Susan Menelaides, CPA, is a Director in Deloitte's National Audit and Assurance Services group, where she is responsible for the firm's quality control policies and related guidance for audit and attest services delivered to privately-held entities. Prior to joining Deloitte, Susan was in leadership roles with a national firm and two predecessor firms, responsible for the firms' policies, methodology, professional education programs, and quality control systems for assurance services.
Susan previously served in an executive staff position at the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) as Director - Technical Information where she managed a professional staff who provided technical accounting and auditing support to the AICPA's 320,000 members through a telephone hotline and over 50 technical publications.
In addition, Susan served on the AICPA Auditing Standards Board from 1999 to 2003, as well as the Board's Audit Issues and Fraud Task Forces and chaired its Auditing Fair Value Task Force. She also served on the AICPA's Risk Assessment Audit Guide Task Force from 2004 to 2006.