September 28, 2015

Volkswagen Scandal: The Undoing of a Corporate Icon

My first car was a used 1967 Volkswagen Beetle. It was a great little “starter” car, but only a couple of months after I bought it, […]
September 24, 2015

Internal Auditors Can Learn a Lot From the Wit and Wisdom of Yogi Berra

This week, America lost one of its true icons with the death of former New York Yankees great Yogi Berra. He was 90. While Yogi was […]
September 21, 2015

Overcoming Stigmas: We Don’t Check Boxes or Count Beans in the 21st Century

The IIA’s Financial Services Audit Center recently hosted a well-attended and highly successful inaugural Financial Services Exchange in Washington, D.C., bringing together legislators, regulators, and internal […]
September 14, 2015

It’s Time Every Publicly Traded Company Has Internal Audit

In a blog earlier this year, I sounded an alarm about the dangers of investing in companies with no internal audit function. Ultimately, the goal was […]
September 8, 2015

5 Reasons Internal Auditing Never Gets Old

Early in my career, my ambition got the better of me, and I left internal auditing for an immediate promotion in an accounting role. Being young […]