2009 General Audit Management (GAM) Conference: Session Detail

CS4-6: MONDAY MARCH 16, 2009, 3:50-5:00 p.m.

C-Suite Expectations, Part 2

Tony DeVincentis
Partner, Deloitte & Touche, LLP
Renatta Haas
Partner, Deloitte & Touche, LLP
Sheryl Hidebrand
Partner, Deloitte & Touche, LLP
Sandy Pundmann, CIA, CPA
Partner, Deloitte & Touche, LLP
Wayne Rose, CIA
Partner, Deloitte & Touche, LLP
  • 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 auditings role in setting, managing, and focusing on C-suite expectations.
  • Discover how everyone can benefit from the "expectations game."



Presenter Biography: Tony DeVincentis

Tony DeVincentis is a partner in Deloitte & Touche, LLP's Audit and Enterprise Risk Services practice and is the deputy managing partner of the U.S. Internal Audit Services practice. Since 1982, he has provided a variety of internal and external audit and consulting services to a broad range of global clients. He is a member of The IIA's national Academic Relations Committee and was one of the chief architects in the formation of the Internal Audit Education Partnership. DeVincentis has spoken extensively on behalf of The IIA to colleges and universities as well as educator forums about changes in the marketplace and the need for internal audit education.

Presenter Biography: Sheryl Hidebrand

Sheryl Hildebrand is a seasoned client service partner who has nearly 25 years of experience with Deloitte & Touche. She recently returned to the Enterprise Risk Services (ERS) practice after serving four years as the managing partner for the Deloitte U.S. Firms Seattle office. From 1996 to 2003, she served as partner-in-charge of the ERS practice within Deloitte & Touches Pacific Northwest cluster of offices, and she oversaw a group of 60 professionals who provided risk management, internal audit, IT assessment, and analysis services to companies in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Utah.  

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.

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