Corey Parker

Corey Parker



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Corey is a principal with Baker Tilly’s risk advisory practice. With more than 15 years of experience in the areas of internal audit, compliance, enterprise risk management, fraud investigation and grants and contracts consulting.

Prior to joining the firm, Corey had more than two years of internal audit experience at an international organization where he assisted in the development and execution of audit procedures for several large, national mortgage servicers. He also developed test plans, led process walkthroughs and tested key controls as part of the organization’s evaluation of internal controls over financial reporting under SOX.

  • Leads internal audit and consulting engagements in numerous industries, including government contracting, higher education and not-for-profit organizations
  • Collaborates seamlessly with senior management, the board of directors and audit committees to provide outsourced and co-sourced internal audit and compliance services
  • Conducts enterprise wide risk assessments to assist organizations in the development and alignment of risk based internal audit plans
  • Coordinates with senior leadership to facilitate the design and implementation of enterprise risk management programs for organizations to identify, assess and manage potential risks within a repeatable and sustainable framework
  • Conducted organization wide internal control assessments, operational reviews and compliance audits, including identifying weaknesses in an organization’s internal controls and recommending methods to mitigate risks and enhance organizational controls
  • Developed process documentation, including flow charts, narratives and risk and control matrices to help identify process improvement opportunities and build-out an internal control environment
  • Provided interim leadership support for clients, acting as an organization’s director of internal audit and chief compliance officer
  • Performed audits of an organization’s costs incurred within the following areas: travel and expense, corporate/procurement cards, purchase orders and subcontracts, payroll and other miscellaneous expenditures
  • Assisted with a conflicts of interest audit and helped to align clients’ policy and practices with those of organizations of similar quality and reputation
  • Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)
  • Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE)
  • Professional Services Council (PSC)
  • North Carolina State University ERM Advisory Board, member
  • Co-convene and present at an annual “ERM in Higher Education” workshop with North Carolina State University's ERM Initiative (an academic program), involving more than 40 university ERM program leaders, including some of the top ERM programs in the country for the past six years running
  • Co-facilitated quarterly roundtable discussions with chief audit executives from the government contracting industry on topics such as agile internal audit, enterprise risk management and leveraging data analytics in internal auditing, 2021-2022
  • “One Breath of Scandal: Ensuring Integrity in Sports Officiating” and “Key Lessons for Corporate Compliance Programs”, presented with a panel of speakers at the SCCE’s Sports, Compliance, and Ethics Conference, January 2023
  • “Implementing an effective Compliance Assessment Framework” co-presenter with George Mason University at SCCE, June 2022 and SCCE’s virtual compliance conference, November 2022
  • Evolution of internal audit in the government contracting industry, co-author, May 2022
  • Compliance: Lessons learned from compliance and the intersection of enterprise risk management and internal audit, co-author, May 2022
  • “Risk Oversight & Crisis Management: Staying Out of the Headlines”, presented with a panel of speakers at the Private Company Governance Symposium with the Society of Corporate Governance, November 2021
  • Agile auditing: unpacking today’s key trends across industries, co-author, May 2021
  • The importance of ERM in a crisis environment, co-author, August 2020
  • “The Who, The How, and The What Could Go Wrong: How to Effectively Navigate an Investigation”, co-presenter with the Catholic University of America and Montgomery College at SCCE, June 2020
  • Rethinking Organizational Relationships to Strategically Align Compliance, Audit, Risk, Ethics and ERM Functions, co-author, April 2019
  • “Putting risk appetite into practice”, presenter, at the ERM in Higher Education Workshop, November 2018
  • Building and managing successful compliance and ethics programs at diverse institutions, co-author, September 2018
  • Challenges and Opportunities of Internal Controls, presenter, the Institute of Internal Auditors, September 2016
  • Speaker on topics of agile internal audit, enterprise risk management, enterprise risk assessments, compliance and internal controls with the IIA, SCCE and other industry associations


Washington, DC


Bachelor of Science in accounting

Pennsylvania State University