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Location

391 College Avenue, Suite 402
Clemson, South Carolina 29634

Staff

  • Cathy Y. Tillett, CPA, CRMA — Director

    Cathy Y. Tillett, CPA, Internal Auditing at Clemson University, Clemson South CarolinaCathy joined the Clemson University Office of Internal Auditing in 2006 as the Director. She previously worked in Internal Auditing at Clemson from 1988 to 1999. Cathy also held the positions of Cost Accounting Manager and Interim Procurement Director in the Clemson University Comptroller’s Office. Prior to her arrival at Clemson in 1988, Cathy spent several years in public accounting performing audit and tax services. Cathy has held adjunct faculty positions at both Clemson University and Tri-County Technical College.

    Cathy received a Bachelor of Science in Financial Management and a Master of Professional Accountancy from Clemson University. She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and holds a Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA). Cathy is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the State of South Carolina Government Finance Officers Association (SCGFOA), the South Carolina State Internal Auditors Association (SCSIAA) and the Association of College and University Auditors (ACUA).

    Cathy is active in her local church and enjoys outdoor activities such as water sports, hiking, softball and spectator sports. She owns a Mazda Miata and enjoys driving in the mountains on those sharp, fast turn.

    864-656-2387
    young@clemson.edu

  • Lynn Cole, CIA, CTA — Assistant Director

    Lynn Cole, Internal Auditing at Clemson University, Clemson South CarolinaLynn currently serves as the Assistant Director. She joined the Clemson University Office of Internal Auditing in 2006 as Control Self Assessment Manager. Lynn has held various audit positions since 1994, including Senior Auditor with Peoples Bancorporation, Inc. and Audit Supervisor with The South Financial Group.

    Lynn received a Bachelor of Science in Financial Management from Clemson University. She is a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Trust Auditor (CTA) and member of the Institute of Internal Auditors.

    864-656-4895
    lynnc@clemson.edu

  • Erin Earl – Staff Auditor

    Erin Earl, Internal Auditing at Clemson University, Clemson South Carolina

    Erin joined the Office of Internal Auditing in 2016 as a Staff Auditor.  She previously worked in the Clemson University Office of Human Resources (HR) from 2005 to 2016.  Her prior roles and responsibilities in HR included training coordination and facilitation, policy development and implementation, and employee relations.
     
    Erin received a Bachelor of Science in Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management (PRTM) in 2001 and a Master of Human Resource Development (MHRD) in 2002, both from Clemson University.  Erin is a member of the Association of College and University Auditors (ACUA) and the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA).


    864-656-4898
    eearl@clemson.edu

  • Shanika Holland, CIA — Audit Manager

    Shanika Holland, Internal Auditing at Clemson University, Clemson South CarolinaShanika Holland is currently an Audit Manager in the Clemson University Office of Internal Auditing. She joined the staff in 2008 as a Staff Auditor. Prior to her employment at the University, Shanika’s accounting responsibilities included SEC reporting, financial statement preparation and analysis, budget analysis, general ledger accounting, and other financial reporting duties in various industries to include real estate, healthcare, and telecommunications.

    Shanika is a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and is a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors and the South Carolina State Internal Auditors Association. She received her Bachelor of Science in Financial Management from Clemson University and a Master of Business Administration from Anderson University.

    864-656-4900
    shanika@clemson.edu

  • Arthur Leonard, CIA, CFE — Audit Manager

    Arthur Leonard, MBA, CIA, Clemson University, Clemson South Carolina, Internal Auditing at Clemson University, Clemson South Carolina

    Arthur joined the Clemson University Office of Internal Auditing in 2013 as an Audit Manager. He began his career at the University of South Carolina in 2001 where he held positions in both the Internal Audit Department and the Division of Business and Finance. He returned to Internal Auditing as an Audits Supervisor at the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control in 2007 before coming on board with Clemson University.

    He received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, with a major in Accounting, from the University of South Carolina and a Master of Business Administration from Winthrop University. He also completed the College Business Management Institute (CBMI) at the University of Kentucky. Arthur is a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and is a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors, the South Carolina State Internal Auditors Association, and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.

    Outside the office, Arthur and his wife, Rebecca, stay busy with their three children. The Leonards are often out and about, participating in sporting activities, Cub Scouts, or taking in a recital or symphony concert. They are always looking for the next opportunity to take advantage of the various recreational activities our beautiful state offers, whether that may be a hike in the mountains or a lazy day at the beach.

    864-656-4899
    ajleona@clemson.edu

  • Janet Lollis — Administrative Coordinator

    Janet Lollis, Internal Auditing at Clemson University, Clemson South CarolinaJanet joined the Clemson University Office of Internal Auditing in 2008 and now serves as Administrative Coordinator. Her contributions to the Department include editing, formatting, producing, and distributing audit reports, as well as answering all calls to the Auditing Department.

    Prior to coming to Internal Auditing, Janet was over the Production Department at The Pickens Sentinel.

    Janet enjoys a wide variety of hobbies including reading, photography, water skiing, and gardening.

    864-656-2387
    janetl@clemson.edu

  • Jeff Rosenberger, CIA, CISA — Senior Auditor

    Jeff Rosenberger, CIA, CISA, Internal Auditing at Clemson University, Clemson South CarolinaJeff joined the Clemson University Office of Internal Auditing in 1989 as a Staff Auditor. With over 20 years of audit experience, Jeff currently serves the University as a Senior Auditor. During his career at Clemson, Jeff has also served as the University’s Information Systems Auditor. Prior to coming to Clemson, Jeff worked in the automotive industry and brings a mechanical aptitude to the job that facilitates an understanding of many of the agricultural, mechanical and infrastructure-related operations of the University.

    Jeff holds degrees in Accounting and Psychology from Central Wesleyan College (Southern Wesleyan University). Jeff is a Certified Internal Auditor as well as a Certified Information Systems Auditor.

    He is active in the community and exemplifies Clemson’s public service mission by serving on the Table Rock Retreat and Conference Center Board, the Seneca Wesleyan Church Board (Treasurer) and is a committee member of Boy Scouts of America Troop 134 in Six Mile, S.C. Jeff also teaches an adult Sunday School class and a Wednesday night children’s class.

    864-656-4896
    rjeffre@clemson.edu

  • Matt Talbot — Staff Auditor

    Matt Talbot, Internal Auditing at Clemson University, Clemson South Carolina

    Matt began his career in the insurance industry, working for Metropolitan Life Insurance Company in Central New York before taking on his current role as Staff Auditor for the Office of Internal Auditing at Clemson University.

    He received a Bachelor of Science from Oswego State University and a Financial Crime Investigator certification from Utica College. Matt is a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) and the Association of College and University Auditors (ACUA).


    864-656-4901
    mtalbot@clemson.edu