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 April 09, 2013 Chapter Meeting 2 CPE "Internal Audit-Staying Relevant"

​SAVE THE DATE!  2 CPE "Internal Audit - Staying Relevant"

APRIL 09, 2013, 4-6 pm, SCCU Corporate Headquarters, 8045 N. Wickham Road, Melbourne, FL  32941

Cost is $25 Member, $30 Non-member, $15 Student and includes a boxed meal from Panera Bread



Katherine Findlay, CPA


Katherine Findlay serves Southwest Airlines (SWA) as its Vice President, Internal Audit.
The SWA Internal Audit Department champions compliance and offers practical solutions to improve business operations and assist in corporate governance. She has received the “Leading by Example” and “Winning Spirit” awards at Southwest Airlines.   
Prior to joining SWA in 1993, she was with Ernst & Young where SWA was one of her most valued Clients.  Katherine began her career at SWA in the Internal Audit group before moving into the Finance organization as Director of Maintenance Finance & Budgets.  Prior to returning to the Company’s Internal Audit Department in 2010, Katherine served as the Senior Director of Maintenance Services where she oversaw the Company’s outsourced maintenance activity, Maintenance Training and a warehouse management workgroup in Maintenance & Engineering.
She is member of the Dallas Chapter - Institute of Internal Audit (IIA) Board of Governors, University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) Internal Audit Education Partnership Advisory Board, and UTD Endowment Committee.   She also participates in both the DFW Audit Executive Roundtable and Ernst & Young’s Enterprise Risk Roundtable.  She is an advocate for the profession, and continues to host students and visitors as they explore Internal Audit as potential careers.  
Education:   Katherine graduated with honors from Texas Tech University in 1990 earning a B.B.A. in Accounting.  She is a Certified Public Accountant.  
Personal: Katherine is married (Troy) with two children, Noah (9) and Cole (7).  In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, reading, boating, traveling, and just relaxing.