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Heartland Compliance February 8th, 2022 Quarterly Meeting

  • Tue, February 08, 2022
  • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • WSU - Hughes Metropolitan Complex Room 132, 5015 East 29th St N, Wichita, KS 67220


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Heartland Compliance

Date:  Tuesday, February 8, 2022

Location:  WSU - Hughes Metropolitan Complex Room 132, 5015 East 29th St N, Wichita, KS 67220

8:45 - 9:00   Sign in to Zoom meeting, if attending virtually 

                     (instructions to be sent out week before meeting)

9:00-12:00  Program

Program   (2.5 Hours CPE for CRCM and CPA credit)       


Doug Davidson, KCOE-Isom - IT from a compliance perspective

Aaron Smith and Miguel Arrellano, Department of Justice - SAR Review Team

Avery Elofsson and Kristen Zluticky, Sedgwick County District Attorney Office - fraud from a DA's viewpoint

Business Meeting

Nominations and Election of Officers

Chairperson -       Bobbi Jo Dixon

Vice Chair -           Stacey Clark

Co-Secretaries -   Sarah Weltmer and Beth Seals

Treasurer -          Joe Harkins    

Steering Committee Members

           Bryan Armendariz            Elena Borjas  

Linda Cullinan                  Kayla Bean, Advisory   

Jeri Hewitt                   Nancy Nordmeyer  

Chelsea Bieberle           Kerry Hatzenbuehler, Advisory  

Closing Remarks and Adjournment - Bobbi Jo Dixon

2022 Meeting Dates

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Tuesday, August 9, 2022

November 15, 2022   Annual Conference


Heartland Compliance, a non-profit Kansas organization, whose purpose is to encourage and combine the ideas, intelligence, and influence of its members for the promotion of compliance information and networking among its membership; to provide its members educational programs on compliance and related topics; and to provide a medium for the timely gathering of its members for the purposes of education and exchange of ideas.


Doug Davidson joined GBQ in 2016, bringing 30 years of experience working with technology and technology leadership in companies ranging in size from innovative, emerging businesses to Fortune 500s.

Prior to joining the firm, Doug was President and CEO of Jacadis, a Columbus-based information security and information risk management firm. Previously, he was Practice Leader for web technologies at SARCOM and FrontWay.

Doug’s passion is for the business side of the information risk management, security and compliance equation. He works with business leaders and executives to assess and improve the operationalization of information risk and information security programs. Doug advises information security and compliance leadership in larger enterprises focusing on control assessment and improvement in areas such as security leadership, policy and procedure, security awareness, third-party risk management and compliance with HIPAA, PCI and ISO 27001.

Doug has led security, risk and compliance assessment projects with startup and emerging small businesses, family-owned, middle-market and large public companies, as well as institutions of higher education.

Additionally, Doug advises businesses at both ends of the supply chain on how to best build and assure trust and lower risk. He serves on client information security steering committees in financial, collections, health care, technology and staffing industries. Doug has handled the leadership of incident response and breach investigations for clients of all sizes.

Doug is a recognized speaker, regularly presenting at local and regional business and professional organizations. He is also a two-time faculty member of InfoSec World.

Doug is an active member of the Columbus community and serves as a board member of the Central Ohio Cyber Security for Control Systems Chapter, an international organization with a vision to strengthen global critical infrastructure by fostering local Control System Cyber Security peer-to-peer networking and development. Doug is also a past board member of the Hilliard Chamber of Commerce, former Program Chairman for the local Columbus ISACA Chapter and former Secretary of the Russ Helickson Youth Wrestling League. He is an Eagle Scout and a lifetime Scouter.

Miguel Arellano is a Litigation Financial Analyst with the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the District of Kansas. Miguel has spent most of his law enforcement career conducting white-collar crime investigations, including money laundering. He has been with the office since 2014. Miguel reviews and analyzes financial records, traces criminal proceeds, and identifies forfeitable assets. Miguel assists prosecutors in the effective presentation of financial evidence in hearings, and court proceedings. Miguel is also the FinCEN Coordinator for the U.S. Attorney’s Office. He co-chairs the Suspicious Activity Review (SAR) Team meetings in the district of Kansas, which helps the U.S. Attorney’s office identify quality case leads. Prior to joining the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Miguel was a Special Agent with the Kansas Department of Revenue and a task force officer with DHS HSI.

Aaron L. Smith is an Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Kansas. A native of Wichita, he received his J.D. from the University of Kansas, and his Bachelor’s degree from Texas Christian University.

Mr. Smith began his career as an Assistant District Attorney in Sedgwick County, where he focused on violent crime and gang prosecutions. He made the transition to the United States Attorney’s Office in early 2010.

While at the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Mr. Smith was responsible for many criminal prosecutions, including RICO Act violations, interstate Drug Conspiracies and violent crime.

Anti-Money Laundering, Fraud and Bank Secrecy Act violations and reporting is another focus with the U.S. Attorney’s Office. This litigation focuses on any criminal, civil and asset forfeiture actions stemming from B.S.A. reporting, financial crime, money laundering and fraud. Mr. Smith coordinates with Federal agencies, Financial Fraud Task Forces and Review Teams in the State of Kansas, as well as other State and Federal agencies that are concentrating their efforts on fraud and financial crime.

Mr. Smith currently serves as the Criminal Supervisor for the Wichita office of the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Kansas.

Avery Elofsson is the Chief Attorney over the Economic Crimes Unit. He and his assistant district attorneys prosecute all manner of property crimes, including business and residential burglaries, organized retail theft, financial crimes, elder abuse and business fraud.

Avery Elofsson has been with the Office of the District Attorney since 2008. As a Senior Assistant District Attorney handled complex litigation such as data breach, frauds, piracy, counterfeit, elder abuse, multi-defendant cases, and homicides. In 2016, Avery was put in charge of the Consumer Protection Division for the Office where he was responsible for all civil litigation, settlements, and public relations. After building up the division, Avery returned to full[1]time criminal prosecution in 2021. Avery has prosecuted nearly 1,700 matters, made approximately 3,000 court appearances, and tried over 50 felony cases. Avery graduated law school in 2008 from Chicago-Kent College of Law, where he received the Dean’s Distinguished Public Service Award and was both the Student Bar Association’s (Evening Division) Vice President and the Hispanic Law Student Association’s President. Avery works throughout the community by presenting on public safety, economic loss, and elder abuse.

Kristen Zluticky is a Financial Investigator and has been with the Office of the District Attorney since 2016. She investigates a wide range of financial criminal cases, such as theft, embezzlement, government fraud, Fiduciary abuse, and scams. She also leads the Financial Abuse Specialist Team (F.A.S.T.) and is tasked with investigating civil violations of the Kansas Consumer Protection Act.  Before joining the Office of the District Attorney, she worked for the Kansas Department for Children and Family Services, where she led the Child Care Overpayment Detection and Prevention program by educating, monitoring, and investigating abuse of the child care program. Kristen majored in criminal justice at Wichita State University and graduated in 2004. She has attended the Economic Crimes Investigation and Analysis training at the Federal Law Enforcement Center and is a Certified Fraud Examiner certification.

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