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​​​​Defining Moments in an Internal Audit Career

In his blog, IIA President and CEO Richard Chambers, CIA, QIAL, CGAP, CCSA, CRMA, shares his personal reflections and insights on the internal audit profession. Here's an excerpt from his latest post:

Each summer, I take an opportunity to share some of my more popular posts that remain relevant to today's internal audit practitioners. This was originally published on Aug. 17, 2015.

In a few days, I will celebrate a personal milestone. It was August 1975 when I graduated from college and took my first job as an internal auditor at Trust Company of Georgia, a major regional bank in Atlanta. It is hard to believe it has been 40 years. In some ways, it seems like only yesterday. Looking back over four decades of service in and for our profession, I think about the key moments that defined my career. I also realize that there are a handful of moments in every internal audit career that will define the experience for the professional who lives them. I believe these events deserve special consideration by internal auditors, because each is an inflection point that can influence the future course of our professional lives.

While everyone's internal audit experience differs, I believe there are certain defining moments or events that are far more common than others.

Read the full InternalAuditor.org blog post from IIA President and CEO Richard Chambers.​