Honorees elevate internal auditing through their service to the profession
LAKE MARY, Fla. (April 27, 2021) —The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), the internal audit profession’s most widely recognized advocate, educator, and provider of standards, guidance, and certifications, announces the 2021 recipients of the American Hall of Distinguished Audit Practitioners. This award recognizes those individuals who have made significant contributions to the internal audit profession over their career.
This year’s recipients are:
Angelina K.Y. Chin, CIA, CRMA, is a retired executive of General Motors Co. and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago who has been extensively involved with The IIA, holding numerous volunteer roles, including chair of the Global Ethics Committee and the Audit Committee, and member of the North American Nominating Committee, Board of Regents, Professional Issues, and Education Products committees. She currently serves on the Internal Audit Foundation’s Committee of Research and Education Advisors (CREA) and has co-authored and reviewed several Foundation publications, including Sawyer’s Internal Auditing, 7th Edition – Enhancing and Protecting Organizational Value (2019).
Michael J. Fucilli, CIA, QIAL, CGAP, CRMA, is the principle consultant of the audit and advisory company, MAS Audit Services, and also teaches the CIA Learning System at the university level. He has extensive experience in the private and public sectors, most recently as Auditor General of New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority. A longtime IIA volunteer, Fucilli has served on The IIA’s Global and North American Boards and the IIA-New York City chapter board. Fucilli is a frequent speaker for The IIA on such topics as risk assessment, internal controls, and quality assurance.
Sandy Pundmann, CIA, CRMA, has extensive experience in internal audit, enterprise risk management, accounting, finance, and information technology. A retired senior partner of Deloitte Risk and Financial Advisory, Pundmann is an accomplished financial and risk executive who has advised boards and c-suite executives of Fortune 100 companies. As an IIA volunteer, she has served on a number of committees and is a frequent speaker and author on governance, enterprise risk management, and internal audit.
Shannon Urban, Vice President and Chief Audit Executive at Hasbro, has 25 years of experience in internal audit, enterprise risk assessment and control design and assessment in multiple industry sectors. From early in her career, she has played an active role as volunteer and speaker with The IIA and has served on numerous committees, contributing to several important initiatives, including the new Three Lines Model release in 2020. Urban has served as chair of The IIA’s North American Board as well as president of the Greater Boston chapter.
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About The Institute of Internal Auditors
The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) is the internal audit profession’s most widely recognized advocate, educator, and provider of standards, guidance, and certifications. Established in 1941, The IIA today serves more than 210,000 members from more than 125 countries and territories.