William Michalisin is the Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer for The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), the global professional association and standard-setting body for internal auditors. The IIA serves more than 200,000 members in over 200 countries and territories and acts as the internal audit profession’s recognized advocate, educator, and provider of standards, guidance, and certifications globally.
In his current role, Michalisin leads operations and core services offered to IIA members globally, including, Membership, Certifications, Training & Conferences, Standards & Guidance and Professional Knowledge, Advocacy & Government Relations, Chapter and Institute Relations, Partnerships, Sales and Business Development.
Prior to joining The IIA, Michalisin was Industry Marketing Leader for Consumer & Industrial Products at Deloitte, which included responsibilities for cross-functional delivery within aerospace and defense, automotive, consumer products, process and industrial products, retail and distribution, and travel, hospitality, and leisure sectors. Earlier in his career, Michalisin was a consultant delivering business process strategy, risk management and fraud/forensic investigation services at both Deloitte Consulting and Accenture, to clients in multiple industry sectors.
Michalisin graduated magna cum laude from Columbia University with a master’s in Strategic Communications and has a bachelor’s degree in International Relations and Economics from Bucknell University. He also has his CIA designation, is a Certified Association Executive and is a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors.