Education & Events

2019 Internal Bank Audit School

Dec 10, 2019 to Dec 11, 2019
IBA Center for Professional Development
8425 Woodfield Crossing Blvd., Suite 155E
Program Overview: 

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The Indiana Bankers Association is pleased to announce that Crowe LLP will present this timely, two-day program for the IBA membership. Crowe LLP provides innovative business solutions in the areas of assurance, benefit plan services,
financial advisory, forensic services, performance services, risk consulting, and tax consulting.

This program is formatted to provide detailed guidance over current regulatory hot topics such as vendor risk management, model risk management, interest rate risk and liquidity risk including internal audit techniques.  It will also cover more traditional audit concepts such as lending and communicating effective audit results but include recent trends in those areas. The final portion of the program will cover bank audit committee responsibilities.


Auditing Electronic Funds Transfer
This seminar will be a practical, "hands-on" discussion of effective practices in auditing the Electronic Funds Transfer function.

Auditing the Deposit Function
This seminar will be a practical, "hands-on" discussion of effective practices in auditing the deposits function.

Auditing the Branch Operations Function
This seminar will be a practical, "hands-on" discussion of effective practices in auditing the branch operations function.

Transforming Internal Audit
Words and phrases like the speed of change, transformation, and agility have become almost common place. Therefore, Internal Audit needs to be on the leading edge of this change and able to deliver the highest level of value to its stakeholders.

The Three Lines of Defense and Internal Audit's Role in Effective Risk Management
Facilitators will discuss the three lines of defense and focus on the role that Internal Audit plays.

Data Analytics
Presenters will discuss how to incorporate Data Analytics into the Internal Audit function.

Recent Trends in Financial Institution Fraud
Presenters will discuss trends in Financial Institution Fraud.


Joseph Garcia, CPA is a Senior Manager in the Crowe LLP’s Financial Institutions Consulting practice and is part of the Chicago office. Joe focuses on financial institution clients and is responsible for managing internal audit engagements including performing risk assessments, overseeing the scoping, planning and execution of fieldwork, and reporting of audit results. Joe also performs FDICIA/SOx-related activities such as key control identification and evaluation of control design and operating effectiveness. Joe spends a significant amount of time performing technical reviews for his clients over the Allowance for Loan Losses and Asset Liability Management areas and performing SOC/SSAE 18 audits over management’s control operating effectiveness for fiduciary clients. Joe holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Accounting from DePaul University.

Nancy Kwak, CPA is a Manager in Crowe’s Consulting practice and is based out of the Chicago office. Nancy is primarily responsible for managing internal audit engagements and overseeing design and testing of Sarbanes – Oxley (SOx) compliance for financial institutions and companies located nationwide. Some of her frequent responsibilities include audit scoping, planning and execution of fieldwork and reporting audit results. Nancy spends a significant amount of time delivering trust/fiduciary consulting services to some of Crowe’s largest bank wealth management departments and trust company clients.  Nancy also supports trust clients in the completion of SOC-1/SSAE18 reports. Her client experience ranges from small de novo banks to large multi-billion asset sized financial institutions. Fiduciary and Investment clients range from $200 million in assets under management to over $40 billion in assets under management.


8:30 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:00 a.m. Program Begins
12:00 Noon Lunch (included)
1:00 p.m. Program Resumes
4:00 p.m. Program Adjourns


This seminar will be held at the IBA Center for Professional Development, 8425 Woodfield Crossing Blvd. Suite 155E, Indianapolis, IN 46240. Directions, map & a list of local hotels are available at or by calling 317-387-9380.


IBA Members

Participation in IBA programs is limited to members, associate members, and nonmembers from an eligible membership category at applicable member or non-member rates.

Association Contact: 

If you have any questions please contact Marcy Borden at 317-387-9380 or via e-mail at

Cancellation Policy: 

Within three or more business days prior to the day of an educational program, no cancellation charge will be assessed. Within two days prior, 50% of the fee is assessed. Refunds are not provided for cancellations the day before or absences on the day of the program. Substitutions are welcome at anytime.

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