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Vijay Patel, CFE, CSA, CPA


Immediate Past President


Vijay Patel, CFE, CISA, CPA
University of Southern Mississippi


Vijay M. Patel is the Director of the Office of Internal Audit for The University of Southern Mississippi. He has held this position since 2000, and was previously a Senior Internal & Information Systems Auditor from 1996 to 2000. Prior to that, he was a System Design and Information Analyst from 1993 to 1996. Vijay has over 23 years of experience within the education field and over 18 years in accounting/auditing. He has been very active with ACUA and has served on the Board since 2006, as ACUA President, Board Member-at-Large and Secretary/Treasurer. He has a B.S. in computer science and statistics and a BSBA in accounting.  Vijay was born and raised in England and came to the States in 1981. Vijay has a son Alkesh, who is attending Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery in Miami, Florida.