Associate Vice President for Audit, Compliance and Privacy: Mary Lee Brown
Craig Carnaroli, EVP for Penn, and Andrew DeVoe, senior vice president and CFO for UPHS, announced the promotion of Mary Lee Brown to Associate Vice President for Audit, Compliance, and Privacy, succeeding Dr. Rick Whitfield as the manager of this responsibility center at the University and Health System.
Ms. Brown has over 26 years in higher education and health care administration and management. She has served in a variety of roles both supporting and leading units including information systems administration, audit and management services, accounting operations and enterprise systems implementations.
Since joining Penn eight years ago, Ms. Brown has “demonstrated leadership and expertise in a number of areas including tax compliance, system implementation and research compliance. She has extensive experience in university, academic medical center and health care auditing,” Mr. Carnaroli said. “She has demonstrated ability in both managing a large and diverse staff while also leading or participating in a variety of projects designed to achieve major improvements and efficiencies to the overall enterprise. At Penn, she played a critical role in the roll out of Intermediate Sanctions awareness along with the Office of General Counsel and Division of Finance. At the Health System, specifically, she played a major role in the project team overseeing the Lawson system implementation,” he added.
Prior to joining Penn, Ms. Brown spent 18 years at Johns Hopkins University, where she served in a variety of leadership roles. She received her B.A. in accounting from Loyola College.
Almanac, Vol. 51, No. 15, December 14, 2004
December 14, 2004
Volume 51 Number 15