Kate Sylvis, a Director in the Guidehouse Risk Consulting Practice, has over 17 years of experience advising clients on complex organizational and governance, operational, compliance, and risk management challenges coupled with high transparency and regulatory scrutiny. She has advised clients across multiple industries including; the federal government, banking and capital markets, healthcare, telecom and energy.
Her expertise and experience cover a range of risk and compliance related competencies such as enterprise risk management (ERM) program design; COSO-based risk and internal control assessments and practices; risk, compliance and control testing and monitoring programs; governance model design; operating model design and implementation (i.e., compliance, and risk functions); business process design and process improvement; compliance and risk frameworks, programs and monitoring activities; and integrating robust risk management and internal control into business operations.
Kate was on the Principal Authorship team of the 2017 COSO Framework Enterprise Risk Management-Integrating with Strategy and Performance.
Kate is a Certified Public Accountant in Virginia and Washington, D.C. , holds a RIMS-CRMP-FED credential and graduated with a BSBA in Accounting and Finance from the University of Richmond.