Emily Frolick

Emily Frolick

I am an Advisory Partner and lead KPMG's US Trusted Imperative, helping clients take a new approach to risk in our digital era. During my 20+ years serving global companies across several industries including: Healthcare, Insurance, Retail & Consumer Markets, Financial Services, Telecommunication, and Manufacturing, I have accumulated a wealth of expertise in business, technology, and risk.

What makes you a Risky Woman?

I am passionate about leadership and advancing future women leaders. I am a member of the United Way's Women of Tocqueville and co-chair the Cincinnati Chapter of KPMG’s Network of Women (KNOW).

Name your top 3 achievements

  1. Leading KPMG’s The Trusted Imperative
  2. Being a member of the working committee for the AICPA focused on aligning SOC 2 reporting with HITRUST requirements to develop a widely accepted report format to meet HIPAA and other health security requirements.
  3. Leading a multiyear engagement focused on maturing the control environment for one of the nation’s largest health providers.

What is the biggest risk you’ve taken in your career?

Choosing a field and aspiring to leadership in a field which historically has favored male leadership.

What’s something most people don’t know about you?

How much golf teaches me about my work.

What is the best quality for successful leaders in Risk?

Steady focus and strong mind.


Advisory Partner & US Trusted Imperative Leader

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