Robert R. Moeller has over 25 years experience in internal auditing, raging from launching new internal audit functions in several companies providing internal audit consulting and serving as audit director for a Fortune 50 corporation.
Moeller has an MBA in finance from the University of Chicago and an undergraduate degree in engineering; he has accumulated a wide range of professional certifications including the CPA, CISA, PMP, and CISSP. He was appointed the national director of information systems auditing for the major public accounting firm of Grant Thornton. There he developed firmwide audit procedures and directly managed information systems audits, and assumed responsibility for their Chicago office information systems consulting practice.
In 1989, Moeller was recruited to build and organize the first corporate information systems audit function for Sears Roebuck, an organization that then consisted of AllState Insurance, Dean Witter, and Discover Card, as well as the Sears retail operations. He went on to become their audit director, initiating numerous new practices. He has been active professionally in both the Institute of Internal Auditors and the AICPA. He was president of the IIA's Chicago chapter, served on its International Advanced Technology Committee, and was chair of the AICPA's Computer Audit Subcommittee.
In 1996, Moeller launched his own corporation, Compliance and Control Systems Associates, Inc., and presented seminars on internal controls and corporate governance throughout the United States. he was then talking about Sarbanes-Oxley issues well before the Act. He has helped launch a new consulting practice for EMC Corporations, has worked as a consultant and project manager, specializing in the telecommunications industry, and managed a cellular telephone financial system project on a worldwide basis. More recently, he has led in a series of Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 projects in manufacturing, finance, and other industries. He continues to stay well-connected with the overall profession of internal auditing.
Robert Moeller lives with his wife, Lois, in the Chicago area. They enjoy sailing on Lake Michigan in the summer, skiing in Colorado and Utah, and participating in Chicago's theatre, opera, and music scene.