Certified Internal Auditor


Jay Mages

Jay Mages is cofounder and partner at R&M. An internal audit professional with over two decades of experience, he has served in world-class internal audit departments at such organizations as AT&T, Accenture, and Northwestern University. Mages led the internal audit team as vice president and director of internal audit at a Fortune 500 company and was vice president and national practice director of internal audit and information technology audit for a national tax and internal audit consulting firm, where he led one of the first corporate project teams for compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. His passion for the profession also finds outlets in teaching and industry organizations. Past president and a member of the long-range planning committee of the Institute of Internal Auditors’ Chicago chapter, Mages also served as a Midwest district representative for the North American Institute of Internal Auditors. He is a guest lecturer at DePaul University, where he serves on the internal audit advisory committee, and teaches Northern Illinois University’s certified internal auditor review course as well as a variety of classes for the Institute of Internal Auditors.

Currently teaching:Internal Audit Basics