Ms. Fountain has over 35 years of experience in the business profession, which includes public and industry accounting and over 20 years within internal and external auditing combined. She is a nationally recognized trainer and speaker on technical topics related to internal audit, risk management, governance and compliance. She is also a published author. She is a subject matter expert and specializes in Internal Audit, Sarbanes-Oxley, Enterprise Risk Management, Fraud, Governance and Compliance. Ms. Fountain has held two Chief Audit Executive positions for international companies. She has also been instrumental in the establishment of ERM, Sarbanes-Oxley and Governance frameworks.

Ms. Fountain is authoring a new book sponsored by the Institute of Internal Auditors Research Foundation. The book will be a working tool and guide for internal auditors when evaluating fraud processes. Lynn has significant experience in evaluating and investigating fraud including a $13M vendor fraud that involved working with the FBI and resulted in ultimate indictments of the vendors and charges levied against 20 internal employees. The book is being written as an educational product for the internal auditor from a true practitioner perspective. Lynn is also authoring a separate book that will be released by Taylor and Francis in the later part of 2015 titled "The Realities of Performing the Chief Audit Executive Role in today's business".

Ms. Fountain has developed and delivered leading edge training sessions on the new COSO framework and has assisted companies in identifying risk gap analysis in their individual processes. She currently executes two highly recognized e-workshops for the Institute of Internal Auditors, one on Fraud and the second on Ethics. Both workshops have incorporate aspects of COSO 2013. In addition, she has performed as an adjunct instructor for the School of Business for Grantham University and the School of Business at the University of Kansas. Ms. Fountain obtained her BSBA from Pittsburg State University and her MBA from Washburn University in Kansas. She has her CGMA, CRMA credentials and CPA certificate.

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Speaker: Lynn Fountain
Duration: 90 Minutes
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COSO Framework 2013 for Internal Controls and Management Responsibilities

When the topic of internal control is brought up, the conversation frequently centers on control activities or procedures, rather than the bigger picture of the whole internal control framework. more...