Mary Breslin is the Founder of Verracy, and an internationally recognized speaker and training facilitator for Internal Audit, Risk and Fraud. Ms. Breslin conducts fraud investigations and provides management consulting for audit and fraud when not speaking publicly.
Ms. Breslin’s career spans over 25 years in Internal Auditing, Fraud, Management and Accounting for companies such as ConocoPhillips, Barclays Capital, Costco Wholesale, Jefferson Wells and Boart Longyear. She has significant International experience and has managed audit programs in over 50 countries.
Mary was an early adopter of analytics for audit and has been utilizing data analytics in her career in both audit and fraud work for over 15 years. She has transformed the capabilities of audit functions using data analytics programs such as ACL, IDEA and Arbutus Analyzer. Through her expertise and guidance, she has helped large global organizations leverage analytics to significantly increase coverage, automate continuous auditing and monitoring, and actively fight fraud. Additionally, Ms. Breslin has extensive Fraud Audit and Investigation experience and has conducted major fraud investigations on multiple continents including large scale federal cases domestically. She has developed and implemented fraud auditing programs in various industries focused on both accounting and operations.
Ms. Breslin attended Rutgers University and received her BS in accounting, and an MBA from the University of Phoenix while living and working overseas. She is a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), and Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and is currently an instructor and conference speaker for the IIA, the ACFE and ISACA.