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  About Our Other Trainers                                                                                                  


     Cynthia Coutsouros, CPA

Cynthia Coutsouros received her B.S. in Accounting and Finance from Bucknell University and her M.B.A. from New York University Stern Business School. She has been involved in accounting and finance for more than 20 years. She was an external auditor with Price Waterhouse and held various positions in finance, corporate reporting, and auditing with Pepsi International. In 1997, Ms. Coutsouros joined PEF Associates as a trainer and consultant.

        Audrey Goldberg, CPA

Audrey Goldberg received her B.S. from Brooklyn College, where she majored in Accounting and minored in English. She has been involved in auditing, internal control development, and finance in the public and private sectors for more than 20 years. She began her career as an external auditor with Ernst and Young and later became an internal auditor with American Broadcasting Companies. After that, she worked for CBS Inc., where she evaluated internal audit reports, resolved disputes between auditors and auditees, and designed and presented controls seminars. Then she joined The Columbia House Company (Sony Music Entertainment), where she directed the development of internal controls and had various responsibilities in financial management. In 2005, Ms. Goldberg joined PEF Associates as a trainer and consultant.

      Kelly Hogan, CISA

Kelly Hogan received her B.S. in Business Administration from St. Louis University and has been involved in financial, operations, and technology auditing, training, and consulting for more than 20 years. She was an auditor with the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, after which she joined MasterCard International in St. Louis. In 2002, Ms. Hogan transferred to Belgium to become Head Auditor for a European subsidiary of MasterCard. In that role, Ms. Hogan was responsible for audit and resource planning, audit personnel development and training, internal audit engagements, relationship building, senior management and executive communication, and regulatory compliance (SOX). Ms. Hogan lives in Belgium and speaks French fluently. In 2006, Ms. Hogan joined PEF Associates as a trainer and consultant.

      Lisa Sonpar, CISA

Lisa Sonpar received her B.A. from Marist College (Valedictorian) and her M.S. from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. She has been involved in systems consulting, training, and systems auditing for more than 20 years. She was a systems analyst/consultant with Andersen Consulting (now, Accenture) and conducted internal training workshops. After that, she joined Chase Manhattan Bank as an EDP Audit Officer, where she performed pre-implementation reviews, audits of production application systems, and conversion integration reviews. She also developed and taught several workshops to financial and systems auditors. In 1999, Ms. Sonpar joined PEF Associates as a trainer and consultant.



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