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Teresa Bockwoldt

CIO & Co-Founder

Vibato, LLC &

Mrs. Bockwoldt is a 404/Sarbanes-Oxley subject matter expert and built the firm's 404 and internal audit practice. She has served as a technical advisor and Senior Project Manager in over 100 SOX implementations for both finance and IT ranging from pre-IPO startups, to first year filers, to Fortune 20 companies. In this regard, she is a leader in spearheading the development of the firm's internal audit and 404 practice deliverables and methodology, and relating those matters to clients and their unique risks. She invented the Vibato® Internal Control Suite™ product methodology and is the CIO & Co-Founder of the Company. Mrs. Bockwoldt worked as external audit for PricewaterhouseCoopers and has obtained Six-Sigma certification through McKesson Corporation. She holds a Master's degree in both Taxation and Business Administration. See for more information.

Specialties: Process reengineering, Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance, Six Sigma, ISO 9000, internal controls



CIO & Founder : Vibato, LLC - [2008-02 to Current]
Founded in 2007, Vibato, LLC is a leader in innovative and cost-effective internal controls implementation and maintenance solutions, designed to meet the legislative and industry requirements specified in the Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Act of 2002 and SAS 104-115 for private and non-profit companies. Our revolutionary new approach allows you to establish and manage effective internal controls, reduce audit costs, and mitigate business risk for a fraction of the cost and effort of traditional approaches. This approach has been tested across organizations of all sizes and industry profiles with the same results - successful assessment, documentation, and remediation of all internal controls, reduced control counts, and reductions in audit fees and durations.

Consultant : Tatum - [2008-01 to 2008-12]
I provided process re-engineering / ISO / and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance expertise to Tatum clients.

Consultant : Oviso - [2008-01 to 2008-12]
My focus was on process re-engineering / ISO / and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance for Oviso's four locations.

Advisor : Illumant - [2007-01 to 2008-01]
Advised Illumant management on their internal controls project offerings and on the direction of internal controls projects to service public companies.

SOX Consultant : VaxGen - [2007-01 to 2008-01]
Internal controls implementation, testing, material weakness remediation, drafting language for the 10Q / 10K's, process improvement, managing PricewaterhouseCoopers external audit activities.

Senior Manager : Frank, Rimerman & Co. - [2006-01 to 2007-01]
Managed internal controls and Sarbanes-Oxley implementations for public, private and non-profit companies

SOX Taxation Consultant : Intellisync - [2005-01 to 2006-01]
Defined and documented (control matrix, flowchart, narrative) all internal controls for the taxation cycle.

Senior Manager : McKesson - [2005-01 to 2006-01]
Led the Sarbanes-Oxley compliance effort for the $108B / 40 subsidiary consolidation for McKesson Corporate.

SOX Consultant : Volterra - [2004-01 to 2005-01]
Project manager for the internal controls and Sarbanes-Oxley implementation and testing efforts for California and China.

Partnership Tax Prep. & SOX Auditor : PwC - [2003-01 to 2004-01]
Performed Partnership / Real Estate Tax services and Sarbanes-Oxley external audit for a variety of clients. I worked on both the Tax & Assurance sides of the firm.

Consultant - IRS Project : Manheim Auctions - [2002-01 to 2003-01]
Designed new and streamlined existing business logic to convert back-end business processes running on an AS400 system to a multi-user, external, Web-based application for Cox Communications. Project resulted in 98% customer adoption while allowing for a 30% reduction in call-center workforce. Completed the project early and under budget, facilitating the successful completion of a $1.1 billion merger of Mannheim Auctions and Remarketing Solutions, Inc.

Director, International Software : A-Frame Software/Workmovr Corportation - [2000-01 to 2002-01]
Managed daily software development activities and the allocation of resources for the International web-development group. • Facilitated a restructuring of the Web Development Department, increasing productivity 40% • Managed a team of 40 development engineers in India, Ireland, and the USA • Leveraged IT knowledge and client management skills to achieve high client satisfaction resulting in over 30 new clients, 20 coming directly from referrals



MS, Taxation : Golden Gate University-San Francisco - [2002 to 2004]

MBA, Entrepreneurship : Golden Gate University-San Francisco - [2000 to 2008]