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As the Director of Internal Audit, Mary is responsible for EAG’s overall internal audit function. Her focus is to steer the organization’s compliance with its service organization control (SOC) program, perform EAG’s enterprise risk assessment, and ensure the organization has sound corporate governance. She coordinates EAG’s SOC audits with EAG’s service auditors as well as EAG clients, internal and external audit teams. Mary also ensures internal controls are designed and operating effectively and if applicable, ensures action plans to remediate control gaps are identified and implemented properly.
Mary Frontiera is Director of Internal Audit at EAG and joined in 2022. She has 26+ years of experience in internal controls, risk management, and process improvement primarily in Energy, Technology, Banking, and Financial Services. Throughout her career, she has designed, implemented, and monitored internal control frameworks, enterprise risk management, audit, regulatory compliance, in addition to streamlining, optimizing, and automating processes. Mary has led system implementations from design through implementation testing, quality assurance, control self-assessments, vendor, and joint venture compliance.
Mary earned her Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from Texas A&M University and is a Certified Public Accountant in Texas.
Prior to EAG, Mary worked at Hewlett-Packard (HP) as a Senior Manager in Internal Audit where she led multiple teams, including Channel, Vendor, Forensics, Sarbanes Oxley (SOX), Procure to Pay (PTP), and Channel Sales Incentives (CSI) teams. She also led operational audits and performed risk assessments for supply chain operations, global indirect procurement, channel partner management, sales operations, country, and regional operations.
Prior to joining HP, Mary worked for AXIA Partners where she collaborated with several public clients and pre-IPO clients for various types of projects in upstream and midstream oil and gas, retail power and gas industries. Mary also has worked for Litton Loan Servicing, Sirius Solutions, Reliant Energy, KPMG US, and Bank of America (formerly Nations Bank) where she gained broad and diverse experience in consulting, compliance programs, process improvement, program management, and auditing. She has led teams that provided enterprise risk management, control assessments, SOX implementation, program management, vendor and joint venture compliance programs, process improvement, system implementations and process automation.
Mary enjoys spending time with her husband and their German Shepherd, Black Lab mix, and Smalls. They love to travel together, water ski/boating, and spend time with their families. She loves football and has been a season ticketholder for Texas A&M football since 1997.