Brandon Tanous, CIA, CFE, CGAP, CRMA, has more than 14 years of advisory experience. He has extensive experience in internal auditing and risk management, including the performance of internal audits of Texas state agencies to meet the expectation of the State Auditor’s Office. He is also seasoned with business process improvement and the evaluation of internal controls in complex environments, including heavily regulated entities with extensive processes. Brandon’s experience includes work for government agencies, school districts, cities, counties, higher education, health care, and not-for-profit organizations, as well as experience managing other multifaceted engagements. He also has deep knowledge of fraud detection, grant and contract monitoring, and business management consulting.
Recognized by Internal Audit Magazine as one of 2013’s Top 20 under 30, Brandon holds numerous industry certifications, including Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Government Accounting Professional (CGAP), and Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA). He is a member of the IIA North America – Content Advisory Committee and is the current President of the IIA Houston Chapter. He earned a Master of Public Administration and Bachelor of Public Administration, both from Texas State University. He is also a Graduate of the Internal Audit Leadership Development Program through the Texas State Agency Internal Audit Forum.