University Audits Staff Biographies
Lisa Beymer, CIA, was hired December 15, 2008, as a Senior Auditor. She received her BBA in management from Eastern Michigan University in 2001. She previously spent 10 years at Comcast Cable, most recently as senior operations auditor. Lisa was promoted to Principal Auditor in September 2011.
Sherry Cogswell, CIA, CPA, was hired on January 2, 2007, as Healthcare Audit Manager. She received a BBA in accounting from Eastern Michigan University in 1988. Previous positions include: audit manager for Trinity Health in Novi, MI; director, finance and accounting at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics and audit manager, Deloitte and Touche, LLP.
Lorraine Currie, CIA, CISA, was hired on September 18, 2006, as a Senior Auditor and started as an Audit Manager in September 2011. She received a BBA with an emphasis in computer information systems from the U-M Ross School of Business. Lorraine joined U-M after working for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan as a principal auditor, where she gained experience in information technology auditing, business process auditing, and claims auditing. Prior to BCBSM, she worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers as an auditor serving government, university, and not-for-profit clients within the service sector. Lorraine has also received accreditation in Internal Quality Assessment/Validation from the Institute of Internal Auditors.
Shelley Curry was hired on October 22, 2007, as an Executive Secretary. Previous positions include: Administrative Assistant Senior Healthcare at the U-M Center for Computational Medicine and Biology, Senior Recruiter at the DMR Consulting Group, Controller at Marketing Associates, and several long-term consulting assignments.
Patrick Elliott, MSA, was hired January 3, 2011, as a Staff Auditor. He received his BBA in accounting in 2009 and MSA with an emphasis on internal auditing in 2010, both from Eastern Michigan University. Before coming to University Audits, he worked as an accountant for the Washtenaw County Treasurer's Office.
Ben Havens, CIA, CISA, was hired November 12, 2001, as an Auditor. He received a BBA in Accounting from Eastern Michigan University in 2001. He previously worked in systems administration and IT infrastructure support. Ben was promoted to Senior Auditor in July 2003, Principal Auditor in September 2008, and Assistant Audit Manager in September 2011.
Aaron Johnson, CISA, was hired on June 1st, 2010, as a Senior IT Auditor. He received his BS in Information Technology from the University of Phoenix in 2007. Before coming to University Audits, he worked at the U-M College of Literature, Science and the Arts as a Data Security Analyst. Prior to that he worked as an Information Assurance Auditor in support of the Missile Defense Agency, Communication Technician for CSX, Electronics Technician for BAE Systems and served in the United States Navy for 10 years.
Megan Mackson, CIA, CFE, MSA, was hired October 1, 2003, as an Assistant Auditor. She received an MS and a BBA in Accounting from Eastern Michigan University in 2002. Megan was promoted to Auditor in September 2005, Senior Auditor in January 2007, and Principal Auditor in September 2011.
Paige Manz, CIA, CFE, was hired on June 21, 2010, as a Senior Auditor. She received a BA in International Business from Adrian College and is a certified LEAN/Six Sigma Green Belt. Prior to joining the University of Michigan, she was a senior auditor with Ernst & Young and ProMedica Health System.
Sundra Meads, CPA, was hired on January 3, 1994, as an Assistant Auditor. She received a BBA in accounting from Eastern Michigan University in 1993. Sundra was promoted to Auditor in January 1997 and Senior Auditor on June 1, 2000.
Paul Millis, CPA, CIA, CISA, CCEP, MBA, was hired on October 16, 2000, as a Senior Auditor. He began serving as Interim IT Audit Manager in June 2002 and was promoted to IT Audit Manager in June 2003. He holds a BA in accounting and an MBA in accounting systems from Michigan State University. He worked with U-M ITD Education Services as a technology instructor after serving as Education Coordinator for the Office of Policy Development and Education. While at the University, Paul has worked in various technology-related areas, including Process Administration and IT Communications. Previous positions were held in the banking, manufacturing, and financial services sectors.
Mike Moats, CIA, was hired September 18, 2011, as a Senior Auditor. He received a BS in Business from the University of Pittsburgh in 1986. Previously worked for Borders Group in a variety of positions including Internal Audit, Accounts Payable, and Inventory Control.
Jeff Moelich, CIA, CPA, joined the U-M audit team July 2012 as Executive Director. He previously served as Senior Vice President – Internal Audit and Corporate Officer at Eaton Corporation, a Fortune 200 diversified global manufacturer. Jeff also held Director of Internal Audit positions at General Motors, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, and Boart Longyear Company; and served as the Goodyear Executive Professor in the Kent State University Business School. Jeff holds a BS in Accounting from the University of Detroit and earned an MBA from the University of Michigan.
Eric Randle, CSAM, CHAMP, CITAM, MCP, MBA, was hired October 17th, 2011, as a Senior IT Auditor. He received his BS in Computer Information Systems degree in 2005 and graduated with Highest Distinction with a MBA and Certificate in Network and Security Management in 2009 from Ferris State University. Eric joined the University of Michigan in 2006 as a Systems Programmer Analyst for the Medical Center Information Technology department, then moved to the College of Literature Science and the Arts as a Software Asset manager before joining University Audits.
Beth Timmerman, CPA, was hired on September 26, 2011, as a Senior Auditor in the healthcare section. She received her BBA in accounting from Central Michigan University. She previously worked in auditing at the State of Michigan in the Office of the Auditor General, Department of Natural Resources, and Department of Environmental Quality. She has also owned and managed a CD Rate Broker business.
Jennifer Vitale, CIA, CFE, CCSA, was hired on January 17, 2005, as a Senior Auditor and started as the Quality Audit Manager in March 2006. She received a BBA in Accounting from Eastern Michigan University in 1997 and a MLS in Technology Management from Eastern Michigan University in 2000. She previously worked as a principal auditor for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan.