Vice President of Industry Relations
During his 30-year career, Don Sparks has helped countless organizations apply data analytics to identify significant errors and uncover fraud. As Vice President, Don travels the U.S. sharing his technical expertise with financial professionals by providing hands-on workshops, speaking engagements and maintaining relationships with industry associations. He spent 24 years working as an internal auditor working in the property casualty insurance industry, including 12 years as a chief audit executive and corporate director. He also served as assistant Vice President for The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) where he revived the Global Auditing Information Network benchmarking services, and developed training programs for internal audit professionals. Don also served as a director with RSM McGladrey. Don is a graduate of Eastern Illinois University and an active member of organizations including The IIA and Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA). While Don is well known in the industry for tracking fraud, he is also known as a track star for earning the designation of NCAA All-America in cross country.