Jim DeLoach has more than 35 years of experience and is noted for his expertise in corporate governance and enterprise risk management (ERM). He was one of 25 recipients of the “Consultant of the Year” award from Consulting Magazine in 2011. In 2018, for the seventh straight year, he was named to the National Association of Corporate Directors’ (NACD) Directorship 100 list, recognizing him as one of the 100 most influential governance professionals in the boardroom community. In 2019, he was awarded the Bette Stead Leadership Award by Greater Houston Business Ethics Roundtable. He served on the COSO Advisory Council for almost 10 years, contributing to the development of the original ERM Framework, the 2013 update to the Internal Control - Integrated Framework and, more recently, the 2017 update to the ERM framework. He has worked with hundreds of companies and groups in 30 countries.
Nichole Minice is a Managing Director with over 18-years of experience in the internal audit space. She has over 16-years experience in the consumer products and services industry, specifically the airline industry where she has overseen the Corporate Audit function to include managing the annual audit plan, working closely with Executive Management and the Audit Committee, and providing Sarbanes-Oxley 404 compliance guidance.
Mark Beasley is the Professor of Enterprise Risk Management and Director of NC State University’s ERM Initiative, which provides thought leadership about ERM practices and their integration with strategy and corporate governance. Mark recently completed over seven years of service on the board for the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (widely known at COSO). He is a frequent speaker at national and international conferences on ERM, internal controls, and corporate governance, including audit committee practices and frequently works with boards of directors and senior executives on risk oversight issues. He received a BS in accounting from Auburn University and Ph.D. from Michigan State University. Visit www.erm.ncsu.edu.
Katie Shellabarger is currently the Vice President and Chief Audit Executive at Masonite International Corporation delivering financial, operating, IT audit and consulting services. Katie also leads the company’s Enterprise Risk Management function. Katie has extensive internal audit and risk management experience in consulting and corporate settings spanning multiple industries, including manufacturing, financial services, gaming and hospitality and technology. Prior to joining Masonite, Katie established and led the internal audit function at CDK Global, Inc., a leading technology services company. Katie spent nearly 15 years with top-tier accounting and consulting firms, including Deloitte & Touche LLP, Protiviti Consulting and Arthur Andersen LLP.