Yulia Gurman currently serves as Executive Director of Internal Audit and Corporate Security at Packaging Corporation of America (PCA). Yulia is responsible for Internal Audit, Internal Controls and Corporate Security. Prior to joining PCA, Yulia served as Vice President, Internal Audit at Retail Properties of America, Inc. (RPAI) where she established the Internal Audit function soon after RPAI went public. She had responsibilities over Internal Audit, Internal Controls and ERM. Yulia also served as Director of Internal Audit at OfficeMax where she managed a team responsible for operational, financial and compliance audits throughout the organization. Yulia began her career as an external auditor at a public accounting firm where she performed financial audits. Yulia attended DePaul University and hold a BS in Accounting/Information Systems. She is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Internal Auditor and a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors. She currently serves on the Board of Governors for the IIA’s Chicago Chapter and serves on the Committee of Research and Education Advisors for the IIA. She has previously spoken at multiple IIA International Conferences, IIA General Audit Management, All Stars Conference and the Chicago Chapter Annual Seminar.