- IA Strategic Advisor
- IA Thought Leader
- IA Transformative Solutions
Who We Are
We are a network of former industry CAEs and Big 4 partners dedicated to improving the performance of Internal Audit functions.
FCA, CFE, QIAL, CRMA, CRISC, CIA, FBP, MBA
Sue is an IAES business partner with over twenty-five years of relevant internal audit and compliance experience. A former Chief Audit Executive, she has a proven track record of structuring and strengthening Internal Audit & Compliance operational and financial processes to maximize long-term performance, growth and succession planning. Sue leads with agility to accomplish strategic goals and drive sustainability for healthcare, banking and retail industry clients. She has expertise in overall IA function management, risk assessments and strategic planning, QARs and best practice evaluations, contract and regulatory compliance, vendor oversight and compliance as well as finance, ERM, risk, internal audit and governance process improvement projects.
She currently serves the internal audit profession through the IIA as Chair of the Exam Development Committee, Member of the Professional Certifications Board and as a QIAL assessor. Former roles with the IIA include Chair of the Board of Education and Research Advisors, Board Member of the Research Foundation and Co-Chair of the 2010 IA Common Body of Knowledge.
Sue has conducted over 100 QARs and 80 contract compliance reviews in the last 10 years. She is a frequently requested speaker at industry and professional events.
Roy has over 25 years of accounting, internal audit and risk management experience ranging from small “mom and pops” companies to global Fortune 500 organizations. He spent 15 years in Big 4 public accounting, serving as the global lead partner on multiple accounts and a US National Industry Leader. Over the course of his career he has delivered services to a broad array of industries, including Banking, Broker/Dealer, Manufacturing, Mining, Utilities, Transportation and Executive Search Services.
He currently serves as a strategic business partner with IIAES, a network of former Big 4 partners and industry CAE’s that assist internal audit functions, Chief Audit Executives, CFOs and Audit Committees in optimizing risk coverage and enhancing the effectiveness of their Internal Audit functions. Roy has deep experience in establishing internal audit functions, developing professional practice frameworks and integrating risk management practices across multiple assurance functions.
Roy has written and spoken on topics including operational effectiveness, sustainability, project risks, political and fraud risk, improving financial results in difficult markets, Dodd-Frank and Sarbanes-Oxley topics and financial transparency.
Craig brings 38 plus years of combined senior leadership at high growth, high technology, publicly- traded companies and as a consulting partner in the Big 4. His experience combines 20 years in the high-tech industry as a Chief Audit Executive with 17 years as Big 4 partner, most recently serving as KPMG’s Global Leader of Internal Audit Innovation. He is a founding partner of gradient Transformative Solutions, a data-science firm that specializes in developing and implementing machine learning solutions to solve a wide range of business problems. He currently serves as a partner in IAES, assisting Chief Audit Executives, CFOs and Audit Committees in optimizing risk coverage and enhancing the effectiveness of their Internal Audit functions.
Craig is a frequent presenter at national and regional IIA conferences and has served as a moderator and panelist for the KPMG Audit Committee.