Vice President, Internal Audit
As vice president of Internal Audit, Ms. Malone oversees the development and execution of the annual audit plan for Ardent and its affiliates, with an emphasis on improving the effectiveness of risk management, assessing the company’s control framework, and evaluating corporate governance. Prior to this role, she held a variety of positions at Ardent in both Internal Audit and Financial Operations. Ms. Malone also previously served as an audit manager at Deloitte & Touche where she managed public and private companies in the healthcare and manufacturing industries.
A certified public accountant, she is a member of the AICPA and TSCPA and holds a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in accounting from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Ms. Malone serves as a board member for a local nonprofit Love Helps, Inc. and was named the Love Helps Volunteer of the Year for 2019.