Shannon Berg Henry was named director of internal audit at Winston-Salem State University, effective November 2.
As the university’s internal auditor, she will be responsible for evaluating financial and administrative processes to ensure that WSSU maintains an effective system of internal controls and accurate accounting records. Henry reports to Chancellor Donald J. Reaves.
“We are pleased that someone of Shannon’s background and experience joined the Winston-Salem State management team,” says Reaves. “In addition to directing audits of all university processes and departments, Shannon will also be responsible for developing and implementing an institutional-wide system of enterprise risk management.”
Prior to joining the university, Henry had been an assistant state auditor for the North Carolina Office of the State Auditor, where she was responsible for assisting with Winston-Salem State’s annual financial statement audit. She also worked for Campbell University at Camp Lejeune, dealing with military tuition assistance and student accounts, and had been an associate accountant for Frontier Insurance Company in Rock Hill, NY.
Henry graduated cum laude from Mount Saint Mary College with a B.S. degree in accounting. She also holds an A.A.S. in Paralegal and is working on her master’s degree in accounting and financial management with a CPA emphasis at Keller Graduate School. She is a member of the Delta Mu Delta Honor Society.