McConnell & Jones LLP , one of the region’s largest public accounting and risk advisory practices, is proud to announce the recent promotion of Elizabeth (Liz) Meyers to Director of Information Technology Consulting. Responsible for oversight of the firm’s information technology services that include technology risk assessments to identify emerging risks and control effectiveness that can impact strategic and operational objectives, her areas of focus include information security, business and operational systems, general computer controls, technology risk management, and data governance. As the firm’s, Director of Information Technology Consulting, Meyers enhances MJ’s ability to provide clients with tangible solutions as the risks associated with technology and operating systems increase in today’s teleworking environment driven by cloud computing.
Meyers joined the firm earlier this year and is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner, and Certified ScrumMaster with more than more than 30 years of experience in internal audit, information technology, accounting, process reviews, assessments, and advisory services. Her career accomplishments include more than a decade with the world’s largest food distributor where she served as a Senior IT Director and managed deployments of proprietary and third-party software to a global workforce. While with this fortune 100 company, Meyers also served as the Chief Audit Executive responsible an internal audit department that directed financial and operational audits throughout the corporation. Meyers background also includes serving as the Senior Internal Audit manager for Texas’ largest worker compensation insurance provider.
“We are determined to help clients mitigate risk in the face of cybersecurity challenges, especially in today’s teleworking environment,” said Partner, Odysseus Lanier. “Our internal audit team looks forward to further leveraging Liz’s skills and experience in IT to help clients fully use technology in achieving their operational and financial compliance goals.”
Meyers holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Houston and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Texas A&M University. She is a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors as well as the Information Systems Audit and Control Association. Additionally, Meyers is a frequent speaker within industry associations .