KPMG Audit Committee Institute
Philip R. Smith is the leader of KPMG LLP’s National Audit Industry–Industrial Manufacturing. Smith has served as the lead audit partner on a number of Fortune 1000 accounts and has provided services in due diligence, US Securities and Exchange Committee reporting, forensics, and internal control advice to clients as well as assistance related to internal audit, Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 compliance, advisory, and technical accounting advice, including assistance with the adoption of the International Financial Reporting Standards. Smith has been working with the Audit Committee Institute since 2007 and has led numerous roundtable discussions, peer exchanges, and audit-committee education sessions in addition to facilitating sessions at the National Association of Corporate Directors’ annual summits. Smith serves as the audit committee chair of the Columbus Urban League, is a founding member of the Fisher College of Business Accounting Advisory Board, and is treasurer of the New Albany Community Improvement Corp.