Charles Dietz III, CPA, CFE
Charlie is a retired tax and audit partner from Dixon Hughes Goodman, one of the largest certified public accounting firms in the United States. He practiced in the Washington D.C. Metropolitan region for 37 years.
Currently, he is a consultant to the Internal Audit Department of Catholic Relief Services (CRS), a NGO, which provides expertise and compassion to the very poorest in more than 100 countries. Internal audit assignments have included auditing CRS’s programming in Ethiopia, Sierra Leone, Haiti, Madagascar, Philippines, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Ukraine and Greece.
Charlie has an interest in using “continuous auditing and monitoring” as a primary audit tool. He has presented “The Case for Using Continuous Auditing and Continuous Monitoring to Mitigate Enterprise Risk in Not-for-Profits” at the April, 2016 Fraud Seminar sponsored by the Rutgers Business School, Newark, New Jersey.
Charlie, also, serves on the Board and Chairs the Audit Committee of Business Finance Group (BFG) in Virginia, a certified development corporation, which makes small business loans to growing businesses in the mid-Atlantic region under the Small Business Administration’s 504 loan program. During his 20 plus years on the Board, Charlie has seen BFG grow its loan portfolio from 20 million to over 450 million, while creating or retaining 46,000 jobs.
Charlie holds a BA in Economics from Gettysburg College. He is a licensed certified public accountant in Virginia and a certified fraud examiner.