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Keith Keller

 

 

 

Executive summary


Keith has over 35 years of consulting and corporate experience including Chief Internal Audit roles in two large manufacturing companies and three large banks; consulting projects in enterprise risk management, internal audit co-sourcing/outsourcing, quality assurance reviews, internal audit transformation; and regulatory and compliance including Sarbanes-Oxley. His experience spans several industries, including manufacturing, telecom, financial services, and power & utilities. Some of Keith’s specific experience includes:

  • Strategic visioning review for an internal audit function of a large financial services organization and the Quality Assurance reviews of a money center bank including reviews of the audit planning and risk assessment process.
  • Numerous organizational and target risk assessments- as well as development of risk-based internal audit plans for clients of varied size and complexity, across industries.
  • Enterprise risk management assessments and implementations
  • Process improvement and re-design projects
  • Market conduct review for a large bank related to a regulator consent order
  • Regulatory and compliance audits
  • Internal audit co-source and out-source projects
  • Internal audit function assessments and redesign
  • Reengineering and/or transforming IA and risk management functions, and leading Quality Assurance Reviews in line with IIA Standards.
  • Internal controls and Sarbanes-Oxley consulting projects leader of teams with 15 to 120 people

 

Professional qualifications and memberships

  • Certified Public Accountant, Georgia
  • Certified Financial Services Auditor
  • Certification in Risk Management Assurance
  • Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors and AICPA
  • Regional Director for the Professional Risk Managers International Association

 

Presentations and publications

  • 2014 GRC IIA/ISACA, "IA: Getting to Strong in the Current Regulatory Environment"
  • SC Statewide Audit Conference, "Third-Party Risk Management"
  • Best Audit Practices Peer Group, "Regulatory Hot Topics"

 

Education

  • University of Chicago, MBA, Finance
  • University of Illinois, BS, Accounting
 
 

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