Audit and Advisory Services Staff

The Office of Audit and Advisory Services has two offices, one located in the Gables One Tower across from the Coral Gables campus and another located at the Miller School Medicine campus in the 1501 Building. The Vice President of Audit and Compliance reports administratively to the University’s Executive Vice President for Business and Finance and Chief Operating Officer and operationally to the Audit and Compliance Committee of the University's Board of Trustees.

Blanca A. Malagon, CPA, CIA, CFE, CGAP, CFF, CHRC, CCEP

Vice President of Audit and Compliance
1160 Gables One Tower

Cindy Moore

Director of Business Operations
1160 Gables One Tower

Coral Gables Campus Office

1160 Gables One Tower


Vanessa E. Leyton, CPA, CFE

Director, Internal Audit Investigations and Projects

Briana Guanchez, CPA, CFE

Assistant Director, Investigations and Special Projects


Alicia Browne, MBA, CIA, CISA, CFE

Assistant Director, Academy

Elsa V. Fletcher, CFE, CIGI

Audit Manager

Michelle Lim, MSMIS, CFE

Senior Auditor

Andrea Velazquez, CPA

Senior Auditor

Information Technology

Alexander Muina, MBA, CISA, CRISC, CSX, GSNA

Assistant Director, IT Audits

Medical Campus Office

1501 Building


Mariana Faustinelli, CIA, CISA

Assistant VP and Deputy Chief Audit Executive

Jill Baron, MBA, CHC, CICA

Audit Manager

Megan Schwarte, CIA 

Audit Manager

Melissa Jimenez

Senior Auditor