Liz Cawrey has served as the director of Internal Audit since April 2019.
The Internal Audit Department is committed to the success of Kamehameha Schools and is responsible for providing independent assurance that the organization’s risk management, governance and internal control processes are operating effectively. Internal Audit works closely with the KS executive leadership team and the KS’ independent Audit Committee to provide this assurance.
Prior to joining Kamehameha Schools, Cawrey spent over 10 years working in the U.S. and Australia as a consultant for Deloitte, a world leader in auditing and assurance, risk and financial advising, risk management and related services. She has also served as assistant director of Internal Audit for Servco Pacific and internal auditor for American Savings Bank.
Originally from Michigan, Cawrey attended Michigan State University where she earned Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees in accounting from the Eli Broad School of Business. She is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor and Certified Information Systems Auditor.
Cawrey also dedicates her time to the community and her profession by serving on the Windward YMCA Advisory Board and as a governor for the Institute of Internal Auditors, Hawai‘i chapter.