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Speakers

Ashley Blamey

Ashley Blamey

DSW

Title IX Coordinator

University of Tennessee

Dr. Ashley Blamey is the Title IX Coordinator for the University of Tennessee System and UT Knoxville campus. She received her doctorate and masters in Social Work from the University of Tennessee. Dr. Blamey has eleven years of progressive experience in higher education dedicated to community prevention, student crisis, threat assessment, and issues associated with sexual misconduct, relationship violence, and stalking. Prior to joining the University, Dr. Blamey worked with child protection services, inpatient and outpatient mental health and substance abuse treatment, and for the Sexual Assault Center of East Tennessee. Dr. Blamey’s holistic approach to Title IX assists in building cross-campus collaborations to ensure compliance.    
Jamie Caldwell

Jamie Caldwell

MBA

Associate Vice Chancellor for Research Administration, Executive Director, KUMC Research Institute

The University of Kansas Medical Center

Jamie Caldwell, M.B.A., Associate Vice Chancellor for Research Administration for the University of Kansas Medical Center and Executive Director of University of Kansas Medical Center Research Institute, Inc. , Interim Executive Director and President, University of Kansas Center for Technology and Commercialization, has worked for more than 35 years in leadership roles in research administration. Jamie has served in his current role since January of 2015.  Prior to that he served as Director of the Office of Research Services for the Health Sciences at Loyola University in Chicago, where he led and strengthened a research and sponsored projects enterprise similar to KU Medical Center's Research Institute. Before that, he served in various research administration roles at the University of Chicago.  Caldwell earned a Master of Business Administration in Health Care Management from Loyola University, Chicago, and an undergraduate degree from Chicago State University. As a member of the National Council of University Research Administrators, he has received numerous national awards including the 2014 Outstanding Achievement in Research Administration Award. His other professional accomplishments include serving since 2007 on the External Scientific Advisory Board for the Yale University Center for Clinical Investigations, which is a Clinical and Translational Science Award from the National Institutes of Health.
Marion L. Candrea

Marion L. Candrea

CIA, CFE

Manager, Audit and Advisory Services

Rutgers University

Marion is a Manager of Audit and Advisory Services at Rutgers University. She joined the internal audit function at Rutgers in 2008, after working as a consultant within EY’s risk advisory practice in NYC. Marion completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from The College of New Jersey and is both a Certified Internal Auditor and a Certified Fraud Examiner. Marion is an active volunteer with ACUA. She has presented at prior conferences, served as the Governmental Affairs Committee Co-Director for four years, and is currently a Board-Member-at-Large. Marion is passionate about higher education and the not-for-profit sector, where outside of the office she also serves as the Board Treasurer for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Monmouth County. 
Brittney Carrington

Brittney Carrington

Senior Associate, Federal Cyber Security

KPMG

Brittney Carrington is a part of our Government Tech-Risk Cyber practice at the senior associate level in Nashville, TN office. Brittney has experience as an Information Systems Security Manager where she conducted implementation and oversight of Assessment & Authorization lifecycle processes including documentation preparation, system configuration, scans & validation. She also has experience with the Risk Management Framework (RMF) where she maintained multiple classified systems through monitoring continuous system audit reviews, education and training, and information system delivery and maintenance. Brittney has a Master of Business Administration from City University of Seattle and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the City University of Seattle.
Paul Coleman

Paul Coleman

CFE, MA Criminal Justice, Retired Special Agent, National Science Foundation

Consultant to Higher Education Institutions

Paul J Coleman LLC

Paul Coleman retired from the National Science Foundation as a Senior Special Agent in December 2013. Since January 2014, Paul has used his unique experience to conduct special reviews related to allegations of fraud and issues of regulatory compliance, including grants accounting analysis, internal controls, and risk assessments. Paul also uses his extensive experience to perform grant expenditure DATA analysis to identify Audit Red Flags and target risky expenditures. Paul has worked on a variety of projects for different institutions, including special reviews to identify unallowable costs; lab reviews based on research expenditure patterns; travel data reviews; conflicts of interest reviews; compensation and effort reporting systems risk analysis; service/recharge centers assessments; sub-recipient monitoring compliance; and analysis real-time expenditures on sponsored projects. Mr. Coleman is a Certified Fraud Examiner and has a Bachelor’s Degree from The University of Maryland, and a Master’s Degree from the George Washington University. 
Mike Cullen

Mike Cullen

CISA, CISSP, CIPP/US

Higher Education Practice Director

Baker Tilly

Mike has worked with clients in multiple industries, with a dedicated focus and extensive experience with higher education and research institutions. He has significant experience leading and executing IT risk assessments, myriad IT internal audits, various IT consulting projects, project risk reviews and multiple IT compliance reviews. He has also led strategic IT governance projects, cybersecurity assessments, information privacy reviews, application audits, the development of IT processes/policies/procedures, digital forensic investigations and IT controls examinations. 
Ron Day

Ron Day

Director of Student Financial Aid

Kennesaw State University

Ron Day is Director of Financial Aid for Georgia’s KSU and has worked in financial aid at a number of institutions in the South since he began his career in the financial aid profession 36 years ago. He has held various leadership positions in several state associations and has served his state association of GASFAA and his regional association of SASFAA as President and many other roles. Ron has also given back to his national association through his membership on the BOD on several occasions and has served on a wide range of committees both as a member and as a chair.  He served NASFAA as the National Chair for 2012-2013.  Ron has also been honored by GASFAA in receiving the Donald E. Payton Lifetime Achievement Award, by SASFAA in receiving the SASFAA Distinguished Service Award, by NASFAA in receiving both the Allan W. Purdy Distinguished Service Award and the NASFAA Regional Leadership Award.  
Ashley Deihr

Ashley Deihr

CPA, CIA, CFE

Higher Education Practice Partner

Baker Tilly

With more than 14 years of experience, Ashley assists institutions to achieve strategic and financial success, optimize operational effectiveness and enhance compliance. Ashley drives innovation through strategic and enterprise risk assessments, internal audit and compliance reviews and investigations and business process reviews. She has assisted clients in developing and reengineering infrastructures, governance practices, internal controls and business processes to mitigate risk and enhance efficiency, effectiveness and compliance in such areas as budgeting and resource management, financial management and reporting, sponsored research administration, compliance governance and international operations.
Erin Egan

Erin Egan

CPA, CIA

Senior Auditor

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Since 2009, Erin has been providing operational, financial, and investigative services to the Rutgers community. Prior to Rutgers, Erin worked as a manager at one of the Northeast’s largest public accounting firms where performed forensic investigations, litigation support, and electronic data analysis across many industries. Erin is a graduate of The College of New Jersey with a degree in Accounting. She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), and a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and the Association of College and University Auditors (ACUA). She enjoys spontaneous 80's dance parties with her husband and three sons. 
Chris Garrity

Chris Garrity

MBA, CPA, CFE, CIA, CGMA

Director, Internal Audit

Saint Joseph's University

Chris Garrity, MBA, CPA, CIA, CFE, CGMA is the Director of Internal Audit at Saint Joseph’s University of Philadelphia, PA.  Chris has over 25 combined years of experience within the not for profit and healthcare industries. His experience includes performing and supervising numerous financial, operational, and compliance audits as well as fraud investigations.  He has also provided risk advisory and consulting services to audit committees, boards, counsel, and management in business and issues such as endowments, enterprise risk management, process reengineering, and ERP implementations.
Kimberly Ginn

Kimberly Ginn

CIA

Higher Education Practice Principal

Baker Tilly

Kimberly has more than 18 years of experience assisting organizations with enhancing their business processes, reducing costs, designing robust and compliant infrastructures, and navigating myriad federal regulations that affect higher education, research institutions, academic medical centers and not-for-profit organizations. She has been a frequent presenter at conferences for the Association of College and University Auditors, the National Council of University Research Administrators and the Society of Research Administrators, presenting on topics such as grants and contracts administration and compliance, the federal audit environment and practical approaches to compliance. Prior to joining the firm, Kimberly worked as an internal auditor for the Department of Defense Office of Inspector General conducting contract, procurement and environmental audits.  
Jason Gould

Jason Gould

CISSP, CISA, PMP

Managing Director

KPMG LLP

Jason is a Managing Director in KPMG’s Federal Advisory practice. He has been with the firm for over 13 years and graduated from James Madison University (JMU) in 2006 with a MS in Computer Science. Currently, he manages financial, FISMA, SSAE16, and various other IT performance audits or evaluations for several Federal Agencies, primarily within the classified cluster of the firm (i.e., agencies that require a Top Secret clearance or higher).  He currently holds three professional certifications: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Project Management Professional (PMP).  Outside of work Jason has been married for over 15 years and has three children (9 year old, 6 year old, and 4 year old).  He enjoys playing and watching baseball with his oldest son and watching his younger two children learn new things.
Kathy Hargis

Kathy Hargis

MBA, DRM

Associate Vice President of Risk Management & Compliance

Lipscomb University

Kathy Hargis is the Associate Vice President of Risk Management and Compliance for Lipscomb University, a position she has held since its inception in 2005.  In her current role, she oversees the enterprise risk management duties for the university along with emergency management, business continuity planning, environmental health and safety, Title IX compliance and international security and safety.  Hargis served as President of the University Risk Management & Insurance Association (URMIA) in 2017 and has a member of URMIA’s Board of Directors since 2010.  Hargis sits on numerous senior level committees within the institution. In October, 2018, Hargis received the Distinguished Risk Manager (DRM) award by URMIA.  The Distinguished Risk Manager (DRM) Award is given to long-standing URMIA members in recognition of their professional accomplishments and leadership in the field of higher education risk management, as well as their extraordinary contributions to the association. Award recipients are nominated and selected by their URMIA peers for this singularly high honor.  Hargis is a highly sought after speaker on risk management and compliance issues.  She earned her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Western Kentucky University and holds an MBA with a specialization in conflict management from Lipscomb University. 
 
M'Shiela Hawthorne

M'Shiela Hawthorne

CIA, CFE

Auditor

North Carolina State University

M’Shiela Hawthorne, CIA, CFE, is an auditor with North Carolina State University’s Internal Audit Division with five years of auditing experience and over 20 years of accounting experience in various industries, including four years in the United States Air Force. In her role, M’Shiela performs risk-based audits on University business process and operations.  This includes auditing for compliance, efficiencies, and effectiveness across various departments at the University.  Additionally, she provides data analytic related services and support to the Internal Audit Division and campus units.  This includes assisting with data acquisition and analysis during audits and developing tools for campus to use for analyzing their own data. She has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting with a concentration in Internal Audit from NC State University. 
Kate M. Head

Kate M. Head

CPA, CFA, CISA, CIG

Associate Director

University of South Florida

Kate M. Head is currently the Associate Director of Audit for the University of South Florida, in Tampa Florida. Kate manages a team of nine auditors including 3 IT Auditors. She is a CPA, CFE, CISA and CIG (Certified Inspector General). Prior to being employed with USF she worked for Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas and for Ernst & Young in Audit and Litigation support.  Kate’s passions include risk assessment, information technology, and fraud prevention, detection and investigation.  Under Kate's direction, USF has been using ACL (Galvanize) to implement and grow a data analytics program for 19 years. Kate routinely presents on data analytics and how to enhance the IT skill sets of operational auditors.
Diana Hidalgo

Diana Hidalgo

CIA, CISA, ACDA, ACP

Content Development Manager

Galvanize

Diana Hidalgo is an Internal Audit and IT professional with over 30+ years of varied experience in the K-12/Higher Education, Financial, Retail/Manufacturing, Utility, and Technology industries, both domestically and abroad. Diana was an ACL Certified Trainer for 4 years where she trained customers on the use and application of the ACL Analytics technology at the introductory, intermediate, and advanced levels. In her current role, Diana manages the development of Galvanize’s regulatory and analytic content solutions to help customers better understand and utilize the HighBond and ACL Analytics technologies to maximize their GRC investments.
Lisa Hoebelheinrich

Lisa Hoebelheinrich

J.D.

Associate Vice Chancellor and Chief Compliance Officer

The University of Kansas Medical Center

Lisa Hoebelheinrich is the Associate Vice Chancellor for Compliance and Chief Compliance Officer for the University of Kansas Medical Center campuses, where she leads various compliance and regulatory functions, including the Office of Compliance, Human Research Protection Program, Regulatory Affairs for Biological Sciences, Clinical Trial Quality Assurance, and Environment, Health and Safety.   She previously served as Associate General Counsel for the University of Kansas.  Prior to joining the University of Kansas, she represented hospitals, long term care facilities, home health care providers, industry associations and other entities, with a particular focus on regulatory compliance matters.  She also served as Compliance Officer for a large regional health system.  Lisa holds a JD from The University of Kansas School of Law and a BA from The Johns Hopkins University.
Martin Howell

Martin Howell

Principal

Fort Hill Associates

Mr. Howell has been instrumental in developing and leading Fort Hill’s business strategy for construction contract auditing within the Hospital and Healthcare markets.  He has led Fort Hill’s relationship with the Group Purchasing Organizations Vizient and Intalare.  Martin brings 13 years of experience in construction contract auditing to Fort Hill and is a Certified Construction Auditor.  Martin has served as both the Engagement Manager and Audit Manager for several university clients including Emory University, Clemson University, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Virginia Tech, Duke University, and Oregon State University.

 
Trevor Hughes

Trevor Hughes

CPA

Senior Auditor for Data Analytics

Virginia Tech

As Senior Auditor for Data Analytics with Virginia Tech, Trevor Hughes specializes in analyzing data related to established audit procedures and discovering new ways to use analytics to guide continuous monitoring, plan and perform audits, and to improve risk assessment efforts.  Trevor previously worked at Virginia’s Auditor of Public Accountants as a Senior Auditor and Information Security Specialist.  Between Virginia Tech and the APA, he has over 11 years of audit experience.  In addition, he has spent more than 20 years in corporate and non-profit management, accounting operations, information systems management and development, and consulting.
 
Sandy Jansen

Sandy Jansen

CIA, CCSA, CRMA

Chief Audit Executive

The University of Texas at Austin

Sandy is the Chief Audit Executive for The University of Texas at Austin. UT Austin is considered a bold leader in higher education and is one of the top 20 public universities. Previously, she served as the Chief Audit and Compliance Officer for the University of Tennessee System. In her role at Tennessee, she led internal audit and compliance, including a system-wide Title IX function. Prior to Tennessee, Sandy served as the Assistant Chief Audit Executive at Texas Tech University System. Sandy is a transformational leader working with her team to bring about positive change for UT Austin. Over the course of her 25-year career in higher education internal auditing, Sandy has gained extensive experience allocating audit resources to assist executive management in identifying and mitigating risks. Because of her collaborative approach with senior management on governance and risk issues, executive leadership considers her a valuable resource and partner.  
Matt Johns

Matt Johns

CIA

Higher Education Practice Senior Consultant

Baker Tilly

Matt is a Senior Consultant in Baker Tilly’s higher education, risk, internal audit and cybersecurity practice. He has been with the firm since August 2017 and has experience in the areas of internal audit, internal controls, and sponsored research compliance. He performs consulting services for many higher education and research institutions, with a specific focus on sponsored research operations, financial and regulatory compliance, and process and internal control improvement reviews. He is a CIA and is an alumni of the University of South Carolina.
Adrienne Larmett

Adrienne Larmett

MBA, CRA

Senior Manager

Baker Tilly

Adrienne is a senior manager in Baker Tilly’s risk, internal audit and cybersecurity practice specializing in providing services to higher education and research institutions. She has more than 15 years of industry and professional services experience. Adrienne has worked with over 28 institutions to provide guidance in the areas of internal audit, risk advisory, enterprise risk, grants administration processes, sponsored research compliance, and fraud investigation related services. She has managed several internal audit engagements for a variety of higher education clients in areas such as institutional data reporting, admissions, Title IX, Clery Act and student safety, conflict of interest, international programs, procurement, greek life and hazing, school/department-level operations. Prior to joining Baker Tilly, she worked in sponsored research at Temple University, the University of Pennsylvania and Thomas Jefferson University.
Nicholas Larsen

Nicholas Larsen

CISA

Senior Associate, Government Cyber Services

KPMG

Mr. Larsen is a Senior Associate in KPMG’s Government Cybersecurity practice with about 4 years of professional experience providing information assurance support as well as conducting IT control assessments in accordance with NIST, GAO FISCAM, FISMA, and FedRAMP. Primarily, Mr. Larsen serves as a subject matter expert helping clients understand, implement, and accelerate the NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF). Additionally, utilizing tools such as Nessus, IP360, DbProtect, Scuba, WebInspect, and Burp Suite, Mr. Larsen has experience performing automated and manual vulnerability scanning/testing across the operating system, database, and application layers. In his free time, Mr. Larsen enjoys playing ice hockey, golfing, snowboarding, traveling, and word games.

Brian Markham

CISSP, CISA, ITIL Expert, CIPT, CCP

Chief Information Security Officer

EAB, Inc.

Brian Markham is an information security professional with over 20 years of experience in IT across higher education and the private sector. Brian currently serves as the Chief Information Security Officer at EAB, Inc. with prior roles at the University of Maryland and George Washington University.
Tim Marley

Tim Marley

CPA, CIA, CISSP, CISM, GSNA, CIPP/US, PCIP

Director, Risk Advisory Services

True Digital Security

Tim is the Director of Risk Advisory Services for True Digital Security, Inc.  The Risk Advisory Services team provides a broad range of services with a focus on Governance, Risk Management and Compliance (GRC) initiatives including Information Security Risk assessments, Information Security Program Development, Virtual CISO, and compliance readiness (i.e. PCI DSS, HIPAA, FFIEC, NERC CIP, CUI, and more).  Prior to joining True in 2018, Tim was the IT Audit Director for the OU Board of Regents, responsible for establishing the dedicated IT audit function, encompassing all campuses for the Universities of Oklahoma, Cameron and Rogers State.  Tim was a Senior IT Compliance Auditor for the IT security team at the University of Oklahoma, before joining internal audit.  Before OU, he was the Network and Security Manager for the national clothing chain, Harold's, where his team managed the network and server applications, IT security, and compliance initiatives.
Sam McCall

Sam McCall

PhD, CPA, CGFM, CIA, CGAP, CIG

Chief Audit Officer

Florida State University

Sam has been Chief Audit Officer at Florida State University for seven years.  Previously, he was City Auditor for Tallahassee for 13 years and Florida Deputy Auditor General for 13 years of that 30 year career. In December 2016, Sam completed a five-year term on the Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board that establishes GAAP for the federal government. Sam has served on the U.S. Comptroller General’s Advisory Council on Government Auditing Standards,  the GASB Advisory Council,  and was an Association of Government Accountants National President. He served on The IIA’s International Internal Auditing Standards Board and Task Force that defined “internal auditing.” In 2014, he was inducted into the IIA American Hall of Distinguished Audit Practitioners, recognized by the American Center for Government Auditing as one of the Top 15 Most Influential Audit Professionals, and recognized by AGA as National Educator of the Year.  In 2016, he received the AICPA Outstanding CPA in Government Career Contribution Award.
Christina Moradian

Christina Moradian

J.D.

System Deputy Title IX Coordinator

The University of Tennessee System

Christina Moradian is the Deputy Title IX Coordinator for the University of Tennessee System. She received a B.A. in Spanish Literature from The University of the South, Sewanee and earned a J.D. from the University of Tennessee. As the System Deputy Title IX Coordinator, she facilitates compliance with Title IX by providing logistics, coordination, and administrative support for UT System-wide Title IX efforts. She assists the System Title IX Coordinator in research, facilitation, and tracking of training opportunities. She also monitors legal and national developments around Title IX and conducts reviews of campus policies, procedures, assessment instruments, and compliance structures.  Prior to joining UT, Christina worked at the TVA managing their Equal Opportunity Compliance office, where she was responsible for managing the group tasked with counseling, investigating and analyzing Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) matters at the agency. Christina is a licensed Tennessee attorney, EEO investigator, and holds a SHRM-CP designation.
Justin Noble

Justin Noble

CIA

Director of Internal Audit

Virginia Tech

Justin Noble is a Certified Internal Auditor and the Director of Internal Audit at Virginia Tech.  Justin leads his staff in conducting compliance, operational, financial, and fraud reviews across the University’s enterprise. Justin completed his Master of Architecture and Master of Business Administration from Texas Tech University. Justin started his career with The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, continued his career at Southwest Airlines and Texas Tech University System, and recently joined the team at Virginia Tech.  Justin just completed his term as ACUA’s President and is currently serving as the Immediate Past President.  In addition to his board service, Justin is a member of the ACUA Faculty, has chaired ACUA’s NCAA Taskforce, previously led ACUA’s Distance Learning efforts, and is a frequent speaker.
Joe Oringel

Joe Oringel

CIA, CPA

Managing Director

Visual Risk IQ

Joe Oringel is a Managing Director at Visual Risk IQ, a risk advisory firm established in 2006 to help audit and compliance professionals see and understand their data. The firm has completed more than 200 successful data analytics and transaction monitoring engagements for clients across diverse industries, including dozens of projects within Higher Education. Visual Risk IQ is a Tableau Alliance partner and IDEA Integration Partner.   Joe has more than twenty-five years of experience in internal auditing, fraud detection, and forensics, including ten years of Big Four assurance and risk advisory services. He earned a BS in Accounting from Louisiana State University, where he took classes in their acclaimed Internal Auditing program. Joe later graduated from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, where he earned an MBA. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Internal Auditor and a past president and Board Member of the Charlotte IIA Chapter.
 
 
Curt Plyler

Curt Plyler

CFA, CCA

Principal

Fort Hill Associates

Mr. Plyler is a Principal and one of the founding partners of Fort Hill Associates, LLC. Curt has significant experience in construction contract auditing on large, complex healthcare and higher education projects. Additionally, he has been instrumental in developing and leading Fort Hill’s business strategy for construction contract auditing within healthcare and higher education institutions. He leads the firm’s involvement with various industry groups including the American Bar Association (ABA), Association of College and University Auditors (ACUA), and the Construction Owners Association of America (COAA). Mr. Plyler serves or has served as the Engagement Manager or Audit Manager for several higher education and healthcare clients including Duke University, Rex UNC Health Care, Stamford Hospital, University of North Carolina System, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Virginia Tech, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Wake Forest University, and WakeMed Health & Hospitals.
James Purcell

James Purcell

CISA, CISSP, CCSK, PMP, ITIL

IT Audit Manager

University of Tennessee

Jim Purcell joined UT in 2012. His 40-year IT career spans time with TVA, Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), and Regal Entertainment Group. Jim is an instructor for the SANS Institute and has presented information security topics at many IT conferences. He has served in management and staff roles in all aspects of information technology. Jim performs IT audits of University departments and operations, supervises the IT auditors, and manages the departmental IT resources.
Kevin Robinson

Kevin Robinson

CIA, CFE

Associate Vice President for Audit, Compliance & Privacy

Auburn University

Kevin Robinson is the Associate Vice President for Audit, Compliance & Privacy at Auburn University and a Past President of the Association of College and University Auditors (ACUA). Kevin also serves as an adjunct member of the graduate faculty in the School of Accountancy at Auburn University’s Harbert College of Business.  Kevin currently teaches “Fraud Examination” annually in the Masters of Accountancy Program. He is also a trained facilitator for Kouzes and Ponser’s “The Leadership Challenge.” Kevin is a frequent speaker on the topic of occupational fraud, internal controls, risk management, and leadership.  Kevin is the primary author of the highly popular monthly electronic newsletter “Case-in-Point: Lessons for the Proactive Manager” which discusses emerging risks in higher education.
Colleen Tedeschi

Colleen Tedeschi

CIA

Senior Auditor

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Colleen Tedeschi is a Senior Auditor within the Rutgers Audit and Advisory Services department. Prior to joining Rutgers in 2014, Colleen worked as an auditor for a CPA firm that serves national and select international clients and as an internal auditor for a Fortune 500 company. She is a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and holds a Bachelor's degree in Accounting and Marketing, as well as a minor in Information Technology from Monmouth University. She is a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and actively serves on the IIA Central Jersey Chapter's Academic Relations Committee as the Co-Chair. 
David Terry

David Terry

CPE, CFE, CIA

Director of Internal Audit

Portland State University

David was appointed as Portland State University’s first Director of Internal Audit charged with establishing the Internal Audit Office in October 2014 following state university governance reform legislation in Oregon.  Prior to joining Portland State University, David established Portland Community College’s first internal audit function in 2011 and led internal audit for Portland Community College until coming to Portland State University.  David has also held various audit positions with the Secretary of State Oregon Audits Division and the Oregon University System Internal Audit Department from 2003 to 2011 and has 16 years’ experience auditing state government, local government, and higher education in Oregon.  David obtained his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Eastern Oregon University (EOU) and was EOU’s Presidential Scholar in 2003.  David holds licenses as a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner, and Certified Internal Auditor.  Moreover, David is an audit committee member on the Oregon Department of Education’s Audit Committee, Clackamas County Audit Committee, and he is a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors and the Association of College & University Auditors.
Kimberly Turner

Kimberly Turner

CPA

Chief Audit Executive

Texas Tech University System

As Chief Audit Executive for the Texas Tech University System, Kim leads a department of 17 auditors in three cities.  The institutions of the Texas Tech System comprise an annual operating budget of $2.3 billion with almost 55,000 students.  A former ACUA President, Kim received ACUA’s Outstanding Professional Contributions award in 2014. Kim is Co-Chair of the Risk Dictionary subcommittee and received the 2011 Excellence in Service Award for her work in developing and maintaining the Risk Dictionary.  Closer to home, Kim served as a board member-at-large on the state board of the Texas Society of CPAs (TXCPA) and as founding president of High Plains Chapter of The IIA.  A member of ACUA Faculty, Kim is a frequent speaker for such organizations as ACUA, URMIA, TXCPA, and SCCE. Kim has also served on a number of peer review teams to enhance the performance of internal audit functions both inside and outside of higher education.