May 31, 2022

NEW ACFE FRAUD REPORT IS AN EXCELLENT RESOURCE FOR INTERNAL AUDITORS

I have been a proud member of The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) for more than 25-years. The organization is known and respected around the […]
May 23, 2022

INTERNAL AUDITORS MUST BE CREDIBLE BEFORE THEY CAN BE INCREDIBLE!

As a young internal auditor, nothing was more frustrating to me than presenting a great internal audit recommendation or new idea to an audit client (or […]
May 16, 2022

THE STAGGERING TOLL OF COVID RELIEF FRAUD: WHERE WERE THE THREE LINES?

At the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, governments around the world were working feverishly to appropriate relief funds to mitigate the pain and suffering of their […]
May 9, 2022

Are Boards’ Heads in the Sand When CAEs are Hired or Fired?

Independence​ and objectivity are ​hallmarks of great internal audit functions and the professional men and women who lead them. Against this backdrop, the prevailing model for […]
May 5, 2022

Creating Awareness About Internal Audit Must Happen Year-Round

It is May again, and as many internal auditors know, that means International Internal Audit Awareness Month is upon us. The IIA, along with its affiliated […]
May 2, 2022

Internal Auditors: When It Comes to Your Career, Write Your Own Story!

Back before the pandemic, I had the opportunity to address a graduate internal audit class at my alma mater, Georgia State University (GSU). My message to […]