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Internal Audit Organization Chart - Regent Institutions

 

Patrice Sayre, M.Acc, CPA, CIA
Chief Audit Executive
Email: patrice.sayre@iowaregents.edu
Campus Address: 2nd Floor Administrative Services Building
Phone: 515-281-6421

Patrice Sayre joined Internal Audit in January 2018. She previously was the Chief Business Officer of the Board of Regents for ten years. Prior to that, Patrice was the Finance Director for the Des Moines Area Regional Transit for eighteen years, and Internal Audit Supervisor for the City of Des Moines. Patrice earned her BA from Iowa State University and MS in Accounting from Drake University, where she became the Internal Auditor shortly upon graduating. She is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Internal Auditor.

 

Jordan Bates, MBA, M.Acc, CPA, CIA, CRMA
Audit Manager
Email: jbates@iastate.edu
Campus Address: 2nd Floor Administrative Services Building
Phone: 515-294-7225

Jordan Bates joined the Office of Internal Audit in May 2011. She previously worked as an internal auditor for the University of Kansas. Jordan earned a BS in accounting and a M.Acc from the University of Kansas. She received her MBA from Iowa State University. She is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor, and holds a Certification in Risk Management Assurance. She participated in the 2015-2016 Emerging Leaders Academy at Iowa State University and was awarded the 2015 ISU Outstanding New Professional and Scientific Council Member CYtation Award.

 

Ciaran Bowe, MBA, CIA, CISA, CRMA
IT Auditor
Email: cbowe@iastate.edu
Campus Address: 2nd Floor Administrative Services Building
Phone: 515-294-2572

Ciaran Bowe joined the Office of Internal Audit in May 2013 and moved into his current position in July 2018. He previously worked in financial services in Dublin, Ireland. Ciaran earned an MBA from the University of Iowa, a Postgraduate Diploma in Finance from National College of Ireland, and a BA in Cultural Studies from Dundalk Institute of Technology. He is a Certified Internal Auditor and Certified Information Systems Auditor, and holds a Certification in Risk Management Assurance. An ISU Professional and Scientific Council CYtation Award was given to him in February 2015 for outstanding work.

 

Jing LiMichael Holowinski
Auditor
Email: mholow@iastate.edu
Campus Address: 2nd Floor Administrative Services Building
Phone: 515-294-0430

Michael Holowinski joined the Office of Internal Audit in January 2018. He previously worked as an auditor at the State of Iowa Auditor's Office for two and a half years. Michael earned his BA in Accounting from Iowa State University.

 

Vacant
Auditor
Email:
Campus Address: 2nd Floor Administrative Services Building
Phone: 515-294-0355