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Meet the Audit Team

 [[kberdahl,Kent Erdahl]], CPA, Director, ext. 1-1546

Kent joined William & Mary in 2014 as the Director of Internal Audit. Kent is a W&M graduate (class of 1983) and began his career in Washington D.C. with Arthur Andersen. During his three years in Arthur Andersen’s audit and assurance practice, he served both publicly traded and not-for-profit clients. He next worked at Mars, Inc. corporate headquarter accounting department in McLean, Va. Kent relocated to Richmond, Va and joined Ernst & Young where he worked seven years. He rose to Senior Manager and supervised multiple audit engagements, primarily in the manufacturing and consumer products industries. From 1998 to 2005 Kent worked in internal audit management roles at two large paper products companies (Fort James, MeadWestvaco). Prior to joining William & Mary, he served as the VP of Internal Audit at The St Joe Company, a Florida based NYSE real estate development company. During his nine years at The St Joe Company he was responsible for all internal audit activity and reported to the Board of Directors. Kent is married and has two adult children. He is an avid golfer and enjoys spending time with family.

[[jdtreichel, Jeff D. Treichel]], CPA, Senior Auditor, ext. 1-6342

Jeff began working at William & Mary in February 2024, with the Office of Internal Audit. Prior to his current position he enjoyed a long career with The University of Texas at Austin from 1988 thru December 2021 serving in a variety of positions including assistant dean in two different colleges, executive director of service/financial related departments, and as an internal auditor for many years.  Also, during that time, he served a few years as the director of finance and resource planning for the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. Originally from Houston, Texas, Jeff received his BBA from The University of Texas at Austin, and later achieved his CPA license.  Jeff is married and has an adult child in the area.  He enjoys traveling and seeing the many sights and history of the Williamsburg area.  

[[jhbacon, Jessica Bacon]], Staff Auditor, ext. 1-6119

Jessica began working at William & Mary in 2016, holding positions within Human Resources and Data Control before joining the Office of Internal Audit in 2023. She has a BS in Business Administration from The Ohio State University and completed her MBA at William & Mary in the summer of 2023. Jessica is married and has a son, daughter, and twin granddaughters. She enjoys traveling with her family and spending time outdoors.