Danielle Ritter leads Internal Audit for Instacart, which is powering technology to transform grocery purchases and the retail industry. As the first IA hire at the company, she is establishing the audit department operations and value proposition across the company from scratch. Danielle’s career evolved from 16 years of PwC consulting experience in audit, risk, and process improvement for high-profile cloud- and internet-based platform companies, ranging from startups to IPO and Fortune 10. Before joining Instacart, she scaled the IA department at TriNet and established a business process improvement function. She thrives on bringing a risk lens to strategic organizational growth and operational excellence. She also loves helping others grow their careers.
Elizabeth McDowell, CPA, is the Sr. Director, Audit Strategy with the Freedom Financial Network. She previously led the internal audit group at Elevations Credit Union in Broomfield, CO. Elizabeth has over 15 years of audit experience and has worked in internal audit at Fidelity Investments and Xcel Energy, as well as external audit at Ernst & Young. Elizabeth loves exploring Colorado’s great outdoors with her husband and daughter.
Seth McCune has worked in risk, audit, and operations management for 14 years. He began his career at KPMG, and has spent the majority of his time at Orion Advisor Solutions in Omaha, Nebraska. He has overseen tremendous growth and implemented leading service and risk solutions to help ensure Orion is prepared to handle any situation.
Tara Kaur has been with Broadridge for a little over four years working in the financial sector of the Internal Audit department. Prior to Broadridge, she worked at Big Four companies. Tara works mostly on financial audits but has experience in IT and operational audits as well. She managed their risk assessment this year working with the VPs and using AuditBoard for the first time to create it, a big change for the group.