Leila has provided compliance, consulting, and assurance services since 2005. She partners with stakeholders to address business and compliance risks through the effective design, implementation, and operation of technology and business processes and internal controls, as well as helps companies identify opportunities for improvement of policies, processes, and systems. Leila has extensive experience in managing and overseeing IT and business process audits, consulting on system implementations, conducting IT risk assessments, and evaluating internal controls to support regulatory compliance with the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), Control Objectives for Information and Related Technology (COBIT), Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) and the SEC Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX). She serves clients across a variety of industries, including retail, utilities, manufacturing, technology, biotechnology, financial institutions, higher education, and public sector, among others. Prior to joining Moss Adams, Leila held compliance and assurance leadership roles for a Big Four accounting firm and a Fortune 500 retail company.

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • Methods to Identify and Address Hidden IT Risks
    (Moss Adams Webcast, October 2019)

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants


  • BBA, accounting and computer information systems, Idaho State University

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