Single Day Hybrid Training (Multiple Topics)

October 24, 2022

(In Person and Virtual)

Location: Maritime Conference and Training Center - Linthicum Heights, Maryland (link to be provided for virtual attendance)

Event Cost (In-person or Virtual Attendance):

Member Non-member
$125 $175

At the time of registration, you will be required to select in-person or virtual attendance. If you need to change this, please contact us at The cancellation policy is at the following link: Cancellation Policy.

Continuing Professional Education Credits (CPE):

This event is 8 hours of CPE. Credit will be given for full hours only.

Agenda and Speaker Information

Topic: Leadership is a Contact Sport

Topic Description: Daron leverages his NFL experience to provide a blueprint for using lessons learned on the football field in the next stage of life.

Speaker Bio:

Daron K. Roberts is a former NFL coach and author of, “Call an Audible” (Greenleaf 2017). “Call an Audible” was named a #1 New Release and Best Seller by Amazon, and Sports Illustrated selected the book as one of its “Best Sports Business Books of 2017.” After graduating from Harvard Law School (2007), Roberts served coaching stints with the Kansas City Chiefs, Detroit Lions, West Virginia Mountaineers and Cleveland Browns. He holds a B.A. in Plan II Honors and Government from the University of Texas (2001) and an M.P.P. from Harvard’s Kennedy School (2004). Roberts has been featured in ESPN the Magazine, Bloomberg Businessweek and Sports Illustrated. His articles have appeared in The Dallas Morning News, Fortune, Houston Chronicle, and Time. Roberts is the host of an industry-leading podcast – A Tribe Called Yes (available on iTunes and Stitcher).

Topic: Overcoming the Challenges to Agile Auditing

Topic Description: Agile Auditing has been around for more than 10 years and yet, many are not using this amazing approach to help them perform high-quality, collaborative, quicker audits. Why?

This session allows participants to learn from a pioneer and expert on Agile Auditing who has implemented Agile Auditing in eight departments and performed nearly 50 Agile Audits. There has definitely been bumps along the way and together, we will explore how to overcome the challenges in both implementing Agile Auditing and performing Agile Audits. Our conversation will address auditing standards, culture, resource availability, audit scope, audit reports, and quality assessment reviews.

Speaker Bio:

Raven Catlin is a globally recognized speaker and instructor in risk management and internal audit. She is a pioneer in Agile Auditing and published her first book, Agile Auditing: Fundamentals and Applications in 2021 ( She possesses over 20 years of diverse internal audit experience and risk management, and 20 years of instructing and facilitating a variety of courses. With this diverse experience, she helps professionals add tools to their toolbelts to achieve success. As a consultant, Raven performed a business process analysis and redesign (using Six Sigma and Lean) at the World Bank/IFC, facilitated a fraud risk assessment for a regional bank and trust company, and completed Agile Audits for local government, foundations, insurance companies, and banks.

Topic: ESG’s Impact to Internal Audit

Topic Description: Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) considerations are a rising priority for all companies given increased scrutiny from investors, the SEC, and social activists. To address emerging risk areas, companies are responding by developing ESG strategies and programs, and industry leaders are co-developing shared ESG frameworks. Internal audit and the audit committee serve important roles in an organization’s ESG program from its strategic inception to governance, risk management, and reporting. This session will explore how Internal Audit teams can help their organization navigate the world of ESG, including best practices in ESG reporting.

Speaker Bios:

Bill Hatcher is a Senior Manager with Clearview Group and has 15+ years of experience in Risk Advisory and Internal Audit solutions. Bill is based in the Washington D.C. metropolitan market, where he serves as Chairman of the Board for the Northern Virginia Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA). Bill is a proud alumnus of Virginia Tech, where he obtained a B.S. degree in Accounting & Information Systems. Bill focuses on helping companies with Risk Advisory solutions including implementation and optimization of Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, the delivery of outsourced and co-sourced internal audit projects, public company transformation activities, IT governance, and data privacy programs.

Mike York is a Senior Manager with Clearview Group and has 14+ years of experience in Risk Advisory and Internal Audit solutions. Mike is based in the Baltimore, MD market, where he is a member of the Baltimore Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and Association of Certified Fraud Examiners Maryland Chapter (ACFE). Mike focuses on helping companies with Risk Advisory solutions including implementation and optimization of Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, the delivery of outsourced and co-sourced internal audit projects, supplier audits, and fraud investigations.

Topic: Beyond Audit: Auditing Remotely and Delivering Value

Topic Description: Change has been thrust upon the audit industry, and every company must adapt to business interruptions and remote work environments. Now is the perfect time for audit departments to step back and turn a critical eye on their own operations. We have an opportunity to identify new ways of increasing product offerings and building more effective and efficient operations, ultimately creating better results for our partners and clients. To gain a fundamental understanding of today's business environment and how traditional and remote auditing fits into the new business puzzle, this session will explore the speaker’s newest book, Beyond Audit: Auditing Remotely and Delivering Value.

Speaker Bio:

Robert Mainardi worked in the Internal Audit Profession for 21 years as a financial services industry auditor. Prior to starting his company, Mainardi & Associates, he was the Vice President of Internal Audit for the Penn Mutual. Prior to joining Penn Mutual, his experience included roles as a Senior Audit Manager for The Vanguard Group, Audit Consultant for Aetna, and Audit Director for Prudential Insurance. As a professional speaker and consultant, Robert leads client programs to develop and maintain world class internal auditing functions; create and implement continuous auditing methodologies; issue high impact audit reports; construct audit dashboards; and perform QAR’s. He has been developing and facilitating training for over 25 years and is internationally recognized and continues to be a featured speaker at MIS and IIA conferences and other professional association events each year. He is an active member of the IIA and a Board member of the IIA Philadelphia Chapter Board.

Topic: Bribery and Corruption: Risk Management and Investigation Strategies

Topic Description: In this seminar, attendees will have the opportunity to learn about proven strategies and best practices for minimizing the risk, detecting red flags and investigating incidents of bribery and corruption. The impact of bribery and corruption has increased tremendously as the government has become very aggressive in their efforts to prosecute companies and individuals for violations of the FCPA and other bribery & corruption laws and regulations passed by foreign countries.

Speaker Bio:

Paul Zikmund serves as SVP Chief Risk, Compliance & Information Security Officer at Berkadia. He is responsible for managing the company's enterprise risk management process, compliance programs and controls, internal audit function and directing strategy, operations, and the budget for the protection of the enterprise information assets. In his prior employment he served as Director of Baker Tilly’s Global Fraud and Forensic Investigations, Compliance and Security Services practice, as Deputy CCO & Vice President Global Security, Bunge in White Plains, NY, as the Senior Director Forensic Audit at Tyco International in Princeton, NJ, and as Director Litigation Support Services at Amper, Politziner, & Mattia, LLP, in Philadelphia, PA. He possesses nearly 28 years of experience in this field and has effectively managed global compliance and forensic audit teams at various Fortune 500 companies.