Who We Are

The Office of Compliance and Internal Audit Services is led by Chris Beard.  Chris brings to BYU-Hawaii over 20 years of experience in the internal audit profession.  Chris has experience in both the Hospitality and Higher Education fields. Chris has been with the University since June 2014, however he previously worked for BYU-Idaho from 2007 to 2014.

Supporting the Director is a group of talented associates who currently are pursuing degrees in related fiels such as accounting, finance, computer information technology, and politicial science. 


Chris Beard

Office Address: McKay 183


*Bachelor of Science, Castleton State College, 1993
*Associates of Applied Science, Paul Smith's College, 1990

Profession Designations

*Certified Public Accountant
*Certified Fraud Specialist

Professional Affiliations
*Association of College and University Auditors
*Institute of Internal Auditors