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Chad Sharp
Chad Sharp

Chad Sharp, MBA, CIA, CISA, CFE

Title/Position
Chief Audit Executive
Chad Sharp joined Internal Audit in October 2002. He was named Regents Chief Audit Executive in January 2024. In this role, he is responsible for overseeing the auditing efforts of the Regents enterprise. He previously worked for three and a half years as an account manager, financial auditor, and process/compliance analyst for a local telephone company. Chad earned a BA and MBA from the University of Iowa. He is a Certified Internal Auditor, a Certified Information Systems Auditor, and a Certified Fraud Examiner.
Kip Druecker
Kip Druecker

Kip Druecker, CPA, CISA, CFE

Title/Position
Audit Manager
Kip Druecker joined Internal Audit in December 2006. He moved into his current position in November 2020. He previously worked as an auditor at the State of Iowa Auditor’s Office for five and a half years. Kip earned a BA in accounting and finance from the University of Northern Iowa. He is a Certified Public Accountant, a Certified Information Systems Auditor, and a Certified Fraud Examiner.
Julie Appleget
Julie Appleget

Julie Appleget, CIA, CISA, CFE

Title/Position
IT Auditor
Julie Appleget joined Internal Audit in March 2016. She previously worked in insurance, including 10 years in Internal Audit. Julie earned an AAS in Marketing and Management and an AAS in Computer Programming from Kirkwood Community College. She is a Certified Internal Auditor, a Certified Information Systems Auditor and a Certified Fraud Examiner.
Donald Ball
Donald Ball

Donald Ball, MBA

Title/Position
Auditor
Don Ball joined Internal Audit in October 2023. He previously worked as a Senior Clinic Administrator at UnityPoint. Don also has experience with the University of Utah healthcare system as well as the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Don earned his MBA from Western Governors University.
Joseph Boyle
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Joseph Boyle

Title/Position
Auditor
Joe Boyle joined Internal Audit in July 2023. He previously worked for fifteen years as an internal auditor and insurance examiner in the insurance industry. Joe earned a BS in Finance and Economics from Utah State University.
Gavin Macdonald
Gavin Macdonald

Gavin Macdonald

Title/Position
IT Auditor
Gavin Macdonald joined Internal Audit in January 2023. He previously worked as a Senior IT Support Consultant at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics for three years. Gavin earned a BA in Computer Management & Information Systems from Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville.
Lindsey Schmidt
Lindsey Schmidt

Lindsey Schmidt, MA

Title/Position
Senior Auditor
Lindsey Schmidt joined Internal Audit in March 2019. She previously worked as an Investigative Analyst in Test Security at ACT, Inc. Lindsey earned a BA in Psychology and Spanish from Coe College and a MA in Educational Measurement and Statistics from the University of Iowa.
Lucy Schneekloth
Lucy

Lucy Schneekloth, CIA

Title/Position
Auditor
Lucy Schneekloth joined Internal Audit in August 2023. Her previous roles include as a staff auditor and business analyst for Transamerica and as a data analyst for the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance. Lucy earned a BS in Business Economics and Statistics from Iowa State University and is a Certified Internal Auditor.
Samuel Wallace
Samuel Wallace

Samuel Wallace, M.Acc., CIA, CFE

Title/Position
Senior Auditor
Sam Wallace joined Internal Audit in October 2019. He previously worked as an auditor and accountant at the US Department of Defense for two years. Sam earned a BA in History and an M.Acc from the University of Iowa and is a Certified Internal Auditor.
Lauren Wittenburg
Lauren Wittenburg

Lauren Wittenburg

Title/Position
Audit Executive Assistant
Lauren joined Internal Audit in 2023. She previously worked for the University of Iowa in the Service Center. She obtained her BA in communications from Wartburg College.