Ilitch School alumna tapped to head WSU Office of Internal Audit
Mike Ilitch School of Business M.B.A. graduate and adjunct faculty member Eulonda N. Whitmore has been appointed as Wayne State University’s associate vice president of internal audit and chief audit executive.
Whitmore has a distinguished record of service and leadership. She joined WSU in 2003 as a senior auditor, was promoted to audit quality assurance manager in 2010 and then to director of audits in 2014. Whitmore has served as acting associate vice president of internal audit and chief audit executive for the past 14 months. She also teaches auditing as a part-time faculty member in the Ilitch School’s accounting department. Previously, she was employed in external auditing at Alan C. Young and Associates.
Whitmore holds a B.A. in accounting from Michigan State University and an M.B.A. with a concentration in management from WSU. She is a board member and past president of The Institute of Internal Auditors Detroit Chapter, a board member of the State of Michigan Board of Accountancy, and chair of The Institute of Internal Auditors Detroit Chapter Awards and Certifications Committees.
The mission of WSU’s Office of Internal Audit is “to provide an independent, objective assurance and consulting activity designed to add value and improve the university's operations. Internal Audit aims to help the university accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes.”