Yelena Talmazan, MBA, CIA, CISA

Managing Director - Internal Audit

Yelena Talmazan is a Managing Director at DLA, LLC and is a part of the Internal Audit department, where she manages client relationships and internal audit, Sarbanes-Oxley (“SOX”) compliance, and other consulting services for her clients. Yelena is a seasoned audit and business executive with over 23 years of experience, the majority spent in the financial services, consumer business and technologies industries directing and managing Internal Audit, Internal Controls, and SOX Compliance programs.

Prior to joining DLA, Yelena served as the Head of Audit, Americas at TP ICAP and Director, Internal Audit – Financial Services at KPMG. While in industry, Yelena directed and managed Internal Audit, Internal Controls, and Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance programs. Yelena’s experience includes risk and management consulting, where she delivered and managed internal and external audit services for large multinational organizations, including building and strengthening internal audit functions, IPO readiness, and implementation of SOX, Internal Controls Over Financial Reporting (“ICOFR”), and Intermediate Holding Company (“IHC”) compliance programs. Yelena also supervised audit quality assessment reviews and staffing assessments, integrated and ITGC audits, and regulatory compliance engagements. Yelena managed high-profile audit relationships with the audit committees and executive teams and provided enterprise risk management (“ERM”) independent assurance services. 

Prior Work Experience
Education, Certifications & Affiliations
  • Columbia Business School – MBA, Finance
  • Rutgers, The State University of NJ – BS, Computer Science
  • Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) – Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)
  • ISACA – Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • Member of Risk Management Association (RMA) – Internal Auditors Society (IAS) (formerly SIFMA IAS)
  • Involved in women’s initiatives and mentoring
Contact Information

Address: 55 Lane Road, Suite 310 Fairfield, NJ 07004

Phone: (973) 575-1565

Fax: (973) 575-1615