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Learn From The Leader: Premium Webinar Series

Thought Leadership on High-Level Topics

November 1315, 2018
12:00–2:00 p.m. ET

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Take three, two-hour lunches and quench your appetite for the latest thought leadership and high-level topics, delivered by six powerful speakers, including Richard Chambers, president and CEO of The IIA, and Karen Brady, corporate vice president and CCO of Baptist Health South Florida, as they explore communicating hard truths.

The IIA Premium Webinar Series was carefully crafted to provide internal auditors with low-cost, high-quality training opportunities highlight timely and relevant audit trends within the profession.

Register today and earn 6 CPE credits without leaving your desk.

Day One

Richard Chambers, president and CEO, and Dominique Vincenti, CIA, CRMA, CPBPM and former vice president of Internal Audit at Nordstrom, present back-to-back power plays with How to Speak Truth to Power and Still Keep Your Job and Politics of Internal Auditing.

Day Two

Creating Impactful Relationship With the C-Suite, presented by Margie Bastolla, CIA, CRMA followed by Karen Brady, corporate vice president and CCO of Baptist Health South Florida and IIA North American Board Chair, will discuss best practices in communicating with the audit committee.

Day Three

Jim Pelletier, vice president of standards and professional knowledge at The IIA, shares deep insights on “Executive Management — Unconscious Bias and Emotional Intelligence.” Larry Harrington, retired CAE and IIA Global Board Chairman (201516), talks Talent Management from the top down.

Course Duration: 2 hours each day
CPEs Available: 6
Knowledge Level: Intermediate
Field of Study: Business Management and Organization
Prerequisites: Participants should have 3–5 years’ experience in internal audit.
Advance Preparation: None
Delivery Method: Group Internet Based


Members (early registration until Oct. 12): $199
Member-regular: $249
Non-Member: $299

  •   Richard F. Chambers, CIA, QIAL, CGAP, CCSA, CRMA

    Richard F. Chambers, CIA, QIAL, CGAP, CCSA, CRMARichard F. Chambers, CIA, QIAL, CGAP, CCSA, CRMA, is president and CEO of The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), the global professional association and standard-setting body for internal auditors. Chambers has more than four decades of internal audit and association management experience, mostly in leadership positions.

    Prior to taking the helm of The IIA in 2009, he was national practice leader in Internal Audit Advisory Services at PricewaterhouseCoopers; inspector general of the Tennessee Valley Authority; deputy inspector general of the U.S. Postal Service; and director of the U.S. Army Worldwide Internal Review Organization at the Pentagon.

    He currently serves on the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO) Board of Directors; the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC); and The IIA Board of Directors, as well as the Georgia State University School of Accountancy Advisory Council and the University Of Alabama Culverhouse School Of Accountancy’s Professional Advisory Board.

    Chambers also has served on the U.S. President’s Council on Integrity and Efficiency. Accounting Today ranks Chambers as one of the Top 100 Most Influential People shaping the accounting profession, and he is recognized by the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) as one of the most influential leaders in corporate governance.

    In 2016, Chambers was honored by American City Business Journals’ Orlando Business Journal as a top CEO of the Year. Chambers has authored two award-winning books: Trusted Advisors: Key Attributes of Outstanding Internal Auditors, which was released in early 2017; and Lessons Learned on the Audit Trail, which is currently available in five languages.

  •   Dominique Vincenti, CIA, CRMA, CPBPM

    Dominique VincentiDominique Vincenti, CIA, CRMA, CPBPM

    Dominique Vincenti left Nordstrom in September 2018 after serving as the VP of Internal Audit at Nordstrom for almost 9 years. Nordstrom is a Fortune 250 Company and one of the US leading Fashion Specialty Retailer. Her 25 years of experiences includes internal audit management positions principally in industry for prominent international retailers: Marks & Spencer or the Kering group – (Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent, Alexander McQueen, Balenciaga, Stella McCartney, Puma etc…).

    Her experience included also 7 years as a Chief Officer at The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) where she was overseeing the organization’s professional and technical practices including Standards, Technical Guidance, Certification, Advocacy, and Research. She worked internationally and in emerging markets, representing the internal audit profession and directing the technical discussions on Governance and Risk Management with other professional, national or international institutions and regulators such as the US Securities and Exchange Commission, the International Organization Securities Commissions, The International Organization of Supreme Audit Institution or the European Commission to name a few. She also represented the IIA and provided technical support to the COSO Task Forces for COSO ERM 2004, COSO Monitoring and COSO ICFR for smaller companies.

    Dominique holds a Master of Business and Administration from EDHEC - France, and a Master in Management Sciences from the London School of Economics and Political Sciences – UK.

  •   Jim Pelletier, CIA

    Jim Pelletier, CIAJim Pelletier, CIA is the Vice President of Standards and Professional Knowledge at The IIA, and has more than 15 years of internal auditing experience in both the public and private sectors.

    Jim provides direction for CAE Services, the Audit Executive Center, the Financial Services Audit Center, and the American Center for Government Auditing, the Environmental, Health and Safety Audit Center, as well as Standards and Guidance, and Advocacy.

  •   Larry Harrington

    Larry HarringtonLarry Harrington is a former global chairman of The IIA, and newly retired chief audit executive (CAE) from Raytheon Company, which specializes in defense, civil government, and cybersecurity markets throughout the world. Prior to joining Raytheon in 2004, he led the internal audit function for several Fortune 100 companies, where he also served in other areas, including finance, human resources, and operations.
    Committed to corporate diversity, Harrington has been a member of Raytheon’s Executive Diversity Leadership Team since 2010, guiding the company’s strategy to advance its culture of diversity and inclusion. Further, he was a key driver in the development of a diversity strategy for The IIA during his service on the North American Board of Directors.
    Over the last 25 years, Harrington has held numerous leadership roles with The IIA that have positioned him well for his term as global chairman. A member of the Global Board of Directors since 2009, he has served as senior vice chairman of the Board, and as vice chairman of both the Professional Guidance and the Global Services Committees. He is also past chairman of the North American Board of Directors and the Professional Issues Committee, and past president of The IIA’s Greater Boston Chapter. 
    Harrington earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Bentley University, and has completed Harvard’s Advanced Management Program. He has continually invested in himself by achieving professional certifications to grow his internal audit competencies and learn about the business functions within the scope of his internal audit responsibilities. He is a frequent speaker at seminars on auditing, change management, people development, and motivation.
    For his term as The IIA’s global chairman, Harrington chose the theme, “Invest in Yourself.” Throughout the year, he is urging internal auditors to enhance their value by undertaking professional development opportunities. From reading topical and timely material, to adding professional certifications, to attending conferences and workshops in internal auditing and on the business functions they audit, internal auditors can improve their own professional skills and opportunities and better serve their organizations and stakeholders.

  •   Karen Brady, CIA, CRMA

    Karen Brady, CIA, CRMAKaren Brady, CIA, CRMA, is 2018-19 Chairman of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) North American Board of Directors. In this role, Brady provides direction for The IIA’s strategic plan in North America and oversees its implementation.

    As an active volunteer with The IIA, Brady has served on the North American and Global boards since 2014, including as chairman of the Global Professional Development Committee, 2015-17; member of the North American Advocacy Committee and senior vice chairman of the North American Board, 2017-18; chair of the Learning Solutions Committee; and chair of the 2013 International Conference in Orlando, Florida.

    "Find Your Voice" is the theme Brady chose for her term as IIA North American Board Chairman. "I want all internal auditors to reflect on, develop, extend, and communicate the true value they can provide to their organizations," she says. "In finding their voices, auditors will be able to achieve their full potential in serving their organizations, and they will be ensuring their ongoing relevance in a rapidly changing world."

    Brady is the Corporate Vice President of Audit and Chief Compliance Officer for Baptist Health South Florida. With more than 18,000 employees and over 3,000 physicians, Baptist Health is the largest, not-for-profit healthcare organization in South Florida, and includes 10 hospitals and more than 50 outpatient facilities spanning four counties.

    Brady has been with Baptist Health for more than 25 years. Under her leadership in Audit and Compliance, Baptist Health has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies for the past eight years. In addition, Baptist Health hospitals are recognized for high quality and patient safety with numerous national and regional awards from U.S. News & World Report. She is also past president of the Florida Health Care Compliance Association.

    Brady began her career with Ernst & Young in New Orleans and served in various executive positions within the hospitality industry, including Controller and Chief Audit Executive. Recognizing the importance of giving back to the community, Brady serves as chair of the Finance and Audit Committee on the board of Riverside House, a charitable organization that exists to guide men and women convicted of crime into becoming productive citizens through a nondenominational, faith-based approach.

  •   Margie Bastolla, CIA, CRMA

    Margie BastollaMargie Bastolla, CIA, CRMA is Principal of Margie Bastolla Facilitations, LLC. She is a trainer and consultant who helps audit departments write clear, impactful reports, reduce excessive rewriting of report elements, and quicken report issuance.

    Margie has trained hundreds of organizations in over 40 countries on audit report writing, leadership skills, and risk-based auditing. Her clients include the Fortune 500 companies, the United Nations, the U.S. military, IIA Chapters, and many private and public-sector organizations globally.

    Previously an executive for The Institute of Internal Auditors, Inc. in Altamonte Springs, Florida, Margie served as Vice President of the Research Foundation, Director of Onsite Training Programs, and Global Director of Advocacy.  Known for her keen relationship-building skills, Margie represented The IIA in key interactions with global standard-setting bodies and government officials.

    Prior to The IIA, Margie was an internal auditor with Worthen Banking Corporation and a public accountant with Deloitte in Little Rock, Arkansas.

    Margie resides in Orlando, Florida.