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 September Meeting - Audit Committee Relationships

9/11/2013 11:30 AM
9/11/2013 1:00 PM
Hilton San Antonio Airport (Lonestar West Room) 611 NW Loop 410, San Antonio, TX 78216 | Texas
Course Overview:

This interactive seminar, facilitated by Les Sussman of RGP, includes an esteemed group of panelists who are Audit Executives that manage the Audit Committee Process.  Come learn how the best and the brightest handle this very important function.

Learning Objective(s): 

The objectives are to develop a better relationship with the audit committee, communicate more effectively with the audit committee and better understand their expectations.

Speaker Bio: 

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Lester M. Sussman, CPA ​

Les has 37 years of professional services and private industry experience in accounting and auditing. Since 2005, Les has been the Senior Practice Director of the Governance, Risk and Compliance practice area at Resources Global Professionals. Les also leads Resources’ financial services industry group for the western region. 

Les spent the bulk of his 26 years with Deloitte serving clients as an audit partner, He was frequently consulted on technical accounting, auditing and regulatory issues and served as advisory partner on several of Deloitte’s higher risk clients. 

After retiring from Deloitte, Les spent two years at Gemstar TV Guide as Senior Vice President of Finance and Chief Accounting Officer before joining Resources.

Les is a sitting director of a NASDAQ listed bank holding company, where he chairs the audit committee, and is Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Braille Institute.

Les is a licensed certified public accountant in the State of California and is a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the California Society of CPA’s. He is a frequent speaker on corporate governance, risk and compliance issues, including internal auditing.

Panelists:
  • Ignacio Fortuno, Director Internal Audit, HEB
  • Carol Severyn, SVP Internal Audit, Frost Bank
  • Jeff Rowland, VP Internal Audit, USAA
  • Heather Sarra, Executive Director Internal Audit, NuStar Energy
Menu:

  • Mixed Green Salad
  • Sliced London Broil with Grilled Asparagus Bundle
  • Assorted Rolls
  • Chef’s Choice Dessert
  • Tea, Coffee, Water


Meeting Registration:

To register, please complete the registration survey at IIA-September-2013.  You will be provided with the option to pre-pay using PayPal upon completion of the survey.


The registration and cancellation deadline is 5pm on the Friday before the meeting. Cancellations can be made by sending an email to 
Camille Marbury. Substitutions for a registered individual who cannot attend are welcome. No-show registrations will be billed.

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