Audit Committee

CREW Network Audit Committee

Committee Charge

The Audit Committee will assist the CREW Network board of directors in overseeing and assuring the integrity of financial information and the adequacy of internal control systems established by CREW Network and CREW Network Foundation and will monitor the audit process. This committee reviews the official audit report prepared by the auditors (contracted by the CREW CEO) and acts as an independent arm to communicate all audit information directly to the CREW Network board of directors.

  • Audit planning conference call with Auditors in February.
  • Audit fieldwork: March.
  • Post-audit conference call with Auditors in early May.
  • Issue Audit Committee Report to 2023 CREW Network Board in early June.
  • Evaluate audit firms and recommend engagement for future years (Aug-Oct)

* Above timeline may be subject to change pending audit firm’s schedule.

Term of service

The term of service will be one year, from January through December.

Application period

Applications for the Audit Committee are held annually from mid-August through September.



Committee Chair and CREW Network Board Liaison

Pauline Hale, MAI, MRICS, CCIM (CREW Orange County)
Director, Altus Group

Pauline Hale, MAI, MRICS, CCIM (CREW Orange County)
Director, Altus Group

Committee Members

Jhoie Cruz (CREW Network CEO Council)
President/CEO, East West Building Solutions, Inc.
Tessa T. Leftwich, JD (PT CREW North Carolina)
Attorney-Partner-licensed in NC & SC, Isaacson Sheridan
TM Director, CBRE, Inc.
Suzanne Rathbun (CREW DC)
Commercial Real Estate Loan Administration Manager, US Bank
Bonnie Jean Stretz (CREW Coastal Virginia)
Sr. CRE Relationship Manager, Atlantic Union Bank

CREW Network Staff Liaisons

Liz Erath, CPA (Member at Large)
Controller, CREW Network
Justin Hawkins, CPA (Member at Large)
Wendy Mann, CAE (Member at Large)
CEO & CREW Network Foundation President, CREW Network
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