Pittsburgh State University
La Donna is the Director of Internal Audit at Pittsburg State University in Pittsburg, Kansas. She has been in this role for the past six years. Prior to joining PSU, LaDonna was an Internal Auditor for 15 years in the healthcare and electric utility industries in Tacoma WA and Tucson AZ. She earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from PSU. She is scheduled to complete her MBA at PSU in the fall of 2019. La Donna is also a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), and Certification in Control Self-Assessment (CCSA).
At PSU, she serves on several committees including Data Classification Committee, PCI Committee, Student Employee of the Year Committee, and Kelce College of Business Internal Auditing Education Partnership (IAEP) Advisory Board. She is the contact person for PSU’s Compliance and Ethics program. Each academic year she is an active mentor to the newly appointed graduate assistant in her department. She is a frequent guest speaker for PSU’s Internal Audit class.
Some of LaDonna’s ACUA contributions include: track coordinator, proctor, speaker, lunch table topics host, and ACUA Booth Coordinator at past annual conferences, 2014 midyear host committee member and proctor, Are You Auditing Your Student Health Center? article author for the College and University Auditor Journal, past Internal Audit Awareness Committee Chair, and current Recognition Committee Chair.