Jenitha John, CIA, QIAL (South Africa)
2020–21 Global Chairman of the Board (IIA) Global Board of Directors Experienced CAE and Board Director (Public and Private Sector)
Jenitha John is 2020-21 Global Chairman of the Board of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) Global Board of Directors. In this role, John serves as an officer of the Global Board, a member of the Supervisory Committee, and initiates, approves and monitors strategic planning activities for consideration by the Global Board.
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Richard F. Chambers, CIA, QIAL, CGAP, CCSA CRMA
Chief Executive Officer and President of The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)
Mr. Chambers leverages more than four decades of internal audit and association management experience to direct more than 200 professional staff members at The IIA's global headquarters located in Central Florida, achieving the agreed-upon strategies and objectives on behalf of The IIA's North American and Global Boards of Directors.
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Barry Ballow, CAE
Barry Ballow is Vice President and Chief of Internal Audit of The Coca-Cola Company. Prior to this role, Ballow served as the Finance Director for Global Juice and Stills Beverages. Ballow started with the Company in 1995 and has had various roles of increasing responsibility including Director of Trading and Procurement, Audit Director in the Corporate Audit Department, and as a manager for Coca-Cola plants in California and Ohio.
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Julie Hower - Panel Moderator
CAE of Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Julie Schoen Hower is Senior Vice President and Chief Audit Executive at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta with close to 20 years of experience analyzing and optimizing business processes to improve financial and operational management capabilities, reduce risk exposure, increase compliance, and achieve strategic objectives.
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Ric Kimball - Principal
Ric is the Advisory Market Leader for the Mid-South Region. In his role, he leads the execution of the Advisory National Markets go-to-market strategy and community initiatives.
With an 18-year career at KPMG, Ric is a Principal in the Advisory Services practice with a primary focus on internal audit, and risk and compliance services.
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Tracey Keele - Partner
Tracey has 20 years of experience with audit, risk management and governance related matters. She is an accomplished Internal Audit executive, having served in various leadership roles for a Fortune 500 company, with responsibilities spanning geographies, risk areas and business units.
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Paul McClung, Vice President Internal Audit
Paul McClung is vice president internal audit at WestRock, where he leads the
development and deployment of internal audit capabilities and resources across
WestRock’s global footprint. Paul is a member of the enterprise compliance
committee and led the integration of the RockTenn and MeadWestvaco’s internal
audit functions when the two companies merged in 2015 to form WestRock.
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Neil White, Principal
Deloitte and Touch LLP
Neil is a Partner in Deloitte & Touche LLP, Advisory. Neil is the Global Leader for Internal Audit Digital Transformation and a member of the Deloitte LLP Global Executive Committee for Internal Audit. He has 25 years of experience in Internal Audit, Controls Modernization, and Risk Management.
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Christy Beers, CPA, Audit Manager
Truist (previously SunTrust)
Christy Beers joined SunTrust, now Truist, Audit Services in 2016 and is currently an Audit Manager on the National Consumer & Dealer Finance team. Her background includes ~3 years in mortgage insurance claims at Assurant.
Christy is a Certified Public Accountant with a Master’s degree in Accounting from Georgia State University and a Bachelor’s degree in Management from Georgia College and State University.
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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