Staff

Eloise H. Covalt, CPA

Chief Audit Officer

Phone: 828.262.2286 E-mail: covalteh@appstate.edu

Eloise joined the Office of Internal Audits in May 2008.  She has over 30 years of experience in the field of auditing and accounting.  Her professional history includes extensive internal and external auditing experience in conducting financial and compliance audits, as well as confidential investigations.  Prior to joining the University, she worked in public accounting as an Audit Manager. Eloise received her Bachelor of Science in Business from Arizona State University. She is a Certified Public Accountant, licensed in both California and North Carolina.

Terry M. Edwards

Assistant Director

Phone: 828.262.6115 E-mail: edwardstm@appstate.edu

Terry joined the Office of Internal Audits in May 1983. He has over 30 years of experience as an internal auditor at Appalachian. Prior to that he worked as an accountant for Sugar Mountain Resorts, and as an accountant/accounting manager for Grandfather Enterprises in Linville, NC. Terry has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Appalachian State University.

C. Clayton Christian, CPA

Advanced Auditor

Phone: 828.262.2289 E-mail: christiancc@appstate.edu

Clayton joined the Office of Internal Audits in September 2016. He is a graduate of Appalachian State University and a Certified Public Accountant. He joined the University after gaining 10 years of experience in public accounting. While previously working as an Audit Manager, primarily servicing companies in the Research Triangle area of North Carolina, he developed expertise in the application of Generally Accepted Auditing Standards, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and project management.

Kristin B. Gragg, CIA

Auditor

Phone: 828.262.6117 E-mail: graggkb@appstate.edu

Kristi joined the Office of Internal Audits in March 2010. Prior to that, she worked as the Financial Secretary at Grace Lutheran Church and at Samaritan’s Purse in their Finance and Projects Departments. She is a graduate of Appalachian State University with majors in Accounting and Management.  She recently completed the process of becoming a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA).

Sorina McInturff

Auditor

Phone: 828.262.2281 E-mail: mcinturffs@appstate.edu

Sorina joined the Office of Internal Audits in February 2016.  She is a graduate of Appalachian State University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Accounting.  Prior to that, she worked as an Administrative Support Specialist at New River Light and Power and the University Bookstore.  She has over 10 years of experience as an Appalachian State University employee.

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