Wednesday, April 1, 2015

The Institute of Internal Auditors Sponsors 2015 Conference in Canada

With experience in mortgage banking, compliance, and underwriting FHA loans, Philip “Phil” LaTessa founded The Funding Source in 1996. The mortgage brokering firm, based out of Syracuse, New York, contains five departments, including sales, accounting, post closing, underwriting/processing, and risk management. In his role as managing member, Phil LaTessa oversaw the processing/underwriting department as well as personally underwrote higher-risk loans. He belongs to several noteworthy organizations covering the mortgage and financial industry, including The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA).

Created in 1941, the IIA serves as a global voice for the internal audit profession. Its members work in education, security, internal auditing, risk management, information technology, and governance. With more than 180,000 members, the IIA also offers networking opportunities, certification, career opportunities, and training.

In 2015, the IIA hosts its international annual conference from July 5 through 8 in Vancouver, Canada, at the Vancouver Convention Centre. As the IIA’s 74th annual conference, this event brings together more than 2,000 members representing more than 100 countries. Attendees learn about internal auditing changes, gain continuing education credit, and listen to keynote speakers discussing technology implementation for the industry.