Meet the Audit Team

[[kobell,Kristin Bell]], CPA, CIA, Senior Auditor, ext 1-2067

Kristin is originally from Virginia Beach and received her BS in Accounting from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) in 1998.  During her senior year at VCU, she obtained an internship with the Richmond office of KPMG and upon graduation, obtained a permanent position there as an Associate Auditor.  She stayed with KPMG until 2006, leaving the firm as a Senior Manager.  She went on to work for Capital One until she moved back to the Tidewater area where she worked as an Audit Manager for the Norfolk office of Goodman & Company (currently Dixon Hughes Goodman).  In November of 2010, Kristin obtained the position of Documentation Accountant at William & Mary where she primarily worked on documenting the policies and procedures over the various functions within the Financial Operations department. During her time in this position, she also helped William & Mary's ARMICS Compliance Officer perform some of the internal control testing required for the annual ARMICS certification.  Kristin joined the Office of Internal Audit in October of 2013.  Kristin is married with three children and loves to spend time with her family.  

[[agcast, Amalia (Molly) Castle]], CISA, Senior Auditor, ext. 1-2066

Amalia began her auditing career as a Staff Auditor at the University of Virginia in 2011.  She worked on the University team within the department that focused on the Academic side of UVa.  She continued in her role gradually leading audit projects in topics ranging from athletics to research.  She was promoted to Senior Auditor and in April 2018 became a Certified Information Systems Auditor.  Upon obtaining the CISA certification, she transferred to the IT team earning the title of Senior IT Auditor.  She also holds a COSO Internal Control Certificate.  In March of 2019, Amalia relocated to Williamsburg to rejoin William & Mary (Class of 1994) after a ten and a half year stretch at UVa.  Prior to her career at UVa, Amalia began working at VIMS part-time and then in the Bursar’s Office until 2008.  Amalia is married and has two children.  She enjoys spending time with her family and playing with her puppies.

Vacant - Senior Auditor, ext. 1-2068

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

Kent joined the College in 2014 as the Director of Internal Audit. Kent is a William & Mary 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 children. He is an avid golfer and enjoys spending time with family.