The Dallas Chapter of the Institute of Internal Auditors

August Meeting
Thursday the 4th
UTD school of Management, Executive Dining Room

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Meeting 12:00pm - 1:20pm
Executive Education Dining Room

Registration begins at 11:30pm

Quality Assurance Reviews:
The History, Process,
Alternative Methods, Timelines and Trends
Brian E. Kruk, CIA, CCSA, CGAP, CISA, Director,
Quality Audit Services for the Institute of Internal Auditors in Altamonte Springs, Florida

Brian will discuss the process for performing QAR reviews, discuss the alternatives (IIA, Public Accounting Firms, and peers) for obtaining a QAR, and trends of these activities.

Brian E. Kruk, CIA, CCSA, CGAP, CISA, is the Director of Quality Audit Services for the Institute of Internal Auditors in Altamonte Springs, Florida. In his current position, Brian is responsible for directing the Quality Audit Services (QAS) group at the IIA. In addition to leading the group, Brian’s functions as a QAS Field Representative, a QA team leader, and instructor to promote the furthering of the Institute’s continuing mission of disseminating the new quality assurance concepts and methodologies brought forth in the Professional Practices Framework. To accomplish its mission the QAS group provides three primary services for members: Quality Assessments, Independent Validations of Self Assessments, and Specialized Consulting Services.

Brian joined the Institute in February 2001 as a Field Services Manager after spending over 20 years in the business world. He was promoted to Manager – QAS and then took over the group as Director in January 2005. His career has provided him with a wide range of experiences including 10 years in internal auditing, seven years in management level finance, and six years of executive level management and consulting. He has held a variety of financial and operational positions during his career, including: Senior Vice President of Operations, Chief Financial Officer, Controller and Corporate Auditor. Brian has a diverse background with experience in the oil and gas, mining, hospitality, retail, real estate development, manufacturing, and architectural design industries.

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Pre-Meeting 10:30am - 11:30am
Room 1.118

The Professional Practices Framework
Brian E. Kruk, CIA, CCSA, CGAP, CISA, Director, Quality Audit Services for the Institute of Internal Auditors in Altamonte Springs, Florida

Brian will discuss the current Professional Practices Framework-which serves as a basis for assessing an internal audit departments quality processes. All departments claiming to follow the Standards, must have a quality review every five years starting in 2007.

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Post-Meeting 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Room 1.118

Perspectives – A Panel Discussion of QAR experiences
from those who have performed or been through a QAR
Panel discussion led by Jim Brigham, Deloitte & Touche – Risk Management Practice
Panel members TBA

Jim Brigham is a Senior Manager in Deloitte & Touche’s Enterprise Risk Management practice. He brings more than 29 years of internal audit and accounting experience. He currently provides internal control support to three national corporations. He also participates on several Sarbanes-Oxley engagements.

Prior to Deloitte & Touche, Jim was Senior Director of Internal Audit for Dollar General Corporation, a $7 billion retailer headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee. Jim’s experience includes leading internal audit and loss prevention functions for two international and three national corporations. He has served on the Internal Audit Boards of the National Retail Federation and the Retail Industry Leaders Association. He is a past officer of the Milwaukee and Nashville Chapters of the IIA and is an active member of the Dallas Chapter. His professional certifications include CIA, CPA and CCSA.

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UTD School of Management
This meeting is being held at
University of Texas at Dallas, School of Management
UTD is at 800 West Campbell Road
Richardson, TX 75080

The School of Management is at the corner of Drive A and  University Parkway.  A map to and around UTD is at

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This page was last updated on Sunday, January 23, 2011 at 11:00 PM PST.

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P. O. Box 261747, Plano, TX 75026-1747

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