Phil has been a valued member of the Department of Internal Auditing since June of 1999. In July of 2007 Phil stepped up to lead the department as the Director. Phil holds professional certifications as a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA). He holds a Masters Degree in Information Systems from Western International University.
Melissa Hall is the Associate Director of Forensic Audits at the Georgia Institute of Technology, where she deals extensively with investigations of fraud, waste, and abuse in the Institute. She is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Fraud Examiner. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Clayton State University. Melissa has nearly two decades experience in both internal and external audit.
Randy Pearman joined the Georgia Tech Department of Internal Auditing in August of 1999. Currently, he is an Associate Director of Internal Auditing. Prior to coming to Tech, Randy was an auditor with the State of Georgia Department of Audits.
Sara joined the Georgia Tech Department of Internal Auditing in December 2014 as an Auditor I, after serving the department for almost a year as an intern. She currently holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from Southern Polytechnic State University, where she graduated Summa Cum Laude. Her academic achievements include being selected in April 2014 by the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants, as well as selection as an intern assigned with special investigations, with the Cobb County District Attorney’s Office.
Suntaree joined the Georgia Tech Department of Internal Auditing in December of 2007. Currently, she is an Auditor III. She holds an undergraduate degree in Political Science from Thammasat University and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Kennesaw State University. Suntaree is a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA).
Travis joined the Georgia Tech Department of Internal Auditing in May 2012, as an Information Systems Auditor. Prior to Georgia Tech, Travis gained experience with IS systems working as a Desktop Technician for Booz Allen Hamilton and the University of West Georgia. He acquired auditing experience while working on the F-22 Program at Lockheed Martin in Information Security.
Betsy joined the Georgia Tech Internal Audit team in 2012. She holds a BA degree in French from Arcadia University and an MBA degree with a concentration in Accounting from the Coles College of Business at Kennesaw State University. Betsy is a Certified Internal Auditor. Her business experience includes steel importing, French translation, income tax preparation, and accounting for various small businesses in Texas and Georgia.
LaToya joined the Georgia Tech Department of Internal Auditing in July of 2008. Currently, she is an Auditor II. She holds an undergraduate degree in International Affairs from Kennesaw State University. She is currently pursuing an MBA in Economic Crime and Fraud Management, and is a Certified Fraud Examiner.
Janice began her career at Georgia Tech in 1989 in the School of Industrial & Systems Engineering. She also worked in the Office of Legal Affairs as a legal assistant, as well as the College of Architecture Industrial Design Program where she provided support to the Director and as an academic adviser. In 2001 she left for Agnes Scott College’s Office of Business and Finance providing support for the Vice President, until his retirement.
Kassie joined the Georgia Tech Department of Internal Auditing in February of 2013 as the Marketing and Admin Coordinator. Kassie acquired her marketing experience as an Assistant Director of Promotions for Clear Channel Communications Atlanta and has also worked with companies such as the Woodruff Arts Foundation and Centex Homes. She graduated from Georgia Southern University with a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design.