Thoughts on the CIA in addition to the CPA for someone looking to do Risk Advisory/ODD? Is the CIA recognized outside of internal audit?

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Along with the CPA, the CIA is the gold standard for internal audit

If you get CPA, CIA would be less there's a theory amongst hardcore internal auditors that CPAs cannot put accounting aside and perform operational risk based reviews, CPAs are very black and white

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