Sandy Janson

Sandy Janson, CIA, CCSA, CRMA

The University of Texas at Austin

Sandy Jansen is the chief audit executive for The University of Texas at Austin. Prior to her current role, she served as the chief audit and compliance officer for the University of Tennessee System and as the assistant chief audit executive for Texas Tech University System. Sandy’s 25-year career in higher education auditing and compliance began at an academic medical center, and has included various audit and compliance responsibilities, including roles with NCAA and Title IX compliance.

Over the course of her career, Sandy has gained extensive experience allocating audit resources and implementing best practices to achieve results. She is a transformational leader working with her team to bring about positive change for the university, and she enjoys sharing with others in the industry.

Sandy currently serves as an IIA volunteer facilitator, ACUA faculty member, and chair of ACUA’s Partnership Committee. She previously served as ACUA’s President, PEC Chairperson, and Midyear Director, and has been a board member and volunteer for several other professional and community organizations. She is a frequent presenter at IIA and ACUA events.

Ms. Jansen’s areas of expertise:

  • Risk Assessment
  • Fraud Risk Assessment
  • Audit Planning 
  • Audit Management
  • Project Management
  • Auditor Competencies and Developing Auditors
  • Quality Assurance and Improvement Program
  • Team Building