2009 General Audit Management (GAM) Conference: Session Detail

CS3-6: MONDAY MARCH 16, 2009, 2:25-3:35 p.m.

C-Suite Expectations, Part 1

Sandy Pundmann, CIA, CPA
Partner, Deloitte & Touche, LLP
Wayne Rose, CIA
Partner, Deloitte & Touche, LLP
Melissa Napier
Director, Internal Audit, Sara Lee Corp.
Carl A. Balderson, CIA
Director, Audit Services, Pinnacle West Capital Corp.
Stephen E. Shelton, CPA, CISA
Senior Vice President, Internal Audit, Blockbuster, Inc.
Patricia K. Miller, CIA
IIA Chairman of the Board and Partner, Enterprise Risk Services, Deloitte & Touche, LLP
Roderick M. Winters, CIA, CPA
Incoming IIA Chairman of Board and General Manager, Finance Operations, Microsoft Corp.
  • Consider how the C-suite job is more complicated and challenging than ever, which makes for a dangerous mix of high expectations and communication barriers.
  • Hear about other factors, such as investor demands and global regulations, which further muddy the waters.  
  • Explore the complexities of internal auditing's role in setting, managing, and focusing on C-suite expectations.
  • Discover how everyone can benefit from the "expectations game."



Presenter Biography: Sandy Pundmann, CIA, CPA

Sandy Pundmann is an audit and enterprise risk services partner based in Chicago. She is a seasoned finance and business professional with more than 26 years of business experience in internal auditing, accounting, revenue assurance, risk management, and information technology. Pundmann is one of the firms leaders for conducting strategic assessments and quality assurance reviews. She has led numerous Sarbanes-Oxley engagements and has consulted with many others on the documentation, implementation, and testing of controls in organizations. Prior to joining Deloitte, Pundmann served as the chief audit executive for a Fortune 50 internal audit organization. 

Presenter Biography: Wayne Rose, CIA

Wayne Rose is the national deputy managing partner and serves as the leader of quality assurance services activities. He has more than 30 years of accounting and auditing experience, 24 of which have been in internal audit-related activities. Prior to joining Deloitte, Rose was the director of audit services for Carolina Power & Light Co. (now Progress Energy), where his group was recognized as a leading-edge full-service internal audit organization that performed financial, operational, information technology, and corporate compliance and environmental health and safety audits for a diversified customer base. Rose serves on The IIAs International Conference Committee.

Presenter Biography: Melissa Napier

Melissa Napier is responsible for Sarah Lees global internal audit department. She joined Sara Lee in 2001 and has held various positions of increasing responsibility within the internal audit group. Napier was promoted to her current position in 2006. Previously, she worked at Deloitte & Touche, LLP; and at Concannon, Gallagher, and Miller, P.C.

Presenter Biography: Carl A. Balderson, CIA

Carl Balderson has served in roles similar to his current position at LG&E Energy Corp. and Kentucky Utilities Co. He has been a chief audit executive since 1989. Prior to joining the internal audit profession, Balderson spent 14 years in public accounting, most recently with Deloitte. He has been a member of The IIA for more than 26 years and has served four years as chair of The IIA's International Committee on Quality and member of the Professional Issues Committee. He has also held numerous offices in several local IIA chapters, and he currently serves on the International Conferences Committee.

Presenter Biography: Stephen E. Shelton, CPA, CISA

Stephen Shelton is responsible for the 22-person internal audit function at Blockbuster. Prior to Blockbuster, he was vice president, Internal Audit at Belo, one of the nation's largest media companies; vice president, Internal Audit at SkyTel Communications; and director, Internal Audit Services with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Dallas. Shelton also spent six years managing an audit staff for American Airlines.

Presenter Biography: Patricia K. Miller, CIA

Patty Miller has provided a broad array of services to Deloitte & Touche clients, including internal audit strategic and quality assessments, business and audit risk evaluations, audit planning and implementation services, operational and information systems control evaluations, and Sarbanes-Oxley readiness services. Prior to joining Deloitte & Touche in 1997, she had a 14-year career with Pacific Telesis and Pacific Bell, where she held numerous management positions in diverse areas, including internal auditing, billing systems, financial management and planning, process design and engineering, project and program management, and merger planning and integration. Miller has held a number of volunteer positions within The IIA, including chairman of The Institute's Executive Committee of the Board of Directors.

Presenter Biography: Roderick M. Winters, CIA, CPA

Rod Winters heads an internal audit group that is widely viewed as an innovative audit organization and a leader in leveraging technology and employee empowerment. Prior to joining Microsoft, Winters was with Deloitte & Touche, LLP, most recently as the director of marketing and communications for the Seattle office. He was awarded The IIAs William S. Smith Certificate of Excellence for his performance on the November 1999 Certified Internal Auditor® exam. Winters is vice chairman of the Board of Research for The IIA and president of The IIA Research Foundation.

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