Fountain has over 39 years of experience spanning public accounting, corporate
accounting and consulting. 20 years of her experience has been working in the
areas of internal and external auditing and risk management. She is a subject
matter expert in multiple fields including internal audit, ethics, fraud
evaluations, Sarbanes-Oxley, enterprise risk management, governance, financial
management and compliance. Lynn has held
two Chief Audit Executive (CAE) positions for international companies. In one
of her roles as CAE, she assisted in the investigation of a multi-million-dollar
fraud scheme perpetrated by a vendor that spanned 7 years and implicated 20
employees. The fraud was formally
investigation by the FBI and resulted in 5 indictments estimating a $13M fraud loss.
Fountain is currently engaged in her own consulting and training practice. She has successfully executed on several
consulting assignments spanning areas of accounting, risk, ERM and internal
audit. She is a highly sought-after
trainer and international speaker and has produced hundreds of courses
delivered through seminars, conferences and on-demand training. She is the author of three separate technical
the Red Flag – The Internal Auditors Guide to Fraud Evaluations”.
the Internal Audit Function
and the Internal Auditor’s Dilemma
Fountain obtained her BSBA from Pittsburg State University and her MBA from
Washburn University in Kansas. She has her CPA, CGMA, CRMA credentials.