We are excited to sponsor an event with Beta Alpha Psi, the national scholastic and professional accounting fraternity, at the University of South Carolina during the evening of February 12, 2013. This is a FREE event to provide an overview of the audit profession and the IIA. Chris Hammond, Director or Audit Services for Palmetto Health, and Mike Otero, General Auditor for First Citizens Bank, will discuss the internal audit profession and the career path that led them to their current roles in internal audit. The event will begin with a half hour social/networking event at 5:30 PM, followed by a 1 hour seminar from 6:00 – 7:00 PM.
About the speakers:
Director of Audit Services, Palmetto Health
Chris joined Palmetto Health in October of 2012. He brings over 18 years of audit, accounting and internal controls experience to the organization. He most recently served as the Director of Internal Audit for a Managed Care Organization and has held various management positions in both public accounting and private companies throughout his career. Chris graduated from the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and from Montclair State University with a Masters in Business Administration. Chris is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Internal Auditor.
General Auditor, First Citizens Bank
Mike Otero is the General Auditor for First Citizens Bancorporation, Inc. in Columbia, SC. Mike was named General Auditor in June 2009 after serving as Deputy General Auditor since joining the bank in August 2006. Mike is responsible for directing a comprehensive internal audit program for First Citizens Bancorporation and its subsidiaries. In his 25 year career, Mike has served in a number of audit and regulatory compliance roles at Wachovia Corporation, Barnett Bank, and SunTrust Bank.
Mike is a Certified Bank Auditor (CBA) and holds the FINRA Series 7 and Series 66 licenses. He has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Kean University in Union, NJ. Mike has served as President of the Palmetto Chapter of the Institute of Internal Auditors and served on the Board of Governors for the Chapter.
DATE : TUESDAY, February 12, 2013
TIME : REGISTRATION: 5:30 PM SOCIAL/NETWORKING: 5:30-6:00 PM
PRESENTATION: 6:00-7:00 PM
LOCATION : USC LUMPKIN AUDITORIUM
USC MOORE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS (8TH FLOOR)
1705 COLLEGE ST, COLUMBIA, SC 29208
CPE/COST : 1.0 CPE