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Outstanding Contributor Award

Five Outstanding Contributor Awards are presented annually to authors of articles published in Internal Auditor magazine that are judged the best by the Publications Advisory Committee.

2013 Outstanding Contributors

Norman Marks, CPA, CRMA
"Auditing Governance Processes" was published in the February 2012 issue of Internal Auditor.

Steven J. Kuzma, CPA, CFE, CCEP, CFF, Daniel T. Torpey, CPA, CFF, CITP, and Vincent M. Walden, CPA, CFE
"Evaluating Third-party Due Diligence" was published in the June 2012 issue of Internal Auditor.

Joseph T. Wells, CPA, CFE
"Inside the Fraudster's Mind" was published in the April 2012 issue of Internal Auditor.

James Reinhard, CIA
"IT Governance Integration" was published in the August 2012 issue of Internal Auditor.

Lance J. Semer, CIA, CISA, CISSP
"Understanding the E-discovery Process" was published in the April 2012 of Internal Auditor.

2012 Outstanding Contributors

Dennis L. McGuffie, CPA
“Taming the Beast: Reining in Health-care Fraud” was published in the April 2011 issue of Internal Auditor.

Norman Marks, CPA
“Navigating Risk Management” was published in the June 2011 issue of Internal Auditor.

Mitchell Ettinger
“Auditing FCPA Compliance Risk” was published in the October 2010 issue of Internal Auditor.

Richard Mosher, CISA, CISSP, CBCP, CGEIT and Denise Mainquist, CISA, QSA
"The Outsourcing Relationship" was published in the June 2011 issue of Internal Auditor.

Brad Ames, CPA, CISA and Frederick Brown, CISA
"Auditing the Cloud" was published in the August 2011 issue of Internal Auditor.

Will McMillan, CIA, CPA and Christine Miller, CIA, CPA, CFE
"Big Ideas for Small Audit Shops" was published in the December 2011 issue of Internal Auditor.

2011 Outstanding Contributors

Matt Birk
“A Prescription for FCPA Compliance” was published in the February 2010 issue of Internal Auditor.

Fernando Cancino, CIA

“The Fraud Beneath the Surface” was published in the February 2010 issue of Internal Auditor.

Mitchell Ettinger
“Auditing FCPA Compliance Risk” was published in the October 2010 issue of Internal Auditor.

Lawrence Metzger, PHD, CPA, CMA, CFM
"Leonardo and the Auditor" was published in the February 2010 issue of Internal Auditor.

Michael J. Head, CIA, CPA, CMA, CISA, Kurt Reding, PHD, CIA, CPA, CMA, and Cris Riddle Shreve, CIA
"Blended Engagements" was published in the October 2010 issue of Internal Auditor.

2010 Outstanding Contributors

Jonathan Marks, PhD, CPA, CFE, CTP
"How Tight Is Your Treasurer's Grip on the Cash?" was published in the February 2009 issue of Internal Auditor.

Anita Helpert, CIA, CPA, CISA, CISM and John Lazarine, CIA, CISA
"Making Integrated Audits Reality" was published in the April 2009 issue of Internal Auditor.

Carlo Patetta Rotta, CIA, CFE, CISA
"A Groundswell of Risk" was published in the October 2009 issue of Internal Auditor.

James M. Pollock, CPA and David W. Sumner, CPA, CFF
"The New Fraud Detectives" was published in the October 2009 issue of Internal Auditor.

Norman Marks, CPA, FCA
"Beyond Continuous Auditing" was published in the December 2009 issue of Internal Auditor.

2009 Outstanding Contributors

Rick Julian and Todd Richards
"Rising to the Challenge" was published in the February 2008 issue of Internal Auditor.

Norman Marks
"Steps to Section 404 Efficiency" was published in the October 2008 issue of Internal Auditor.

Paul Zikmund
"4 Steps to Successful Fraud Risk Assessment" was published in the February 2008 issue of Internal AuditorInternal Auditor.

Ahmad Sartip
"Auditing the Integrity of AML Program" was published in the February 2008 issue of Internal Auditor.

Barbara Adams and Ann Winstead
"Write SMART" was published in the April 2008 issue of Internal Auditor.

2008 Outstanding Contributors

James Roth, PHD, CIA, CCSA

"Myth vs. Reality: Sarbanes-Oxley and ERM" was published in the April 2007 issue of Internal Auditor.

Richard Chambers and Rachel Jacob

"Assessing Political Risk" was published in the August 2007 issue of Internal Auditor.

Lawrence de Berry, CPA, CISA
"A Kinder, Gentler Audit" was published in the October 2007 issue of Internal Auditor.

Susan Lightle, PHD, CIA, CPAJoseph Castellano, PHD, and Benjamin Cutting, CIA, CPA
"Assessing the Control Environment" was published in the December 2007 issue of Internal Auditor.

Linda Lister, CGA, CMA, CFE
"A Practical Approach to Fraud Risk" was published in the December 2007 issue of Internal Auditor.

2007 Outstanding Contributors

Paul J. Sobel, CIA
"Building on Section 404" was published in the April 2006 issue of Internal Auditor.

Joseph Wells
"Will History Repeat Itself?" was published in the June 2006 issue of Internal Auditor.

Larry E. Rittenberg, CIA
"Internal Controls: No Small Matter" was published in the October 2006 issue of Internal Auditor.

Anita L. Helpert, CIA
"Cultivating a Loyal Workforce" was published in the December 2006 issue of Internal Auditor.

Daniel B. Langer, CIA, CCSA and Tony Popanz, CIA
"Sustainable Compliance" was Published in the February 2006 issue of Internal Auditor.

2006 Outstanding Contributors

Catherine L. Bromilow, Barbara L. Berlin, and Richard J. Anderson
"Stepping Up"  was published in the December 2005 issue of Internal Auditor.

Kenneth Glascock
"That's Privileged Information" was published in the August 2005 issue of Internal Auditor.

Scott Green and Holly J. Gregory
"The Ripple Effect" was published in the February 2005 issue of Internal Auditor.

Bill Douglas
"A Guide to Section 404 Project Management" was published in the June 2005 issue of Internal Auditor.

2005 Award Recipients

George Aldhizer and James Cashell
"CRM: Risk and Controls" was published in the December 2004 issue of Internal Auditor.

Dean Digregorio and H. Lynn Stallworth
"Improper Revenue Recognition" was published in the June 2004 issue of Internal Auditor.

Donald B. Robitaille
"World-Class Audit and Control Practices" was published in the February 2004 issue of Internal Auditor.

Michael Parkinson
"A Strategy for Providing Assurance" was published in the December 2004 issue of Internal Auditor.

Curtis Verschoor
Ethical Climate Barometer" was published in the October 2004 issue of Internal Auditor.