University Audit







STAFF



Robert J. Taft CIA, CCSA, CBA

Chief Audit Executive


As Chief Audit Executive, Robert is responsible for providing oversight for the conduct and operations of all internal audit activities, coordinating external audits, and supporting the system of internal controls and risk management across the University.   Robert has over 22 years of audit experience and lead the internal audit functions for two NYSE publicly traded organizations in the insurance industry.   He has a Bachelor of Arts in Government and International Relations from the University of Notre Dame and a Master of Science in Accounting from the State University of New York at Albany.   He is a Certified Internal Auditor and Certified Bank Auditor.   He also has a Certification in Control Self-Assessment from the Institute of Internal Auditors.

Email: Robert.Taft@ucf.edu





Tina M. Maier CPA, CFE, CIG

Associate Director


Tina manages the investigations function and supervises audits. She has over 25 years of experience performing investigations and identifying internal control and process improvements. She also serves as an advisor for the first ever Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) student chapter at UCF and started a student fraud investigator internship program in University Audit. Tina has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from UCF and is currently pursuing a Graduate Certificate in Public Administration. Tina is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner, and Certified Inspector General. Prior to joining University Audit in January 1990, Tina worked three years for the Florida Auditor General.

Email: Tina.Maier@ucf.edu





Kathryn A. Mitchell CPA

Associate Director


Kathy Mitchell manages advisory services and also supervises audits.    She has a Master of Science in Psychology and a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Florida State University.   Kathy is a Certified Public Accountant with three years as an auditor with the Florida Auditor General.   Kathy has been with University Audit since June 1999.

Email: Kathy.Mitchell@ucf.edu





Vallery B. Morton CPA

Senior Auditor


Vallery Morton performs operational and compliance audits and provides advisory services to departments.    She has a Master of Science in Taxation from the University of Central Florida and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Saint Mary's College of California.    She is a Certified Public Accountant and worked eight years as a senior auditor with a media/publishing corporation after beginning her professional career at a public accounting firm.   Vallery started with University Audit November 1993.

Email: Vallery.Morton@ucf.edu





Chaynae L. Price CPA

Senior Auditor


Chaynae Price performs operational and compliance audits.     She has a Master of Science in Accountancy from the University of Toledo and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Bowling Green State University.    She is a Certified Public Accountant. Prior to moving to Florida, Chaynae worked with The Cleveland Clinic, a nonprofit academic medical center, and Plante Moran, a public accounting firm.    Chaynae started with University Audit April 2013.

Email: Chaynae.Price@ucf.edu





Vicky A. Sharp CPA, CIA

Senior Auditor


Vicky Sharp performs operational and compliance audits and provides advisory services to departments.    She has a Master of Science in Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Central Florida.    She is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Internal Auditor.    Prior to joining University Audit in June 2003, Vicky was a senior auditor with a public accounting firm, and has over three years in public accounting.

Email: Vicky.Sharp@ucf.edu





K. Adam Glover, CISA, CISM

Senior IT Auditor


Adam Glover performs performs IT audits, special projects, and investigations.  Adam has over seven years of IT audit, consulting, and compliance experience working with a public accounting firm as well as in the government and healthcare industries.  He has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a Master of Science in Decision and Information Sciences from the University of Florida.  He is a Certified Information Systems Auditor and a Certified Information Security Manager from ISACA.  Adam started with University Audit in March 2016.   



Email: Adam.Glover@ucf.edu





Jennifer Carter

Administrative Assistant


Jennifer Carter performs administrative services for the department.    She has a Master of Arts in Education and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Central Florida.    Prior to joining University Audit in November 2013, Jennifer spent several years working for the Department of Criminal Justice and UCF Daytona Beach Regional Campus.


Email: Jennifer.Carter@ucf.edu



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