Heddy is a Public Accountant that graduated from University Libre of Barranquilla-Colombia; she has more than 8 years of professional experience in advance accounting and finance areas such as Internal and External Audit, Compliance, Financial Analysis and Budgeting. Heddy has received an US Income Tax certification from H&R Block and a diploma in Colombian Tax System from University Libre of Barranquilla. Heddy also received an English Language certification from Centro Cultural Colombo Americano and has participated in USGAAP-IFRS courses offered by Ernst & Young in Colombia. She is fluent in English and Spanish languages.
Heddy has handled external auditing assignments from planning to the execution stage and reported directly to the client’s executives and staff. She has achieved global experience in various sectors for large multinational companies in Mexico, Colombia and the United States. With her professional experience in internal audit, internal control- COSO-, compliance and risk, Heddy has participated in the Cartagena Refinery Expansion Project which lead to expand the Cartagena petroleum refinery from a capacity of 47,000 bpd to a 150,000+ bpd capacity to produce gasoline, propylene, diesel, heating oil and jet fuel. Heddy has displayed confidence high standards of professionalism, and able to understand, apply, explain technical auditing and accounting standards by international external audit principles.
• Member of North Carolina Association of CPAs.
o Minority Action Committee
o Accounting & Attestation Committee
o Not For Profit Committee
• Member of Contadores Públicos de Colombia- Seccional Caribe-Colombia.
• Member of Latin American Chamber of Commerce of Charlotte (LACCC).
• Member of AICPA as Student Affiliate
• Pursuing Masters Degree and CPA license