Glenn E. Sumners, DBA, CIA, CFE, CRMA
Sumners Audit Services
Glenn is on the faculty of Louisiana State University where he teaches internal auditing in the Center for Internal Auditing. Prior to receiving his DBA at the University of Tennessee, he received a BS and MA from the University of Alabama.
Professor Sumners has over ten years professional experience in industry, consulting, and public accounting. This experience includes three years as the Controller of ESP.
Professor Sumners has authored two IIA Monographs, "Developing the Internal Auditor's Leadership Skills" and "Conducting Internal Audit Interviews." In addition, he has authored articles in Managerial Auditing Journal, Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, Internal Auditing, Internal Auditor and others.He serves on theInternal AuditorEditorial Advisory Board, AHIANew PerspectivesEditorial Committee, the Managerial Auditing Journal Editorial Team, the editorial team of theInternational Journal of Auditing, and the EDPACS Editorial Board.
He is the Director of the Louisiana State University Center for Internal Auditing and has placed over 2,000 students in internship positions. He is also an honorary professor at The University of Pretoria, South Africa. He was named Educator - of - the - Year in 1987 by the IIA and received the LCPA Lifetime Achievement in Accounting Education Award in 1999. In 2008, Dr. Sumners was honored by LSU as a Rainmaker. In 2006 he received the Bradford Cadmus Award from the IIA. In 2012, he was inducted into the IIA American Hall of Distinguished Audit Practitioners. He is a member of the IIA Society Emeritus.
Eighteen students from the LSUCIA Program have won the international award for the highest student score on the CIA exam. In 2002 an LSUCIA student received the CIA "Gold Medal". In 2012, the CIA award for the highest student score was named the Dr. Glenn E. Sumners Award. Three LSUCIA students have received an international award for the top manuscript. He received the 2001 CIA Academic Outreach International Award. In 2003 the LSUCIA received the AHIA Institution Award. He currently serves as the IIA's Consulting Professor for Academic Relations.
In the last 30 years, Professor Sumners had made over 1300 presentations to companies, organizations, and IIA Chapters in numerous countries. This list includes numerous CIA exam reviews. In addition, he provides quality assurance and consulting services to internal audit departments and audit committees.