Carolyn Newman co-founded Audimation Services in 1992 to help fellow financial professionals use technology to analyze data to strengthen controls and improve business processes. She brings more than 25 years of experience in public accounting, auditing and consulting to her role as President of Audimation Services. As a computer auditor, Carolyn directly experienced the impact computer assisted audit techniques (CAATs) had in improving efficiency and effectiveness of audits. The company she founded has helped thousands of professionals by providing expert training, professional services, and by bringing new technologies to the marketplace. Prior to founding Audimation Services, Carolyn was a regional technical director of computer auditing with BDO Seidman and worked as a management consultant. She is a graduate of Texas Lutheran University and earned a master's degree in accountancy from the University of Houston. Carolyn is an active member of several professional organizations including the American Institute of CPAs, Texas Society of CPAs, Institute of Internal Auditors, Information Systems Audit &, Institute of Management Accountants and Texas Lutheran Executive Advisory Council for the Business School. The Texas Society of CPAs has recognized Carolyn as a CPA Pathfinder. When Carolyn takes a break from growing the business she founded, she enjoys traveling the world in search of exotic cultures, delectable cuisine and fine wine.