Title: Internal Audit Executive
Company: New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision
Location: Latham, New York, United States
Mark-Allen Bryant Mitchell, Internal Audit Executive at the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in internal auditing and management.
A celebrated figure in the field of auditing, Mr. Mitchell has amassed 40 years of professional experience in his area of expertise. As the director of internal auditing with the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision since early 2018, he manages the activities within the department of internal audit as well as oversees the internal audit for functions within organizations comprised of 27,000 employees statewide. Alongside this position, he has served as an adjunct professor in the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy since 2017. Prior to these roles, he was the director of internal auditing with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority for 14 years, director of internal auditing for the New York State Department of State for two years, director of management assurance service practices with KPMG for two years, and special assistant to the chairman with the Workers’ Compensation Board for one year.
Likewise, Mr. Mitchell was the director of internal auditing with the New York State Department of Labor for four years, a financial advisor with Prudential Securities Inc. for one year, vice president of Currier Travel Agency Inc. for four years, and manager of finance and administration with Computervision for four years. He was also the general accounting manager with Penril Corporation for one year, controller with CEXEC Inc. for one year, and accountant with the World Bank for three years.
To prepare for his illustrious career, Mr. Mitchell pursued a formal education at the Hudson Valley Community College, where he earned an Associate of Arts in 1974. He subsequently transferred to George Washington University, obtaining a Bachelor of Business Administration in 1977. Mr. Mitchell concluded his education in 1981, receiving a Master of Business Administration from George Washington University. He has been a certified internal auditor since 2000.
The vice chair of the Hudson Valley Community College Foundation in his spare time, Mr. Mitchell has been a frequent speaker in his field and briefly held the role of editor-in-chief of the New York State Internal Control Act Implementation Guide in 2006. In an effort to remain abreast of changes within the industry, he maintains affiliation with a number of organizations, including the Association of Government Accountants, where he previously served as vice president of programs, vice president of publicity and president-elect. He has been on the board of directors of the association since 1997. In addition, he remains involved with the Institute of Internal Auditors, the New York State Forum, the New York State Internal Control Association and the Latham Area Chamber of Commerce, where he was formerly on the board of directors from 1993 to 1995.
In recognition of his exceptional contributions to the industry, Mr. Mitchell was elected a fellow of the State Academy for Public Administration. The proud father of one son, he enjoys discussing politics, practicing religion, traveling, and photography in his spare time. Looking toward the future, he hopes to be involved with the inspector general community for the federal government.
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