Accountants One CPE Heroines in Business Managin Your Career from a Womans Perspective

Thursday, June 21st 

7:30AM-10:00AM

ROAM- BUCKHEAD

3365 Piedmont RD NE
Unit 1400
Atlanta, GA 30305

Key Note Speaker:

Lori Kaczynski is VP, Internal Audit and Chief Audit Executive for Graphic Packaging International.  She is responsible for the Internal Audit function and ensuring internal controls have been designed, implemented and are being executed effectively.  She also guides and supports the company in managing risk and develops control enhancements to improve performance.

Lori Kaczynski of Graphic Packaging International

Lori Kaczynski, VP, Internal Audit and Chief Audit Executive Graphic Packaging International, Inc.

Lori is committed to developing and accelerating the advancement of women in business previously serving as Chair of a Women’s Resource Group, currently as a member of the Atlanta’s Women’s Employee Resource Group, and volunteering her time to initiate mentoring programs and serve as a mentor.

Lori has many years of experience in a variety of industries and roles in the areas of external auditing, internal auditing, leadership, controlling, transaction and technical accounting, financial reporting, analysis, compliance and ethics, enterprise wide risk management, and cash management.  She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in Accounting from Kennesaw State University (KSU) and currently serves as Vice-Chair of the KSU Accounting Department Academic Advisory Council, as a member of the Internal Audit Center Advisory Board, and on the Board of the KSU Athletics Association Board.

She is the CFO/Treasurer and former Vice President of Membership for the Institute of Internal Auditors Atlanta Chapter.  The Chapter hosts 38 events each year to further the professional practice of internal auditing.  She is a board member and serves on the Finance Committee for Sheltering Arms, Georgia’s largest nonprofit early education and child care organization focused on high‐quality early education, child care and comprehensive family support services to more than 3,600 children and their families annually at 16 metropolitan Atlanta locations.  She is Treasurer and board member for the Smith-Gilbert Gardens Foundation funding the Gardens mission of conservation and education.  She also sits on the Advisory Board for Rausch Advisory Services, a professional services firm.

Lori serves her professional community as a speaker and panelist at numerous events including the following examples:  Global IIA Conferences, Atlanta Chapter IIA Conferences, EY Quarterly Chief Audit Executive Roundtable, KSU MAcc Keynote Speaker, ACFE Global Fraud Conference, National Association of Environmental Management, Compliance Officer Roundtables, American Society for Quality, Audit TV, and KSU classrooms.   She also authored or was interviewed for articles in the Atlanta Business Chronicle Internal Audit insert.

She was born in Northern Canada and spent her early years focused on Speed Skating successfully winning 6 Canadian National Championships and one North American Championship.

Guest Panelists:

Elizabeth Miller, Corporate Accounting Partner at Moore Colson

Adrienne White, Vice President of Strategy and Business Development of Citizens Trust Bank

Sarika Davis, Director of Risk Assurance at PWC

Allison O’SullivanDirector of Compensation at the Coca-Cola Company

Moderator:

Anna Orr, Recruiter at Accountants One

7:30AM – 8:00AM
Networking and Registration

8:00AM – 9:00AM
Keynote Speaker – Lori Kaczynski on “Choose your Life! Managing Your Career from a Womans Perspective.”

9:00AM – 10:00AM
Panel Discussion – Hear how some of Atlanta’s most successful women accounting and financial professionals have managed their careers.

Take advantage of this opportunity to gain 2 hours of CPE at no cost to you.  Due to limited seating and a strong response, please register as soon as possible to ensure your seat!