Albers School of Business and Economics
Accounting Mentor Program

Accounting Mentors

Access the Mentor List in Excel to sort mentors by industry or company 
(updated every Friday until the Mentor Fair).

Marla Iwata

Company Description

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) provides independent and objective oversight for the Dept. of Commerce through review of their programs and operations. OIG also reviews external activities funded by the Department through contracts or financial assistance (loans, grants, and cooperative agreements).

Job Description

Perform single audits, performance audits and evaluations, and financial audits on Dept. of Commerce programs and recipients of Commerce assistance and/or contracts.

Employment History

PACCAR 2003, Intern Washington State Auditor's Office 2004-2007, Assistant State Auditor 2007-2009, Assistant Audit Manager Dept. of Commerce, OIG 2009-present, Auditor


BA-Accounting, University of Washington
Currently an active CPA and CFE

When and where do you hold meetings with your students?

Lunch hour in downtown Seattle or late afternoons or early evenings, preferably Bellevue or elsewhere on the Eastside but meeting in Seattle is an option as well.