Jana Briley, CIA, CFE, MBA
Georgia Southern University
Jana is the Chief Audit Officer for Audit and Advisory Services at Georgia Southern University. She has over 27 years of experience in higher education. Prior to joining internal audit, she served as an accounting professional in the University’s Controller’s Office and as an Accountant for the University’s Foundation.
Jana is currently a Board Member-at-Large and is the Membership Committee Chair. The Membership Committee promotes member interests and gauges member satisfaction, as well as works to recruit and retain members of the organization. She previously served as ACUA’s Professional Education Committee (PEC) Chair, and was a member of ACUA’s Executive Committee. She was a member of the PEC since 2010, and she served as the Midyear Conference Director for the 2011‐2013 conferences. She served as the Co‐Fraud Track Coordinator for the 2009 and 2010 Annual conferences. She has served, and continues to volunteer, as a proctor for the Annual and Midyear conferences.
In addition to being a member of ACUA, Jana is a member of The Institute for Internal Auditors and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. She holds the professional designations of Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). She has presented at the Coastal Georgia Chapter of the Association of Government Accountants’ Annual Professional Development Training, as well as ACUA’s Annual Conferences.