North Carolina A&T Names New Director of Internal Audit

By Todd Simmons / 01/29/2021 Employees

EAST GREENSBORO, N.C. (Jan. 29, 2021) – An accountant with several years of financial auditing experience in the public and private sectors has been named director of Internal Audit for North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, campus leaders announced today.

Mindy A. Sanders, who holds a B.A. in Accounting from the University of North Carolina at Asheville, joins North Carolina A&T after more than 5½ years as an assistant state auditor in the North Carolina Office of the State Auditor working out of the Kernersville office.

Sanders was previously an audit associate for Rives & Associates, LLP, in Lexington, N.C.

“The Office of the Internal Audit and its director play critical roles with regard to ensuring that our public funding is being appropriately spent and accounted for, that university and state accounting guidelines are being rigorously followed and that we are compliant with all regulatory bodies,” said N.C. A&T Chancellor Harold L. Martin, Sr. “Ms. Sanders has the experience and judgment to be a leader in this area, and we are pleased for her to join us in this important role.”

Sanders’ service and accomplishments include a stint as president of the UNC Asheville Accountancy Association and her receipt of the Joye Haynes-Ganger Academic Scholarship at UNC Asheville.

She began work at A&T on January 25.

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