Laurie A. Vitale was appointed Head of Internal Audit and Compliance, FCA – North America in June 2009.

Prior to her appointment, Vitale was Vice President - Finance Operations. Her work and academic background includes: 
  • 2009 - current, Head of Internal Audit and Compliance, FCA – North America
  • 2008, Vice President – Finance Operations, Chrysler LLC
  • 2007, Vice President – Corporate Audit and Compliance
  • 2002, Director – Corporate Audit Americas
  • 2001, Senior Manager – Manufacturing Financial Reporting and Analysis, Chrysler LLC, DaimlerChrysler
  • 1997, Senior Manager – Corporate Audit, Chrysler Corporation
  • 1994, Senior Manager – Treasury Pension Fund, Chrysler Canada
  • 1990, Treasury, Chrysler Corporation
  • 1989, Product Financial Analysis
  • 1986, Accounting
  • 1983, Audit Supervisor, Coopers & Lybrand, CPAs

Vitale is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants.

Vitale completed an International Program in Management at IMD business school in Switzerland (2000). She also holds a Master of Science degree in Finance from Walsh College (1990) and a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree from Western Michigan University (1981).

Vitale was born in Detroit.