[[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 the College 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 the College’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.
Vacant Auditor Position, ext. 1-2066
[[clcarl,Cherice Carlos]], CPA, CFE, Senior Auditor, ext. 1-2068
Cherice began her accounting career in 1987 through three consecutive summer internships with General Motors Corporation. Cherice received a BS in Accounting in 1991 from Hampton University and was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Army Finance Corps. A native of Chicago, she returned to Chicago where she worked as an auditor with Coopers and Lybrand while simultaneously serving as the Finance Officer for the 86th Army Command Headquarters. She later relocated to Virginia where she worked as an Assistant Bank Examiner with the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond before coming to the College as an auditor in 1994. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Institute of Internal Auditors, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, and College and University Auditors of Virginia. Cherice was a major in the United States Army Reserves and served with the United States Joint Forces Command. She served nearly two years on full-time active duty as part of our nation's response to the September 11, 2001 attacks. She has two children.
[[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.