FEBRUARY MEETING DETAILS
TIME 11:30 - 1:00 P.M. (Registration begins at 11:15)
TOPIC Chief Audit Executive (CAE) ‘Current Audit Topics’ Roundtable Discussion
SPEAKER Kelly Bucher - Casey’s General Stores, Brigitte Doleshal - CHAN Healthcare Jason Halfpap - Wells Fargo, and Jeff Hall - Principal Financial Group
WHERE Embassy Club West, 520 Market Street, West Des Moines, IA 50266
FEE IIA Members $20 and Non-members $25
ABOUT THE SPEAKERS
Kelly Bucher is the Internal Auditor for Casey’s General Stores, a convenience store operator in 14 Midwestern states. She has over 14 years of external and internal audit experience and is a Certified Public Accountant. She oversees and leads the Company’s Internal Audit Department, Sarbanes Oxley compliance efforts, and an inventory assurance program covering 1,750 stores. She also sits on the Company’s risk committee. Prior to joining Casey’s, Ms. Bucher worked at KPMG in the external audit practice. Ms. Bucher received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Northern Iowa and currently pursuing her Master of Business Administration from the University of Iowa.
Brigitte D. Palmer Doleshal
Brigitte D. Palmer Doleshal, CPA is the Director of Internal Audit for CHAN Healthcare. In this role, she works as Director of Internal Audit for Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines, and also has responsibility for overseeing the internal audit departments for other Catholic Health Initiatives locations in Houston, TX, Little Rock, AR, and Reading, PA. Prior to moving back to Des Moines, she served as CHAN’s Senior Audit Manager for Carondelet Health in Kansas City, MO.
Ms. Doleshal graduated from the University of Northern Iowa in 1991, and joined the CPA firm of KPMG
LLP (formerly Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co.), Des Moines. In 1994, she moved to Kansas City, MO and served in various financial and data analysis roles for HealthNet, a regional managed care plan. She has also worked as a Financial Analyst for Sprint and as an Enterprise Controller for Cerner. She obtained her Masters in Health Services Administration from the University of Kansas in 1999.
Ms. Doleshal is a member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the Institute of Internal Auditors. She also volunteers for Y.E.S.S. (Youth Emergency Services and Shelter) and serves on the UNI Des Moines Alumni Club.
Jason Halfpap, CPA is an Audit Director with Wells Fargo Audit Services (WFAS). In this role, he is responsible for overseeing the audit work for Wells Fargo Home Lending. Jason joined WFAS in 2004 and managed various audit teams, including Home Lending, Enterprise Risk Management, Accounting & Financial Reporting and Project Auditing. Prior to Wells Fargo, Jason was an audit manager for Ernst & Young’s information technology audit practice. He has a B.S. in Accounting and Management Information Systems from Iowa State University and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). Jason and his wife, Jen, live in Des Moines, IA with their three children Elijah, Olivia and Isaac.
Jeff Hall is the General Auditor at the Principal Financial Group. Hall has been with the Company since 1988, working in various leadership roles within Internal Audit. He has been in the role of General Auditor since March 2009. Hall earned a BA in Accounting from Central College in 1988. Hall is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), a Fellow, Life Management Institute (FLMI) and a Certified Financial Services Auditor (CFSA). He is a member of the Iowa Society of CPAs, the American Institute of CPAs and the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA).
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