Office of Internal Audit - Marylyn Byrd
Marylyn has twelve years of experience in auditing and accounting with expertise in internal and external audit and compliance, governmental accounting, management, financial reporting, strategic planning, human resources, and tax preparation. Marylyn is a proud Lamar University alumna, having received a BBA in Accounting and an MBA with an Accounting concentration. She is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in Texas.
Marylyn is heavily involved in the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants (TXCPA) having served in various leadership roles at the chapter level including as President of the Southeast Texas Chapter and she is currently serving as a State Director. She is a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), the Texas Association of College and University Auditors (TACUA), and the Association of College and University Auditors (ACUA). During her career, she has been the recipient of the Southeast Texas 40 under 40 Award, the TXCPA Rising Star Award and led the Southeast Texas Chapter of the TXCPA in receiving the Outstanding Small Chapter Award and the CPA-PAC Highest Percentage of Contributors Award during her year as President. She is a graduate of the TXCPA Leadership Development Institute.
Marylyn is married to her wonderful husband, Jared, whom she met at Lamar, and has two young sons. She is a Disney lover, an avid cruiser, and enjoys spending time with her family and traveling in her free time.