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 2013 March Chapter Luncheon

Speaker Presentation
3/13/2013 11:30 AM
3/13/2013 1:00 PM
Joseph Smith Memorial Building, 15 East South Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84150 | Utah
  • How to Enhance Your Effectiveness – Based on Quality Assessment Results & Other Best Practice Ideas (1 CPE Awarded)



  • Lew Burnham, CPA, Retired General Auditor (Phillips Petroleum Company), former partner (Ernst&Young)
  • Lew is retired General Auditor, Phillips Petroleum Company.  He was responsible for internal audits, program evaluation, and internal consulting for Phillips’ world-wide operations (now ConocoPhillips).
  • He is a former partner, Ernst & Ernst (now Ernst&Young) and worked in USA, Latin America, and Europe, with short-term assignments in Asia and North Africa – in audit, consulting, and special projects for commercial, industrial, financial, and public sector clients (strong emphasis in energy and financial services industries, including joint authorship of a foreign exchange trading handbook).
  • Lew has an Accounting degree from Brigham Young University and is a Certified Public Accountant – and long-time member of the AICPA.  Since retirement, he has worked as a:
    • Quality assessment team leader / validator, conference speaker, trainer / course instructor, and consultant for the Institute of Internal Auditors in a broad variety of assignments. 
    • Volunteer consultant for International Center for Accounting Reform (Russia and CIS), International Executive Services Corps, Financial Services Volunteer Corps, and other international assistance organization for building economic infrastructure and capacity – with extensive work in Russia and Viet Nam, as well as short-term projects in many other countries in Eastern Europe, Asia, and Latin America during the past 12+ years).
    • Adjunct professor for BYU Marriott School of Management – and current member of its National Advisory Council – as well as a volunteer teacher of English for Speakers of Other Languages and other language courses for high school and adult education programs. 
    • Lew is fluent in Spanish and French, with reading and comprehension skills in several other languages, as well as a native speaker of Esperanto.  His hobbies are horticulture (including fruit tree and plant propagation), linguistics, and reading.  


  • ​RSVP by Monday March 11th, 2013.
  • Attendees who register by the RSVP will receive a $10.00 discount (The website pricing includes the $10 discount). Registration after the RSVP date will be assessed an additional $10 fee and all fees must be paid with cash or check at the door.  Reservations made after the RSVP date will not be guaranteed a meal (depending on availability).
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