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Debra R Richardson, MBA, APM, APPM, CPRS

 
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Business Owner, Debra R Richardson, LLC

President, Oklahoma Central Region IOFM Chapter

MBA, Financial Management

Certified, Accredited Payables Manager (APM)

Certified, Accredited Procure-to-Pay Manager, (APPM)

Certified, Payment Reporting Specialist (CPRS)

Member, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

Speaker Bio: Long

Debra is an accounts payable speaker, trainer, and business owner. An accredited Accounts Payable Manager, accredited Procure-to-Pay Manager, and Payment Reporting Specialist, she has over 20 years experience in accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger, and financial reporting for Fortune 500 companies including Verizon, General Motors and Aramark.  She has worked in the Telecommunications, Automotive, Healthcare, and Oil & Gas industries.

For the past eight years, Debra has focused on Global Vendor Maintenance for US, APAC, EMEA, and LATAM countries, and recently implemented a vendor self-registration portal for 140k+ global vendors across five ERPs.  Responsible for issuing over 24k+ IRS 1099s, she was also successful at establishing internal controls and authentication to prevent fraud in the vendor master file.

This year, Debra established the Oklahoma Central Region IOFM Chapter in Tulsa, OK and serves as it’s Chapter President to create an atmosphere of networking, exchange of information, ideas, knowledge, and expertise in Accounts Payable. 

Debra now focuses on protecting the vendor master file from fraud.

She hosts a weekly podcast:  “Putting the AP in hAPpy”.

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Speaker Bio: Short

Debra is an accounts payable speaker, consultant, and trainer with over 20 years of experience in AP, AR, general ledger, and financial reporting for Fortune 500 companies including Verizon, General Motors and Aramark.

For the past eight years, Debra has focused on Global Vendor Maintenance, and recently implemented a vendor self-registration portal for 140k+ global vendors across five ERPs. In her consultancy, she focuses on internal controls and authentication to prevent fraud in the vendor master file.

Debra now focuses on protecting the vendor master file from fraud.

She hosts a weekly podcast:  “Putting the AP in hAPpy”.

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