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 CICIIA 2014-2015 Officer Slate

2014 – 2015 Central Illinois Chapter of the IIA (CICIIA)
Officer Candidate Slate and Bios
 
For President
Shana Hepner, CIA, CRCM, ChFC, CUCE, CAMS, BSCAS  
Education
B.S. Accounting – Eastern Illinois University, May 2004
B.S. Finance – Eastern Illinois University, May 2004
Work Experience
Shana has over 6 years of experience as an internal auditor at State Farm.  She has 8 years of experience in the banking industry and 5 years of experience in the credit union industry.  During her time in auditing, she has worked on risk based audits as well as compliance audits.  Shana is currently a Sr. Compliance Analyst in the State Farm Enterprise Compliance and Ethics AML (Anti Money Laundering)/OFAC (Office of Foreign Assets Control) Unit. 
Certifications
Credit Union Compliance Expert (CUCE) – 8/10
Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) – 4/12
Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM) – 4/12
Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) – 8/12
Certified Anti Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) – 9/13
Bank Secrecy Act Compliance Specialist (BSCAS) – 12/12
 
She is currently in the process of obtaining her Fellow, Life Management Institute (FLMI) and Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designations.
 
Volunteer Work
She currently serves as 1st Vice President on the CIC IIA.
 
 

 
For First Vice President
Tracy Young, CPA, CIA, CFE, CRMA
Education
B.A. Accounting – University of Illinois at Springfield, December 2003
Masters of Accountancy – University of Illinois at Springfield, July 2009
Work Experience
Tracy has over 10 years of experience as an internal auditor.  She has been in her current role as Senior Internal Auditor at H. D. Smith for the past two years.  Prior to H. D. Smith, Tracy was a Senior Internal Auditor at the Horace Mann Companies.  During her time in auditing, Tracy has performed financial, compliance, IT, and SOX audits.  Additionally, she has participated on several consulting projects at the request of Auditing Management.  
Certification
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) – 3/08
Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) – 11/05
Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) – 11/11
Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA) – 03/13
 
Volunteer Work
As a member of the CIC IIA, Tracy has served the chapter as 2nd Vice President and by speaking at an academic relations school visit.

 
For Second Vice President
Tracy Toohill, CIA, CRMA, CFE, MBA
Education
B.A. Accounting – Monmouth College, May 2000
Masters of Business Administration – University of Illinois at Springfield, May 2012
Work Experience
Traci has over 13 years of experience as an internal auditor.  She has been in her current role as Senior Internal Audit Manager at Archer Daniels Midland Co. (ADM) for the past year.  Traci has most recently served as the Sarbanes Oxley coordinator and External Audit coordinator for the ADM Internal Audit department.  Traci has worked on audit projects throughout her career relating to financial, operational and Sarbanes Oxley work at various Global ADM locations including elevators, warehouses, processing plants, sales offices and corporate departments. 
Certification
Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) – 11/07
Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA) – 10/11
Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) – 1/12
 
Volunteer Work
Traci has been a member of the CICIIA for over 13 years.  She has served on various committees as well as committee chair for the Academic Relations committee and Membership committee during her membership years.    
 
Pat Ferrell, CIA, CPCU, CRMA, ARe, AIC, SCLA, AIS
Education
B.A. History/Political Science – Bethany College, December, 1992.
Work Experience
Pat has over 16 years of experience as an internal auditor and currently serves as AVP, Internal Audit Services at RLI Corp. Before joining RLI in 2004, he worked in Claims and Internal Audit at State Farm Insurance.  During his time in auditing, Pat has performed financial, compliance, IT, and SOX audits.  Additionally, he has participated on several consulting projects at the request of Management and Audit Committee.  Pat has presented on data analytics and continuous auditing at several local and national audit conferences, including IIA International, IIAG,  ISACA, MIS Superstrategies, Audit World, and ACL. Pas has also co-authored articles on continuous auditing that were published in Fraud Magazine and FSA Times.
Certification
Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) – 2011
Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) – 2007
Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA) – 2012
Associate in Reinsurance (ARe) – 2008
Associate in Claims (AIC) – 1999
Senior Claims Law Associate (SCLA) – 2002
Associate in Insurance Services (AIS) - 2003
 
Volunteer Work
Pat volunteers as a Big Brother and was named the HOIBBBS Big Brother of the Year in 2010. He was also named the 2013 Illinois and 2013 National Big Brother of the Year. Pat currently serves as President for the Heart of Illinois Big Brothers Big Sisters Board.
 
Pat also volunteers as a coach for his son’s baseball and football teams. He also sits on the Peoria Notre Dame Junior Football League Board.

 
 
For Treasurer
David Robinson, CIA, CISA, CFSA, CRMA, CRISC, CPCU, ChFC, CLU
Education
B.A. Information Systems and Accounting – Western Michigan University, May 1992 and May 1996.
Work Experience
David has over 10 years of experience as an Internal Auditor at State Farm.  He also has over 17 years of experience in various Information Technology (IT) roles.  During his time in auditing, David has performed IT, process, and compliance audits.  Additionally, he has participated on several consulting efforts at the request of Audit Management.  David is currently an Information Technology Auditor. 
Certifications
Certified Financial Services Auditor (CFSA) 12/12
Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA) 12/11
Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) 6/11
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) 3/10
Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) 5/06
Charter Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) 10/12
Charter Life Underwriter (CLU) 11/04
Charter Financial Consultant (ChFC) 2/04
 
Volunteer Work
 
As a member of the CICIIA, David has served the chapter in many capacities
            President during 2012/2013 and 2011/2012 chapter year
            1st VP during the 2010/2011 chapter year
            2nd VP during the 2009/2010 chapter year
            Certification Committee Chairperson 2006/2007 and 2007/2008 chapter year
 
David served as the Treasurer of the Bloomington First Church of the Nazarene from May 2003 to June 2010.  He was also the Assistant Treasurer from June 1999 to April 2003.
 
 
 
 
For Secretary
Jon Miller, CIA
Education
B.S. Accounting University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, December 2007.
Work Experience
Jon has 6 years of experience in the Internal Audit Department at ADM.  During this time, Jon has worked on audit projects relating to financial, operational and Sarbanes Oxley work at various Global ADM locations including elevators, warehouses, processing plants, sales offices and corporate departments.  Additionally, Jon has participated on several consulting projects at the request of ADM Management.  Jon is currently an Audit Supervisor.
Volunteer Work
Jon currently serves as the Treasurer of the CIC-IIA