Protiviti Offers Virtual ‘Innovating Audit’ CPE Day

Experts will discuss the latest audit trends, technologies and industry innovations during September 8 virtual conference

WHAT:   Global consulting firm Protiviti ( is hosting an educational virtual CPE day, featuring 15 sessions and more than 40 speakers. Attendees can earn up to six free CPE credits and hear from subject-matter experts about the latest trends, technologies and success stories that can help companies build an innovative auditing function of the future. The event includes a keynote panel discussion with IIA President and CEO Anthony Pugliese and Protiviti Global Leader of Internal Audit, Andrew Struthers-Kennedy.

WHEN:   September 8, 2022, 8:00 a.m. – 2 p.m. PDT

WHO:    For internal audit and other professionals in finance, IT and operations with a focus on risk and controls

DETAILS:        Sessions include:

Overcoming Internal Audit Risks - Panel Discussion
Speakers: IIA President and CEO Anthony Pugliese; Protiviti Global Leader of Internal Audit, Andrew Struthers-Kennedy

Agile Audit
Speaker: Erika Ray, Managing Director, Protiviti

Driving Innovation in Internal Audit
Speakers: Mark Peters, Managing Director, Protiviti; Alex Psarras, Associate Director, Protiviti

ESG Update: Finance and Internal Audit’s Evolving Role
Speakers: Robert Hirth, Co-Vice Chair, SASB and Sr. Managing Director, Protiviti; Steve Wang, Managing Director, Protiviti

The Future of Work is Here: Opportunities and Innovation
Speaker: Monica DeBellis, Managing Director, Protiviti    

Cybersecurity Trends
Speaker: Angelo Poulikakos, Managing Director, Protiviti

Fraud and Integrity Risk
Speaker: Pamela Verick, Director, Protiviti

Tech-Enabled Auditing
Speakers: Jeremy Wildhaber, Director, Protiviti; Andrew Galazka, Senior Manager, Protiviti

Recruiting and Retention
Speaker: Fran Maxwell, Managing Director, Protiviti

Consumer Products and Services: The Auditing of E-Commerce and Loyalty Programmes
Speakers: Nathan Hilt, Managing Director, Protiviti; Constantine Boyadjiev, Managing Director, Protiviti; Todd McCavit, Managing Director, Protiviti

Energy: Identifying and Measuring Operational Technology Security Risks Through Internal Audit
Speakers: Justin Turner, Director, Protiviti; Derek Dunkel-JahanTigh, Associate Director, Protiviti

Financial Services: Managing Quality in This Dynamic Environment
Speaker: Tyler Graham, Managing Director, Protiviti

Healthcare: Post-Pandemic Vulnerabilities Driving Fraud, Waste and Abuse in 2022
Speaker: Fernando Alvarez, Associate Director, Protiviti

Manufacturing and Distribution: Supply Chain Resiliency and What This Means for Internal Audit
Speakers: Sharon Lindstrom, Managing Director, Protiviti; Dave Petrucci, Managing Director, Protiviti

Tech, Media and Telecom: Top Risks – Where Are We Now and What’s to Come?
Speakers: Gordon Tucker, Managing Director, Protiviti; Christine Halvorsen, Managing Director, Protiviti

Protiviti is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: For more information regarding refund, complaint and programme cancellation policies, please contact our offices via email at [email protected]. Programme Level: Basic; Prerequisites: None; Advanced Preparation: None; Delivery Method: Group Internet Based; Field of Study: Accounting, Audit, Information Technology.

About Protiviti

Protiviti ( is a global consulting firm that delivers deep expertise, objective insights, a tailored approach and unparalleled collaboration to help leaders confidently face the future. Protiviti and its independent and locally owned Member Firms provide clients with consulting and managed solutions in finance, technology, operations, data, digital, legal, governance, risk and internal audit through its network of more than 85 offices in over 25 countries.


Named to the 2022 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® list, Protiviti has served more than 80 percent of Fortune 100 and nearly 80 percent of Fortune 500 companies. The firm also works with smaller, growing companies, including those looking to go public, as well as with government agencies. Protiviti is a wholly owned subsidiary of Robert Half (NYSE: RHI). Founded in 1948, Robert Half is a member of the S&P 500 index.