Michael Amory, President


Director – Global Investigations – Brazil

Michael began his career in Law Enforcement with the Rochester Police Department in 1986 after graduating from Nazareth College with a degree in Theater/English. After serving five years in Patrol, Vice/Narcotics and Homicide, Michael moved to Denver, CO and joined the City Attorney’s office as a Civil Investigator. In 1992, transferring to the District attorney’s office as a Senior Criminal Investigator, where he remained until joining Walmart in 2005 as a Fraud Examiner.


Michael joined the ranks of Special Investigations in 2006. In 2012, he joined the Global Ethics Office as the Director of Global Case Governance. He is currently the Director of Global Investigations for Walmart-Brazil. In addition to holding a CFE, Michael also holds a CIPP/IT (Certified Information Privacy Professional/Information Technology).


Outside of work, he has credits as an actor, a musician and a writer in addition to training in Martial Arts.


Guy Gagliardi, Vice-President


Sr. Manager, Anti-Money Laundering Compliance


Guyton began his career in Public Accounting with Deloitte & Touché LLP in 2000 after graduating from the University of North Texas with a Master’s Degree in Accounting. After working in Accounting for 9 years, Guyton moved to Bentonville, AR and joined Walmart as a Senior Manager in Internal Audit. In 2014, Guyton joined the Compliance organization and has been charged with managing Risk Assessments, Maturity Models, and most recently become a Subject Matter Expert in Weights & Measures.


In addition to holding a CPA from the state of Texas, Guyton holds a CFE and CIA (Certified Internal Auditor).


Outside of work, he enjoys being with his two kids and traveling


Brandi Moreira, Secretary


Sr. Manager, US Ethics

Brandi Moreira, CCEP, CFE, has been with Walmart for 15 years. She currently holds the position of Sr. Manager, US Ethics and supports various business segments of Walmart Corporate, Sam’s Club, and Walmart Supply Chain. In her role, Brandi oversees HR and business misconduct investigations, provides guidance on Statement of Ethics interpretation, and develops and delivers ethics awareness training to her business segments. Brandi is an MBA graduate with a bachelor’s degree in Spanish. She is also a Dale Carnegie graduate and continues to serve as a Carnegie Graduate Assistant


She is married to her best friend Sergio, and has two dogs Ringo and Molly. In her spare time, Brandi enjoys quilting, playing the drums, traveling, and trying to garden.


Deltrinae Hodges, Treasurer


Senior Manager, US Ethics and Compliance


Deltrinae Hodges is a Senior Manager on the Global Ethics US Case Management team, and is responsible for maintaining oversight of high risk Ethics Cases and Executive Open Doors relating to the Statement of Ethics from the Southeast Divisions. Deltrinae also supports a team of associates responsible for Ethics and Discrimination/Harassment cases. Deltrinae joined the US Ethics team in September 2014.

Previously, Deltrinae was a Senior Product Analyst in ISD Security and Compliance where she managed Walmart’s information assurance program, including identifying emerging risks and establishing governance. She was also a liaison between ISD Security, Privacy, Legal, Compliance, Global Security, Human Resources, and Global eCommerce.

Deltrinae also spent seven years in Global Security as a Corporate Fraud Investigator. There, she designed, implemented, and executed investigative strategies in response to allegations raised by various business units. She also identified and communicated vulnerabilities uncovered during investigations, and recommended process refinements to upper management.


Deltrinae began her career at Walmart as an Internal Auditor in 2002.


Deltrinae holds an MBA and a BS in Economics. She is a Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional (CCEP), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and GIAC Information Security Professional (GISP).


Angeles Valerio, Event Coordinator


Senior Global Investigator, Walmart Stores, Inc.

Angeles began her career as an intern in the Secretariat of Communications and Transportation in Mexico City in 2003, then moved to private sector in 2004 occupying different roles in Administrative areas and joined Walmart Mexico in 2006 as an Auditor. Angeles graduate from Universidad del Valle de Mexico with a degree in Business Administration with major in Finance and also held an Association in Arts from American College of Mexico and Miami Dade Community College.


Angeles become part of Forensic Audit team from 2008 until 2012, when she joined the ranks of Legal Corporate investigations. In 2014, she joined the Global Investigations team as a Sr. FCPA Investigator. Her current role is Sr. Global Investigator, conducting not only FCPA investigations, but also different fraud, corruption, financial integrity issues and employees misconducts. In addition to holding a CFE, Angeles also holds a Diploma in Ethics from Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico and in Leadership and Mentor programs from Harvard business school and IPADE business school.


Bridget Steadman, Executive Board


Director – Corporate Governance, Global Ethics and Compliance Administration


Upon graduation from Mississippi State University, Bridget joined Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and has held several positions to include Staff Auditor, Senior Corporate Fraud Examiner, Senior Manager of Insights and Traits, and Director of Corporate Governance for Global Ethics and Compliance Administration. Throughout her career, Bridget has had considerable exposure to internal investigations, corporate governance and the development of policies and procedures.


Bridget has a BBA in Marketing and an MBA from Mississippi State University and is a Certified Fraud Examiner and Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional.


Chris Sparks, Executive Board


Director -- Global Investigative Governance, Walmart Stores, Inc.


Chris Sparks began Law Enforcement in 1998 at the Benton County Sheriff’s Office where he spent over 15 years.  Chris became a Certified Polygraph Examiner in 2004 and also served on a U.S. Marshal Taskforce.  During his career, he worked in various divisions including Patrol, Investigations, Internal Affairs, and ultimately supervised the Jail Division and also Detective Division. In 2013, Chris began his career with Walmart and is currently a Director within the Global Investigative Governance (GIG) team.  Chris is a graduate of the F.B.I. National Academy and he has a Bachelor’s Degree in Organizational Management from John Brown University.


David Coleman, Executive Board


Senior Manager -- Global Forensics, Walmart Stores, Inc.


David has over 20 years of accounting experience, with 15 years being focused on forensic accounting. He worked as Associate Director and Senior Manager at EY Fraud Investigation and Disputes Services (South Africa and more recently Houston, Texas) and Senior Manager Forensic Accounting at a multinational oil and gas company. David has experience in fraud investigation, prevention, detection and remediation, fraud risk assessments, litigation support, accounting restatements, FCPA and compliance investigations, and program assessments, assessing and drafting fraud policies and procedures. He has worked in a variety of industries and countries, including several multinational engagements. David helped developed several new business service offerings including computer forensics, litigation support, and assisting auditors assess fraud risks during external audits and pioneered compliance audits to new legislation in the financial advisory and intermediary services industry.


David holds a B.Compt(Hons) in Accounting and Audit from the University of South Africa and a M.Com in Forensic Accountancy from North West University. David is a CA(SA) and CFE.


Tracy Young, Executive Board


Senior Financial Analyst, Walmart Stores, Inc.


Tracy joined Walmart in 2009 as Manager, in Treasury Operations for the Corporate Credit Card program. In 2011 Tracy became the Project Manager in ISD Security on the Mergers and Acquisitions team. Tracy managed the risk assessments and remediation efforts for newly acquired companies to ensure their information systems and credit card data were secure prior to integration with Walmart. Tracy also headed the ISD Security Compliance Governance Council (ISCGC) which was responsible for ensuring our policies and standards meet Walmart Security regulatory compliance requirements. In 2012 Tracy transitioned to Sr. Financial Analyst, in Technology Finance responsible for budgeting, forecasting and planning for the ISD Operations Division.


Tracy holds a Bachelor Degree in Accounting and is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). Tracy also volunteers as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) in Northwest Arkansas.

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