Internal Audit

Internal Audit is available to assist departments with financial/operational audits, information systems audits and compliance with established procedures and laws. Internal Audit is an independent office at the university and reports directly to the Legal, Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee. 

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Report Suspected Fraud or Theft

Click the appropriate category below:

  • AthleticsNCAA compliance or rules violations issues
  • FinancialAccounting, auditing, embezzlement, ethics, or other financial misconduct issues
  • Health CareHealth care fraud, abuse, compliance, or other misconduct issues
  • Human ResourcesDiscrimination or harassment due to a protected status, retaliation due to a complaint of discrimination or harassment, or for participating in an investigation, misuse of benefits, nepotism, sexual harassment, or violence 
  • ResearchResearch compliance or misconduct issues
  • Other IssuesUnknown category - all other concerns


Important Reporting Information

  • This is not a 911 or Emergency Service. Reports submitted through this service may not receive an immediate response. If you require emergency assistance, please call 911.

  • The Ohio State University (OSU) considers employee concerns very important and desires your cooperation in resolving such issues; however, this reporting line service does not replace or supersede existing reporting methods on campus. Employees are encouraged to bring concerns to their supervisor or other campus entities as appropriate. In addition, certain categories of concerns cannot be reported through this reporting line. Please direct the following areas of concern to the appropriate offices noted below.

  • Academic matters involving faculty and/or students may be reported to the Office of Academic Affairs at 614-292-5881.

  • Non-academic student conduct matters may be reported to the Office of Student Life, Student Conduct at 614-292-0748.

  • The Ohio State University (OSU) has selected EthicsPoint, Inc. to provide you with simple, risk-free ways to anonymously and confidentially report activities that may involve unethical or otherwise inappropriate activity or behavior in violation of OSU's established policies. OSU is a public institution subject to Ohio's open record law ("Sunshine Law"). Protected disclosures and investigatory records will be kept confidential to the extent possible, consistent with the need to conduct an adequate investigation, and in accordance with the Ohio Public Records Act. If you choose to disclose your identity while submitting a claim to EthicsPoint, we may not be able to protect your identity should a public records request be made. You may file a report to OSU on this web site or by calling EthicsPoint toll-free at 1-866-294-9350.

  • Ohio State prohibits retaliation against any individual who reports or inquires about potential breaches of university policy, state, or federal law.

Internal Audit - The Ohio State University

Our Team 


Kevin Patton, CIA, CRMA, CGFM
Chief Audit Executive

Brian Newell, CPA

University Financial/Operational Audit Team

Edward Beil, CFE
Senior Auditor

Ryan Arend, CFE
Senior Auditor

William Bostelman, MBA, CIA
Senior Auditor

Michael Cheney, CPA
Senior Auditor

Ryan Fortney, MAcc
Senior Auditor

Angela Wilson, CIA

John Zancourides, CFE

Medical Center Financial/Operational Audit Team

Jenny Arend, CPA

Brian Householder 
Senior Auditor

Faye Wintering, CPA
Senior Auditor

Tamika Hollis-Smart 
Senior Auditor

Information Technology Audit Team

John Snedeker, MA, CISA, CIA, CISSP, CDPSE

James D'Innocenzo, CISA
Staff IT Auditor

Katy Ideus, CRISC
Senior IT Auditor

Todd Isler
Senior IT Auditor

Adam Winnestaffer, MBA, CISA
Senior IT Auditor