.gov

email

I let Kimberly know the proposed hours and rate for her firm to perfom the 6/30/21 audit of ROE 41 was accepted.

Stacie Sherman, Audit Manager

05/27/2021 09:50 AM

Christine Torres, Partner Crowe LLP

No

Email: christine.torres-at-crowe.com
ssherman-at-auditor.illinois.gov

emails over the course of 18 minutes

Christine uploaded the signed contracts for the FY21 Treasurer Office engagements.

Dennis Gibbons, Audit Manager

05/25/2021 14:39 PM

Joe Evans, Partner - RSM US LLP

No

Email: joseph.evans-at-rsmus.com
dgibbons-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

Joe provided the disclosures and standard certifications for the proposed subcontractors for the FY21 IDES informal proposal.

Dennis Gibbons, Audit Manager

05/26/2021 14:35 PM

Joe Evans, Partner - RSM US LLP

No

Email: joseph.evans-at-rsmus.com
dgibbons-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

I asked Joe to provide me with two outstanding items from the firm's proposed subcontractor for the FY21 IDES informal proposal.

Dennis Gibbons, Audit Manager

05/26/2021 15:25 PM

Joe Evans, Partner - RSM US LLP

No

Barbara Jarocki, Administrative Lead - RSM US LLP

Email: joseph.evans-at-rsmus.com
barbara.jarocki-at-rsmus.com
dgibbons-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

Joe provided me with the outstanding documents from the firm's proposed subcontractor for the FY21 IDES informal proposal.

Dennis Gibbons, Audit Manager

05/28/2021 08:03 AM

Joe Evans, Partner - RSM US LLP

No

Email: joseph.evans-at-rsmus.com
dgibbons-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

I informed Joe that the FY21 IDES informal proposal had been accepted by OAG and the Phase 1 and 2 contracts had been shared with him over the OAG portal for the firm's review and signature.

Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V

05/04/2021 12:46 PM

Linda Abernethy, Partner - RSM US LLP

No

Ryan Caldwell, RSM Senior Manager

Email: Linda.Abernethy-at-rsmus.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Ryan.Caldwell-at-rsmus.com

Email

I sent Linda proposed dates for the 3rd Amendment to extend the due date of the final reports of the FY20 financial statement audit of the Illinois Department of Human Services.

Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V

05/05/2021 10:51 AM

Linda Abernethy, Partner - RSM US LLP

No

Ryan Caldwell, RSM Senior Manager

Email: Linda.Abernethy-at-rsmus.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Ryan.Caldwell-at-rsmus.com

Email

Linda responded with alternative proposed dates for the 3rd Amendment to extend the due date of the final reports of the FY20 financial statement audit of the Illinois Department of Human Services.

Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V

05/06/2021 09:04 AM

Linda Abernethy, Partner - RSM US LLP

No

Ryan Caldwell, RSM Senior Manager

Email: Linda.Abernethy-at-rsmus.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Ryan.Caldwell-at-rsmus.com

Email

I sent Linda some questions for her alternative proposed dates for the 3rd Amendment to extend the due date of the final reports of the FY20 financial statement audit of the Illinois Department of Human Services.

Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V

05/06/2021 09:06 AM

Linda Abernethy, Partner - RSM US LLP

No

Ryan Caldwell, RSM Senior Manager

Email: Linda.Abernethy-at-rsmus.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Ryan.Caldwell-at-rsmus.com

Email

Linda responded to my questions and aggreed to proposed dates for the 3rd Amendment to extend the due date of the final reports of the FY20 financial statement audit of the Illinois Department of Human Services.

Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V

05/10/2021 13:06 PM

Linda Abernethy, Partner - RSM US LLP

No

Email: Linda.Abernethy-at-rsmus.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

I sent Linda the approved 3rd Amendment to extend the due date of the final reports of the FY20 financial statement audit of the Illinois Department of Human Services.

Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V

05/10/2021 13:12 PM

Linda Abernethy, Partner - RSM US LLP

No

Email: Linda.Abernethy-at-rsmus.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

Linda sent back the firm's signed 3rd Amendment to extend the due date of the final reports of the FY20 financial statement audit of the Illinois Department of Human Services.

Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V

05/11/2021 10:55 AM

Linda Abernethy, Partner - RSM US LLP

No

Email: Linda.Abernethy-at-rsmus.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

I sent Linda the final (all parties signed) 3rd Amendment to extend the due date of the final reports of the FY20 financial statement audit of the Illinois Department of Human Services.

Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V

05/04/2021 12:33 PM

Tom Leach, Partner - Sikich LLP

No

Email: Tom.Leach-at-Sikich.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

I sent Tom proposed dates for the 2nd Amendment to extend the due date of the final reports of the FY20 financial statement audit of the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services.

Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V

05/04/2021 15:29 PM

Tom Leach, Partner - Sikich LLP

No

Email: Tom.Leach-at-Sikich.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

Tom agreed proposed dates for the 2ndAmendment to extend the due date of the final reports of the FY20 financial statement audit of the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services.

Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V

05/10/2021 13:06 PM

Amy Sherwood, Partner - Sikich LLP

No

Email: Amy.Sherwood-at-Sikich.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

I sent Amy the approved 2nd Amendment to extend the due date of the final reports of the FY20 financial statement audit of the Illinois Department of Human Services.

Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V

05/10/2021 13:24 PM

Amy Sherwood, Partner - Sikich LLP

No

Email: Amy.Sherwood-at-Sikich.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

Amy sent back the firm's signed 2nd Amendment to extend the due date of the final reports of the FY20 financial statement audit of the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services.

Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V

05/11/2021 10:55 AM

Amy Sherwood, Partner - Sikich LLP

No

Email: Amy.Sherwood-at-Sikich.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

I sent Amy the final (all parties signed) 2nd Amendment to extend the due date of the final reports of the FY20 financial statement audit of the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services.

Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V

05/04/2021 12:09 PM

Linda Abernethy, Partner - RSM US LLP

No

Katie Barry, RSM Senior Manager
Bill Sarb, RSM Senior Manager

Email: Linda.Abernethy-at-rsmus.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Katie.Barry-at-rsmus.com
Bill.Sarb-at-rsmus.com

Email

I sent Linda proposed dates for the 2nd Amendment to extend the due date of the final reports of the FY20 financial statement audit and the FY19/20 Compliance Examination of the Illinois Department of Revenue.

Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V

05/05/2021 10:51 AM

Linda Abernethy, Partner - RSM US LLP

No

Katie Barry, RSM Senior Manager
Bill Sarb, RSM Senior Manager

Email: Linda.Abernethy-at-rsmus.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Katie.Barry-at-rsmus.com
Bill.Sarb-at-rsmus.com

Email

Linda agreed to proposed dates for the 2nd Amendment to extend the due date of the final reports of the FY20 financial statement audit and the FY19/20 Compliance Examination of the Illinois Department of Revenue.

Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V

05/10/2021 11:14 AM

Linda Abernethy, Partner - RSM US LLP

No

Email: Linda.Abernethy-at-rsmus.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

I sent Linda the approved 2nd Amendment to extend the due date of the final reports of the FY20 financial statement audit and the FY19/20 Compliance Examination of the Illinois Department of Revenue.

Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V

05/10/2021 11:25 AM

Linda Abernethy, Partner - RSM US LLP

No

Email: Linda.Abernethy-at-rsmus.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

Linda sent back the firm's signed 2nd Amendment to extend the due date of the final reports of the FY20 financial statement audit and the FY19/20 Compliance Examination of the Illinois Department of Revenue.

Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V

05/11/2021 10:56 AM

Linda Abernethy, Partner - RSM US LLP

No

Email: Linda.Abernethy-at-rsmus.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

I sent Linda the final (all parties signed) 2nd Amendment to extend the due date of the final reports of the FY20 financial statement audit and the FY19/20 Compliance Examination of the Illinois Department of Revenue.

Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V

05/11/2021 06:37 AM

Joshua Shugart, Partner - KEB LLP

No

Email: joshs-at-kebcpa.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

I sent Josh the final (all parties signed) contracts of the FY21 financial statement audit of the Illinois State Board of Education.

Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V

05/11/2021 06:36 AM

Amy Sherwood, Partner - Sikich LLP

No

Email: Amy.Sherwood-at-Sikich.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

I sent Amy the final (all parties signed) contracts of the FY21 financial statement audit and FY20/21 Compliance Examination of the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services.

Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V

05/11/2021 06:36 AM

Linda Abernethy, Partner - RSM US LLP

No

Email: Linda.Abernethy-at-rsmus.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

I sent Linda the final (all parties signed) contracts of the FY21 financial statement audit and FY20/21 Compliance Examinationof the Illinois Department of Human Services.

Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V

05/11/2021 06:37 AM

Stella Santos, Managing Partner - Adelfia LLC

No

Email: sbsantos-at-adelfiacpas.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

I sent Stella the final (all parties signed) contracts of the FY20/21 Compliance Examination of the Liquor Control Commission.

Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V

05/06/2021 09:17 AM

Bill Sarb, Senior Manager - RSM US LLP

No

Linda Abernethy, Partner - RSM US LLP

Email: Linda.Abernethy-at-rsmus.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Bill.Sarb-at-rsmus.com

Email

Bill sent me the IFP for the FY21 financial statement audit of the Illinois Department of Revenue.

Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V

05/07/2021 15:09 PM

Bill Sarb, Senior Manager - RSM US LLP

No

Linda Abernethy, Partner - RSM US LLP

Email: Linda.Abernethy-at-rsmus.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Bill.Sarb-at-rsmus.com

Email

I sent Bill some questions I had over the IFP for the FY21 financial statement audit of the Illinois Department of Revenue.

Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V

05/11/2021 20:32 PM

Bill Sarb, Senior Manager - RSM US LLP

No

Linda Abernethy, Partner - RSM US LLP

Email: Linda.Abernethy-at-rsmus.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov
Bill.Sarb-at-rsmus.com

Email

Bill sent me the responses and corrected documents to my questions over the IFP for the FY21 financial statement audit of the Illinois Department of Revenue.

Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V

05/13/2021 15:17 PM

Linda Abernethy, Partner - RSM US LLP

No

Email: Linda.Abernethy-at-rsmus.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

I sent Linda the approved contracts for firm signature for the FY21 financial statement audit of the Illinois Department of Revenue.

Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V

05/19/2021 09:26 AM

Linda Abernethy, Partner - RSM US LLP

No

Email: Linda.Abernethy-at-rsmus.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

Linda sent back the firm's signed contracts the FY21 financial statement audit of the Illinois Department of Revenue.

Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V

05/11/2021 10:56 AM

Linda Abernethy, Partner - RSM US LLP

No

Email: Linda.Abernethy-at-rsmus.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

I sent Linda the final (all parties signed) contracts for the FY21 financial statement audit of the Illinois Department of Revenue.

Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V

05/12/2021 12:11 PM

Stella Santos, Managing Partner - Adelfia LLC

No

Email: sbsantos-at-adelfiacpas.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

I sent Stella the approved contract for firm signature for the FY20/21 Compliance Examination of the Illinois State Fair.

Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V

05/12/2021 12:25 PM

Stella Santos, Managing Partner - Adelfia LLC

No

Email: sbsantos-at-adelfiacpas.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

Stella sent back the firm's signed contracts for the FY20/21 Compliance Examination of the Illinois State Fair.

Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V

05/14/2021 13:22 PM

Stella Santos, Managing Partner - Adelfia LLC

No

Email: sbsantos-at-adelfiacpas.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

I sent Stella the final (all parties signed) contracts for the FY20/21 Compliance Examination of the Illinois State Fair.

Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V

05/12/2021 12:11 PM

Stella Santos, Managing Partner - Adelfia LLC

No

Email: sbsantos-at-adelfiacpas.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

I sent Stella the approved contract for firm signature for the FY20/21 Compliance Examination of the DuQuoin State Fair.

Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V

05/12/2021 12:27 PM

Stella Santos, Managing Partner - Adelfia LLC

No

Email: sbsantos-at-adelfiacpas.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

Stella sent back the firm's signed contracts for the FY20/21 Compliance Examination of the DuQuoin State Fair.

Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V

05/14/2021 13:22 PM

Stella Santos, Managing Partner - Adelfia LLC

No

Email: sbsantos-at-adelfiacpas.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

I sent Stella the final (all parties signed) contracts for the FY20/21 Compliance Examination of the DuQuoin State Fair.

Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V

05/02/2021 14:08 PM

Jennifer Roan, Partner - Adelfia LLC

No

Stella Santos, Managing Partner - Adelfia LLC

Email: jsroan-at-adelfiacpas.com
sbsantos-at-adelfiacpas.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

I sent Jennifer an email notifying her the OAG had accepted the negotiated terms for the contract of the FY20/21 Compliance Examination of the Department of Agriculture.

Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V

05/08/2021 08:46 AM

Stella Santos, Managing Partner - Adelfia LLC

No

Email: sbsantos-at-adelfiacpas.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

I sent Stella the approved contract for firm signature for the FY20/21 Compliance Examination of the Department of Agriculture.

Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V

05/08/2021 09:17 AM

Stella Santos, Managing Partner - Adelfia LLC

No

Email: sbsantos-at-adelfiacpas.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

Stella sent back the firm's signed contracts for the FY20/21 Compliance Examination of the Department of Agriculture.

Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V

05/11/2021 06:36 AM

Stella Santos, Managing Partner - Adelfia LLC

No

Email: sbsantos-at-adelfiacpas.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

I sent Stella the final (all parties signed) contracts for the FY20/21 Compliance Examination of the Department of Agriculture.

Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V

05/07/2021 15:11 PM

Stella Santos, Managing Partner - Adelfia LLC

No

Email: sbsantos-at-adelfiacpas.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

I sent Stella the approved contract for firm signature for the FY20/21 Compliance Examination and Financial Statement Audit of the Illinois Grain Insurance Corporation.

Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V

05/08/2021 09:23 AM

Stella Santos, Managing Partner - Adelfia LLC

No

Email: sbsantos-at-adelfiacpas.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

Stella sent back the firm's signed contracts for the FY20/21 Compliance Examination and Financial Statement Audit of the Illinois Grain Insurance Corporation.

Janis Van Durme, Auditor Manager V

05/11/2021 06:36 AM

Stella Santos, Managing Partner - Adelfia LLC

No

Email: sbsantos-at-adelfiacpas.com
jvandurme-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

I sent Stella the final (all parties signed) contracts for the FY20/21 Compliance Examination and Financial Statement Audit of the Illinois Grain Insurance Corporation.

Joseph Parochetti,
Audit Supervisor

05/06/2021 13:43 PM

Stella Santos, Managing Partner - Adelfia LLC

No

Ana Ausan, Partner, Adelfia LLC

Email: sbsantos-at-adelfiacpas.com
arausan-at-adelfiacpas.com
jparochetti-at-adelfiacpas.com

Email

I sent Stella and Ana the welcome letter for the FY20/21 Compliance Examination of the Guardianship and Advocacy Commission

Joseph Parochetti,
Audit Supervisor

05/13/2021 13:10 PM

Ana Ausan, Partner, Adelfia LLC

No

Email: arausan-at-adelfiacpas.com
jparochetti-at-adelfiacpas.com

Email

Ana uploaded the informal proposal for the FY20/21 Compliance Examination of the Guardianship and Advocacy Commission

Joseph Parochetti,
Audit Supervisor

05/26/2021 08:21 AM

Stella Santos, Managing Partner - Adelfia LLC

No

Ana Ausan, Partner, Adelfia LLC

Email: sbsantos-at-adelfiacpas.com
arausan-at-adelfiacpas.com
jparochetti-at-adelfiacpas.com

Email

I uploaded the draft contracts for the FY20/21 Compliance Examination of the Guardianship and Advocacy Commission

Joseph Parochetti,
Audit Supervisor

05/26/2021 08:42 AM

Stella Santos, Managing Partner - Adelfia LLC

No

Ana Ausan, Partner, Adelfia LLC

Email: sbsantos-at-adelfiacpas.com
arausan-at-adelfiacpas.com
jparochetti-at-adelfiacpas.com

Email

Stella uploaded the signed draft contracts for the FY20/21 Compliance Examination of the Guardianship and Advocacy Commission

Dennis Gibbons, Audit Manager

05/28/2021 09:25 AM

Joe Evans, Partner - RSM US LLP

No

Email: joseph.evans-at-rsmus.com
dgibbons-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

Joe notified me that he had signed the FY21 IDES contracts and shared the signed versions with me over the OAG portal.

Jeanne Michaud, Audit Manager

05/29/2021 11:29 AM

Diana Smith, Partner
West & Company, LLC

No

Alex Hagen, Partner, West & Company, LLC
Heather Wolke, Manager, West & Company, LLC
Jordan Russell, Manager, West & Company, LLC

Email: dsmith-at-westcpa.com
ahagen-at-westcpa.com
hwolke-at-westcpa.com
jmichaud-at-auditor.illinois.gov

email

Diana sent proposed hours and rates for her firm to perfom the 6/30/21 audits of ROE 11,24,31,32,39 and 40.

Quentin Kuntzman, Audit Supervisor

05/04/2021 15:15 PM

John Wysocki, Partner GW & Associates, PC

No

Email: John.Wysocki-at-cpagwa.com
qkuntzman-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

I asked John how may hours his team expected to utilized during Phase I.

Quentin Kuntzman, Audit Supervisor

05/04/2021 17:03 PM

John Wysocki, Partner GW & Associates, PC

No

Email: John.Wysocki-at-cpagwa.com
qkuntzman-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

John informed me of the number of hours the firm expects to utilize in Phase I.

Quentin Kuntzman, Audit Supervisor

05/11/2021 13:47 PM

John Wysocki, Partner GW & Associates, PC

No

Email: John.Wysocki-at-cpagwa.com
qkuntzman-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

I sent John the welcome letter for the FY20/21 Compliance Examination of the the Court of Claims.

Quentin Kuntzman, Audit Supervisor

05/14/2021 11:40 AM

John Wysocki, Partner GW & Associates, PC

No

Email: John.Wysocki-at-cpagwa.com
qkuntzman-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

John asked me for a copy of the breakdown of prior year hours, and he had a few questions about filling out the informal proposal documents.

Quentin Kuntzman, Audit Supervisor

05/14/2021 12:15 PM

John Wysocki, Partner GW & Associates, PC

No

Email: John.Wysocki-at-cpagwa.com
qkuntzman-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

I provided John a copy of the FY18/19 Court of Claims Final Budget to Actual Analaysis and answered his questions.

Quentin Kuntzman, Audit Supervisor

05/14/2021 18:05 PM

John Wysocki, Partner GW & Associates, PC

No

Email: John.Wysocki-at-cpagwa.com
qkuntzman-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

John inquired about the difference between the Audit Hours by Major Audit Area form and the Informal Proposal Worksheet.

Quentin Kuntzman, Audit Supervisor

05/15/2021 08:07 AM

John Wysocki, Partner GW & Associates, PC

No

Email: John.Wysocki-at-cpagwa.com
qkuntzman-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

I responded to John and explained he would not need to submit the Audit Hours by Major Audit Area form since this has been incorporated into the Informal Proposal Worksheet.

Quentin Kuntzman, Audit Supervisor

05/18/2021 10:17 AM

Carmen Sendejas, Firm Administrator GW & Associates, PC

No

John Wysocki, Partner GW & Associates, PC

Email: Carmen-at-cpagwa.com
John.Wysocki-at-cpagwa.com
qkuntzman-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

Carmen submitted the informal propsal for the FY20/21 Compliance Examination of the Court of Claims.

Quentin Kuntzman, Audit Supervisor

05/19/2021 12:10 PM

John Wysocki, Partner GW & Associates, PC

No

Carmen Sendejas, Firm Administrator GW & Associates, PC

Email: John.Wysocki-at-cpagwa.com
Carmen-at-cpagwa.com
qkuntzman-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

I provided John the Contracting Procedures for Special Assistant Auditors document, detailing the new electronic contracting process. I also requested John to resubmit the signed infomal proposal documents with either an Entrust verified signature or his written signature.

Quentin Kuntzman, Audit Supervisor

05/20/2021 08:25 AM

John Wysocki, Partner GW & Associates, PC

No

Email: John.Wysocki-at-cpagwa.com

Email

I asked John a few questions about the proposed Engagement Timetable for Phase II of the FY20/21 Compliance Examination of the Court of Claims

Quentin Kuntzman, Audit Supervisor

05/20/2021 16:41 PM

John Wysocki, Partner GW & Associates, PC

No

Carmen Sendejas, Firm Administrator GW & Associates, PC

Email: John.Wysocki-at-cpagwa.com
Carmen-at-cpagwa.com
qkuntzman-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

John provided a revised timetable for Phase II of the FY20/21 Compliance Examination of the Court of Claims

Quentin Kuntzman, Audit Supervisor

05/24/2021 14:14 PM

John Wysocki, Partner GW & Associates, PC

No

Carmen Sendejas, Firm Administrator GW & Associates, PC

Email: John.Wysocki-at-cpagwa.com
Carmen-at-cpagwa.com
qkuntzman-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

John informed me that his form was having issues installing Entrust on their computers and were working on troublshooting the problem.

Quentin Kuntzman, Audit Supervisor

05/24/2021 14:24 PM

John Wysocki, Partner GW & Associates, PC

No

Carmen Sendejas, Firm Administrator GW & Associates, PC

Email: John.Wysocki-at-cpagwa.com
Carmen-at-cpagwa.com
qkuntzman-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

I thanked John for the update and informed him that I could accept his handwritten signature on the informal proposal documents.

Quentin Kuntzman, Audit Supervisor

05/24/2021 14:24 PM

John Wysocki, Partner GW & Associates, PC

No

Carmen Sendejas, Firm Administrator GW & Associates, PC

Email: John.Wysocki-at-cpagwa.com
Carmen-at-cpagwa.com
qkuntzman-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

John provide the signed informal proposal forms for the the FY20/21 Compliance Examination of the Court of Claims

Quentin Kuntzman, Audit Supervisor

05/25/2021 15:29 PM

John Wysocki, Partner GW & Associates, PC;
Carmen Sendejas, Firm Administrator GW & Associates, PC

No

Email: John.Wysocki-at-cpagwa.com
Carmen-at-cpagwa.com
qkuntzman-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

I uploaded the draft contracts for the FY20/21 Compliance Examination of the Court of Claims

Quentin Kuntzman, Audit Supervisor

05/27/2021 12:05 PM

Carmen Sendejas, Firm Administrator GW & Associates, PC

No

Email: Carmen-at-cpagwa.com
qkuntzman-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

Carmen uploaded the signed draft contracts for the FY20/21 Compliance Examination of the Court of Claims

Quentin Kuntzman, Audit Supervisor

05/27/2021 14:21 PM

John Wysocki, Partner GW & Associates, PC;
Carmen Sendejas, Firm Administrator GW & Associates, PC

No

Email: John.Wysocki-at-cpagwa.com
Carmen-at-cpagwa.com
qkuntzman-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

I acknowledged reciept of the signed contracts for the FY20/21 Compliance Examination of the Court of Claims, and inquired about a discrepancy of the firm's legal status noted on the contract summary form and the attachments to the contract.

Quentin Kuntzman, Audit Supervisor

05/28/2021 21:29 PM

John Wysocki, Partner GW & Associates, PC;
Carmen Sendejas, Firm Administrator GW & Associates, PC

No

Email: John.Wysocki-at-cpagwa.com
Carmen-at-cpagwa.com
qkuntzman-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

John responded to my question and the legal status dicrepancy was corrected.

Quentin Kuntzman, Audit Supervisor

06/01/2021 14:07 PM


Carmen Sendejas, Firm Administrator GW & Associates, PC

No

John Wysocki, Partner GW & Associates, PC

Email: John.Wysocki-at-cpagwa.com
Carmen-at-cpagwa.com
qkuntzman-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

I uploaded the final (all parties signed) contracts for the FY20/21 Compliance Examination of the Court of Claims.

Lisa Warden, Audit Manager

05/05/2021 22:24 PM

Vicki VanDenBerg, Partner Plante Moran

No

Steven Bishop, Partner, Plante Moran

Email: lwarden - at - auditor.illinois.gov Vicki.VanDenBerg-at-plantemoran.com Steven.Bishop - at - plantemoran.com

Email

Partner submitted some informal proposal forms for the FY21 financial/compliance/single audit of Southern Illinois University.

Lisa Warden, Audit Manager

05/05/2021 22:42 PM

Vicki VanDenBerg, Partner Plante Moran

No

Steven Bishop, Partner, Plante Moran

Email: lwarden - at - auditor.illinois.gov Vicki.VanDenBerg-at-plantemoran.com Steven.Bishop - at - plantemoran.com

Email

I asked the partner for more information for her informal proposal for the FY21 financial/compliance/single audit of Southern Illinois University.

Lisa Warden, Audit Manager

05/05/2021 22:49 PM

Vicki VanDenBerg, Partner Plante Moran

No

Steven Bishop, Partner, Plante Moran

Email: lwarden - at - auditor.illinois.gov Vicki.VanDenBerg-at-plantemoran.com Steven.Bishop - at - plantemoran.com

Email

Partner responded to my questions for the FY21 financial/compliance/single audit of Southern Illinois University.

Lisa Warden, Audit Manager

05/06/2021 17:35 PM

Vicki VanDenBerg, Partner Plante Moran

No

Steven Bishop, Partner, Plante Moran

Email: lwarden - at - auditor.illinois.gov Vicki.VanDenBerg-at-plantemoran.com Steven.Bishop - at - plantemoran.com

Email

Partner submitted more informal proposal information for the FY21 financial/compliance/single audit of Southern Illinois University.

Lisa Warden, Audit Manager

05/06/2021 15:24 PM

Vicki VanDenBerg, Partner Plante Moran

No

Steven Bishop, Partner, Plante Moran

Email: lwarden - at - auditor.illinois.gov Vicki.VanDenBerg-at-plantemoran.com Steven.Bishop - at - plantemoran.com

Email

I requested information for the partner's informal proposal for the FY21 financial/compliance/single audit of Southern Illinois University.

Lisa Warden, Audit Manager

05/06/2021 07:28 AM

Vicki VanDenBerg, Partner Plante Moran

No

Steven Bishop, Partner, Plante Moran

Email: lwarden - at - auditor.illinois.gov Vicki.VanDenBerg-at-plantemoran.com Steven.Bishop - at - plantemoran.com

Email

Partner agreed to revisions to the informal proposal information for the FY21 financial/compliance/single audit of Southern Illinois University.

Lisa Warden, Audit Manager

05/07/2021 07:28 AM

Vicki VanDenBerg, Partner Plante Moran

No

Steven Bishop, Partner, Plante Moran

Email: lwarden - at - auditor.illinois.gov Vicki.VanDenBerg-at-plantemoran.com Steven.Bishop - at - plantemoran.com

Email

Partner submitted more informal proposal information for the FY21 financial/compliance/single audit of Southern Illinois University.

Lisa Warden, Audit Manager

05/13/2021 13:44 PM

Vicki VanDenBerg, Partner Plante Moran

No

Steven Bishop, Partner, Plante Moran

Email: lwarden - at - auditor.illinois.gov Vicki.VanDenBerg-at-plantemoran.com Steven.Bishop - at - plantemoran.com

Email

Partner submitted more informal proposal information for the FY21 financial/compliance/single audit of Southern Illinois University.

Lisa Warden, Audit Manager

05/26/2021 20:03 PM

Vicki VanDenBerg, Partner Plante Moran

No

Steven Bishop, Partner, Plante Moran

Email: lwarden - at - auditor.illinois.gov Vicki.VanDenBerg-at-plantemoran.com Steven.Bishop - at - plantemoran.com

Email

I requested additional information/changes to the partner's informal proposal for the FY21 financial/compliance/single audit of Southern Illinois University.

Lisa Warden, Audit Manager

05/26/2021 20:16 PM

Vicki VanDenBerg, Partner Plante Moran

No

Steven Bishop, Partner, Plante Moran

Email: lwarden - at - auditor.illinois.gov Vicki.VanDenBerg-at-plantemoran.com Steven.Bishop - at - plantemoran.com

Email

Partner submitted partner certification statement for the FY21 financial/compliance/single audit of Southern Illinois University.

Lisa Warden, Audit Manager

05/26/2021 20:47 PM

Vicki VanDenBerg, Partner Plante Moran

No

Steven Bishop, Partner, Plante Moran

Email: lwarden - at - auditor.illinois.gov Vicki.VanDenBerg-at-plantemoran.com Steven.Bishop - at - plantemoran.com

Email

Partner resubmitted informal proposal forms with digital signatures in Entrust for the FY21 financial/compliance/single audit of Southern Illinois University.

Lisa Warden, Audit Manager

05/26/2021 21:16 PM

Vicki VanDenBerg, Partner Plante Moran

No

Steven Bishop, Partner, Plante Moran

Email: lwarden - at - auditor.illinois.gov Vicki.VanDenBerg-at-plantemoran.com Steven.Bishop - at - plantemoran.com

Email

I requested changes to the partner's informal proposal for the FY21 financial/compliance/single audit of Southern Illinois University.

Lisa Warden, Audit Manager

05/27/2021 13:54 PM

Vicki VanDenBerg, Partner Plante Moran

No

lwarden 217-782-9307 Vicki.VanDenBerg 269-567-4618

4 minutes

Agreed to timetable changes and rate change to round up slightly.

Lisa Warden, Audit Manager

05/21/2021 17:34 PM

Jennifer Roan, Partner - Adelfia LLC

No

Stella Santos, Partner, Adelfia

Email: lwarden - at - auditor.illinois.gov JsRoan -at- adelfiacpas.com SBSantos - at - adelfiacpas.com

Email

I requested firm send their informal proposal for the FY20/21 compliance examination of the Illinois Supreme Court.

Lisa Warden, Audit Manager

05/21/2021 18:14 PM

Jennifer Roan, Partner - Adelfia LLC

No

Stella Santos, Partner, Adelfia

Email: lwarden - at - auditor.illinois.gov JsRoan -at- adelfiacpas.com SBSantos - at - adelfiacpas.com

Email

Firm sent their informal proposal for the FY20/21 compliance examination of the Illinois Supreme Court.

Lisa Warden, Audit Manager

05/26/2021 13:08 PM

Jennifer Roan, Partner - Adelfia LLC

No

Stella Santos, Partner, Adelfia

Email: lwarden - at - auditor.illinois.gov JsRoan -at- adelfiacpas.com SBSantos - at - adelfiacpas.com

Email

I requested changes to the partner's informal proposal for the FY20/21 compliance examination of the Illinois Supreme Court.

Lisa Warden, Audit Manager

05/26/2021 14:47 PM

Jennifer Roan, Partner - Adelfia LLC

No

Stella Santos, Partner, Adelfia

Email: lwarden - at - auditor.illinois.gov JsRoan -at- adelfiacpas.com SBSantos - at - adelfiacpas.com

Email

Negotiated changes to timetable. Also discussed changes to hours by class of auditor, but it remained unchanged from informal proposal on the FY20/21 compliance examinaiton of Illinois Supreme Court.

Lisa Warden, Audit Manager

05/26/2021 14:55 PM

Jennifer Roan, Partner - Adelfia LLC

No

Stella Santos, Partner, Adelfia

Email: lwarden - at - auditor.illinois.gov JsRoan -at- adelfiacpas.com SBSantos - at - adelfiacpas.com

Email

I requested a corrected form for the proposal for the FY20/21 compliance examination of the Illinois Supreme Court.

Lisa Warden, Audit Manager

05/26/2021 14:58 PM

Jennifer Roan, Partner - Adelfia LLC

No

Stella Santos, Partner, Adelfia

Email: lwarden - at - auditor.illinois.gov JsRoan -at- adelfiacpas.com SBSantos - at - adelfiacpas.com

Email

Firm submitted requested revised forms for the FY20/21 compliance examination of the Illinois Supreme Court.

Lisa Warden, Audit Manager

05/31/2021 22:44 PM

Ana Ausan, Partner, Adelfia LLC

No

Stella Santos, Partner, Adelfia

Email: lwarden - at - auditor.illinois.gov JsRoan -at- adelfiacpas.com SBSantos - at - adelfiacpas.com

Email

I sent the welcome letter requesting the firm's informal proposal for the FY20/21 compliance examination of the Illinois General Assembly

Jennifer Cicci, Audit Manager

05/06/2021 13:49 PM

Gilda Priebe, Partner Adelfia LLC

No

Stella Santos, Managing Partner, Adelfia LLC

Email: sbsantos-at-adelfiacpas.com
gbpriebe-at-adelfiacpas.com
ssherman-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

I asked Stella how may hours her team expected to utilized during Phase I.

Jennifer Cicci, Audit Manager

05/07/2021 11:46 AM

Gilda Priebe, Partner Adelfia LLC

No

Stella Santos, Managing Partner, Adelfia LLC

Email: sbsantos-at-adelfiacpas.com
gbpriebe-at-adelfiacpas.com
ssherman-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

I sent the welcome letter for the FY20/21 Compliance Examination of the Illinois Commerce Commission

Jennifer Cicci, Audit Manager

05/11/2021 07:33 AM

Gilda Priebe, Partner Adelfia LLC

No

Stella Santos, Managing Partner, Adelfia LLC

Email: sbsantos-at-adelfiacpas.com
gbpriebe-at-adelfiacpas.com
ssherman-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

Gilda provides the signed informal proposal forms for the the FY20/21 Compliance Examination of the Illinois Commerce Commission

Jennifer Cicci, Audit Manager

05/19/2021 12:45 PM

Gilda Priebe, Partner Adelfia LLC

No

Stella Santos, Managing Partner, Adelfia LLC

Email: sbsantos-at-adelfiacpas.com
gbpriebe-at-adelfiacpas.com
ssherman-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

I uploaded the draft contracts for the FY20/21 Compliance Examination of the Illinois Commerce Commission

Jennifer Cicci, Audit Manager

05/19/2021 21:48 PM

Gilda Priebe, Partner Adelfia LLC

No

Stella Santos, Managing Partner, Adelfia LLC

Email: sbsantos-at-adelfiacpas.com
gbpriebe-at-adelfiacpas.com
ssherman-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

Gilda uploaded the signed draft contracts for the FY20/21 Compliance Examination of the Illinois Commerce Commission

Jennifer Cicci, Audit Manager

06/03/2021 08:44 AM

Gilda Priebe, Partner Adelfia LLC

No

Stella Santos, Managing Partner, Adelfia LLC

Email: sbsantos-at-adelfiacpas.com
gbpriebe-at-adelfiacpas.com
ssherman-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Email

I let Gilda know the signed contracts for the FY20/21 complliance examination of the Illinois Commerce Commission were uploaded to the OAG portal.

Daniel J. Nugent, Technical Specialist

05/11/2021 09:32 AM

Marites U. Sy, Partner Roth & Co., LLP

No

Epifanio Sadural, Partner Roth & Co., LLP

E-Mail: msy-at-rothcocpa.com esadural-at-rothcocpa.com dnugent-at-auditor.illinois.gov

E-Mail

After reviewing the informal proposal documents for the Fiscal Year 2021 Self-Insurers Security Fund financial audit and Fiscal Year 2020 - Fiscal Year 2021 compliance examination of the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission submitted on April 15, 2021, I sent back comments on an incomplete form needed for further processing. Mr. Sadural sent back a revised form at 10:03 a.m.

Daniel J. Nugent, Technical Specialist

05/11/2021 09:50 AM

Marites U. Sy, Partner Roth & Co., LLP

No

Epifanio Sadural, Partner Roth & Co., LLP

E-Mail: msy-at-rothcocpa.com esadural-at-rothcocpa.com dnugent-at-auditor.illinois.gov

E-Mail

After reviewing the informal proposal documents for the Fiscal Year 2021 Self-Insurers Security Fund financial audit and Fiscal Year 2020 - Fiscal Year 2021 compliance examination of the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission submitted on April 15, 2021, I sent back comments on the subcontract with the actuarial specialist. Mr. Sadural sent back a revised form at 10:06 a.m.

Daniel J. Nugent, Technical Specialist

05/11/2021 09:58 AM

Marites U. Sy, Partner Roth & Co., LLP

No

Epifanio Sadural, Partner Roth & Co., LLP

E-Mail: msy-at-rothcocpa.com esadural-at-rothcocpa.com dnugent-at-auditor.illinois.gov

E-Mail

After reviewing the informal proposal documents for the Fiscal Year 2021 Self-Insurers Security Fund financial audit and Fiscal Year 2020 - Fiscal Year 2021 compliance examination of the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission submitted on April 15, 2021, I sent back comments on the disclosures and conflicts of interest form. I determined no further negotiations were necessary with regards to this infomral proposal. Mr. Sadural sent back a revised form at 10:14 a.m.

Josť G. Roa, Auditor V

05/04/2021 14:50 PM

Paul Pelletier, Partner, Borschnack, Pelletier & Co.

No

E-mail: Paul ppelletier-at-bpc-cpa.com Josť jroa-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Informed Firm the contracts have been signed for the Illinois Mathematics & Science Academy and IMSA Fund FY21 Financial Audit and Compliance Examination.

Josť G. Roa, Auditor V

05/14/2021 14:21 PM

Jennifer Roan and Stella M. Santos, Partners, Adelfia LLC

No

E-mail: Jennifer jsroan-at-adelfiacpas.com Stella sbsantos-at-adelfiacpas.com Josť jroa-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Informed Firm the contracts have been signed for the Illinois Arts Council and Foundation FY21 Compliance Examination.

Josť G. Roa, Auditor V

05/17/2021 16:28 PM

Christine Torres, Partner, Crowe LLP

No

E-mail: Christine Christine.Torres-at-crowe.com Josť jroa-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Firm provided informal propsosal for the Illinois Student Assistance Commission FY21 Financial Audits and Agreed Upon Procedures.

Josť G. Roa, Auditor V

05/18/2021 11:22 AM

Christine Torres, Partner, Crowe LLP

No

E-mail: Christine Christine.Torres-at-crowe.com Josť jroa-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Emailed Firm questions on informal propsosal for the Illinois Student Assistance Commission FY21 Financial Audits and Agreed Upon Procedures.

Josť G. Roa, Auditor V

05/19/2021 14:06 PM

Christine Torres, Partner, Crowe LLP

No

E-mail: Christine Christine.Torres-at-crowe.com Josť jroa-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Firm responded to questions on informal propsosal for the Illinois Student Assistance Commission FY21 Financial Audits and Agreed Upon Procedures.

Josť G. Roa, Auditor V

05/25/2021 16:10 PM

Christine Torres, Partner, Crowe LLP

No

E-mail: Christine Christine.Torres-at-crowe.com Josť jroa-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Resolved missing items on the informal propsosal for the Illinois Student Assistance Commission FY21 Financial Audits and Agreed Upon Procedures.

Josť G. Roa, Auditor V

05/14/2021 14:32 PM

Ana R. Ausan, Partner, Adelfia LLC

No

E-mail: Ana arausan-at-adelfiacpas.com Josť jroa-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Informed Firm the contracts have been signed for the Office of Executive Inspector General FY21 Compliance Examination.

Josť G. Roa, Auditor V

05/14/2021 14:13 PM

Marites Sy, Partner, Roth & Co.

No

E-mail: Marites Msy-at-rothcocpa.com Josť jroa-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Informed Firm the contracts have been signed for the Notheastern Illinois University FY21 Financial Audit, Single Audit and Compliance Examination.

Josť G. Roa, Auditor V

05/14/2021 14:14 PM

Paul Pelletier, Partner, Borschnack, Pelletier & Co.

No

E-mail: Paul ppelletier-at-bpc-cpa.com Josť jroa-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Informed Firm the contracts have been signed for the Governors State University FY21 Financial Audit, Single Audit, and Compliance Examination.

Josť G. Roa, Auditor V

05/18/2020 16:20 PM

Joe Kowalski, Partner, Sean Hickey, Manger, Plante Moran PLLC

No

E-mail: Joe.Kowalski-at-plantemoran.com Sean.Hickey-at-plantemoran.com jroa-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Firm E-mailed revised timetalble for the Illinois Power Agency FY20 Compliance Examination

Josť G. Roa, Auditor V

05/20/2020 08:30 AM

Joe Kowalski, Partner, Sean Hickey, Manger, Plante Moran PLLC

No

E-mail: Joe.Kowalski-at-plantemoran.com Sean.Hickey-at-plantemoran.com jroa-at-auditor.illinois.gov

Communicated instruction on how to complete contracting for amendment 2 of the Illinois Power Agency FY20 Compliance Examination

Dean J. Devert, Chief of Staff

05/27/2021 10:34 AM

Bret Hahn, Owner, Business Maintenance Services

No

email: BMS- at -springnet1.com

Asking for renewal offer for FY 22 janitorial contract and elimination of supplemental cleaning contract due to Covid-19 pandemic