Organization and Staff

 

Oraganizational Structure

The Division of Audit is comprised of the Vice President (VP) for Audit, the AVP for Audit who also serves as the Chief Risk Officer, five auditors, the Enterprise Risk Management Coordinator, and the Administrative Assistant.

Our audit and risk staff currently possess specializations in accounting, fraud auditing, risk, information technology, investugations, construction, and financial management. These specializations and training provide our office with the unique ability to provide a dynamic range of services and expertise to the University community.


Organizational Chart

As of January 2022

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"In all things that are purely social we can be as seperate as the fingers, yet one as the hand in all things essential to mutual progress."

- Booker T. Washington

 

 

Meet Our Team

Division of Audit Staff

 

Leadership and Administration 

 

Joseph K. Maleszewski

Vice President for Audit

Credentials: MBA, CIA, CISA, CGAP, CISA, CIG, CIGA, CIGI, CCEP, CCA

Phone: 850-412-7802

Email: joseph.maleszewski@famu.edu

Joseph K. Maleszewski, Vice President for Audit
Joseph K. Maleszewski, Vice President for Audit

 

 

Deidre Melton

Associate Vice President/Chief Risk Officer

Credentials: MBA, CFE, CIA, CISA, CISM, CDPSE, CRISC, CIGI, CRMA

Phone: 850-599-3131

Email: deidre.melton@famu.edu

Deidre Melton, Associate Vice President for Audit/Chief Risk Officer
Deidre Melton, Associate Vice President for Audit/Chief Risk Officer

 

Debra Barrington

Administrative Assistant

Credentials: Notary Public

Phone: 850-412-7791

Email: debra.barrington@famu.edu

Debra Barrington, Administrative Assistant
Debra Barrington, Administrative Assistant

Audit Staff

 

Arriet Foster

Lead Senior Auditor and Investigator

Credentials: MBA, CFE, CIGA, CIGI

Phone: 850-599-8728

Email: arriet.foster@famu.edu

 

 

Arriet Foster, Lead Senior Auditor and Investigator
Arriet Foster, Lead Senior Auditor and Investigator

 

Carl E. Threatt Jr.,

Senior Auditor

Credentials: MBA, CIA, CRMA, CFE, CCEP, CIGA, CIGI, LSSGB, CCA

Phone: 850-412-5481

Email: carl.threatt@famu.edu

Carl Threatt, Jr., Senior Auditor
Carl Threatt, Jr., Senior Auditor

 

Ruoxu (Ruo) Li

Senior IT and Data Analytics Auditor

Credentials: CIA, CISA

Phone: 850-412-7523

Email: ruoxu.li@famu.edu

Ruo Li, Senior IT and Data Analysis Auditor
Ruo Li, Senior IT and Data Analysis Auditor

 

Trystal Wright

Auditor

Credentials: CGAP, CIGA

Contact: 850-412-5484

Email: trystal.wright@famu.edu

 

Trystal Wright, Auditor
Trystal Wright, Auditor

 

Vacant

Auditor

Contact: TBD

 

Vacant - Auditor Position
Vacant - Auditor Position

ERM Staff

 

William (Bill) Knight

Enterprise Risk Management Coordinator

Credentials: CIGA, COSO Enterprise Risk Management Certificate

Phone: 850-599-3947

Email: william.knight@famu.edu

 

 

Bill Knight, Enterprise Risk Management Coordinator
Bill Knight, Enterprise Risk Management Coordinator

 

 

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