Wendy Askins, MBA, CFE

Wendy Askins, MBA, CFE
Houston, Texas 77385

(281) 705-3895


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Presentation Information

Eliminating Embezzlement Enabling Factors in the Dental Office:  Using actual dental embezzlement case files, attendees are given alarming facts about the embezzlement epidemic, tools to determine if embezzlement is happening, important guidelines to follow if embezzlement is suspected, and effective strategies to avoid becoming a financial crimes victim.  (Customizable for dentists or specialists/Recommended for practice owners only)

Eliminating Embezzlement:  A Total Team Approach:  This presentation focuses on the growing epidemic of employee fraud and embezzlement, including tips on how to identify and manage procedural risks in the dental office. (Recommended for mixed audiences)

Elements of an Anti-Fraud Policy:  Drafting, implementing and communicating the necessary elements of a successful Anti-Fraud Policy is essential to create an ethical culture and protecting your business.  Attendees will learn how to define fraud, explore the full impact of fraud, and develop procedures for reporting while protecting whistleblowers.  (Recommended for mixed audiences)

Biographical Information

Wendy Askins is a Senior Examiner at Prosperident, the world’s largest firm investigating financial crimes committed against dentists and dental specialists.  As a Certified Fraud Examiner, Wendy has identified and recovered millions of embezzled dollars for dental practice owners by utilizing her specialized investigative capability unique to the business functions of the dental industry.

In addition to her MBA and undergraduate studies in psychology and criminology, Wendy has over 25 years of experience in the dental industry.  Wendy’s encyclopedic knowledge of dental practices and her strong academic background make her successful in exposing the dark truth behind complex theft modalities committed by both employees and business partners.

Wendy has a unique perspective driven by “first-hand” experience of the multi-faceted devastation caused by embezzlement.   Converting complicated, and sometimes frightening, concepts into practical terms for day-to-day application allows her to personally connect with clients and audiences on an in-depth level.

Presentation Topics

  • Business/Financial
  • Fraud/Embezzlement
  • Loss Prevention

Past Presentations

  • Dental Success Institute
  • Dolphin Management Annual Meeting
  • Carestream Global Oral Health Summit
  • Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists

Future Presentations

  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • Southern Association of Orthodontists