A strong board consists of board members who are qualified and bring something unique to the table. Board members work as a team, so it’s essential to ensure that everyone has similar goals to work effectively. When recruiting board members , it’s essential to choose those who will step in and help “steer,” not just “row” your group of board members. It can be challenging for boards to be successful if it’s not filled with the right people. Let’s take a look at the top qualities of effective board members.

Committed and Dedicated

All board members should be very committed and dedicated to…


Many companies and organizations have a department responsible for providing independent reviews of systems, processes, and business organizations. Better known as an internal audit , this report is used to help senior managers and leaders recognize the risks and regulations that can affect their organization. Depending on the critical area that needs to be assessed, different internal audits can be done. Here are some of the most common types of internal audits performed by companies and organizations.

Information Technology Audits determines if information systems have been properly processing their customer information confidentially. …

Karla Munden

With 14 years of experience, Karla Munden is the Chief Audit Executive with Lincoln Financial Group based out of Greensboro, North Carolina. KarlaMunden.com

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store