2009 General Audit Management (GAM) Conference: Session Detail

CS4-2: MONDAY MARCH 16, 2009, 3:50-5:00 p.m.

Adding Value through Best Practices:Exceeding Stakeholder Expectations

Kenneth Daly, CPA
President, Chief Executive Officer, National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD)
Alan Siegfried, CIA, CPA, CISA, CFSA, CCSA, CGAP
Auditor General, Inter-American Development Bank
  • Explore how internal audit best practices can be leveraged to provide the highest quality level of assurance, consulting, and risk management services that are focused on exceeding expectations.
  • Gain an understanding of how audit committee expectations are being raised in these challenging financial times.
  • Hear from the speaker, who is both a chief audit executive of a global financial services organization and an audit committee chair for a health care system, on what leading practice organizations are achieving in this area.
  • Discover how the internal audit value proposition with stakeholders can help close the gap between perceptions and desired results.  



Presenter Biography: Kenneth Daly, CPA

Kenneth Daly served as an audit partner in the Banking group of KPMG's Financial Services practice from 1978 to 2005. He held significant leadership roles within the firm, including partner-in-charge of the MidAtlantic Financial Services practice, partner-in-charge of the National Risk Management practice, and partner-in-charge of KPMGs national Assurance Sales practice. He also served for many years on the National Assurance Leadership Team as well as KPMGs National Audit and Risk Advisory Services Leadership Team. In 2005, Daly retired from the partnership and was appointed executive director of KPMGs Audit Committee Institute, an organization within the firm that conducts educational, publishing, and research programs for audit committee members. 

Presenter Biography: Alan Siegfried, CIA, CPA, CISA, CFSA, CCSA, CGAP

Alan Siegfried is an audit committee chair with more than 30 years of experience in accounting, internal auditing, risk management, internal controls, information technology auditing processes, operations, and business processes and strategy. He is a member of The IIAs Board of Regents, International Board, and North American Board. Previously, Siegfried was an internal audit partner at Ernst & Young and Grant Thornton, LLP; regional director, Enterprise Risk Services at Deloitte & Touche; and vice president and information systems audit director, senior vice president, and general auditor for First Maryland Bancorp. His public sector tenure includes work with the U.S. Government Accountability Office and the U.S. General Services Administration, where he held management-level positions in auditing and information systems auditing.

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