McConnell & Jones LLP, a leader in risk management and internal audit advisory services, is proud to announce the recent appointment of Elizabeth (Liz) Meyers as Internal Audit Manager in its Austin office. In her new position, Meyers will apply her penchant for internal controls, business processes, and information technology to assist MJ clients in implementing and managing effective internal audit and governance programs.
Meyers is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner, and Certified ScrumMaster with 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 for 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 where she planned and directed Operational and IT audits using a risk-based model focused on the company’s strategic objectives.
“Our internal audit advisory team has earned a reputation for excellence,” said Partner, Odysseus Lanier. “We are confident that Liz’s wealth of industry experience and effectiveness in past roles position her as the ideal person to advance McConnell & Jones’ success.”
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 having recently presented “Audit Reports that Command Attention and Get Results” to the Edison Electric Institute and American Gas Association as part of the Utility Auditor Course last summer.
“I am delighted to have Liz join our team,” said McConnell & Jones’ Internal Audit Director, Darlene Brown. “Liz’s well-rounded background will be invaluable as we continue to grow our practice and service clients.”