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Anne M. Marchetti

Anne M. Marchetti has 25 of years of finance and accounting experience in both private industry and public accounting. She is a Sarbanes-Oxley subject matter expert focused on the design, implementation, analysis and optimization of internal control systems and corporate governance and risk management programs. As a thought leader in this area, she developed a compliance methodology in conjunction with a delivery framework and has spoken at numerous conferences as well as published several articles on this particular subject.

Ms. Marchetti has worked globally with both public and private entities in most industries as well as organizations of all sizes. She regularly interacts with Big Four, middle market and local external audit firms as a liaison on behalf of these organizations.

She authored 2 books entitled Beyond Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance – Effective Enterprise Risk Management and Sarbanes-Oxley On-going Compliance Guide. Anne is currently working on a third book entitled Enterprise Risk Management Best Practices: From Assessment to Ongoing Compliance.

Ms. Marchetti served as the Global Service Line Director – Governance and Risk Management Practice at Parson Consulting. As the Practice Director she worked with numerous clients on Sarbanes-Oxley compliance initiatives and frequently collaborated as well as presented to Board’s of Directors in regard to Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, Corporate Governance and Enterprise Risk Management.

Ms. Marchetti leverages this experience with a unique blend of technical skills which include management of ERP software implementations from a technology, process and accounting perspective. She has designed training programs for Board of Directors and Audit Committees as well as end users and consultants on various business software applications, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, ERM in addition to IFRS and has conducted over 200 formal training seminars.

Anne is a member of the AICPA faculty and regularly provides instruction on the following: • International Financial Reporting Standards • International versus U.S. Accounting • Current Issues and Critical Ethical Judgements • Internal Control Design & Documentation • Management Assessment of Internal Control • Auditor’s Risk Assessment Process: Tackling the New Risk

Assessment SAS’s • Identifying and Communicating Internal Control Deficiencies Under SAS 115 • Internal Control Deficiencies: Assessment and Reporting Under SAS 115

Ms. Marchetti served as an assistant controller for a manufacturing company and held positions in public accounting as well as provided expertise in consolidation and financial reporting with Hyperion Solutions. Anne currently operates Account-Ability Consulting and provides advisory and consulting services in the areas of Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, internal controls optimization, corporate governance, enterprise risk management, IFRS, financial system implementation and training/education.