IIC Board Members
DR. FRANK NASUTI (Ph.D.) - CHAIRMAN
Dr. Frank Nasuti, Ph.D., CPA, CICA, CFE, CGMA is Chairman and founder of The Institute for Internal Controls (TheIIC). He has over 30 years of experience in internal controls. His past positions and experience include internal controls consulting and forensic accounting, internal audit and Big 4 Public Accounting, and law enforcement at the Federal and State level. He has extensive research experience and has taught in the doctorate and masters programs at Nova Southeastern University, in the MS in Accounting program at Widener University, and the undergraduate programs at Rutgers University and Temple University. He has also delivered lectures to graduate students in the MBA program at Arcadia University.
DR. CEVDET KIZIL - PRESIDENT OF TURKEY
Dr.Cevdet Kızıl graduated from Business Administration Department of Istanbul University in 2002. Then, he earned his Master of Business Administration (MBA) and M.S. Organizational Leadership degrees from Southern New Hampshire University in 2005 and 2008 respectively. Dr.Kızıl was invited to Delta Mu Delta (DMD) International Honor Society in Business Administration for recognition of high scholastic attainment after earning his M.S. degree in 2008. He was also awarded full (100%) scholarship for the Finance and Banking Ph.D. Program of Kadir Has University in 2006 and earned his doctorate in 2009. Kızıl is also a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Controls Auditor (CICA), Certified Controls Specialist (CCS), ISO27001 Lead Auditor and ISO9001 Lead Auditor. He currently serves as the President of Institute for Internal Controls (IIC) Turkey.
Dr.Cevdet Kızıl has several published books and articles in Turkey and internationally. His articles had also been published by popular business/management journals such as Harvard Business Review, Marketing Turkiye and PERYÖN. Several articles of Kızıl were also published by Habertürk Newspaper through 2009-2011. He currently serves as the reviewer and editorial board member of several scientific journals. One of the international projects he participated titled "Coming Home: Reverse Migration of Entrepreneurs and Academics in India and Turkey in Light of the Chinese Experience" is funded by Research Grant Council (RGC) of Hong Kong.
Kızıl earned Best Publication Performance award in Yalova University (2013 and 2014), Excellence in Teaching Award in Yalova University (2013 and 2014), Appreciation Plaque and Certificate for Outstanding Performance as the Vice Department Chairman in Yalova University (2014), Erasmus Teaching Mobility Scholarship Award (2013 and 2012), World Academy of Social Sciences Best Paper Award (2012), Republic of Turkey The Land Forces Commandership Superior Service-Appreciation Award (2006), chess championship medals and plaques in Southern New Hampshire University, İstanbul University Faculty of Economics Business Administration Department and Yalova University.
FUNDA GUZEL KIZIL - VICE PRESIDENT of TURKEY
Funda Guzel Kızıl did graduate from Istanbul University Business Administration Department in 2011 with highest honors (3.65 GPA), ranking 1st in her class. After graduating from the university, she completed Marmara University's Accounting and Audit Master's Program.
Funda Guzel Kızıl was an Auditor at Ernst & Young, running external audits and financial statement analysis for international companies, holdings and SMEs. Under Ernst & Young, Funda Guzel Kızıl did audit Schneider Electric, Nuh Cimento A. S., Total Oil, Aygaz Dogal Toptan A. S., Fox TV, Dogan Holding (financial reporting - specific project), Asya Emeklilik A. S., ING Bank Portfoy Yonetimi, ISAS, Akfa Holding, KAGIDER, Yapi Kredi Emeklilik A. S., Neova Sigorta ,Istanbul International Sabiha Gokcen Airport, C&A Moda and Green Life. Next, Funda Guzel Kızıl did transfer from Ernst & Young to Gratis as Internal Audit Specialist. She also worked in Group Florence Nightingale as Senior Internal Audit Specialist. Then, Funda Guzel Kızıl transferred from Group Florence Nightingale to General Mobile. She served in General Mobile as Internal Audit and Risk Supervisor. Following that, Mrs. Kızıl left General Mobile for Kızıl Auditing and Accounting Company and still working here as Audit Manager.
Funda Guzel Kızıl gives lectures and provides education/training sessions at Kızıl Business School under the Kızıl Auditing and Accounting Company. Financial Auditing, Financial Reporting, IFRS, Financial Analysis, Internal Auditing, Internal Control, Management Consultancy, Enterprise Risk Management, Risk Determination and Investigation are some of the core specialities of Funda Guzel Kızıl. She has a great passion for accounting and has the motivation to improve herself continuously. Funda Guzel Kızıl's vision is to deepen her knowledge and increase her experience in auditing. Funda Guzel Kızıl currently holds CPA, CICA, CCS, ISO27001 Lead Auditor and ISO9001 Lead Auditor titles. Also, she is the Vice President of Institute for Internal Controls (IIC) Turkey.