Ms. Fountain has over 30 years of experience in the business profession, which includes public and industry accounting and over 20 years within internal and external auditing combined. She has held CAE roles in two international companies where she has developed strategic risk based audit processes facilitated strong relationships with management and the Audit Committee, and served as a member of the strategic leadership team in the sale of her utility employer.
Ms. Fountain is a subject matter expert and specializes in Internal Audit, Sarbanes-Oxley, Enterprise Risk Management, Fraud, Governance, compliance and COSO. She has successfully developed leading edge training around the implementation and operationalization of the framework. Ms. Fountain has been instrumental in the establishment of ERM, Sarbanes-Oxley and governance frameworks. Along with the development and delivery of leading edge training and consulting both nationally and internationally, she has executed two high successfully e-workshops for the Institute of Internal Auditors, on Fraud and on Ethics. Both workshops have incorporate aspects of COSO 2013.
Ms. Fountain obtained her BSBA from Pittsburg State University and her MBA from Washburn University in Kansas. She currently holds her Chartered Global Management Accountant and Certified Risk Management Assurance Certificates. In addition she holds her certificate in Certified Public Accountancy (non active).