Scott M. Strong, CPA, CIA - Director
Phone: (989) 774-2317
As the Director of Internal Audit at Central Michigan University, Scott is responsible for managing a comprehensive program of internal auditing within the university in conducting or co-sourcing financial, compliance, operations and information system audits, as well as consulting and special project engagements. He reports functionally to the Audit Committee of the Board of Trustees and administratively to the University President.
Prior to joining Central Michigan University in June, 2015, Scott had over 30 years of experience in financial, compliance, operational and information technology audits. He was previously employed at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan as the Director of Corporate and IT Audit and Advisory services and the State of Michigan Office of the Auditor General as the Deputy Auditor General and Director of Audit Operations.
Scott is a graduate of Ferris State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. He previously served on the Executive Committee of the Midwestern Intergovernmental Audit Forum. Scott is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Internal Auditor and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA), and the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA).
Marcos H. Braganca, CISA, CFE - Senior IT Auditor
Phone: (989) 774-7573
joined Internal Audit at Central Michigan University in October 2016. Prior to
joining CMU, Marcos worked for approximately 8 years in Internal Audit, and
more than twenty years in Business Processes and Information Technology at Dow
Corning Corporation in Midland, Brazil and Australia.
received his Bachelor of Business Administration from Northwood University
(Midland), as well as an Associate Degree in Computer Technology from the
Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica (ITA – Brazil). Marcos is a
Certified Information Systems Auditor and Certified Fraud Examiner, with
memberships in ISACA, ACFE, and IIA. Marcos has also obtained certifications
as SAP BW Developer and a Six Sigma Green Belt.
Kasie L. Natzel - Auditor
Phone: (989) 774-7564
Kasie joined Internal Audit at Central Michigan University in May 2019. Kasie received her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from CMU, majoring in Accounting. Along with several years of public accounting experience, prior to joining Internal Audit, Kasie spent a total of eleven years working in the Accounting Services, and Treasury & Investments Services offices at CMU. Kasie is currently working towards obtaining the Certified Internal Auditor designation.
Dawn Musser - Senior Administrative Assistant
Phone: (989) 774-7082
Dawn joined Internal Audit in June 2011. Dawn has been with CMU for over 20 years in various departments and capacities on campus.
Ben Anderson - Student Intern
Ben joined Internal Audit in October of 2018. Ben is majoring in Accounting and Information Systems and will be graduating in May of 2020. After graduation, Ben plans on obtaining his CPA license and practice public accounting. In Ben's free time, he enjoys spending time with friends and family, exploring the outdoors and playing video games.
Nathan Ferguson - Student Intern
Nate joined Internal Audit in January of 2020. Nate is majoring in Accounting and minoring in Business Information Systems and will be graduating in May of 2021. After graduation, Nate plans on obtaining his CPA license and practice public accounting. In Nate's free time, he enjoys spending time staying active through intramurals and being with friends and family.
Andrew Tiffany - Student Intern
Andrew joined Internal Audit in November of 2019. He transferred from Lansing Community College to Central Michigan University in August of 2018, where he is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an Accounting major. He plans to pursue his MBA after graduation. Andrew's hobbies include fitness, camping, and watching sports.
CMU is a member of the Association of College and University Auditors (ACUA), an international professional organization dedicated to the practice of internal auditing in higher education.