Robert Mainardi

Mainardi and Company develops and facilitates custom internal audit training. With more than two decades of experience in the public sector, Robert also brings his industry knowledge and unique perspective to evaluate, create and implement formal audit methodologies. As an international speaker, author and consultant, Mr. Mainardi leads client programs to:

  • Develop and maintain world class internal auditing functions
  • Create, implement, and maintain continuous auditing programs
  • Draft, finalize, and issue high impact audit reports
  • Establish and facilitate ERM programs
  • Construct, execute, and manage audit performance dashboards
  • Improve communication and client relationship development
  • Identify, recruit, interview, and maintain quality audit staff

Robert is an active member of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and has been a Distinguished Faculty Member for over 20 years. His expertise and experience in continuous auditing has been recognized by Wiley & Sons in his published work – Harnessing the Power of Continuous Auditing. He is a member of the Vision University Staff and continues to be a featured speaker at IIA and other professional association events each year as well as MIS Super Strategies, and Audit World; IIA International, GAM, GRC, All Star, Regional and District Conferences. He received a BS degree from The Pennsylvania State University where he majored in Accounting and Business Law. He also earned a master’s degree in Finance from Temple University. Plus, he has merited the Six Sigma Green Belt certification from the American Society for Quality, which recognizes the recipient for unique expertise in problem-solving and statistical analysis. He also has earned the Qualification in Control Self-Assessment and is certified to perform Quality Assessment reviews.

Robert was the Vice President of Internal Audit for the Penn Mutual Life Insurance and in that role was responsible for the direction and oversight of the Internal Audit Department. At Penn Mutual he directed the internal audit activities of the company and its subsidiaries. Prior to joining Penn Mutual, Robert was a Senior Audit Manager for The Vanguard Group where he was responsible for the Investment Programs & Services and Methods & Infrastructure teams.