GCA Studios Presents

GCA Host Jay R. Taylor, who is CEO of EagleNext Advisors, a company focused on helping board directors and senior leaders leverage uncertainty and risk to create opportunity. In this series of one-to-one interviews, Jay highlights ways in which Game Changers are helping Boards and senior executives think differently about business risk and the role that effective governance and oversight plays in achieving profitability, growth, and other strategic objectives. In Episode 5, Jay interviews Jim DeLoach, Managing Director for Protiviti, on “Enhancing Corporate Strategy Confidence by Integrating Performance, Risk, and Incentives”.

About Jay R. Taylor

Enhancing Corporate StrategyJay R. Taylor is an industry-recognized risk management, technology, finance, automotive manufacturing and financial services executive with 35+ years of international leadership experience. Taylor created Strategic Risk Management for General Motors Company’s CEO and Board in 2014, and is a published author and speaker on internal audit, risk management, governance, and technology. His mission is to enable small and medium-size private, family-owned, and public company businesses to achieve growth and success through risk-enabled decisions and better board governance.

Taylor earned his MBA with honors at the University of Michigan, serves on multiple boards, and is a National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Board Governance Fellow.

About Jim DeLoach

Enhancing Corporate StrategyJim DeLoach is Managing Director for Protiviti, a global consulting firm that delivers deep expertise and objective insights to help leaders more confidently address uncertainty and face the future.

Jim has more than 35 years of experience and is a member of the Protiviti Solutions Leadership Team. His market focus is on helping organizations succeed in responding to government mandates, shareholder demands and a changing business environment in a cost-effective and sustainable manner that reduces risk to an acceptable level. To this end, he assists companies with integrating risk management with strategy setting, business planning and performance management. Jim also serves as a member of Protiviti’s Executive Council to the CEO. He is regularly sought out for his thought leadership and recently served on the Advisory Council for the COSO Enterprise Risk Management project, published last year by the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations.

Jim was recently named to the Directorship 100 list by the National Association of Corporate Directors. This is an annual, prestigious recognition of the most influential people in the boardroom community. 2017 was the sixth year in which Jim has been selected for this honor.

Jim is co-author of Managing Business Risk: An Integrated Approach, published by The Economist Intelligence Unit in 1995. Widely quoted in the press, he has published more than 100 articles over the last 15 years covering various aspects of governance, managing business risk and effective internal controls. His book, Enterprise-wide Risk Management: Strategies for linking risk and opportunity, was published by Financial Times in June 2000 and was the first book written on the subject of enterprise risk management. He wrote Protiviti’s Guide to Enterprise Risk Management: Frequently Asked Questions, released in 2006 and today it remains one of the most comprehensive discussions of the topic. He led Protiviti’s project for conducting a survey of corporate directors commissioned by COSO; Board Risk Oversight – A Progress Report: Where Boards of Directors Currently Stand in Executing their Risk Oversight Responsibilities was published in December 2010.

Jim earned his MBA at the University of North Texas and is a Certified Public Accountant.


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