As Chief Audit Executive of Internal Audit, Kevin Patton is responsible for developing a risk-based audit plan for the university and maintaining communication with the Legal, Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee of the Board of Trustees and senior university leadership.
Kevin joined Ohio State in 1995. Prior to being named director in 2001, Kevin was the internal audit manager for The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.
He previously spent six years at Nationwise Automotive Inc. as an audit manager and a finance manager and five years at the Ohio Department of Transportation as an internal auditor.
A graduate of Ohio State, Kevin is a certified internal auditor, certified government financial manager and holds a certification in risk management assurance. He is a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors and the Association of Government Accountants. He sits on the advisory council for the Institute of Internal Auditors’ Audit Executive Center.