Governance for The Institute for Internal Controls is provided by the Advisory Board. The Advisory Board is headed by the Chairman. Its members are appointed and serve on a voluntary basis. All members of the Advisory Board must hold the CICA or CCS designation and be a member in good standing.

Dr. Frank Nasuti, Ph.D., CPA, CICA, CFE,

is Chairman and founder of The Institute for Internal Controls. He has over 30 years of experience in internal controls. His past positions and experience include internal controls consulting and forensic accounting, internal audit and Big 4 Public Accounting, and law enforcement at the Federal and State level. He has extensive research experience and has taught in the doctorate and masters programs at Nova Southeastern University, Widener University, Rutgers University, and Temple University.

Professor Thomas M. Brinker Jr.. CICA, CPA, CFE, ChFC, PFS, AEP,

is a Professor of Accounting and Executive Director of the M.B.A. Program at Arcadia University. Professor Brinker holds master’s degrees in taxation (MST) and accounting (MSA) from Widener University, a juris doctorate in international law from Columbia Pacific University, and an LLM in international taxation from Regent University School of Law. He has published articles in numerous journals, including The Journal of International Taxation, The Tax Adviser, The CPA Journal, and The Journal of Financial Service Professionals. Brinker gives numerous presentations throughout the year on tax planning and compliance. His interests include financial accounting, tax planning and compliance for individuals and businesses.

Edmund J. Saunders, CICA, FCIB, CFE, C.Dip.A.F. (ACCA)

Eddie has served as an to the Polish Ministry of Finance on Internal Control & Audit. He is a renowned author in Internal Controls matters, Founder and Honorary President of the Polish Institute for Internal Control & Auditing (PIKW) and former President of The Polish Institute of Banking. Previous posts held include; Audit Adviser to the Kuwait Investment Authority, Ministry of Finance in Kuwait; Group Senior Vice President, BAII Banking Group, Paris; Director of Internal Audit/Chief Inspector of European Asian Bank (Deutsche Bank) in Hamburg. Eddie is the founding President of the Poland Chapter of TheIIC – IIC Polska and serves as TheIIC European Coordinator. In 2012 Eddie was awarded the first Chairman’s Award for his dedication to TheIIC.

Robert “Trim” Blair, CICA, CFE,

retired from the USAF in 2011 as a Lieutenant Colonel with 25 years of service. He is currently a Special Investigator for the FDIC, fighting bank fraud in the Atlanta region. He also is a former member of the Board of Regents of the ACFE.

Chris Doxey, CICA, CAPP, CCSA, CISA,

is presently a management consultant for Doxey Inc. and has held senior finance and controller positions at DEC, Compaq, HP, MCI, APEX Analytix, and BSI Healthcare. Chris has earned bachelors degrees in English and Accounting, a MBA, and a graduate certificate in project management. She is currently developing a certification program for controllers for the Institute of Finance and Management (IOFM) and has written numerous articles and published two handbooks: AP Leadership Skills and Implementing a Controls Self Assessment Program for Accounts Payable.