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Leadership Team Members
Toni Stephens, CPA, CIA, CRMA
Chief Audit Executive

Toni (Messer) Stephens, CPA, CIA, CRMA - Institutional Chief Audit Executive
Contact: [email protected]
or 972-883-4876
Responsible for directing and managing internal audit operations at the institutional level.

Education

  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting; Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

Experience

  • The University of Texas at Dallas; 1992 – present
  • Texas State Auditor’s Office – Assistant State Auditor – Supervising Assistant State Auditor; 1985 – 1992

Professional Activities and Honors

  • Board Member of the Dallas Chapter of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)
  • ACUA Faculty Member and Volunteer Appreciation Director
  • Member of the UT Dallas Center for Internal Auditing Advisory Board
  • Past President and Past Professional Education Chair of the Association of College and University Auditors (ACUA)
  • Past Board Member and President of the Texas Association of College and University Auditors
  • Recipient of the ACUA Excellence in Service Award
  • Recipient of the Aaron Saylors Memorial Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Chapter, Dallas IIA
Ali Subhani, CISA, CIA, GSNA
IT Audit Manager

Ali Subhani, CISA, CIA, GSNA - Internal Audit - Information Technology Audit Manager
Contact: [email protected]
or 972-883-2540
The Information Technology (IT) Audit Manager assists with the development, implementation, and operation of the internal audit program, including the performance of more complex audits, primarily with information technology audits and audit software.

Education

  • Master of Science in Accounting & Information Management; The University of Texas at Dallas
  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting & Information Management; The University of Texas at Dallas
  • Endorsed Internal Audit Program Certificate; The University of Texas at Dallas

Experience

  • The University of Texas at Dallas; 2006 – present
  • Palm Harbor Homes; Internal Auditor; 2005 – 2006

Professional Activities

  • Texas Association of College and University Auditors President-Elect 2017
  • IIA Research Committee

 

Professional Staff Members
Brandon Bergman, CFE
Senior Auditor II

Brandon Bergman, CFE
Contact: [email protected]
or 972-883-2727
The Senior Auditor is responsible for conducting and supervising risk-based financial, operational, and compliance audits and other special projects, including investigations.

Education

  • Bachelor of Business Administration; Texas Tech University

Experience

  • The University of Texas at Dallas; 2013 – present
  • Texas Tech University System; Senior Auditor; 2012 – 2013
  • Texas Tech University System; Staff Auditor; 2010 – 2012
Rob Hopkins, CFE
Senior Auditor II

rob
Contact: [email protected]
or 972-883-2240
The Senior Auditor is responsible for conducting and supervising risk-based financial, operational, and compliance audits and other special projects, including investigations.

Education

  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Management; Texas Tech University

Experience

  • The University of Texas at Dallas; Internal Auditor, Compliance Analyst; 2008 – present
  • GE Capital Solutions; Credit Specialist in Construction Equipment Finance; 2007 – 2008
  • Citibank; Investigation Specialist; 2005 – 2007
Hiba Ijaz, CPA, CIA
Senior Auditor I

Hiba Ijaz
Contact: [email protected]
or 972-883-2693
The Senior Auditor is responsible for conducting and supervising risk-based financial, operational, and compliance audits and other special projects.

Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting; Wayne State University
  • Master of Science in Accounting; The University of Texas at Dallas
  • Endorsed Internal Audit Program Certificate; The University of Texas at Dallas

Experience

  • The University of Texas at Dallas; 2014-Present
  • The University of Texas at Dallas; Audit Intern – 2014
  • Chrysler Corporation, formerly DaimlerChrysler; International Accounting Intern and Fixed Asset Intern; 2006

Professional Activities

  • IIA Treasury Volunteer
Chris Robinette
IT Staff Auditor II

Chris Robinette
Contact: [email protected]
or 972-883-2694
The IT Staff Auditor provides auditing skills primarily for information technology audits, including the evaluation and testing of IT controls.

Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Criminology/Sociology; Kansas State University

Experience

  • The University of Texas at Dallas; 2017-Present
  • Healthcare Corporation of America, Manager of Technical Services; 2015-2017
  • US Army; Signal Officer; 2011-2015
Melissa Carley, CIA
Staff Auditor III

Melissa Carley
Contact: [email protected]
or 972-883-4813
The Staff Auditor provides auditing skills for the purpose of evaluating the adequacy and effectiveness of the university’s systems of internal control.

Education

  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance; Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
  • Master of Science in Accounting; The University of Texas at Dallas
  • Endorsed Internal Audit Program Certificate; The University of Texas at Dallas

Experience

  • The University of Texas at Dallas Internal Audit; 2017 – Present
  • Gateway Church; Internal Auditor; 2016 – 2017
  • Center for Internal Auditing Excellence; Teaching Assistant; 2012 – 2014
  • The University of Texas at Dallas; Audit Intern; 2012
  • American Airlines; Marketing, Planning; 1996 – 2001
Ray Khan, CIDA
Staff Auditor II

Ray Khan
Contact: [email protected]
or 972-883-2695
The Staff Auditor provides auditing skills for the purpose of evaluating the adequacy and effectiveness of the university’s systems of internal control.

Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting; The University of Texas at Dallas
  • Master of Science in Accounting; The University of Texas at Dallas

Experience

  • The University of Texas at Dallas; 2014 – Present
  • Center for Internal Auditing Excellence; Teaching Assistant; 2013-2014
  • The University of Texas at Dallas;  Internal Audit Intern – 2013
Ashley Mathew
Staff Auditor II

Ashley Mathew
Contact: [email protected]
or 972-883-2405
The Staff Auditor provides auditing skills for the purpose of evaluating the adequacy and effectiveness of the university’s systems of internal control.

Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance; The University of Texas at Dallas
  • Endorsed Internal Audit Program Certificate; The University of Texas at Dallas
  • Master of Science in Accounting; The University of Texas at Dallas

Experience

  • The University of Texas at Dallas; 2014 – present
  • Southwest Airlines; Financial Accounting Intern; 2013
  • The University of Texas at Dallas; Internal Audit Intern; 2012

Professional Activities

  • IIA Treasury Volunteer