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


Contact Information: [email protected]
972-883-4876
Responsible for directing and managing internal audit operations at the institutional level as well as assisting the managers on audit engagements.

Education

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

Experience and Certifications

  • The University of Texas at Dallas: 1992 – present
  • Previous audit experience at the Texas State Auditor’s Office
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certificate in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA)

Professional Activities and Honors

  • Board Member of the Dallas Chapter of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and member of Audit Committee
  • Community Advisory Board Member of DISD Audit Committee
  • ACUA Faculty Member and Recognition Committee Chair
  • 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
Rene Herrera, CISA, CFE
IT Audit Manager

Contact Information:[email protected]
972-883-2540
The Information Technology (IT) Audit Manager manages IT audits.  The IT Audit manager is also the primary contact for student interns.

Education

  • Bachelor of Business Administration at Texas A&M International University, Laredo, TX

Experience and Certifications

  • The University of Texas at Dallas:   2018 – present and 2001 – 2011
  • Previous audit experience at Army Air Force Exchange Services and Baylor Health Care System
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
Rob Hopkins, CFE
Audit Manager


Contact Information: [email protected]
972-883-2240
The Audit Manager assists in managing teams on assurance audits, investigations, and consulting engagements.

Education

  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Management at Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

Experience and Certifications

  • The University of Texas at Dallas:  2008 – present
  • Previous experience in corporate finance and bank investigations
  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
Professional Staff Members
Vacant
Auditor III
Reporting to the IT Audit Manager, the Auditor III conducts planning, performance, data analytics, and follow-up of internal audits and other assigned projects and tasks.

 

Chris Robinette
Auditor II

Chris Robinette
Contact Information: [email protected]
972-883-2694
Reporting to the Audit Manager, the Auditor II participates in the planning, performance, and follow-up of internal audits and other assigned projects and tasks.

Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Criminology/Sociology at Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS

Experience

  • The University of Texas at Dallas:  2017 – present
  • Previous experience with the US Army and with managing technical services
Jesson Gil
Auditor II

Contact Information:[email protected]
or 972-883-4813

Reporting to the Audit Manager, the Auditor II participates in the planning, performance, and follow-up of internal audits and other assigned projects and tasks.

Education

  • Masters of Business Administration  at Texas Christian University (TCU), Fort Worth, TX
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology at the University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

Experience

  • The University of Texas at Dallas:  2019 – present
  • Previous experience at Texas State University, University of California Berkeley, TCU, and food service management and operations
Caitlin Cummins
Auditor II

Contact Information:  [email protected]
972-883-2695
Reporting to the Audit Manager, the Auditor II participates in the planning, performance, and follow-up of internal audits and other assigned projects and tasks.

Education

  • Masters of Professional Accounting at Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX
  • Bachelors of Business Administration in Accounting at Stephen F. Austin State University

Experience

  • The University of Texas at Dallas:  2018 – present
  • Previous experience in university finance as a graduate assistant
Joshua Bennett
Auditor II

Contact Information:
[email protected]

972-883-2405

Reporting to the Audit Manager, the Auditor II participates in the planning, performance, and follow-up of internal audits and other assigned projects and tasks.

Education

  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance with Honors, at Angelo State University, San Angelo, TX

Experience

  • The University of Texas at Dallas:  2018 – present
  • Previous experience in university housing and residential programs and in corporate finance
Casey Hennigan-Williams
Audit Assistant
Contact Information:[email protected]972-883-2693

 

The Audit Assistant provides executive, administrative, audit, and analytical support to the office.  Performs many tasks, including working on special projects and basic audit procedures.

Education

  • Bachelor of  Biology and Bachelor of Psychology, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX

Experience

  • The University of Texas at Dallas:  2014 – present
  • Previous experience in procurement management, data entry, community support.