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Scott Stevenson, Interim Chief Audit Officer


Scott Stevenson – Chief Audit Officer

Scott Stevenson serves as the chief audit officer for Emory University and Emory Healthcare, leading its Internal Audit Division (IAD). He is responsible for the assessment of enterprise- and entity-level risk, and for the development and execution of work plans focused on enhancing Emory’s risk mitigation strategies and business controls that support and advance Emory's core mission of education, research, and patient care. The chief audit officer reports to the Audit and Compliance Committee of the Board of Trustees and to the executive vice president of Business and Administration.

Before joining Emory in 2005, Stevenson served as a director at Bon Secours Health System and a consultant with Ernst & Young and PricewaterhouseCoopers. He spent a year in Savannah as the chief audit officer for the Memorial Health System. Mr. Stevenson is a recognized leader in the audit profession and is currently serving as the Treasurer for the Institute of Internal Auditors Atlanta Chapter, and as a Board member with the Association of HealthCare Internal Auditors. He is a certified public accountant and a certified internal auditor, with more than 25 years of accounting and auditing experience. Mr. Stevenson earned a BS from Wake Forest University and an MBA from Averett University. 


Deepa Pawate, Director of Unversity Internal Audit

Deepa Pawate – Associate Chief Audit Officer

Deepa Pawate is the Associate Chief Audit Officer for Emory University.  She is responsible for the audit activities at the University’s colleges, centers, and business units.  She is also leading the development of a coordinated information technology audit program, as well as supporting departmental initiatives to offer proactive and value-add advisory and consultative services to the institution.  Prior to joining Emory in 2005, Deepa was a consultant with the Northrop Grumman Corporation, supporting the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in information security and systems analyses.  She was a consultant with Arthur Andersen, performing internal audits, information technology and project risk management reviews, and other consulting engagements in various industries.  She is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and a member of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association and the Institute of Internal Auditors.  Deepa received her BA in Computer Science from Emory College, where she was an Emory Scholar, and her Executive MBA with Beta Gamma Sigma honors from the Goizueta Business School of Emory University.
Stacy Wood, Director of Healthcare Internal Audit

Stacy Wood, Senior Director of Healthcare Internal Audit

Stacy Wood is the Senior Director of Healthcare Internal Audit for Emory University.  She is responsible for the audit activities at Emory Healthcare and its various entities.  Prior to joining Emory in 2007, Stacy was the Director for Corporate Compliance and the Privacy Officer at Saint Joseph’s Health System.  A Certified Internal Audit (CIA), she served as the Director for Catholic Healthcare Audit Network, Manager with Ernst & Young, and Senior Consultant with Arthur Andersen.  Stacy is a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors and the Association of Healthcare Internal Auditors with more than 20 years of business experience.  Stacy holds a BBA from James Madison University and a MBA from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
Mark Hafitz, Director of IT Special Projects

Mark Hafitz – Director of Information Technology Special Projects 

As well as being an Emory alumnus, Mark has worked for Emory University for over 20 years. His career at Emory started in the Information Technology Division working as a Programmer/Analyst supporting financial applications.  Several years later he began working in the Human Resources Division as the Assistant Director, Information Systems. He managed the daily operations of the Human Resources Information Systems area and oversaw the development and maintenance of all Human Resources systems.  For the last 15 years he has worked in the Finance Division managing and overseeing the completion of the division wide financial systems projects as the Director of Financial Projects.Prior to Emory, Mark spent several years as a Programmer/Analyst working with the Information Systems group at Kimberly-Clark Corporation.Mark received his Master of Business Information Systems degree from Georgia State University, and a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from Emory University.