Atlanta Business Chronicle Features LSU Alumna Lisa Mathiak

03/08/2013 11:26 AM

BATON ROUGE – Lisa Mathiak, an alumna of the LSU Center for Internal Auditing program and a senior auditor at Ernst & Young LLP, was recently featured in the Atlanta Business Chronicle article “Mathiak Brings Youthful Vibe to IIA Chapter.”  

In the article, Mathiak credits her career at Ernst & Young with her time in the internal audit program as well as her anthropology degree from LSU.  

“I think I draw from it more than I realize, as far as understanding people and management and communications.” Mathiak is quoted as saying. “I think it plays in and helps me to understand people.”

The article also profiles Mathiak’s involvement with the Institute of Internal Auditors, a professional association for internal auditors.

In addition to her work with the IIA, Mathiak also serves as a United Way Ambassador for Ernst & Young.

The article, which was published Feb. 8, can be read in full at

The Center for Internal Auditing at LSU’s E. J. Ourso College of Business is a multidisciplinary program with students from more than 20 different business and non-business majors that is considered the premier internal audit program in the world. LSUCIA serves as a model for similar programs in other schools and internationally and provides training to graduate and undergraduate students for developing an understanding about the internal auditing profession. For more information, visit or call 225-578-6221.

The LSU Department of Geography & Anthropology,, is located within the LSU College of Humanities & Social Sciences. For more information, visit

Ernie  Ballard 
LSU Media Relations

Posted on Friday, March 8, 2013