Margie is Principal at Margie Bastolla Facilitations, LLC. She helps internal auditors and other oversight professionals write reports that get results! During Margie’s seminars, attendees literally transform their “report-thinking” and “report-writing” skills to produce clear, credible, and impactful reports.
She has trained thousands of auditors in over 40 countries on topics such as risk management, internal control, operational auditing, and communication skills. Margie’s clients include the United Nations, the U.S. military, and many private and public-sector organizations.
Previously an executive for the global headquarters of The Institute of Internal Auditors, Margie served as Vice President of The IIA Research Foundation, Global Director of Advocacy, and Director of Onsite Training Programs. Prior to The IIA, she was an internal auditor with Worthen Banking Corporation and a public accountant with Deloitte.
Margie and her husband, Anthony, live in Orlando, Florida.
The opening plenary will contain welcoming conference remarks and two sessions – First, Mark Funkhouser will present on Government Finance and Audit in the New, New Normal. Second, Margie Bastolla will present on Appreciative Leadership: Encouraging the Best in Everyone.
Understanding risk is one of the auditor’s greatest assets. During this workshop, participants will explore a wide variety of risks including internal, external, entity-wide, activity-level, financial, operational, and reputational. Furthermore, participants will study the COSO framework to enhance their knowledge of risk and control. Finally, participants will develop a risk-based audit program to reinforce concepts learned.Read More
Photos from recent activities hosted by the Pacific and Virgin Islands Training Initiatives (PITI-VITI) in support of conferences, training and leadership development, are available below.