Charla Parker-Thompson
Internal Audit & Assurance

Charla Parker-Thompson (MBA, CIA, CISA),
Chief Audit Executive

Charla joined Texas Southern University as the Director of Internal Audit in 2010.  Charla has over 20 years experience in the internal audit of finance and administration, operations, human resources and information technology systems and processes.  She also has expertise in the design, documentation and implementation of policies, processes and internal controls in the education and government sectors as well as in the oil & gas, energy, consumer products, manufacturing and transportation industries.  Prior to joining Texas Southern University, Charla served as Director within the Internal Audit and Compliance practice of Sirius Solutions and as Senior Manager within the Enterprise Risk Services practice of Deloitte and Touche specializing in Internal Audit, Business Process Controls and Financial Systems Integrity.  She has also held senior positions with Philip Morris Companies (Altria) and the Coca-Cola Company implementing ERP solutions simultaneous with process controls redesign.  Charla received her BA (Accounting) from Dillard University (New Orleans, LA), certification in Land/Title Management from the University of Oklahoma (Norman, OK), and her MBA from Texas Southern University (Houston, TX).

Phone: 713-313-7415