September 11 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Jenitha John, 2020–21 Global Chairman of the Board , The Institute of Internal Auditors
Recognized as “South Africa’s Internal Auditor of the Year” in 2014, John will keynote TAC conference on such diverse topics as internal audit’s role in governance, combined assurance, women in leadership, the impact of AI and robotics on industries, emerging issues in the financial services industry, and the value of key performance indicators.
Richard Chambers, President and CEO of The Institute of Internal Auditors - Global
Prolific writer and keynote speaker, Chambers' keynote in the new COVID-19 world will address internal audit's future as Trusted Advisors.
Barry Ballow, CAE of the Coca-Cola Company
As CAE of one of the most recognizable global brands Coca-Cola, Ballow an IIA Atlanta Board member, is familiar with local national and international risks. Ballow will facilitate a discussion about Risk in the new COVID-19 world with Keynotes Jenitha John, and Richard Chambers, as well as COSO Chairman, Atlanta's own Paul Sobel.
September 18 (9:00am-11:00am)
Julie Hower, CAE of Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta – Panel Moderator
Stakeholders often comment that Internal Audit functions can increase the impact of their reporting, yet few proactively improve or innovate how they report. But with focus, Internal Audit functions can create clearer, more engaging, insightful reports, which lead to positive and sustainable change.
Ric Kimball, Partner, KPMG
Tracey Keele, Partner, KPMG
Kimball, an IIA Atlanta Board member and KPMG Principal and Tracey Keele, a partner and KPMG's Culture Transformation Co-Leader, will present on Auditing Culture especially in the COVID-19 era, where working from home or anywhere is becoming common.
September 25 (9:00am-11:00am)
Paul McClung, Vice President Internal Audit of WestRock
Neil White, Principal, Deloitte and Touch LLP
Neil White, Deloitte Internal Audit Partner, will discuss a workshop approach they take with internal auditors to assess, align, and action a re-imagined approach. Paul McClung, VP of Internal Audit at WestRock and IIA Atlanta Board member, will share his department’s approach and stakeholder feedback.
Christy Beers, CPA Audit Manager of Truist (previously SunTrust)
Beers is a leader in the Atlanta Chapter's Young Professionals, mentoring program, the Case Competition's Editor in Chief, speaker at Conferences including the 2019 Financial Services Conference and much more. Christy will facilitate the 2nd Annual TAC session for and about Young Professionals in Internal Auditing. She will have with her a panel of four outstanding Atlanta Young Professionals.
Stefanie Chambers, CPA, CIA, Principal Auditor, The Coca-Cola Company
Casey Kisling, CPA, Audit Manager, Truist Audit Services
Thomas Sherrill, CPA, CIA, Finance Manager, Assurance and Advisory
Management (AMP) at The Home Depot.
Holley Avrett, Senior Associate, PwC