SC State University Hosts Tiffany Lee During Executive Speaker Series

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

SC State University will host executive speaker Tiffany Lee, senior auditor at BlueCross BlueShield in Columbia, S.C., during the University Executive Speaker Series (ESS).  The event will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2010 at noon in the Belcher Hall fourth floor Auditorium.


Lee’s topic will be: Effective Communication in Auditing."


In her role as senior auditor, Lee is responsible for conducting and assisting with operational and financial audits of BlueCross divisions, departments and activities. Additionally, she assists with identifying problems related to the information technology function for follow-up or coordination with the information technology audit staff to recommend improvements. 


In December 1995, Lee obtained a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, Fla. Following graduation, she worked as a staff and senior auditor at Arthur Anderson accounting firm in Dallas, TX. While there, she assisted the firm’s engagements with government, non-profit and healthcare sectors. 


Involvement with these industries led Lee to pursue a Master of Public Administration degree from Syracuse University in Syracuse, N.Y.  After completing her course of study, Lee became an internal auditor for a non-profit, healthcare system and a regional bank, both headquartered in Memphis, Tenn.


With the relocation of her family from Memphis to the Columbia, S.C. area in the late summer of 2006, Lee re-started her internal auditing career in South Carolina.  After a brief stint with state government, she joined the Corporate Audit Division of BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina, serving in her current role as senior auditor. 


Lee is a member of the Palmetto Chapter of the Institute of Internal Auditors and the Leadership Columbia Class of 2010.


Lee resides in West Columbia, S.C. with her husband and daughter.


For more information on the ESS, contact Dr. Ann S. Winstead at (803) 516-4864.