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DHorr round

Doug Horr is the Associate Vice Chancellor for Audit, Risk, & Compliance. Doug began his career as a bank auditor and bank fraud investigator with one of the nation's largest banks.  After four years he moved to higher education and has spent the majority of his professional life serving both large and small, public and private institutions in various management roles in audit, compliance, administration, and risk management.  Doug graduated with a B.S. in Public Affairs from Indiana University with majors in Policy and Finance.  He also received an Ed.M.  in Higher Education Administration from Rutgers University.  Doug is a Certified Internal Auditor and a Certified Compliance & Ethics Professional.

 

Ruth Round

Ruth Nagareda  is the University Compliance Officer. Ruth is responsible for administration of Vanderbilt’s Compliance Program which includes promoting compliance education and awareness and monitoring individual compliance areas. Prior to joining the Compliance Office, Ruth was the Director of Vanderbilt’s Office of Student Accountability.  Ruth previously taught as an adjunct at University of Georgia School of Law.  She received her B.A. and J.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  

 
 
BWeisman Round Bruce Weisman is the Associate Director for Audit, Risk, & Compliance. Bruce is responsible for planning and performing audits of the university and overseeing the progress of the annual audit plan. He graduated from the University of Evansville with a B.S. in Accounting and a B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Management.  He earned an M.B.A. from Lipscomb University.  Before coming to Vanderbilt, Bruce worked in public accounting as a Staff Accountant for Kemper CPA Group, LLP in Evansville, Indiana.  He joined the Vanderbilt Office of Audit, Risk & Advisory Services in January 2010 and is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Internal Auditor.

 

KBahadursigh RoundKelsey Bahadursingh is the Assistant Director for Audit, Risk, & Compliance. She is responsible for planning, performing and supervising both operational and IT audits of the university. She graduated from Seattle Pacific University with a B.A. in Accounting and a B.A. in Business Administration with a concentration in International Business. She earned her M.B.A. at Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Management. She is both a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA). Before coming to Vanderbilt, Kelsey worked in public accounting for PriceWaterhouse Coopers and corporate Internal Audit for Alaska Airlines in Seattle, Washington. 

 

Dennis Round

 

Dennis Belton is a Senior Auditor responsible for conducting audits of university operations.  Dennis joined the Vanderbilt Office of Audit, Risk, and Complance in January 2020 and brings more than  20 years of experience in both the public and private sector. Dennis received his B.S. in Financial Management from Clemson University and is a Certified Internal Auditor.

 

 

 

Pam Round

 

Pamela Hill is a Senior Auditor responsible for conducting audits of university operations.  Prior to re-joining the Office of Audit, Risk, & Compliance in 2021, Pamela spent over a decade conducting risk-based and compliance audits in the nonprofit and governmental sectors.  She received her Master of Public Administration in Nonprofit Management and a BBA in Accounting from the University of Memphis and is a Certified Internal Auditor.

 

 

Lori Round

 

Lori Jenkins  is a Senior Auditor responsible for conducting audits of university operations. Prior to joining the Office of Audit, Risk, & Compliance in 2020, Lori spent several years as a SOX auditor for MGM Resorts. She also spent several years conducting operational audits for Deloitte. Lori received her B.B.A in Accounting from Middle Tennessee State University.

 

 

 

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Aletha Karls is a Senior Auditor responsible for conducting audits of university operations.  Prior to joining the Office of Audit, Risk, & Compliance in 2017, Aletha spent over a decade conducting public and private company audits in a wide variety of industries.  She also spent several years as a controller in private industry.  She graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a B.S. in Accountancy and is a Certified Public Accountant.

 

 

 

Li Round

Chuane Li (Li) is a Senior IT Auditor/Data Analyst responsible for conducting audits of university IT Operations and leading data analysis projects. Prior to joining the Office of Audit, Risk, & Compliance in 2019, Li spent several years as a system analyst and IT project lead in IT operations, as well as the financial industry. He also spent several years as an Internal IT Auditor at First National Bank of Omaha. Li received his M.S. in Management Information Systems and B.S. in Business Administration, Human Resources, and Marketing from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Li is currently pursuing his Ed.D (Doctor in Education) degree at Vanderbilt’s Peabody College. Li is also a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and a Certified Data Privacy Solutions Engineer (CDPSE).

 

John round

 

John Plyler is a Senior Auditor responsible for conducting audits of university operations.  Prior to joining the Office Audit, Risk, & Compliance in August 2019, John worked as the Manager of Internal Audit at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and Wake Forest University.  He received his Master of Business Administration at Wake Forest University-Babcock Graduate School of Management and a BA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.