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.
John Kaneklides, CIA
John Kaneklides is an owner and co-founder at The Audit Library. He has over a decade of financial institution and audit industry experience, and has served in Internal Audit and consultant roles.
John has helped grow The Audit Library from an idea into a leading document subscription service and consulting firm with hundreds of clients. John is a contributor to the document Library and to The Audit Library Blog, where he educates readers about using their potential and available resources to maximize efficiency and effectiveness. John serves Credit Union clients as an assurance consultant, focusing on his passion for Quality Assurance Reviews, where his professional background brings a unique understanding of the challenges faced by Internal Auditors. He strives to provide practical advice and real-world solutions to benefit his clients. John regularly volunteers and performs speaking engagements for various industry organizations, and contributes to professional publications and podcasts.
In addition to his roles at The Audit Library, John is a nationally recognized classical singer, and regularly performs in concerts and operatic productions. John also volunteers on the Board of Directors as Treasurer for Artists Relief Tree, an organization dedicated to supporting artists in need.
John holds a Bachelor of Science and a Masters Degree from Winthrop University. He is a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), and lives in the Tampa Bay area of Florida.