Aura Rad, CPA, is a Senior Manager in Finance-Project Enablement at Columbia Sportswear Co., where she drives execution on major projects, systems and initiatives within the company, and manages a team of business process analysts. Aura has also held various positions as an internal and external auditor, acting in trusted advisory roles and conducting risk assessments, governance reviews, and operational, compliance and financial audits for large corporations.
An immigrant herself, Aura’s transition from Romania to the U.S. in 1997 was made possible by the support, mentoring and kindness of others. This has made her passionate about serving, supporting and volunteering with the Portland metro area immigrant and refugee communities. Aura is committed to leveraging her professional expertise and life experiences to add value to IRCO.