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Toni Stephens, CPA, CIA, CRMA

Executive Director, Office of Audit and Compliance
The University of Texas at Dallas

Toni Messer Stephens, CPA, CIA, CRMAToni is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Internal Auditor; she also has certification in Risk Management Assurance. She received her bachelor’s degree in accounting from Texas A&M University. Toni has more than 20 years’ internal auditing experience at The University of Texas at Dallas. Prior to joining the university, she worked for the Texas State Auditor’s Office as an auditor.

Professionally active, Toni serves locally and nationally within several organizations. Toni is a past President  of the Association of College & University Auditors (ACUA), an international association of 600 higher education institutions from the United States, Canada, and abroad. She has served in many roles within ACUA: Vice President, Board Member-at-Large, Professional Education Committee chair, and the national conferences director. She was the recipient of ACUA’s Excellence in Service Award in 2006. Toni was a Board member of the Dallas Chapter of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), chaired the Certified Internal Auditor Program, and held several key committee leadership positions. She is an Advisory Board member for the UT Dallas Center for Internal Auditing Excellence and also was on the Board of Directors for the Texas Association of College and University Auditors. During the academic year, Toni conducts presentations on risk assessment and audit planning to Internal Auditing Education Partnership Program graduate students at UT Dallas. She also works with and mentors internal audit students on audits to provide them with actual audit experience.

 

Ms. Stephens’ areas of expertise are:

  • Adding Value as an Internal Auditor
  • Audit Evidence
  • Completion of an Audit Plan and Free Audit Resources at Your Door
  • Conflict of Interest
  • Developing and Creating Continuing Education for Internal Auditors
  • Internal Controls
  • Leadership
  • Quality Assurance Reviews
  • Reconciliations
  • Risk Assessment and Audit Planning
  • Understanding Business Processes
  • Working with Students in an Internal Auditing Environment

The University of Texas at Dallas
800 West Campbell Rd ROC 32
Richardson, TX 75080
972-883-2233
tmesser@utdallas.edu