"Megan Flohr Hess Resume"
Megan F. Hess Darden Graduate School of Business Administration University of Virginia, Box 6550 Charlottesville, VA 22906-6550 e-mail: email@example.com Megan Hess is a third year doctoral candidate in management at the Darden Graduate School of Business at the University of Virginia. Ms. Hess’ research interests are in the areas of ethical decision making, employee voice, social networks, and corporate governance. Prior to starting her doctorate, Ms. Hess spent twelve years as a management consultant, most recently with Deloitte where she investigated financial statement fraud. She has an MBA from Texas A&M University and a BA in Politics from Washington & Lee University. Working Papers Harris, Jared and Hess, Megan. “The Origins of Organizational Ethics: A Model of Ethical Infrastructure Development” (currently under review at Academy of Management Review). Hess, Megan. “Stakeholder Acumen: Exploring the Foundations of Dynamic Capabilities” Targeted for Strategic Management Journal. Conference Presentations Hess, Megan (with Jared Harris). Darden Entrepreneurship and Innovation Research Conference, May 2010. “Creating Ethical Infrastructure.” Hess, Megan (with Jared Harris). Society for Business Ethics Annual Meeting, August 2010. “Creating Ethical Infrastructure.” Hess, Megan (with Jared Harris). Strategic Management Society Annual Meeting, September 2010. “Creating Ethical Infrastructure.” Hess, Megan. Stakeholder Annual Conference, December 2010. “Stakeholder Acumen.” Hess, Megan. Academy of Management Annual Meeting, August 2011. “Stakeholder Acumen.” Hess, Megan. Society for Business Ethics Annual Meeting, August 2011. “The Silent Cause of Employee Silence: How Divergent Experiences of Voice Contribute to Moral Muteness.” Service, Awards, and Memberships Current Darden Graduate School of Business, University of Virginia Research Assistant to Jared Harris, Assistant Professor of Business Administration Member, Academy of Management Member, Society for Business Ethics May 2003 Texas A&M University, Lowry Mays Graduate School of Business Ford Scholar June 1997 Washington & Lee University Magna cum Laude Phi Beta Kappa Professional Experience 2003 – 2009 Senior Manager - Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP (Atlanta, GA and DC) Deloitte Financial Advisory Services provides forensic accounting, corporate investigation, and litigation support services to help companies respond to fraud allegations and commercial disputes. Antifraud Programs and Controls: Developed whitepapers about leading practices in managing global fraud and corruption risks, including: Co-author, “Managing the Business Risk of Fraud: New Guidance for a New Risk Environment” http://www.deloitte.com/dtt/article/0,1002,sid%253D2007%2526cid%253D217964,00 .html Updated Deloitte’s fraud risk assessment tools and methodologies to address new regulations and heightened fraud risks associated with the economic downturn. Provided antifraud subject matter expertise to Deloitte Center for Corporate Governance and Risk Intelligence programs. Co-led training on Managing Financial Statement Fraud Risk for the Institute of Internal Auditors. Fraud and Forensic Investigations: Managed forensic investigations of alleged fraud in government contracting, mismanagement of public institution funding, procurement abuses, stock options backdating, and inflated pricing under a manufacturing services agreement. Litigation Support: Managed litigation support projects and prepared expert reports in numerous disputes ranging from product liability, contract dispute, billing disputes, to various intellectual property matters (theft of trade secrets, reverse engineering, counterfeit sales, and royalty audits). Regulatory Consulting: Led several large engagements investigating the costs incurred by wireless carriers to comply with the FCC’s Wireless Local Number Portability and E911 mandates. Also advised wireless carriers on Universal Service Fund and Eligible Telecommunications Carrier programs. Managed a nation-wide time & motion study designed to capture incremental time and related costs incurred at retail stores across the country related to the advent of wireless local number portability. Also supported Sarbanes Oxley readiness efforts (revenue cycle) by identifying and documenting process flows and controls. Summer 2002 Management Intern & Business Analyst - Ford Motor Company (Dearborn, MI) Worked on project eVEREST, Ford Motor Company’s initiative to web-enable and streamline its global procurement operations utilizing Oracle’s iProcure application. 1999 – 2001 Account Manager and Business Analyst - Context Integration, Inc. (Boston, MA) Context Integration provides systems integration services for Fortune 500 businesses. 1998 – 1999 Account Manager - Parson Group, LLC (Boston, MA) 1997 – 1998 Loan Officer - Wachovia Bank, N.A. (Winston-Salem, NC & Athens, GA)