2022 CEO Awards Judge

Dora Foto

First Vice President, Director of Internal Audit | American Riviera Bank | Santa Barbara, California, United States

Dora Foto, Director of Internal Audit, plays instrumental role in enhancing the brand of ARB through quality service to our shareholders by reinforcing trust and assurance on the internal control arrangements and corporate governance underpinned by management of underlying emerging risks.

With over 12 years of experience in the internal audit space from a professional practices standpoint, Dora, has successfully delivered various assurance and advisory projects across multiple industries with a heavy focus in financial services. Dora, has had the privilege of working with entrepreneurial as well as seasoned companies as they are navigating through the challenges of potential optimization in the audit landscape. Dora imposes strong knowledge of the Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS), United States Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) has enabled her to energize large teams, build strong business relationships, manage regulatory expectations, and deliver quality work. During her tenure she has remained a results-oriented leader with experience in aligning financial, operational, and technology audit disciplines.