In her role as vice president, internal audit, Teresa is responsible for developing and implementing an annual integrated audit plan of coverage that includes on-going risk assessments, risk-based rotation plans of coverage, full and self-assessment scope control effectiveness validation testing, and assistance and coordination of Valmont management’s internal control assertions and external audit activities and conclusions for financial and internal control examinations.

Prior to joining Valmont, Teresa spent over 18 years with Conagra Brands. She held various roles in the tax function including tax compliance and tax planning for incentives and credits related to acquisitions and expansions. She joined the audit function at Conagra Brands in 2013 and was responsible for coordination and implementation of the annual audit plan and risk assessment process. Teresa started her career with the accounting firm Deloitte & Touche.

Teresa is a member of the Nebraska Chapter of The Institute of Internal Auditors. Prior to her role in audit, she was a member of the Tax Executives Institute where she held various officer positions. Teresa is an active Certified Public Accountant and Certified Internal Auditor.

Teresa attended College of Saint Mary in Omaha, NE graduating with honors and a BS in accounting.