Giving back.

Author:Howard, Clifford
Position:Letter to the editor

I enjoyed Steven Hudoba's "In My Opinion" article, "Volunteering: Key to Leadership Success" (April 2014). Volunteering brings many benefits to both the auditor and the organization it supports. Benefits can be enjoyed, as well, for reasons other than leadership development.

Before retiring in 2010 as a director of audit for an insurance company, I was asked to do a review of financial controls at a regional United Way agency. I found the experience to be so rewarding that in the years since my retirement, I have continued that relationship, not as an auditor, but as an internal control, operational efficiency, and process work-flow adviser. Instead of providing...

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