With extensive experience in unclaimed property audit, Paola brings a wide range of skills regarding unclaimed property compliance to Keane. As a Senior Manager, Paola will serve as a subject matter expert for unclaimed property holders across the country. She will utilize her prior experiences to advocate for organizations during audit examinations, assist with their entrance into state voluntary compliance programs, evaluate unclaimed property risk, work with them to establish initial compliance with the states and maintain ongoing compliance.
Having worked for years as an Abandoned and Unclaimed Property Audit Manager and Program Leader at a third-party contract auditor, Paola has worked alongside and on the behalf of state unclaimed property administrators.
During her tenure as Audit Manager and Program Leader, Paola built upon her expertise while she was tasked with overseeing hundreds of multi-state examinations. Through her prior employment Paola gained firsthand experience with unclaimed property audits in various industries including Oil & Gas, Financial Institutions, Healthcare and more. She also has specialty experience in audit defense, voluntary disclosure agreements and evaluating unclaimed property risk.
Paola’s professional background and education experience in its entirety is as equally notable as her broad range of audit experience. Paola is fluent in both Spanish and English. She completed the Louisiana State University Certified Internal Auditor Course, LSUCIA, and received the 2007 recognition of highest academic achievement at LSU’s English Language and Orientation Program (ELOP).
Paola also holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Computer Science from EAFIT University located in Colombia. She is an active member of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) as well as the Unclaimed Property Professionals’ Organization (UPPO).