William I. Eskin, CPA, is the owner of WIE, Inc., a consulting group that provides assistance to various accounting and financial fields, including construction contractors and real estate developers. Previously, he was the director of Financial Analysis and Investigation for the world's largest surety operation, where he provided financial and accounting assistance to the underwriting and claims functions and performed forensic reviews related to employee dishonesty bonds and other defalcations. Eskin is an annual speaker at the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) National Construction Conference, numerous state CPA societies and many organizations related to construction and surety. He received the AICPA Outstanding Discussion Leader Award from 2008-2010. He authored and published "Convention Contractors: Real-World Guide to Accounting & Audiding" and "Real-World Guide to Accounting & Auditing." He assists in the review of the AICPA's "Construction Audit Guide Update and Construction Contractors Industry Developments."