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Colin Wallace


Colin has provided management consulting and internal audit services to public, private, government, and not-for-profit organizations since 2002. He has organized and performed financial, operational, and compliance audits throughout the United States and abroad, and has worked on all aspects of the internal audit process including planning, analysis, reporting, and project management. Colin has led numerous fraud investigations involving misappropriation and misuse of company assets, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and management override of internal controls. In addition, he has managed significant SOX 404 assessment projects from initial implementation to final reporting. Colin is an active member of the firm’s Technology, Communications and Media Group and is a leader of the firm’s forensic and investigative services team. He currently serves as the quality control practice leader for the Risk Advisory & Compliance (RAC) group.

External Publications

  • "Forensic Accountants Target Silicon Valley Fraudsters, Emphasize Strong Controls" (Silicon Valley Business Journal, February 2015)

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • A Risk-Based Approach to Fraud Prevention
    (Toyota Leadership Sessions, Dallas, September 2018)
  • Evolving Your Internal Controls
    (Toyota Leadership Sessions, Dallas, September 2018)
  • Using the No. 1 Fraud Detection and Prevention Method
    (Parker+Lynch Seminar, June 2018)
  • Segregation of Duties and the Modern ERP
    (Donnelley Financial Solutions and Audit Board Workshop, March 2018)
  • Internal Controls: Facts & Fiction
    (Dallas IIA Super Conference 2017, October 2017)
  • Strategies to Reduce Audit Fees
    (Workiva TEC Conference, Las Vegas, September 2017)
  • Leverage Data Analytics to Improve Performance
    (Parker+Lynch Seminar, June 2017)
  • Third Party Risk and the New SSAE 18
    (ISACA Sacramento, Chapter Meeting, March 2017)
  • SOC Reports: What They Are and What to Do With Them
    Dallas IIA Super Conference (October 2016)
  • COSO 2013: The Obvious Solution
    (Parker+Lynch Seminar, May 2016)

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • Member, Institute of Internal Auditors
  • Member, Oregon Association of Certified Fraud Examiners


  • BS, accounting, University of Wyoming
  • MS, accounting, University of Wyoming

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