Olivia Whipple, CIA

Olivia Whipple is an owner and co-founder at The Audit Library. She has over fifteen years of financial institution and audit industry experience, and has served in both internal and external audit roles.

Olivia created many of the documents in the Library, which are the product of her industry knowledge as well as a lifelong passion for writing. As a business writer, Olivia also contributes to The Audit Library Blog, where she educates readers about auditing theory, professional practice, and the unique challenges and opportunities auditors experience. Olivia serves Credit Union clients as an assurance consultant, where her prior experience as a Chief Audit Executive provides first-hand perspective. Over the course of her career, Olivia has learned the value that Internal Audit brings to organizations, and created new ways to unlock the audit activity’s potential by providing resources where they are needed most.

In addition to her consulting and leadership roles, Olivia makes the time to volunteer and perform speaking engagements for various professional and industry organizations. Olivia also volunteers for Girls on the Run, an organization dedicated to cultivating confidence and positivity in elementary-aged girls.

Olivia holds a Bachelor of Arts from The University of Oregon and a Post-Baccalaureate Accounting Certificate from Portland State University. She is a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and lives in the Charlotte, NC area.

Other Posts by Olivia

Advice for Internal Auditors

Recommended Reading for Auditors

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Internal Audit How-To

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