December Lunch Meeting
Topic: ERM and Internal Audit: Practical Ideas for Today’s Auditors
Date: Tuesday – December 10, 2013
Presenters: Dave Eichert, Managing Director at Clark Schaefer Consulting
Sarah Keller-Weir, Director of Technology Services at Clark Schaefer Consulting
Location: Montgomery Inn
9440 Montgomery Road
Montgomery, OH 45242
Cost: $35 for members
$45 for non-members
CPE: 2 CPE Hours
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This presentation seeks to familiarize internal auditors with the basic concepts of enterprise risk management that are functioning within today’s business environments. The attendee will be provided a good foundational understanding of how Internal Audit interacts with ERM in a variety of organizations. Additionally, there will be a discussion of practical concepts, trends, and realistic “best practices” for Internal Audit to consider as they seek to assess and improve their organization’s ERM efforts.
Dave Eichert began his career in Ohio serving within several local and regional CPA firms where he specialized in accounting, internal controls, and IT consulting. Moving to McAllen, Texas, in the late 80’s, he became founder and President of his own consulting firm where he provided technology based consulting services into Mexico. In the 90’s, Dave returned to Ohio and eventually joined Deloitte where he specialized in IT security/controls consulting along with internal/IT auditing. In the late 90’s, he became the Managing Director of Jefferson Wells International’s Cincinnati office providing accounting, internal auditing and technology based services. In 2003, Dave teamed with the partners of a regional CPA firm Clark, Schaefer, Hackett to establish Clark Schaefer Consulting, where he and his team provide Fortune 1000 and mid-sized organizations with accounting, control and technology assistance. Regarding assessing and managing risk, throughout the years Dave has assisted many organization establish, assess, and enhance their risk assessment and management processes developing strategies around COSO/COSO ERM, COBIT and other standards. He is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Information System Auditor, Certified Information Technology Professional and Chartered Global Management Accountant. Additionally, he is a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors, American Institute of CPAs, Ohio Society of CPAs and Information Systems and Control Association.
Sarah Keller-Weir is the Director of Technology Services at Clark Schaefer Consulting, a service-oriented regional consulting firm with practices in technology, controls, and finance. Sarah has significant experience providing information security, audit, and other technology and control services to a wide range of clients. As a Certified Information Systems Auditor, Sarah applies a disciplined approach to managing information technology and security projects in accordance with industry “best practice” standards, and provides technical expertise balanced with a risk-based approach to better align business goals with technical strategic initiatives. Using teamwork and innovation, her work in security operations has resulted in a proven track record of success in identifying system control weaknesses, protecting information assets, and leading clients to successful organizational changes. She is well versed in internal controls and has successfully served in a variety of roles including consulting, risk management, and internal audit. Sarah is a member of the Cincinnati chapters of the Institute of Internal Auditors and ISACA.